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Don't Call Me: Episode 5

Ah, another telemarketing call.

I guess she didn’t want to make a contribution to the Trump campaign?  That’s all right. I was equally enthused by her offer to give me free dinner to go over some timeshare laws. 6 more words

Don't Call Me

Don't Call Me: Episode 4

Just had a call from Green Energy Group, trying to sell me solar panels.

Mind, I DO want solar panels.  But in my own time, man.   41 more words

Don't Call Me

Don't Call Me: Episode 1

We get a ton of marketing calls.
You name it, they are trying to sell it to us, or solicit donations from us, or give us free trials of whatever it is. 275 more words

Harold

Traditional Call Forwarding vs. OurOldNumber.com

We all have that one phone number, our home telephone number we have had for years, the one given out to doctors, schools, clubs, friends and most importantly, family.   615 more words

Baby Boomer

I'm Dying to Be Left Alone. Literally.

I may have finally learned how to beat telemarketers at their own game. Just tell ’em you’re dead.

One day last week, I got a call from a Nigerian prince telling me I’d just won the lottery, and would I like to buy some Viagra with my earnings while switching cell phone carriers? 733 more words

Daily Life

Feds Halt Tech Support Operation Accused Of Bilking Millions From Consumers

Here’s a good rule of thumb: if a window pops up on your computer alerting you that your device has been compromised by a malware attack and offers to fix the problem by calling a toll-free number, there’s a good chance it’s a scam. 559 more words

All about Messing With Telemarketers

It’s not just a fun hobby; it’s now a website, whose author has written a great book. Much of the insight presented here emanates from my interpretations of Haven Riney’s methods, for which I extend him his due full credit. 1,201 more words

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