Monday, April 21, 2008

How I wasted 10 cell phone minutes

ring, ring...
Recorded voice: Your auto warranty is about to expire. (This is where I've always hung up before. This time I decided to wait for a person so I can get my name off their stupid list.)
Recorded voice continues: Please hold for a live person.
What? As apposed to a dead person? Ugh. I hate solicitation calls!!! I stayed on hold until a person came on the line..
Live person: Hello. Can I have the make, model, and year of your vehicle?
Me: Actually I want to have my name removed from your list. Is that something you can do or do I need to speak to someone else?
That's the first time I've been hung up on by a solicitor.
I used caller id to call them back, poised to give them a piece of my mind.
Recorded voice: I'm sorry. The number you have reached has been disconnected.
Then how in the world are they able to call me!?!?


  1. Oooooooohhhhhhh, this has happened to me not too long ago as well and I TOO called them back b/c in my mind, that was NOT professional, and besides!

    Sorry they wasted your cell minutes. You can register your nunber on National Do Not Call List


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