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"Nice to put a face with a call."
"Gotta run, Peter. A new client is on his way up."
"Oh, I'm really sorry. I just placed three million with some broker who called five minutes ago."
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"You bet I'd love a free trip to Cancún."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, tele-marketing, tele-marketer, tele-marketers, cold calling, cold calls, cold caller, cold callers, scam, scams, con, cons, fraud, trickery, free, free trip, free trips, cancun, mexico, won, winner, winners, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, travel, cruise, cruises, you've won, gullible, naive, stupid, dumb, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, guard, guards, knight, knights, modern life, too good to be true
"If that's Kemp again, just tell him we don't want to come into his goddam tent!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, politics, politician, politicians, political, political leader, political leaders, government, governments, campaign, campaigns, candidate, candidates, cold calling, cold call
"It's O. J. Simpson. He wants to know if we can spare a couple of minutes of our time."
Phone Calls As a Child and As an Adult
Tags:phone conversations, phone conversation, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, crank call, crank calls, prank call, prank calls, prank, prankster, pranksters, youth, youths, youthful transgression, youthful transgressions, growing up, grown up, adulthood, growing older, growing old, aging, aged, telemarketing, telemarketer, sales call, sales calls, salesman, salesmen, sales, tele sales, telemarketing call, telemarketing calls, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, cold callers, working life, working, work, career destiny, career planning, phone calls, telephone calls, telephone call
"How nice of you to call me out of the blue, young man. It so happens I have forty-five million just sitting in my piggy bank, and maybe having a broker wouldn't be such a bad idea."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, telecommunication, telecommunications, cold calling, cold calls, cold call, cold caller, cold callers, salesmen, salesman, consumerism, broker, brokers, finances, money, personal finances, millions, millionaire, millionaires, rich, wealthy, the one percent, the 1%, out of the blue, piggy bank, piggy banks, bank, banks, banking, investing, investment, investments, investor, investors, scam, scams, con, cons, fraud, phone scam, phone scams, scammer, scammers, old people, elderly, senior, seniors, bad idea, gullible, naive, common scam, common scams, dumb, stupid
"I'm sorry – you have the wrong language."
"I'm not trying to sell you anything, sir. I'm doing market research, and all I ask is two or three hours of your time to answer a few thousand questions."
Tags:marketing call, marketing calls, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, market research, marketing research, nuisance, nuisances, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, annoyance, annoyances, irritate, irritates, irritating, frustrate, frustrates, frustrating, frustration, frustrations, question, questions, questioning, survey, surveys, surveying, poll, polls, polling, pollster, pollsters
Alexander Graham Bell Invents the Unsolicited Phone Pitch"Mr. Watson, have you ever thought what would happen to your loved ones if you died tomorrow?"
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketers, telemarketing, phone pitch, phone pitches, unsolicited, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, inventing, innovation, innovative, marketing, advertising, history, historical, insurance, salesmen, salesman, business, telecommunications
"I'm starting to think humans don't even like winning free cruises."
Tags:robot, robots, outsourcing, call centre, call centres, telephone, telephones, phones, phone, spam, internet spam, robocall, robocalls, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, free cruise, free cruises, winner, winning, win, prize, prizes, you win, cold calling, automated call, automated calling, modern life
No Cold Callers
'Yes, I do want insurance. Can I take out a policy against you ringing me up at work.'
"We got a robo call on a great deal on a cruise."
Tags:robocall, robocalls, robo call, robo calls, telesales, cold calling, cold caller, cold callers, cruise, cruises, cruise holiday, cruise holidays, great deal, deal, deals, discount, discounts, spring 2020, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, epidemic, epidemics, disease, diseases, illness, sickness, virus, viruses, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, lockdown, lockdowns
"They're the lucky ones. We're headed for telemarketing."
Tags:hell, telemarketer, telemarketers, telemarketing, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, cold caller, cold callers, nuisance, nuisances, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, special place in hell, do not call, evil, evilness, burn in hell, burning in hell, punishments, eternal punishment, eternity, afterlife, afterlives, damned
"So we're agreed-whoever picks the short straw has to cold-call potential donors and try to raise enough money for some food."
Tags:cold call, cold calling, coldcall, coldcalling, fundraise, fundraising, fundraiser, fund raise, fund raising, fund raiser, donor, donate, donating, draw straws, straw, straws, money, futile, pointless, life raft, stranded, drifting, pointlessness, food, foods, ocean, liferafts, liferaft, life rafts, life boat, life boats, lifeboat, lifeboats, sea, ocean
'A telemarketing call for you, Sir.'
"Sotheby's extends its deepest sympathies and wonders whether the deceased might have owned any early German Expressionist pieces."
Tags:death, deceased, condolences, sympathy, sympathies, regret, regrets, estate, estates, art, artist, artists, artwork, artworks, painting, paintings, painter, painters, auction, auctions, auction house, auction houses, art collector, art collectors, art appraiser, art appraisers, german, expressionist, piece, pieces, ethics, unethical, rude, improper, inappropriate, greed, greedy, avarice, buy, buying, sell, selling, cold calling, modern life
"Must you people always call during state dinners?"
Tags:state dinner, state dinners, dinner, dinners, interrupt, interrupts, interrupting, marketing, marketing call, marketing calls, obtrusive, nuisance, nuisances, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, telemarketing, telemarketers, telemarketer, royal, royals, royalty, unsolicited call, unsolicited calls, dinner hour, dinner hours, king, kings, politician, politicians, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, rude, rudeness, inconsiderate, monarch, monarchs, monarchy
"Do we want to be members of a small, elite club of families willing to respond to insurance-survey questions during dinnertime?"
Tags:cold calling, cold-calling, insurance salesmen, insurance salesman, insurance sales, nuisance call, nuisance calls, nuisance calling, survey, surveys, questionnaire, questionnaires, sales pitch, sales pitches, dinnertime, dinnertimes, dinner time, customer feedback, consumer feedback, consumer questionnaire
"Maybe I could just leave a flier then."
"Sorry if I'm butchering your name."
"Oh, by the way, do you have any money? Will you send me any money? Do you know anyone who has any money? Will they send me any money?"
Tags:businessman on phone. money, business, politician, politicians, campaign contribution, campaign contributions, campaign contributor, campaign contributors, money in politics, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, contributor, contributors, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketers, telemarketing, mankoff
"They're offering special premiums if we use their service."
Tags:smoke signal, smoke signals, smoke signalling, translate, translates, translating, translation, translations, premium, premiums, cold call, cold calls, cold calling, american indian, american indians, indian, indians, marketing, telemarketing, call, calls, nuisance, nuisances, annoying, annoyance, annoyances