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R U nice to telemarketers when they call? Bill collectors that call for your SO?

I'm nice to the telemarketers. I let them know I'm not interested. He had debt b4 we got married. So one of his collectors got really nasty. He had some choice words for me since I would not tell him another phone number to reach my DH or give him any new info about reaching him. He wanted the debt paid no matter what. So I had a few choice words too and hung up. When I called back to speak to his supervisor you could hear him in the background sounding off. So now if say he's not home and they ask when is a better time to call, they get hung up on.

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Oct. 30, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I don't get debt collector calls because we have no debts, and telemarketers I am nice to if I have time to spare for them.

    Answer by older at 4:08 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • I am as nice as I can be to telemarketers, but if I say no thanks and they still keep going I hang up. With your situation, I just would not answer the phone when the debt collectors call.

    Answer by scout_mom at 4:08 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • yes i am. my sister worked as a telemarketer once. they are human being just doing a job, earning a living

    Answer by ColtsFan1912 at 4:10 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • i hate bill collectors they are always nasty. We only have student loans out, but still no need to be rude. "Doesnt your education mean anything to you". GGRR they piss me off. Telemarkers theyre not worth my time... but I get suckered into the donate to firefighters, police, and military everytime.

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 4:12 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • I hang up on most every one that is not family. I find out they are not family or friends. I hang up without saying anything else.

    Answer by louise2 at 4:12 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • if i see an 800 number, annonymous caller, unavailable or out of area come up on the caller ID I dont answer because im "unavailable" too lol

    Answer by 405mom at 4:13 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • If they are calling my house, I figure they need my I tell them to go back to school and if a semester might be starting, I tell them they should enroll now to get the best classes.....they clearly need a better job than interruption good people trying to put their kids to bed....

    Answer by surfcitymom at 4:15 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • i always answer and tell them they have the wrong number..that way they quit ringing my phone

    Answer by shay1130 at 4:17 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Once in a while I will get a telemarkerter call but that's all. I just say thanks,but no thanks and hang up.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 4:18 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • I don't get bill collector calls and telemarketers I tell them "not interested" and then hang up - even if they are still talking.

    Answer by MizLee at 4:25 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

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