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        08-04-2010, 12:32 AM
      #11
    Yearling
    My grandma used to blow a whistle into the phone
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        08-04-2010, 01:05 AM
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    I had this telmarketer call me on my cell phone once...I answered and he was all talking and whatever and I was all, "Do you have a girlfriend?" -"pause." guy-"I'm sorry, but yes, I am in a relationship. Me-"oh man you're gay aren't you?" him-"I can't tell you that." me-"come on! I always wanted a gay bestfriend!" him-"I have to go." haha

    Just so you know, this is no offense to gay people...my two best friends are gay and I would run out of stores screaming if it wasn't for them lol.
         
        08-04-2010, 07:54 AM
      #13
    Green Broke
    My brother once was pretending they rang up to tell him he won a car. He was on there for like 10mins like Aww wow I won, when can I pick it up, when do I get it lol it waws quite funny to listen to
         
        08-05-2010, 03:10 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    Lmao. These are funny! A friend of mine keeps a "pet" rooster in the house (its legs rotted off with frostbite so it lives in the house-yeah, don't ask me why she didn't just kill it and get it over with, I told her that too) and every time someone is one the phone it somehow knows and starts crowing in the background. It's happened to me so many times-I'll just be on the phone with her and you hear a rooster cawing. So yeah, needless to say, that freaks the telemarketers out.

    As for me, I usually just hang up, especially if I can't understand them.
         
        08-11-2010, 12:13 AM
      #15
    Yearling
    Usually I just say, no thanks, whatever, but if they start getting pushy, or if I'm not in a good mood, I'll pretend to be interested, get them to talk, and then, mid-speech about said product or company or person, hang up. It just makes me feel better.

    I'm a terrible, terrible person.
         
        08-16-2010, 11:15 PM
      #16
    Yearling
    I let them talk for about 10 seconds, then scream at the top of my lungs abruptly and hang up.
         
        10-17-2010, 01:46 AM
      #17
    Foal
    My father use to keep an air horn near the phone just for telemarketers! Having had the task of doing that job myself, I speak in a foreign language! I was in England one time and a guy came up to me and asked something I didn't understand(apparently, Americans don't know English!). So, I responded in German! Instead of being just another stupid Yank, he called me a bloody tourist and walked away! But, I've also thanked a Wal-Mart employee at the automotive center in Arabic! He just ignored me, good thing because it was an accident. I had just returned from Iraq and it was still in my head! Foreign languages DO come in handy!
         

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