Author Archives: Jimmy Aring

Bon voyage and fare thee well!

Hi. Just letting you know that this is my last post on this blog. It is taking up too much of my time in competition with other interests; so I am moving on. Thanks to all my followers, commenters and … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Phones Lets Us Record Calls (two way)? -ca

This was originally posted with a Canadian audience in mind, but it has relevance here in Australia and, I suspect, in most third world countries generally. Brain Jones, the author, is a programmer and works full time in the telecommunications … Continue reading

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Investors duped by City Index Australasia’s cold-calling scam -au

Link: http://www.moneymanagement.com.au/news/financial-services/2012/cold-call-scammer-found-guilty

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e-petition: Make telephone sales cold-calling illegal -UK

Link: Make telephone sales cold calling illegal – e-petitions.

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Audio link: Peyton Charles gets cold called

http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/peytoncharles-1-cold-calling-embedsong.871177.html

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Video: How to stop cold calling and make $500 from them to boot -us

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Video: Ever felt that the telemarketer didn’t really care?

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Prank #25: Hang ups

#25. Hang ups – Ω TELEMARKETER: “Hello Mrs. Dong, we are affiliated with Macrohard Technologies; and in monitoring the internet it has come to our attention that your computer has a number of errors which makes it prone to attack … Continue reading

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Prank #16: Enterprise bargaining agreement

#16. Enterprise bargaining agreement – ΩΩΩ TELEMARKETER: “Hello, we are offering you and a friend the opportunity to enjoy 2 days free at one of our many holiday resorts—” ME: Bargain with them for an extremely better deal. For instance, … Continue reading

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Name changed to ‘Pppppppppprice’ in a genuine but eccentric bid to stop cold-callers

Pestered Tim Price was pretty peeved by cold calling telephone salesmen taking the P – so he’s added an extra nine Ps to his name in a desperate bid to make them stop, writes Lee Marlow. Tim, 49, has changed his … Continue reading

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