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Cold Callers To Be Or Not To B.

Discussion in 'Get it off your chest' started by kamyonsofor, Sep 16, 2018.

  1. kamyonsofor

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    I have come to the decision that a certain element in this society are illiterate,on my front door a sticker 9"x6" stating " No Cold Callers, No Charity Bags No Papers or Magazines" ,all in black bold print with a red border.So yesterday afternoon around 3pm door bell goes ,looked on the camera ,some well dressed bloke so opened the door ,there he was clip board ,computer at hand pleasantries exchanged he was doing a survey for the Council me being polite for a change "not interested". Now today 12-15pm front door bell goes just as I'm in the hall ,saw a figure thru the glass so opened the door, middle aged bloke stands there all booted and suited clip board at hand with other garbage "I'm from the Labour Party" so I points to my "No Cold Callers sticker" "I am not a cold caller??? me so who are you then,"Well we are not cold calling are we"now the questions " I f you could vote tomorrow who would it be" me NF or Nige, but it will not make any difference will it him " Yes it will" me well it hasn't in the past so it is not going to start in the very near future, after that he ticked "do not call again." Success at last well for today any way, when it comes to the Religious community I always pose the question How come you made that guy drag a 'kin great telegraph pole down the road make him plot it then nail him to it what's that all about.There are some things about being a gun loving non believer that give solace and serenity 'til I hit my thumb with a hammer ,when my time is up ,going downstairs with the geezer in red with his fork ,nice and warm 24/7 heating ,toast ,jacket potatoes ,flame grilled chicken the menu is endless.
     
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    You're not alone and the only ones worse are the spam phone callers ... last pair of bible bashers who knocked at my gaff (surprising as they were on foot and I'm very rural) were invited in to help me wipe my poor old mum's @rse as she'd just shat herself. They declined and retreated rapidly ... shows how duplicitous religion can be when .'s own representatives won't help you out in a time of need :handjob:'s
     
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    I couldn’t agree with you more mate. I’ve suffered all the above lately and only today Amazon ignore the big sign on my letter box “NO POST - USE POSTBOX” for them to slip a £30 book through the letter box which my German Shepheard enjoyed reading in 5 seconds flat.
     
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    If you open the door and it is someone you can't be ar5ed with doing a survey or asking you to switch energy providers just interrupt them straight away and just say "Sorry but could you wait 2 ticks please I just need to go and turn a pan off" then just close the door and carry on about your business. I've never even had a second ring on the bell with this method.

    Works for phone calls too. Just say the pan thing and place the receiver down (without hanging up - might as well waste as much of their time as they would of yours!).
     
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    Jeez oh shouldn't say that but so wound up developed a posting stutter and posted twice now amended.
     
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    I have a similar sign on my front door and I too have come to the same conclusion that a certain element of society are either illiterate, extremely arrogant or just masochistic. Still the sign on my door has reduced cold callers and fly posting by about 80% overall so it's an improvement.
     
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    sign on my door says.. DO NOT DISTURB UNLESS VERY IMPORTANT sounds lil intimidating ;) definate keeps bible bashers and the salespeople away, get loads em this way, every week it was someone askin u need doors windows or broadband etc.. now no one rings my bell, :)
     
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    I sometimes just stand there giving them that 'WHY THE HELL HAVE YOU DISTURBED ME stare NOT IMPRESSED .. I WAS BUSY' they usually get the message and leave.
     
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    answer the door in a gimp mask!
     
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    Wasn't entirely sure what a Gimp mask 'was, just googled it :D :D yep that'd do it :D
     
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    Or dressed like Michael Myers hockey mask carving knife and boiler suit full trip ... I'd be OFF and RUNNING :D
     
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    They see my dog at the door they don't bother again
     
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    Eats too many cans of beans by the looks of it Shauny :D

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    when it came time to replace my front door i had one made without the letter box , the dog don't get a look in lol, however the sign on it says no cold callers but we do have fun pointing it out !
     
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    I had them (chuggers) nearly two weeks ago, after dark, 3 blacks and an asian, Beaker from the Muppets rattled my doorbell and knocker like the house was on fire, disturbed the whole house... then noticed the sign saying 'no cold callers' and promptly left to hassle my neighbour, I went out to ask what the emergency was and pointed out the problems with cold calling after dark in a high crime area but he merely dismissed it as 'just doing my job' :handjob:

    His mates gathered and tried to walk up my drive again so they all got the sharp side of my tongue as I slammed the 7ft gates at them... they scarpered!

    I don't often lose my 5h!t these days but we'd just got Steph to sleep (she's ill again) and the doorbell was quite near her and scared the crap out of her!

    Jo-Jo's don't knock anymore, TV Licencing seem to have given up, we just get pizza flyers and taxi cards, probably because the deliverers can't read a word of English!

    I don't want ANYONE on my property or ringing the door uninvited, it offends me immensely.


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