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    Phone calls like everyday from someone in India asking what brand the washing machine in my house is..

    Need ways to stop them!

    ..or have fun when they do call.
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    I usually repeat everything they say to annoy them lol.

    Them: Hello
    Me: Hello
    Them: Hi we're calling from- (I cut them)
    Me: Hi, we're calling from

    And so on..
    Quite fun tbh lol, they get wound up.
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    I just tell them I'm a student and living under my mum's basement so they can **** themselves with any PPI claims
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    I have success getting them to hang up by saying "have you any idea how hard it is for some people to get to the phone?!" ..... works every time.
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    I don't have a landline currently (student halls) but I used to just start going on at them in some random language......telling them I am german or french etc. Once though they were like "hold on we have a german speaker here let me put him on" I was like.....er.......wie gehts? :lolwut:
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    I literally put the phone down and wait for them to end the call. It usually takes a while cause they take forever to explain what they're calling for and then they repeat themselves thinking i missed out on it lol.

    Or sometimes I use the old fashioned "I can't hear you properly the line is not clear". Works all the time lol
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    (Original post by beautifulbigmacs)
    I have success getting them to hang up by saying "have you any idea how hard it is for some people to get to the phone?!" ..... works every time.
    I used to phone around trying to get people to do short surveys. And I heard this line all the time as well as people threatening to find me and kill me.
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    They blacklisted me after calling me several times and all I said was "yes".
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    Russell Howard phoned them up and said:

    'Hello, have you got the time, please'

    They said 'yes, the time is...'

    He said 'Thanks', then hung up.

    :lol:
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    I usually just play along until they realise I'm taking the piss and hang up on me. I also used an Arnold Schwarzenegger soundboard once :lol:
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    MCing down the phone is a good one too.

 
 
 
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