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I Hate Debt Collectors

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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 4 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 22, 2009

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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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    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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    Don't know about you but I feel like someone is watching me especially if I use a gas station washroom. I HATE those restrooms and I never make contact with the seat.
    Alleygirltoo Alleygirltoo 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I visited the FBI website and was surprised to see three social network buttons. Twitter - Facebook and YouTube. It made me mad that the FBI is promoting, suggesting, leading...
    ItsOurLife ItsOurLife 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't like working out but it feels good after the soreness is gone. I was in pretty good shape a few years ago, but then life got busier and I got lazier. So I decided to do a...
    Strive2Survive Strive2Survive 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    Alright this is my first post on here ever, and the first time I've ever said anything about this. I'm very bad a wording my thoughts so it may not make sense. I'm not really sure...
    DiscreetUsername DiscreetUsername 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Where do I began, i have always been in split custody, but my mom passed away 3 years ago so now i stay with my dad, step-mom, brother, and half sister. I hate it my dad is totally...
    TickTickTick0000 TickTickTick0000 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I hate bullies who tread on the blameless, and I try to be as gentle and kind to people as I can, but I have to admit I take a special joy and satisfaction in bullying bullies...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    I used to hate being broke, being low on money was a frustration that seemed to ruin everything, but I've started to realize that beyond food, transportation, and fulfilling the...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I hate when I read post on Facebook that say "free my bro" and the dude freaking killed someone... Like nah, keep him there.
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    I hate tests because they attempt to force you to conform and know the same knowledge instead of thinking for yourself and thinking analytically and critically!!
    eharber97 eharber97 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Do you ever get one of those days where you think you're pretty, but then other days where you over-analyze yourself in the mirror way too critically to the point in which that all...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I know I wrote this before but every day I hear something that just makes me hate her a little bit more, I only say I hate one....I cant even call him a person, but the point is he...
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I really hate dishonesty of any kind. Mostly the sneaky insidious kind that comes from self deception, and the inability too many people have to be self introspective. It makes...
    Jackie69C Jackie69C 46-50, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I get them all the time and I hate them but it's really hard to avoid them and I forget to be good. I only remember when my sister is already mad at me.
    lilyonthefarm lilyonthefarm 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I'm so sick of it. I'm so ******* sick and tired of waking up every morning. My life means **** to me. I hate it. I ******* hate that I'm alive. Why I'm still here is beyond me. I...
    Whirlwind5 Whirlwind5 41-45, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I hate this more than anything!! I always text back as soon as I can regardless of who I am texting. if you're busy just tell me don't ignore me.
    soxs45 soxs45 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I hate school. I completely and utterly despise it at this point. I'm 15 years old, and have been battling a seemingly never-ending fight with depression and anxiety for 4 years...
    watertides watertides 13-15, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I spent my whole life feeling ugly and hated, even though I wasn't bad looking, my mother made me like that, she would insult me, humiliate me, telling me I'm not good enough, that...
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I hate the White racist owner of grow 40 and I hope karma get the best of him soon ..coz I'm extremely unhappy with how this white racist treated me and referring me as North...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I had to go to church today for my great aunts funeral and the only good part is I get a day off school. I hate church and now I'm going to have been twice this week because I HAVE...
    lilyonthefarm lilyonthefarm 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    The biggest liar I've ever met was actually my previous boyfriend. The funny thing about it is that he would always go on and on and on about how he hated liars and being lied to...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Or rather, I guess I'm more afraid of them...have many experiences. First being when I was very little, and my dumb dad had some random lady in his car, I was in the back and...
    SpookyHollows SpookyHollows 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I literally find nothing beautiful or attractive about me. My eyes are too small, I have acne, my nose is weird, my mouth is small, my eyebrows are just ew, my hair is annoying and...
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 6 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    White History Month - Day 8Shark Island Concentration Camp or "Death Island" was one of the five Namibian concentration camps located on Shark Island off Lüderitz, Namibia.On...
    StaleCrackers StaleCrackers 70+ 23 hrs ago

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    In 2004 I got treated badly and heavily humiliated by two managers at hotel du vin in Brighton ..the mistreatment could possibly be racial or it could because I'm an ugly looking...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel that most people in my life are only there due to convenience. I don't feel any "bond" or connection with even my closest friends and family anymore. I know it's my fault...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The company I work for is slowly dying, and it's depressing to be here and watch. It's a small company, but at one point it had great potential for growth. Then they lost two big...
    chronicmisfit chronicmisfit 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just hate this place. I just hate it so much. Sometimes I can't even come up with the words to say how much I hate it. My hatred for Florida never dies, it never ends, it never...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 2 Responses a week ago

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    I deal with a lot of self-hatred and disgust. I'm disgusted with myself for feeling awful all the time. I'm disgusted with myself for feeling broken. My life is practically perfect...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Yes I am in debt up to my ears now; it used to be over my head, but I am knocking it down every month. I plan on being in debt up to my butt when the summer sun shines on my farm...
    Straightcdingmale Straightcdingmale 46-50, M Jan 26

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    Gah!!! What is it about friend collectors? Why do they do it? A short while ago I had 2 people send me friend requests. They had abut 3,000 friend each, thousands of experiences...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Well I have seen many psychiatrists and mental health professionals and they all said the same thing that I do not suffer from schizophrenia or any psychotic disorder ...so if...