Salesmen

Discussion in 'Spam....' started by Gavaha, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. Gavaha

    Gavaha Art House Member

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    Boy they can make me mad! Calling during dinner, trying to make you buy stuff, lying, all that stuff. I am talking about the ones that are not at the stores you go to, I am talking about the ones that call or something of the sort. They make me fume...

    :devilspin
     
  2. Arwen

    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    just hang up on them, it will make you feel much better :D
     
  3. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    At work, my boss tells every telemarketer we're going out of business. Then starts attempting to sell them office equipment. I love that. :D
     
  4. Harrison

    Harrison The Best Beatle

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    I just hung up on one saying that I won "a dream vacation", good times.
     
  5. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    I hate them too. "Hi this is so and so from blah blah blah, are you interested in getting a subscription....." Argh!! It's so annoying. I don't say anything, I just hang up. :devilspin
     
  6. Lonearcher

    Lonearcher Nocturnal

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    When My oldest daughter was just about two she developed a love of talking on the phone (naturally). So, everytime we got a sales call we would just hand the phone to her! Strange, but every time that we would check on the call after only a few seconds the caller had hung up for some reason, hmmm.
     
  7. pinkflyingwalruses

    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    I let the people talk to themselves and waste their own time, just set the phone to the side. Or else if they are snesaky and come to the door, I just don't answer, its annoying.
     
  8. Ancient Warrior

    Ancient Warrior ...geriatric love machine

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    two words........

    1 answering
    2 machine
     
  9. Fincayra

    Fincayra New Member

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    hehe, what i do is very politely, "no, im sorry, im not interested"
    what i used to do when i had caller id, and i could tell tehy were telemarketers, was pretend to be an answering machine
     
  10. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    direct from seinfeld: :)D :D :D)

    *salesman calls*
    *picks up phone*
    "oh, im sorry, I was just leaving. How about you give me your home number and Ill call you later.
    Oh? you don't want somebody calling you at your home? well, now you know how I feel.

    * hangs up* "

    ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  11. Sting

    Sting Shelob's Bane

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    Salesman

    Phone salespeople are no bother. We have an answer machine, it rings twice, they listen to a lengthily message then they hang up. If they do leave a message you can delete it as soon as you realize it is a sales person. No problem.
     
  12. LadyoftheGoldenWood

    LadyoftheGoldenWood Well-Known Member

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    Ya one time my mom and I had just finished talking about them and how much we hated them and the phone ranging a I answered it and they said *Hello is this Gale tinsman there * and I said *no she is not here* and I hung up the phone and my mom looked at me and said who was that, and I said some sells person, and she just laughed.

    They drive me in sane!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. Lady Swartt Sixclaw

    Lady Swartt Sixclaw New Member

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    I'm very polite and tell them I'm not interested the first time they call, but if they call a second time, I hang up on them. One time my parents were stupid enough to let a vacuum cleaner salesman come to do a demo at our house. We bought it for $500. Two days later, it didn't work. What a bunch of phonies!
     
  14. Cheesy Goodness

    Cheesy Goodness The Fighters Guide House Member

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    hmm...i used to say hang on a second, and come back 20 mins later. If they're still there, i'd say something like "if you're on a phone for 20 mins just so you can talk me into hanging up later, you need to get a real job" and hang up.
     
  15. Princess Celebmirril

    Princess Celebmirril PRINCESS

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    One time my cousin answered the phone and they asked if they could speak to his parents. He said you don't have to ask my permission and hung up on them.LOL
     
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    Cheesy Goodness The Fighters Guide House Member

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    lol Celeb...im gonna have to remember that one...almost makes me sad that they dont call much anymore lol
     
  17. Lego

    Lego God amongst men

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    I once decided to talk to a sales amn on the phone, when he rang up i said hello and asked him how his day had been.
     
  18. doleniel

    doleniel Elven High Priestess

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    We are on the do not call list, and my mom has a sign on the door that says "no commercial solicitors", so we don't have to deal with them.
     
  19. Lego

    Lego God amongst men

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    the worst is when jhovas witnesses come knocking on your door, whenever they do i just tell them I'm jewish.
     
  20. doleniel

    doleniel Elven High Priestess

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    I have an even better thing, I pull out my pentacle and start babbling gibberish until they go away.