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I Hate Automated Menus On the Telephone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    Boy Can I Empathize Here

    I would really like to beat up the living crap out of the geniuses who invented the automated telephone menu. Now I have to press about 5-10 buttons if I just want to reach a real person. Who invented this insanity I ask you??? I mean considering I am buying your product or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Post Office Lost My Passport

    i went to the po to renew my out of date passport paid the money got he barcode on the recept, but it never came back to me, so i phoned first the passport office pressed 8 buttons all the time paying to hear recorded voice on each press to hear the same voice saying the same...
    maybeme1 maybeme1 61-65 Apr 26, 2010

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    Why?

    Why can't I just speak to an actual human being instead of an automated machine? It seems like every time I make a phone call to another company, they have an automated menu which really gets on my nerves. Now I'm not denying that the company I work for doesn't have the same...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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