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Old 12-07-2010, 09:07 PM   #1
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Sears telemarketer

Just had a Sears home improvement telemarketer call. He wanted to sell me weather stripping and new windows. I told him I have double paned windows and I don't feel any drafts, I'll pass on the A/C to. But thank you though.

He cuts me off with one last question..

What do you see in your foreseeable future as your next home improvement?

Thought for a sec, told him, "Nothing that I can see.. Except maybe the bank foreclosing on my house. Now THAT would be an improvement!"

He started laughing thanked me for my time..

I should leave the Telemarketers alone..

Munky.

P.S The banks NOT foreclosing on my house.. Just kidding about that.
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:19 PM   #2
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funny, i find most telemarketers have no sense of humor what so ever. i usually tell them i have to old for home improvements. i am trying to improve my body. they just keep talking. then i hang up.
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:06 PM   #3
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I gave up and I tell them to come on over and give me a quote.

I live in an apartment!
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:27 PM   #4
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I gave up and I tell them to come on over and give me a quote.

I live in an apartment!

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Old 12-08-2010, 04:36 PM   #5
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My DH always interrupts sales callers and then asks: What are you wearing? Can you tell me in detail? Does it have a zipper or buttons?

They always hang up.
:)
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:45 PM   #6
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My DH always interrupts sales callers and then asks: What are you wearing? Can you tell me in detail? Does it have a zipper or buttons?

They always hang up.
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Oh, I like!
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Old 12-08-2010, 05:35 PM   #7
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Telemarketers love people like me because I don't waste their time with their sales pitch. Over the years I've gotten to learn to simply hang up without saying a word. I know it's harsh but what can I say....
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Old 12-08-2010, 06:08 PM   #8
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I don't waste time with them either. I just calmly hang up. That's probably what they prefer so they can go on to their next call.
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Old 12-08-2010, 06:28 PM   #9
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I do it sometimes (hanging up the phone) and also, sometimes I tell them that I'm not interested. :)
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My DH always interrupts sales callers and then asks: What are you wearing? Can you tell me in detail? Does it have a zipper or buttons?

They always hang up.
:)
I ask them questions too, like what's the best brand of (fill in blank) or whether they ate breakfast that day. If I know their name I claim to have gone to high school with them.
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