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Subject:  Re: Holiday Scams Date:  12/9/1999  2:01 PM
Author:  piranhakeeper Number:  21516 of 312027

If I get one I put down the phone, NOT HANG IT UP. I then go back to whatever it was that I was doing. Then I let them spew their spiel to their heart's content. When I hear the "BNNNT BNNNT BNNNT" coming from the phone, I go and hang it up. You'd be surprised at how long it is until I have to hang up sometimes.

I like it because its a way to waste their time for them wasting mine. It really cuts down on their attempts per hour and probably they feel and look pretty foolish. They seem to put me on their don't call back list from what I can tell.
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