Starting to get lots of telemarketing and BS calls on my cell phone.

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  1. Lip Shooter

    Lip Shooter Elite Refuge Member

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    That is what I am doing, but it I like to answer right away as a way of giving good client service.
     
  2. HaydenHunter

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    If I don't recognize the number, even if it is from my home area code, I don't answer. If the call is legit they will leave a message. I don't know how, but the junk callers can now call from your area code, making it look like someone local. Again, no recognize, no answer. No voicemail, no callback.
     
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    depends on your provider, But there are APPs that you can subscribe to and they will effectively block the telemarketer database,and if it is threw a business I think it is even tax deductible, I have one on my business cell.
     
  4. BugDude

    BugDude New Member

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    Just 3 way call them to the jolly Rodger phone company and listen to them talk to a robot. It's hilarious.

    214-666-4321

    It's a generated recording that plays along to them taking. Give it a call yourself. Hilarious
     
  5. ReaPeR105

    ReaPeR105 Elite Refuge Member

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    I've somehow called and gotten calls from a certain local number. It's a local businessman. We had a couple friendly visits trying to figure out how it ever started. I think someone used my # while spoofing to call him and he called me to see who he missed a call from.
    But, yeh, I've also noticed a decided uptick in sales calls and spoofed numbers.
     
  6. coachcornbread

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    I get quite a few a day, usually from credit card companies or debt consolidation. I usually go through the motions then when a live person gets on the phone I ask them if I can use their services to pay for hookers and blow. For some strange reason they always hang up on me. Sometimes I’ll ask them to help me bury a body I have wrapped up in a tarp.


    I get far more pop up ads from this website though than I do robo calls. I figure I’ve racked up a couple million bucks in wal Mart gift cards so far.
     
  7. stevena198301

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  8. coachcornbread

    coachcornbread Elite Refuge Member

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    Yep
     
  9. stevena198301

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    Interesting...
     
  10. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member Supporting Member

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    It’s only happening to iPhone users.
     

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