Once companies employed people to harass you and attempt to make your life miserable by telephoning you for no particular reason: cold calling Now
companies do not even have the good manners to employ people for the job and now it is automated. Is computerized automated misery a step too far. I
have a solution; by learning the black arts I now curse these companies sending spell down there telephone line everytime I receive one. If we all do
this together we can make a difference!
edit on 20-1-2012 by Gazrok because: edited all caps
Or you could just pick up the phone.....and leave it on the side until they decide to hang up
If everyone were to waste their time, ie, chat random nonsense to them for hours everytime they rang, or left the phone on the side....they would soon
realize that it was pointless and costly....and probably go out of business.
I do a similar thing with junk mail...il save it up until i have a big wad of crap, then find a postage paid envelope to one of these spammers....and
post the whole lot back with a piece of wood (to make it a parcel rather than letter)....must cost them a fortune haha
Actually instead of just hanging up, or preforming magic, you can listen to the call, most of the time (90%) at the end one of the options is to press
number whatever to remove yourself from the call list, or to automatically say that you are NOT so and so, and to receive no more calls.
The automated companies that call me have no such recourse and contacting them to lave me alone does not work. I suppose it is because the automated
call is cheap getting me removed from there list has to be done by a person. So they decide to streamline there costs by leaving me on the call list.
The thing is I'm not even in the directory. How the hell have they got my number????
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