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    Unhappy Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    Starts off "Hi I'm Amanda!" Doesn't say what company. "If you have trouble paying mortgage or worried about redundancy press 1 and a consultant will contact you." It's all pre-recorded and presumably phoning numbers all over the place. Anyone know which company? I want to make sure I never deal with them.
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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    They have that sort of automated cold calling in the US. Phone up your phone provider to complain. The more complaints they get, the more likely they will do something to stop it, as they won't want to be dealing with complaints for that sort of thing, as it cost them a lot of money to deal with complaints .

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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    I had someone ring me yesterday at about 3 or 4, asking me about mortgage and payments, but it was a human, and I told her I wasn't interested in whatever they had to offer. Don't recall the company name.
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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    I had one from Slingshot yesterday.

    Easy to replace the phone in the cradle.

    It's simply spam before you had email.

    We still get people knocking on the door in my neck of the woods which is an earlier model of spam.

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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    The door knocking ones are the best, because you can knock right back. Then ask them to call again when the knuckledusters are back from the sharpening and re-chroming.
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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    I got a random automated call from those taxrefunds people a while back... hung up as soon as I realised what it was
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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    Amanda called me at work tonight, I let it run, transferred it to another number, let it run, repeat a few times. Put it on hold for a while and sort of overlooked her for a while. 50 minutes later when I checked she had hung up on me. Still no idea what it was for. I felt better though.
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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    Quote Originally Posted by R2x1 View Post
    The door knocking ones are the best, because you can knock right back. Then ask them to call again when the knuckledusters are back from the sharpening and re-chroming.
    When they knock on my door, they are confronted with my huge german shepherd and they leave fairly quickly.

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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    Most of the time I don't answer the door or the landline. Those know how to get in contact with me will cellphone call me or text me. If it is a hidden #, I also don't answer and if it is impt they would leave a voice message.

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    Default Re: Have you had phone call fom Amanda?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nomad View Post
    Most of the time I don't answer the door or the landline. Those know how to get in contact with me will cellphone call me or text me. If it is a hidden #, I also don't answer and if it is impt they would leave a voice message.
    Just out of curiosity, why have the landline then?

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