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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:13 PM

Oh My God. Seriously. Why call me? Why?

I just a call from the Impreach Barack Hussein Obama who is releasing terrorists from Gitmo (closing Gitmo is against the constitution!!!!), taking away our gunz and WAS NOT EVEN BORN IN THE USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111111111111111


OMG OMGOM OMOGMOGMOGMOGMOMOGOGMOGMOMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All in a very dramatic fast talking concerned voice.

I waited, laughing and rolling around, until I got a person (also fast talking concerned voice) and told him they were seriously insane and needed to get mental health help. Or jump off a cliff. But never ever call me again.

oh my god. These people are freaking insane.

"Conservative Majority Fund to expose Barack Obama and his mysterious past to the American people."

Good lord. HOW did they ever get my name and WHY would they think I was remotely interested?

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Reply Oh My God. Seriously. Why call me? Why? (Original post)
uppityperson Feb 2013 OP
MrScorpio Feb 2013 #1
uppityperson Feb 2013 #4
alarimer Feb 2013 #12
Mnemosyne Feb 2013 #16
WCGreen Feb 2013 #35
CaliforniaPeggy Feb 2013 #36
WCGreen Feb 2013 #37
CaliforniaPeggy Feb 2013 #39
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #40
Mnemosyne Feb 2013 #46
Voice for Peace Feb 2013 #17
markpkessinger Feb 2013 #19
Voice for Peace Feb 2013 #30
markpkessinger Feb 2013 #56
dgibby Feb 2013 #52
Callmecrazy Feb 2013 #27
Frustratedlady Feb 2013 #2
uppityperson Feb 2013 #5
Curmudgeoness Feb 2013 #22
unblock Feb 2013 #3
sad-cafe Feb 2013 #57
frazzled Feb 2013 #6
uppityperson Feb 2013 #7
Curmudgeoness Feb 2013 #24
rgbecker Feb 2013 #8
frazzled Feb 2013 #11
dixiegrrrrl Feb 2013 #9
Silver Swan Feb 2013 #53
frazzled Feb 2013 #55
Notafraidtoo Feb 2013 #10
judesedit Feb 2013 #13
Revanchist Feb 2013 #14
NRaleighLiberal Feb 2013 #15
RebelOne Feb 2013 #21
Curmudgeoness Feb 2013 #26
Beartracks Feb 2013 #18
krispos42 Feb 2013 #34
zeemike Feb 2013 #20
starroute Feb 2013 #23
OldDem2012 Feb 2013 #25
rdharma Feb 2013 #41
treestar Feb 2013 #42
uppityperson Feb 2013 #47
rdharma Feb 2013 #28
uppityperson Feb 2013 #31
rdharma Feb 2013 #45
sad-cafe Feb 2013 #58
nadinbrzezinski Feb 2013 #29
one_voice Feb 2013 #32
krispos42 Feb 2013 #33
lost-in-nj Feb 2013 #38
dionysus Feb 2013 #43
NaturalHigh Feb 2013 #44
MiniMe Feb 2013 #48
sad-cafe Feb 2013 #49
Thav Feb 2013 #50
lonestarnot Feb 2013 #51
n2doc Feb 2013 #54
winter is coming Feb 2013 #59

Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:18 PM

1. I got the same call today

202 area code, which I knew it would be BS, because I don't know anyone in DC who has this number.

Blah-blah, fucking blah. Five seconds of that and I hung up.

Assholes.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:25 PM

4. I usually hang up but this one started soooooo OMG!!!!!ish I decided to listen and tell them to go

away. The guy was very polite, told me thank after I called him fucking insane.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:17 PM

12. Someone called me from a 202 area code today too.

I didn't answer and they didn't leave a message.

Is there a cell phone "do not call list"? Lately I've been getting a lot of telemarketing calls on my cell.

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Response to alarimer (Reply #12)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:56 PM

16. I got a text earlier, telling me I WON an ipad or $1000! I tried to call Gophone service yesterday

and somehow ended up with a guy on the line telling me I had won a Carnival cruise! Only needed to pay $59.95 dock fee, iirc.

I told him what I thought of their ships, knowing it was a scam. Did that scam have bad timing or what?

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Response to Mnemosyne (Reply #16)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:43 PM

35. Just stay away from the poop deck...

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Response to WCGreen (Reply #35)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:46 PM

36. Oh, NOT the poop deck again!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #36)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:48 PM

37. Milkin' it!!!

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Response to WCGreen (Reply #37)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:57 PM

39. You certainly are, you bad boy!!!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #36)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:04 PM

40. If he hadn't said it...

I would have

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Response to WCGreen (Reply #35)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:54 PM

46. ...



Wait, wasn't that the entire ship?

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Response to alarimer (Reply #12)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:56 PM

17. the do not call registry takes landlines and mobile

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Response to Voice for Peace (Reply #17)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:37 PM

19. Yes, but political/lobbying groups have been exempted from it n/t

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Response to markpkessinger (Reply #19)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:26 PM

30. well that needs to be fixed...

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Response to Voice for Peace (Reply #30)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:02 PM

56. Agreed! n/t

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Response to Voice for Peace (Reply #17)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:09 PM

52. Thanks for the link! n/t

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Response to alarimer (Reply #12)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:14 PM

27. Yes. It's called the do not call registry

Call 1-888-382-1222. It takes less than a minute to register your cell phone number for 10 years, I think.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:19 PM

2. If they weren't so crazy, you'd think it was a joke.

They are serious, however.


Speaking of calls, I have been getting 4 calls/day/7 from 5 different places...most either "out of area" or the group/company name, but a different number each day. Since the "person" is a recording, there is nothing I could do to stop them...I thought. THEN, I remembered the Do Not Call list, reentered my number and you would not believe how nice and quiet it is around here...almost instantly.

I never liked Bush, but I do have to thank him for that DNC list.



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Response to Frustratedlady (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:32 PM

5. I was trying to figure out how closing Gitmo is against the constitution & they segued into birther

bs and I knew I had to wait and talk to them. I think I need to redo the dnc list also, thanks.

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Response to Frustratedlady (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:57 PM

22. I thought that we did not have to reenter our numbers on the DNC list.

But it sounds like it worked for you.

I have been getting a lot of calls to "clean up my credit", which I don't need. And I just figured that these people didn't give a shit about the law and figured no one would turn them in.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:25 PM

3. no no no! don't tell them not to call you! why help them out?

just calmly place the receiver on the table, keeping the line open, and go about your business.

let them waste their time and effort and money.

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Response to unblock (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:29 PM

57. haha

 

love it

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:37 PM

6. Get a loud fog horn and set it off into the receiver

Gee, I only get robocalls from something to do with the FBI and seniors and crime (I hang up before I hear the message), and to change my electricity provider. Rachel seems to have finally disappeared, along with her credit card calls. I hope she's dead. Deader than a doornail. I hope she suffered.

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Response to frazzled (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:46 PM

7. Rachel called you too? That slut. How dare she? I thought she was mine, all mine!!!!!1111111

I am glad Rachel got shut down also, read that there was some legal action taken to get rid of her. Yay.

ETA, "Rachel" is "this is Rachel at card holder service. There is nothing wrong with your credit card but..." robocall thing, not a real person. In case someone takes offense at my "slut" joke, it isn't against a real person but a robocall.

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #7)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:59 PM

24. With all the calls I have gotten from "Rachel",

I guarantee you that I would not take offense at your calling her a slut....or worse.

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Response to frazzled (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:01 PM

8. I've got to tell you this one....

We too have been getting "Rachel" calls for the last year or so. We tried different things...hang up or push one and tell the guy never to call again etc.

Then my wife takes a call from our daughter-in-law, who seldom calls. "Hi, this is Rachel" (yes my dil is named Rachel) ....There's a long pause, My wife, realizing that its not the recording says "REALLY?" "Oh..... Rachel...Hi!"

Odd thing was, she sounded exactly the same!

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Response to rgbecker (Reply #8)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:11 PM

11. LOL!

She's lucky she didn't scream into the phone, "Go to hell, Rachel, you ignorant s....!"

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Response to frazzled (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:02 PM

9. Rachel had her ass sued off and court entered cease and desist order.

She was from Fla and Tex mostly.
Read about it the other day.

The muffler warrenty robot has (knock on wood) stopped calling.

We still get real person sales calls, because Mr.Dixie just had to go ahead and put his damn name in the phone book!
I TOLD him to list our number under a fake name..I always used J. doofus McGillacutty.....
so when the phone rings at dinner time and they ask for "Mrs. Dixie" I know it is a sales call
( we have different last names).

The answering machine does a good screening tho.
I HATES answering the phone, hates it!!!!

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Response to frazzled (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:38 PM

53. I thought Rachel was gone

But yesterday I got a call with the same script and voice as Rachel, but using a different name.

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Response to Silver Swan (Reply #53)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 01:12 PM

55. Rachel resides in the land of the undead

She obviously has come back, in disguise, to haunt you. I expect she will be ringing my phone soon with her unctuous, seemingly unthreatening voice. But I know her vacant, staring eyes shine in the dark and that she is trying to take over my mind and soul. I will use garlic, crosses, and any other means available to ward off her evil.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:11 PM

10. I think they do good for us.

The more crazy Conservatives behave and overreach the more they become social pariahs pushing independents and moderate republicans into our camp. These cold calls are not a threat but a gift to liberals.

If he called me i would laugh first wouldn't be able to contain myself and thank him for the fine work they are doing in pushing the country left.

This is why i don't mind people like Sarah Palin or Glen Beck. Sure they are crazy and annoying but By being so openly insane and stupid they destroy the GOP brand so in the end we win.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:38 PM

13. That's funny. The war criminals are right here. They are Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Ashcroft, etc

That's who the poor illiterate caller needs to be afraid of.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:45 PM

14. I personally like Henry Rollins' idea

[link:|

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:53 PM

15. Ah, so this is the sort of thing I miss! We no longer answer the phone unless we know who it is.

Got rid of landlines 5 years ago, and started screening all calls even before that.

Thanks for reporting on what sorts of stuff I could be subject to!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #15)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:50 PM

21. I never answer my phone unless I know the number.

I still have a landline, but I have Comcast caller alert, which flashes the incoming call number across my TV screen. If I do not recognize the number, I do not answer. I also have voice mail, so if the call is urgent the caller can leave a message.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #15)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:07 PM

26. So that is why my calls don't get through to you!

I don't know how you do it.....my curiousity gets the best of me every time.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:30 PM

18. Was there ominous music, too?



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Response to Beartracks (Reply #18)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:41 PM

34. Can't go wrong with...

"Carmina Burma"!

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:44 PM

20. Crazy like a fox.

Or should I say a scam artist.
You would be surprised how many people will send them money to get that black man out of that white house.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:58 PM

23. Conservative Majority Fund

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/impeach-obama-robocall-campaign_n_2132682.html

The movement to impeach President Barack Obama has been launched, just days after he won a second term in the White House.

The Conservative Majority Fund, a conservative group known primarily for its birther conspiracy spreading, has launched a robocall campaign to gin up support for the president's impeachment.


http://crooksandliars.com/karoli/racist-reagan-operatives-behind-new-robocal

Racist Reagan Operatives Behind New Robocall Calling for Obama's Impeachment

By karoli

The minute I heard this ad I could tell it was the product of old-time Reagan-era operatives. ... Yeah, it's the old birther nonsense, but don't shrug it off as the fringe of the Republican party, because it's not. The ad is paid for by the Conservative Majority Fund, champions of Joe Arpaio and birthers to this day. ...

Scott B. MacKenzie is the treasurer for the Conservative Majority Fund. Scott has a long history as a mid-level operative. He ran Pat Buchanan's PAC for his failed 1996 presidential bid, and has a long history of FEC complaints made against him. These days, he is not only treasurer of the PAC that bought the robocall, but also the treasurer of The Conservative Strikeforce. That group's chairman is also a former Reaganite. Here's his description from their website:

Dennis Whitfield is former Deputy Secretary of Labor for President Ronald Reagan. He was Executive Vice President of The American Conservative Union and Senior Vice President of the National Federation of Independent Business.

As for the NFIB, they are a US Chamber of Commerce clone. This is the same group that Mitt Romney spoke to and suggested they threaten their employees with lost jobs if Barack Obama were elected. The NFIB was also the lead litigant in the effort to overturn Obamacare and plays an active role in ALEC. These are the Reagan stalwarts, and they are funding robocalls with racist, nativist undertones.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:02 PM

25. Ever hear of a guy by the name of Tom Mabe? Here's how he deals with telemarketers....



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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #25)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:14 PM

41. Tom Mabe

 

Have you heard the one where the carpet cleaning solicitor calls and Mabe goes into his murderer character? He's real interested to know if they can get over right away and clean up blood stains.

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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #25)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:15 PM

42. That was a good one!

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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #25)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:58 PM

47. That is too good. Thank you. hahahahaha. Now I need to go see if he has others too.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:19 PM

28. Thread I posted this AM with soundcloud link to Conservative Majority robocall

 

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Response to rdharma (Reply #28)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:27 PM

31. Thank you, that was it. When they got to the "not a us citizen" I was laughing and stamping my feet

in a circle. OMG, they are nuts. The guy I talked with kept thanking me when I asked if he was "fucking insane". Thanks for the link, it is just as bad the second time through. Barack. Hussein. Obama. Not a us citizen and going against the Constitution by releasing terrorists from a military base in a foreign country. omg omg omg om gom g.

Batshit crazy.

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #31)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:28 PM

45. Batshit crazy.

 

Where I live....... that call sounds just like a "normal" conversation you would hear in the barber shop!

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #31)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:32 PM

58. he must read oily ts website

 

she gets more crazy each day

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:21 PM

29. Thanks...I will get one of these

I am n Michelle Bachman's list...the joy f political reporting.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:33 PM

32. That's funny....

I wish they would call me. I would have so much fun with them.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:39 PM

33. Did he talk about how Obama is a...

Jewish atheist who follows Fascist Communist ideas and eats jumbo shrimp?

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 08:48 PM

38. I got this call also

to be honest I laughed through the whole thing

my ex is a Repub and I guess thats why they have my number ugh



lost

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:16 PM

43. i once got what i thought was a robocall from a rethug campaign...

after listening for a minute, thinking it was a recording.. I was like "fuuuuuck you republicans, you lying pieces of shit!"

then I heard a gasp.. "oh my god! what did you just say?"

I hung up, felt bad, for a minute or two at least...

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 09:19 PM

44. Never got that one.

Of course, I rarely answer the home phone these days. It's usually a telemarketer anyway.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 10:46 PM

48. Did you tell them that mental health is covered by Obamacare?

That would have been my last line, if they stuck around that long.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 10:49 PM

49. must be because of oily taintz

 

looking at her web page today she has a new theory that Obama is actually Harry someone

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:18 AM

50. Troll unto them

as they troll unto you. Seriously, troll the heck out of them. "I'm frightened about all of that. Republicans seem to have an answer, but their last presidential candidate was a ROBOT! I read that on the internet, it must be true! Why haven't we bombed the Chinese? They're scary and want to take away our guns too!"

Also, did they actually say "impReach?" If so, that's icing and sprinkles on that little cupcake.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:21 AM

51. Good advise! You should have charged them for it!

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:57 PM

54. Scammers trolling for bucks

They probably call every number they can and hope to run across the random propaganda-fueled idiot. I would be willing to bet 90% of the funds raised go to the person running the scam. The rest to paying for the phone and people.

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Response to uppityperson (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:37 PM

59. Best typo of the day: "Impreach".

It beautifully conveys the "I'm getting messages directly from Gawd" intensity your caller displayed.

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