Friday, June 27, 2008

Stop Calling Me!!!!

Recently it was suggested by Artistic Logic and Controlled Chaos for me to concoct up postings of historical events from various time frames. Sort of like a "This day in History.." kinda thing.

So here goes nothing:

On June 27,2003 more than 735,000 phone numbers were registered on the first day of a national do-not-call list aimed at blocking unwelcomed solicitations from telemarketers.(http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/index.html)

I thought this was hilarious and sorta ironic. It's hilarious because I am a Supervisor at a call center at my University. And its ironic that my first post of historical events should be related to a place that I despise and wish to get away from. Also because I have frequently heard many people say "I'm on the national Do Not Call list, how did you get my number." In which case, we must respond by saying, " We are exempt from that list because we are a non-profit organization." (Complete B.S. if you ask me.)

Anywho, piece of advice: if you are registered with the National Do Not Call list and yet still receive a phone call from any type of solicitor, telemarketer, or other types of annoying people who want money or information from you, but are considered "non-profit" organizations, just say the eight magic words, Put Me On Your Do Not Call List, and you shall never [*fingers crossed*] hear from them ever again.

7 comments:

Artistic Logic said...

hahahah i <3 u.... i remember when that block list thingy came up...
yay nice first post missy ;)

Simply me said...

Actually, those 8 words words supposedly grant you peace for only 3 years. Not forever.

Snake Charmer said...

hahaha i finally figured out who constuctive attitude it :P

controlled chaos said...

haha.
Nice.

Constructive Attitude said...

Only three years? wth?

Mrs. Cullen said...

i don't think we should allow swear words on this blog because its so unattractive and i just don't like it. i think BS counts as a swear word.

whitefawn87 said...

LOL! I wonder the same thing. we always get calls and they always say... we're non-profit. :x its a conspiracy i say!