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Have you ever had a computer telemarketer call you and........

PUT YOU ON HOLD IMMEDIATLY!!!!!

How do they get away with this. I say "hello" and the automation comes on and says "your call is very important to us, please stay on hold for an important message"

I'm like: to heck with that, if its that important, get a LIVE telemarketer to talk to me NOW.

UGGGG....I feel better lol

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mom2twobabes

Asked by mom2twobabes at 9:01 PM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Oh, I completely agree! I hate that and always hang up immediately!
    Mishelly728

    Answer by Mishelly728 at 9:03 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Its an auomatic dialer system... they do not make the callls, it is automated, so not their fault really btu still VERY annoying I always say you think if they have a very important message, someone would be there when I pick up - LOL
    onyourterms

    Answer by onyourterms at 9:04 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • it happens all the time to me - im in mass
    bristle3kids

    Answer by bristle3kids at 9:05 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • oh yah - i hang right up mumbling (asshole) ha!
    bristle3kids

    Answer by bristle3kids at 9:06 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • I pick up the phone and say hello. If someone doesn't answer immediately I hang up. Telemarketers must be watching several phones, is my thought, and if they don't respond immediately because of this or any other reason, too bad.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 9:06 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Yeah this happens to me and I hate it. Then they come on after putting you on hold and say
    "Can I help you?" I tell them... I don't know, you called me!
    mamaada

    Answer by mamaada at 9:14 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • lol I have one that calls my phone almost every day for my deceased father and they do the same thing so now when they call I answer and hit the mute button and laugh while they say hello for a good min lol I have told them that he has passed but they dont want to listen so I figured I will make them mad maybe they will quit calling lol

    tlc-mom

    Answer by tlc-mom at 9:23 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Yes, and I hang up.
    Also, when I answer the telephone with a couple of hello's and get no response, I hang up. I just know it is a telemarketer waiting to make sure a human is answering before clicking onto the line and giving their spiel.
    I wish telemarketer phone numbers could get spammed like email....lol.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 10:21 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Used to but I put my cell on the National No Call List and no one bothers me anymore. But, I would just hang up. If a real person can't talk to me then they aren't going to talk to me at all.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:22 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

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