Piss off telemarketers
I once told a telemarketer to set himself on fire. Anecdotally, I have come to the conclusion that such are usually from the United Kingdom or Mexico. It was just miserable. While it might seem like a quick, easy way to get them off the phone, you're setting yourself up for harassment in the future. If you share a lot of information about yourself, your caller might take notes in their dialing system's software.
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How to Piss Off a Telemarketer
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Feigning crazy or screeching into the phone when a telemarketer calls, however, isn't going to do any good. As soon as you're removed from their internal call list, though, you'll be taken out of the computer system. This was too good not to pass on: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. As a former fundraising caller for my alma mater, I spent my evenings as a student sitting in a call room wearing a silly headset and dialing alumni across the country.
If you don't have that option, you can block the number with your carrier. I was having a rough day already, some prick southern American hick I was in Canada doing telephone surveys told me to get a real fucking job and a real fucking life. Three is the number of times we're required to pitch you—and three is probably the number of times you want to punch us, too. I felt really bad the next day and I called to apologize. The more you chat with your caller, the better their chances of selling you on their pitch.