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I Want to Avoid Telemarketing Calls

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    I Wish I Could Do What My Dad Does...

    When they call at my dads selling, for example, my dad tries to sell them something.... he's like can I interest you in ....and he'll just say something really random... it usually does the trick but I'd feel silly doing it. I'm lucky because we don't get that many calling round...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2008

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    Wake Up Call. Your Running Out of Time....

    This is a reminder 12 days from now all cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketing companies.. .................YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS.......... To prevent this call the following number from your cell phone. Phone. 888-382-1222 It is the...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 31, 2008

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