unwanted telephone calls

Joe Barrera jsb at polymathy.org
Fri Sep 26 13:30:33 PDT 2003


sateesh narahari wrote:

> While this decision may languish in courts for next
> few decades,here is a tip from a friend. When a tele
> marketer calls you, tell him/her to hold on, and keep
> the phone aside, go about your business for the next
> 10-15 minutes and hangup. This will do two things:

Better yet, every few minutes, pick up the phone
and say, "Have you been helped yet? Oh? Just a
second, I'll find someone to help you..."

I learned this trick from my health insurance
company, whom I was on the phone with for
a few hours yesterday morning,.

- Joe



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