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I Hate Debt Collectors

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    I Used to Be a Debt Collector...

    But i never yelled at people and threatened to do bad things to them.  I would watch at times how some of my co workers would just annihilate some people's character.  I never saw the reason to yell at the debtors.  I remember having debtors who would send me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    Collectors

    I encourage everybody who has been burned by a debt collector to take action. There is a company in Wichita Kansas called United Management Associates and they have developed a nasty reputation. They are taking payments from consumers and in some cases may not be reporting all...
    generallaw generallaw 41-45 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    Portfolio Recovery Associates Facade -- And Their Ugly Reality

    Back in 2008 Portfolio Recovery Associates harassed me by telephone for two months. They demanded money, but despite my repeated demands, they would never tell me why they were pestering me. Later I learned that this was because the debt they were harassing me over lay far...
    rockyspikes rockyspikes 41-45 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    ...That's Why I Decided to Make a Film About Them

    I really just had enough of debt collectors.  So I hired a production crew, did three months of research, and am currently working on a feature length documentary exposing this industry for their questionable, unethical even illegal tatics. I would like to hear from other...
    rareform rareform 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Arguing With Strangers Is Fun...

    i have student loans that i can't pay right now. i graduated at the worst possible time of the last decade. we're still in a recession. it's so bad that i've applied at mcdonald's and they didn't even call me back. i went to school for graphic design, but everyone is cutting that...
    CreativeChaos CreativeChaos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Having Nothing But Still Trying to Collect.....

    I really, really hate debt collectors......Even though i have either updated my information with them, or they have skip traced me thye already know that I have nothing available.  my boyfriend who is currently deployed has decided that he is going to help pay off almost all...
    rosemaria1520 rosemaria1520 22-25 May 5, 2009

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    The Guardian For My Parents

    Basically I am their guardian not really when a unknown caller comes in or a 1-800 number comes in.  I answer the phone if they don't give me enough details i don't let them talk to my parents. Well my parents won't talk to them anyways. Ugh. I rather answer damn poison of a...
    AngelDragon999 AngelDragon999 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    No You Are Not Going To Jail For An Old Payday Loan

    I've had about ten calls in the past couple of days from clients who are victims of a huge scam. People are being called by scammers posing as debt collectors, or prosecutors, or governmental agencies. They are told they owe on an old payday loan and if they don't pay they will...
    AnnDroid7 AnnDroid7 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Collecting From Me When I Have Nothing

    I am frustrated.  Frustrated because, I know I am in debt, but because I was laid off and on top of it, a single parent of two (without child support coming in), I cannot pay back this debt as my finances are stretched thin and can only cover the basic needs of my...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    The End of Two Decades of Torment is Near!-He doesn't even deserve that term! He has always been either 'him','that man', or 'that Psycho Ukrainian'. Not once in my or my twin...
    Zannuh Zannuh 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    All I want to do is spend time with my friends. Chill out and have fun because I can't do that at school. I can't have them over and what not. I just hate the way my parents treat...
    ThatGirlPhilly ThatGirlPhilly 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    ihateher02 ihateher02 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    kumaroo kumaroo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    She's been treating me like I was born to do everything and anything SHE wants and never appreciates anything I do for her. Even though I show appreciation towards her, I'm still...
    ElisaB1 ElisaB1 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    No matter what shoes I put on, no matter how careful I try to be, the blisters occures and they ruin my trip, hike and day. I hate you blisters!!! Argh.
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    OMG I freakn hate drunk *** boyfriends who come to your house, bang and yelling thru the door. And the neighbor call the cops. Then the cops are banging on your door. Just stupid
    Ceelce Ceelce 31-35, F 21 hrs ago

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    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I hate science with a deep flaming passion 😒🔫💔
    justchloe justchloe 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I fcking HATE s.ex. DON'T FCKING ever accuse me of liking it. I will SLIT your fcking throat. Got it?
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I hate getting jealous. I understand my boyfriend has female friends and they are lovely people but knowing he has had a history with one of them doesnt help the jealousy or how...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    If I have the slightest crush on someone and I see them all over someone else or vice verse I get jealous but I never show it even if I really like the person. On serious note, I...
    OutOfSight23 OutOfSight23 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    i have body hair and i hate it alot 💔
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    its a Saturday and im alone as always except this week my bestfriend came into town for her bfs birthday. So we went to the mall fr abt 2 hrs bt then her bf came and she went with...
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    I hate being 5'5'' **** this ****, nobody will never be in love with me because I am a ******* dwarf. Killing myself right now
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    So me and my friend got into an argument yesterday and we were both in pissy moods so it didn't end well. We get into alot of arguments because we both have raging horormondes but...
    tessagj14 tessagj14 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't hate it but seriously stop doing the main character get together, break up and then get back together
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Just simply no interest in people who don't think. Especially when it's blatant. Just down right no respect for what another person may or may not be going through. I always see...
    AngelIsMyName AngelIsMyName 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    This is one of my pet peeves, a big one. I hate when people say "oh that's retarded" like it is a bad thing. I have a daughter who is 22 and cognitively delayed. We never ever used...
    deedee62 deedee62 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I hate the rule if confidentiality. If someone has herpes, aids or sexual diseases I feel they deserve to e expose or wear something so that people know. It is not fair to the...
    Depressionislethal Depressionislethal 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I just want to be left alone on my birthday. I don't even have any friends close enough to give me presents, so the only ones that do are my parents, and they usually give me the...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    RoyOfTheCosmos RoyOfTheCosmos 18-21, M Oct 12

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