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Author: RustynSusan Two stars, 250 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 4337  
Subject: A Simple yet Effective technique!! Date: 2/23/2000 10:21 PM
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I don't know how many of you are in a similar situation as me. I work all day in an office and recieve numerous cold calls from brokers, many of whom I'm sure are of the Boiler Room variety. Instead of getting pissed off and slamming the phone down, why not have a little fun instead (that's why were here right?).

Try this amazing little technique:
Pacify them a little by answering a few of there generic questions like "Do you know about the stock market?" and the the likes. Usually they have just one or two stocks they are really trying to push on you. And of course, you have to get in right now or else your gonna miss a ten gazillion percent gain. Well, I happened to recieve a call from a particularly persistent lady broker one day whom I engaged and debated with for much longer than I usually do. Finally I told her,

"Well, first of all, I don't believe your doing all that great managing your clients money or you wouldn't have to make cold calls, but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. Send me your last 3 years of personal tax returns, and your last 3 years worth of portfolio account statements, and if you've done better than I've done for myself I will put all of my money with your firm."

Big <G>

I haven't had a taker yet!!!

Fool On!!!!
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