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Telemarketers: Agents of Doom

No matter what kind of business you’re in, I think we all can agree across the board that the scourge of the earth are telemarketers. Since they know this and must be tired of being berated over the phone by aggravated business owners, they thought they’d step it up a notch by introducing the even more annoying automated telemarketing recording. 634 more words

Musings

How to Deter Telemarketers

In today’s modern world, all of us have developed methods to avoid telemarketers. The majority of people simply ignore the call or let it go to voicemail. 295 more words

Germany

Wrong Number Marketing

Interesting thing just happened: I got a call from an unknown number, so I let it go to voicemail. I listened to the voicemail a minute later, and it was a realty company calling for “Amy.” I would have believed the lady, except that she kept apologizing. 223 more words

Life

'Key And Peele' Provide An Angry Look At The World's Rudest Telemarketer

Comedy Central has released another peek at the new season of Key & Peele and this time we get a tiny thrill when a telemarketer solicits Keegan-Michael Key for a vacation package. 68 more words

TV

Just as the blow lands

Just did a bit of counter-interrogation on a telemarketer who was calling me around dinner time. If you turn the tables on them and take them outside of their scripts, turns out many of them can barely speak English. 414 more words

Telemarketers

Am I the only one that is over telemarketers?  This morning I was laying on the bed, watching some DVRd television when the phone rings.  The home phone mind you.   463 more words

Miscellaneous

McCaskill bill targets telemarketing scammers

By Nathan Rubbelke for THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER

The legislation from Claire McCaskill would increase fines on illegal telemarketers, raising the maximum fine from $16,000 to $25,000. 844 more words