I Give Telemarketers A Hard Time

This group is for people who have fun with telemarketers instead of getting angry with them. They ask some stupid questions don't they? 108 People

    Allow the telemarketer to fully explain his

    offer. When he is finished explain that his company hired you to randomly spot check telemarketers on their performance. Tell him that he did a good job overall, but that he is a bit monotone and needs to fluctuate his tone of voice more to sound convincing. He also should pause...
    SailorsAngel SailorsAngel
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014


    Telemarketers,Can't stand them,Sometimes,If I'm feelin' mean,I'll listen,Take up as much time as possible,Stringing them along,In the end,After all the time,Sorry not interested.I've found this to be great entertainment wasting their time while you string them along. I've also...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2012

    What I Do When They Call

    I was home alone once and got a call from a telemarketer and decided to make sure he never calls again, lol. He started talking, 'Hi we were wondering if you were interested in this and that and bla bla bla bla, i'm not interesting" lol   So I said, ok wait one...
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2009

    If they start out with,

    "How are you today?" say, "I'm so glad you asked, because no one these days seems to care, and I have all these problems. My arthritis is acting up, my eyelashes are sore, my dog just died . . . "
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    That Poor New Yorker

    I thought it was a recording when my mom stuck her iphone in my face with the tellemarketer. I said go kill yourself sarcasticly ( thinking it was a recording ) and he hung up and realized it was a real person. I think he did kill himself and it is so sad and i feel awful
    coffeelover123 coffeelover123
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    "Congratulations! You’re the 100th caller on

    the (insert local radio station) Sweet Vacation Giveaway Blast Marathon. You’ve just won a pair of tickets to Negril, Jamaica and the use of Sean Paul’s celebrity vacation house.” Take down her address and send her all of your L.L.Bean catalogues for the rest of your life...
    SailorsAngel SailorsAngel
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014

    Better Luck Next Time I Guess...

    Typically they read from their script.  I give them quite a conversation.  Depending on what they're selling or offering I ask a series of in depth questions.  They normally get confused about what to say.  It leaves me giggling when they hang up on me...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    Oct 23, 2009

    I Figure If They Call My House Around Dinner Time They Deserve It! }:)

    10 ways to annoy telemarketers: (I got lazy and found it off the 'net) 10. When they ask "How are you today?" Tell them! "I'm so glad you asked because no one these days seems to care, and I have all these problems; my arthritis is acting up, my eyelashes are sore...
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 24, 2009
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2014
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