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How to Handle a Telemarketer (This is Hysterical)
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Posted on 11/03/2007 9:16:26 PM PDT by Dallas

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KEYWORDS: humor; hysterical; rollonfloorlaughing; telemarketer; thisaintnews
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1 posted on 11/03/2007 9:16:27 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: Dallas

Oh boy.....tears are flowing down I can hardly type.....or even breathe

Thanks for that gem..yeeehawwwwwwwwww!


2 posted on 11/03/2007 9:22:15 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (He's the coolest thing around, gonna shut HRC down, gonna turn it on, wind it up, blow em out, FDT!)
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To: Dallas

That guy’s great!

Thanks for the laugh!!!


3 posted on 11/03/2007 9:23:49 PM PDT by bannie
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To: bannie

That was the funniest thing I’ve heard in a long time.


4 posted on 11/03/2007 9:24:27 PM PDT by waimea.man
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To: waimea.man

Where were you last night between the hours of 8 and 11 ping.


5 posted on 11/03/2007 9:29:56 PM PDT by Iwo Jima ("Close the border. Then we'll talk.")
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To: Mrs Zip

ping


6 posted on 11/03/2007 9:32:24 PM PDT by zip (((Remember: DimocRat lies told often enough become truth to 48% of all Americans (NRA)))))
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To: Dallas

I’ve heard this before and it absolutely cracks me up every time. This time I’ve bookmarked it, thank goodness. Brilliant. I’m still snickering several minutes later. Gotta wonder how Mabe keeps from breaking up in the middle of it.


8 posted on 11/03/2007 9:36:10 PM PDT by Fairview ( Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.)
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To: Dallas

It don’t get no better than that.


9 posted on 11/03/2007 9:42:12 PM PDT by umgud (the profound is only so to those that it is)
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To: Fairview

That’s funny. My older brother if he has the time will go with the credit card people. “Well, I already have three credit cards but they’re maxed out. Can I still get your’s? I can! That’s great. Now....can I use that to buy anything? I can! Wow!! I saw a big screen T.V. that I would realy like, can I buy that? Cool!” Then he rips into them for giving such easy credit and helping put people further into debt, “I always pay cash”, etc. Of course the poor telemarketer is just trying to earn a buck too.


10 posted on 11/03/2007 9:45:27 PM PDT by geopyg (Don't wish for peace, pray for Victory.)
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To: Dallas

The great Bob and Tom - SO much better than the classless humor so common in radio shows today.


11 posted on 11/03/2007 9:51:49 PM PDT by The Worthless Miracle (No one can steal your inner worth if they don't know where to look for it.)
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To: Dallas

That is hilarious!


12 posted on 11/03/2007 9:52:13 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: geopyg

Whenever I get called by a telemarketer I say, “Hold on a second.” Then I just lay the phone down on the table and forget about it.


13 posted on 11/03/2007 9:54:03 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: geopyg

This was a great scene from “Boiler Room”:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=sW-PHukzdgM


14 posted on 11/03/2007 9:55:14 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dallas

Very funny..thanks for the chuckles.


15 posted on 11/03/2007 10:06:19 PM PDT by donnab (saving liberals brains....one moron at a time.)
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To: Dallas

The problem I can see in today’s society is that he could be sued for impersonating a police officer. (Though I never heard him actually claim to be an officer.)


16 posted on 11/03/2007 10:08:14 PM PDT by Ingtar (The LDS problem that Romney is facing is not his religion, but his Lacking Decisive Stands.)
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To: Lancey Howard

I am a telemarketer, if you dont want to talk to us just hang up on us...we like it that way.


17 posted on 11/03/2007 10:12:21 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Dallas

This is SO FRICKIN’ FUNNY! Thanks for sharing.


18 posted on 11/03/2007 10:17:35 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Dallas

He’s a born actor! He should go into comedy!!!


19 posted on 11/03/2007 10:18:37 PM PDT by SteveMcKing
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To: Husker24

Actually, if we want to talk to you, we will call you. Go ahead, wait by the phone.

A graveyard worker who tries to sleep during the day.


20 posted on 11/03/2007 10:19:54 PM PDT by irishtenor (How much good could a Hindu do, if a Hindu could do good?)
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To: Husker24

Don’t call me unsolicited. I like i that way.


21 posted on 11/03/2007 10:20:43 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: Husker24
I am a telemarketer, if you dont want to talk to us just hang up on us...we like it that way.

I DIDN'T want to talk to you. You forced me to pick up the phone and say hi.

You need a new job, or else deal with the grief we give you.

22 posted on 11/03/2007 10:20:59 PM PDT by SteveMcKing
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To: Husker24

We like it when you just don’t call us at all....


23 posted on 11/03/2007 10:27:14 PM PDT by Martins kid
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To: HerrBlucher
Hey guys. I have a site that has recordings of me pranking telemarketers...FuzzySnake.com - check it out.
24 posted on 11/03/2007 10:34:20 PM PDT by GaryLee1990 (www.WatchingHillary.com)
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To: irishtenor

If we say were calling on behalf of your bank, than piss and moan to your bank because they are the ones who hire the companys who we work for to call you, they are the ones who sell our companys your information. There is no use bitching at some guy or girl that is making $8.00 an hour. Ask to be put on the Callers do not call list, you must say the word “list” just saying dont call me again wont work. If I were to put someone on the “do not call list” for simply telling me not to call them anymore, I would get written up.


25 posted on 11/03/2007 10:35:50 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Husker24

Actually I do not piss and moan, but I do use other tactics. I do not care who you are representing. You called me, you interuppted me, you annoyed me. I do not buy ANYTHING from a phone call (or mailer for that matter) and I resent the facvt that you seem to think that just because it is your job, it’s ok. It’s not. I am on the Federal Do Not Call list, and yet I still get calls.

Besides, can’t you find a job that pays over $8 an hour?


26 posted on 11/03/2007 10:42:34 PM PDT by irishtenor (How much good could a Hindu do, if a Hindu could do good?)
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To: Dallas

choking on my beer hilarious!!!


27 posted on 11/03/2007 10:43:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: Gene Eric

lol...ain’t he a hoot.


28 posted on 11/03/2007 10:44:53 PM PDT by Dallas
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To: Bender2

So...just how well did you know Tom Mabe? :-)


29 posted on 11/03/2007 10:45:00 PM PDT by TrueKnightGalahad (Your feeble skills are no match for the power of the Viking Kitties!)
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To: Dallas

Bump for later.


30 posted on 11/03/2007 10:51:31 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: irishtenor

I presume you’ve had occasion to say to someone,
“I work at the cemetery digging graves. Why don’t you drop in some day?”


31 posted on 11/03/2007 11:58:41 PM PDT by Erasmus (My simplifying explanation had the disconcerting side effect of making the subject incomprehensible.)
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To: Erasmus; cabojoe; Conspiracy Guy; Lady Jag; glock rocks; MeekOneGOP; sam_paine; ...

Pinging my humor ping list - freepmail me if you want on or off this list.
(This is usually a low volume ping, as I don’t search for humor threads, but I do ping when I find something really funny.)


32 posted on 11/04/2007 12:44:10 AM PDT by RebelTex (Help cure diseases: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1548372/posts)
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To: All

i recently received a telemarketer call that was a recording.
i picked up, waited & pressed the # to receive more info.
i then hung up. a few seconds later the phone rings & i get another recording & prompt from the same #, only the message is the local jail asking me if i will accept charges for this call.

are inmates now being paid to telemarket ??!!


33 posted on 11/04/2007 12:54:58 AM PDT by Psalm_2 (1776 - !?? Dec. 7th 1941. Sept. 11th 2001. Self Defense, A Basic Human Right.)
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To: Dallas
That was downright painfully FUNNY! I bet that telemarketer has found himself a new line of work.
34 posted on 11/04/2007 12:55:28 AM PDT by Boiler Plate ("Message received, is message sent" Claire Cooper)
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To: Lancey Howard
"Whenever I get called by a telemarketer I say, “Hold on a second......”

.....then I say "call me back on my other line"...."but let me have your number in case we get disconnected".....and I give the phone No. of a similar telemarketer from my list of annoying calls.

35 posted on 11/04/2007 12:56:22 AM PDT by spokeshave (Hey GOP...NO money till border closed and criminal illegals deported)
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To: spokeshave

.....and Mrs. Spokeshave says....”I got an emmergency...I just dropped the baby”


36 posted on 11/04/2007 12:58:19 AM PDT by spokeshave (Hey GOP...NO money till border closed and criminal illegals deported)
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To: Dallas

Thanks. I’m still drying my eyes from this one.


37 posted on 11/04/2007 1:32:07 AM PST by FreePoster (Duncan Hunter in 2008)
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To: Dallas
Years ago when I worked the graveyard shift, and before the national don't call list, I got a call from an insurance salesman. I told him I couldn't talk right now, but could he give me his number and I'd call him back.

So at 2:00 AM while at work I gathered a few friends from the shop floor in an office with a speaker phone and I called him back. Yes he was making his cold calls from home.

After waking him up I told him I had the time now to talk about insurance. We all had a good guffaw when he told me to get f***ed and slammed the phone down.

38 posted on 11/04/2007 1:49:07 AM PST by StACase
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To: Dallas

mark for later


39 posted on 11/04/2007 1:54:59 AM PST by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Husker24
I am a telemarketer, if you dont want to talk to us just hang up on us...we like it that way.

We prefer to keep you on the phone awhile so you can't annoy someone else.
40 posted on 11/04/2007 1:56:55 AM PST by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Dallas

LOL bump!


41 posted on 11/04/2007 2:15:15 AM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here. ;-)
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To: Husker24

( click )


42 posted on 11/04/2007 2:43:20 AM PST by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: Dallas

Thanks for that! I had a roommate in college who used to do this sort of thing to telemarketers. This brought back some mighty fine memories....


43 posted on 11/04/2007 3:14:18 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Thinking of voting Democrat? Wake up and smell the Socialism!)
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To: Lancey Howard
Whenever I get called by a telemarketer I say, “Hold on a second.” Then I just lay the phone down on the table and forget about it.

I had a roommate in college who was great at this. One of the things he used to do was keep one of those freon horns close by the phone. Anytime he'd answer a telemarketer he'd get 'em talking, then let out a blast with the air horn right into the phone. Then, he'd say, "what the hell was that?" After a few seconds the telemarketer would go back into their blather and he'd give it another blast with the horn. Usually, it took 4-5 blasts before they got the message.

I really hate telemarketers. My home phone is unlisted and is never given out to anyone but family. I use my cell for any contacts that I might need. I'm on the national and state "do not call" lists, we've registered with the National Association of Telemarketers (or whatever they are called) on their do not call list, and with all that we still get a half dozen telemarketer calls every week. I pay for the phone access to my home and that makes it my property. I view telemarketing nonsense as trespassing and an invasion of privacy, not to mention a waste of time because, simply by virtue of you making an unsolicited call to me, you have removed any chance of me ever doing business with you. That's been my policy for over 20 years. You'd think they'd get the message, huh?

44 posted on 11/04/2007 3:27:33 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Thinking of voting Democrat? Wake up and smell the Socialism!)
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To: Husker24
I am a telemarketer, if you dont want to talk to us just hang up on us...we like it that way.

I haven't been successful at getting through to anyone who can do anything about this. So, since you are here on the forum, would you please stop calling? Thank you!

45 posted on 11/04/2007 3:34:52 AM PST by Types_with_Fist (I'm on FReep so often that when I read an article at another site I scroll down for the comments.)
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To: Thermalseeker
I'm on the national and state "do not call" lists, we've registered with the National Association of Telemarketers (or whatever they are called) on their do not call list, and with all that we still get a half dozen telemarketer calls every week.

So am I. I see more and more calls from boiler rooms in Ontario. Also, "Charities" are exempt from the lists. If you ever give to one, the number hits the suckers lists.

The worst offenders are the so-called "Police and Fire" charities, where the locals might get a penny out of the Dollar. The local Police run warnings in the papers about them.

We have record low unemployment. There is no reason for anyone to be a telemarketer, and limited sympathy for them. Intruding into people's quality time will get you part of what you ask for. This includes suppertimes.

46 posted on 11/04/2007 4:12:36 AM PST by Gorzaloon (Food imported from China = "Cesspool + Flavor-Straw")
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To: geopyg
“Of course the poor telemarketer is just trying to earn a buck too.”

Exactly. It is not the fault of these poor guys and gals on the other end of the telephone. They are just people in a position where they don’t have much choice but take a job that is available.

I try to be gentle with them. I’ve been in situations where I had to take the job that was there.

47 posted on 11/04/2007 5:19:21 AM PST by marktwain
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To: Dallas

Very, very funny!


48 posted on 11/04/2007 5:26:03 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Dallas; Lady Jag

Pingaroo!


49 posted on 11/04/2007 5:37:49 AM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: Lancey Howard
“Hold on a second.” Then I just lay the phone down on the table and forget about it.

At the office, we used to double team 'em...a call would come in, John would answer and the telemarketer for office supplies would ask for the serial number on the copier; John would ask them to hold on while he got it.

I'd give it a full minute and then pick up asking if they'd been helped, and they'd say John was helping them.

I'd tell them John was at the library, and they'd be stunned, saying they thought he was getting the serial number.

At that point I'd break it to the caller that we used the library's equipment.

50 posted on 11/04/2007 5:38:50 AM PST by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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