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When will it end ?

PostAuthor: Jake » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:13 pm

Thank goodness for Caller ID !

My wife had a meeting to attend yesterday, she left early in the morning and I knew she had a two hour drive to get home. She called me at 4 PM, telling me she was on her way home, so I did the mental calculation, factoring in Friday afternoon rush hour traffic which would put her home around 6:30 PM.

She will usually call me when she drops off the others traveling with her, and as I am getting ready to take her our for supper, I wasn't surprised when the home phone rang at 6:45 PM.

Whose number shows on the Caller ID display ?

None other than my very own name and number ? Whattttt......????

I have gotten calls from local numbers before and one that I actually answered because a friend of mine works for that individual, and I thought perhaps it was he calling. Wrong ! Robocall !

I rarely answer either of my phones unless I know the name or number. I know people hate leaving a message, but these robocalls that spoof local numbers are getting out of hand. The National Do Not Call list is useless !

To actually get a robocall from your own home phone number is beyond ridiculous. :pissed:
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Re: When will it end ?

PostAuthor: mark75 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:59 pm

yeah, it's getting bad, and that is 'way-over-the-line'.

I rarely answer my phone directly any more, I let all calls go to voicemail.
only thing I respond-to immediately is family text messages ... our own code system for response priority-of-need.
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Re: When will it end ?

PostAuthor: bstig60 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:53 am

I get them 3 -4 times or more per day. The best thing to do it to block the number. The Do not call list doesn't work because it is not being enforced.... Not surprising.... There are other laws passed by are illustrious state and federal governments that are impossible to enforce.... i.e. California's new law that says your cell phone must be attached to your car, you can't carry it in your pocket, in a holster or lay it on the seat, it must be affixed to your car.... Now isn't that stupid?
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