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Old 03-14-2005, 07:31 PM   #1
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Be on a look out for this scam:

http://www.badbusinessbureau.com/rep...poff132055.htm

I just got a call from these guys and was about to do it.. and when I saw this I just hung up. I just want to warn you guys about this (especially those in California).. if you get a call from them hang up immediately.
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Old 03-14-2005, 08:52 PM   #2
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I hang up on anyone who I don't recognize, because anyone who was trying to contact me would know to do it over the cell or AIM. And my parents do pretty much the same... Like the second I hear " Can I talk to mr... kizlikuuk (they mispronounce my last name, kislyuk)", I just hang up. Fucking telemarketers, they should all die.
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i agree. i actually told one that i was just a visiting cousin and that my uncle had just died. and then another one, i asked him how his day was and when he asked how mine was i went off...i was like "it's been horrible! i started my period, my boyfriend broke up with me, my dad moved out yesterday, and to top it all off i have FINALS this week." haha that one actually made me laugh
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I read that article and it sounds like a telemarketing scam or something similar. I would say, "Sorry I'm not interested. I am not having financial problems." If they keep on pushing, I'll go all out with some out of whack story how I am the son of a wall street investor or I am an intern working as a software engineer for Microsoft Corporation or something like that. What are they going to do next? They know I don't need the money and start stuttering over the phone thinking, "now how can I get this guy to cooperate if he's already has a lot of money?" Uuuhhh, uhhh, sorry--thank you for your time.
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Just hang up. That's all.
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hahahaha i just let them go on and on and on, i just pu tin an uh-huh every now and then till they have said what they are selling and so on then i say: "Well my parents arent home right now and they usually handle that sorta stuff..." and just leave them hanging. works wonders!!!!

i love telemarketers... theyre so.... stoopid!!!
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Old 03-15-2005, 12:35 AM   #7
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Yup. I have fun playing with them. Let them talk until their breath runs out. I can keep saying "no" and they'll keep trying to push me into signing up. Eventually, they'll have to give in. I can say "no" all day and listen to all their crap. I have the patience.
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yeah that's what i kinda pulled today.. they kept saying "OH BUT YOU QUALIFY!"
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LOL Meh...damn telemarketers.
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That's the spirit. Blame telemarketers for all of life's problems. Seriously.
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