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    Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Did this guy go too far with this telemarketer (Scam artists) ?

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    re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    I don't see anything wrong with what he did. When it comes to telemarketers and any discomfort they can be given I'm all for it.
    I place them in the same category as child molesters in terms of people that should be taken out of society.



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    re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Is it that hard to just ignore junk mail? Apparently it is, for this guy.

    We all get junk mail....apparently this guy thought he was the only one who had to deal with it.



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    re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    I worked telemarketing once in college, absolutely hated it but great beer money. A guy went off on one of my coworkers really bad one time, so he took down his name and address (we had more information than that like ss# credit card #) and went to the HyVee magazine section and took all the subscription cards he could find with "bill me later" as an option and sent them to the guy.


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    re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I worked telemarketing once in college, absolutely hated it but great beer money. A guy went off on one of my coworkers really bad one time, so he took down his name and address (we had more information than that like ss# credit card #) and went to the HyVee magazine section and took all the subscription cards he could find with "bill me later" as an option and sent them to the guy.
    You should be in jail for what you did before this guy.

    I am on a "do not call" list and they still call.



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    re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I worked telemarketing once in college, absolutely hated it but great beer money. A guy went off on one of my coworkers really bad one time, so he took down his name and address (we had more information than that like ss# credit card #) and went to the HyVee magazine section and took all the subscription cards he could find with "bill me later" as an option and sent them to the guy.
    This. I worked telemarketing for several years and was a QA Analyst that had to monitor calls. Most of the employees were very polite and informative. The calls only got ugly based off of the potential customers being jackasses. If you don't like telemarketers then so be it but you don't have to be an ******* about it. Remember that quite a few of these people that call you are kids who are using this job with "good" hours to pay there way through college.



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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    I just pull the old "I'm busy now but I'll call you back later. What's your home number? Oh you can't give that out? Don't want to be bothered at home? Now you know how I feel. *click*"


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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    I just pull the old "I'm busy now but I'll call you back later. What's your home number? Oh you can't give that out? Don't want to be bothered at home? Now you know how I feel. *click*"
    I just start with the *click* It's faster that way.



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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    I am on the "do not call" list also but still get calls. If a telemarketer calls my house and asks for me I just say "hang on a minute, I'll get him" and put the phone down and leave it till they get bored and hang up.


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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    If you don't like telemarketers then so be it but you don't have to be an ******* about it. .
    I'm ok with that until I start getting calls over and over (often in the same day or couple of days) from the same company after they have told me 'yes we'll take you off our calling list'. Well if you had you wouldn't be calling me again, so now it's game on!



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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    You should be in jail for what you did before this guy.

    I am on a "do not call" list and they still call.

    That is likely because you have a small business, if you are on the dnc list but then advertise your number in the yellow pages the list won't do you any good.



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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I worked telemarketing once in college, absolutely hated it but great beer money. A guy went off on one of my coworkers really bad one time, so he took down his name and address (we had more information than that like ss# credit card #) and went to the HyVee magazine section and took all the subscription cards he could find with "bill me later" as an option and sent them to the guy.

    That was you? Hey thanks, I still subscribe to Cat Fancy.


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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Yes, they are annoying, but I will never berate anyone that works an honest (I use that term loosely) job and works hard to try to make a living.



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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    I'm ok with that until I start getting calls over and over (often in the same day or couple of days) from the same company after they have told me 'yes we'll take you off our calling list'. Well if you had you wouldn't be calling me again, so now it's game on!
    See, they run multiple lists. Being taken off of one list doesn't take you off of every list.

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    Re: Did this guy go too far with a telemarketer ?

    I am also on the BS no call list but they still call. Usually the caller Id gives you a pretty good idea if it is a telemarketer. Sometimes I will pick up and act as if I can't hear them. It's pretty funny how frantic they sometimes get when they talk and think you aren't hearing them.



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