h1

Dealing with telemarketers

September 3, 2008

Do unsolicited calls from telemarketers really annoy you? Your polite “Not interested, thank you” no longer seems to work and you’ve considered resorting to tougher—perhaps nastier—measures. Well, before you disconnect your phone, get a silent number, or do anything illegal here’s a strategy that just might work.

It’s an anti-telemarketing script. Download the PDF document, print it out, and leave it near the phone. Next time a telemarketer calls, try talking them through the script! You can get the script here: http://www.xs4all.nl/~egbg/english/counters.pdf

[This article was first published in the March 2006 CyberText Newsletter; link last checked January 2008]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: