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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 09:26 PM
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19. Land line. I have the bare minimum phone service because I don't
use the phone very much and I refuse to pay extra for caller ID, and all the other BS they want to seel you, and I refuse to pay even more for cell phone service! It still pisses me off every month when I have to pay that damn $30 bill!
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  -Have you gotten calls from "Card Services"? napi21  Jul-22-08 08:52 PM   #0 
  - I get collections calls to all the time (for some guy named Ned or Ted)  NightWatcher   Jul-22-08 08:56 PM   #1 
  - Try this.  amerikat   Jul-22-08 08:58 PM   #2 
  - I registered when this first became available and yes, I checked and my  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:07 PM   #8 
     - is it a cell phone or a land line?  amerikat   Jul-22-08 09:15 PM   #15 
        - Land line. I have the bare minimum phone service because I don't  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:26 PM   #19 
           - Well the next time they call you, call the phone Co immediately  amerikat   Jul-22-08 09:31 PM   #21 
              - When I called them the last time, they told me unless I had caller ID  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:38 PM   #24 
                 - ask for the supervisor and go up from there. what company provides your phone service  amerikat   Jul-22-08 09:45 PM   #27 
                    - AT&T (formerly Bell South). Hey, if that will work, I'll sure give it a try!  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:47 PM   #28 
                       - just don't take no for an asnwer, eventually you will reach someone  amerikat   Jul-22-08 09:51 PM   #30 
  - Scam scam scam scam scam  deadmessengers   Jul-22-08 08:58 PM   #3 
  - I've had exactly the same thing going on  dflprincess   Jul-22-08 08:58 PM   #4 
  - Yep! Lower yur CC interest rate! I don't care what my int rate is  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:03 PM   #6 
  - And the bad part is that when you press two  Robbien   Jul-22-08 09:13 PM   #13 
  - Preying on the financially desperate.  DCKit   Jul-22-08 09:14 PM   #14 
     - All of that is true, but I was thinking of doing the opposite.  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:18 PM   #17 
  - It's a scam  proud2Blib   Jul-22-08 09:02 PM   #5 
  - I used to get them about auto warranty coverage.  donco6   Jul-22-08 09:04 PM   #7 
  - I did get one about that  dflprincess   Jul-22-08 09:08 PM   #10 
     - Exactly. And we're all on DNCall list. eom  donco6   Jul-22-08 09:38 PM   #23 
  - I put myself on the 'Do not resuscitate' list....Oh, wait....  cliffordu   Jul-22-08 09:07 PM   #9 
  - Did you put your number on the  virgdem   Jul-22-08 09:09 PM   #11 
  - I've been getting the same calls..lol, and finally did the same thing  Maine-ah   Jul-22-08 09:10 PM   #12 
  - I am card services  Neo   Jul-22-08 09:15 PM   #16 
  - They never ask me for any info. As soon as I ask who they are,  napi21   Jul-22-08 09:23 PM   #18 
     - Take their call, tell them your are interested but can't talk right now  csziggy   Jul-22-08 09:43 PM   #26 
  - "there's no problem with your account..." -are those the ones you're talking about?  QuestionAll   Jul-22-08 09:28 PM   #20 
  - They called me. Said they would reduce interest on "my credit card." Then I pushed the button to  Sam Ervin jret   Jul-22-08 09:35 PM   #22 
  - I've gotten those calls. I have caller ID  TechBear_Seattle   Jul-22-08 09:43 PM   #25 
  - Unknown doesn't get picked up here. They can ring away  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-08 12:32 AM   #36 
  - I just hang up!  DailyGrind51   Jul-22-08 09:49 PM   #29 
  - I did that for over a year, but you don't understand. I really don't  napi21   Jul-22-08 10:03 PM   #31 
     - If you have a cordless,  rebel with a cause   Jul-23-08 12:49 AM   #38 
  - Is it F.I.A. Card Services or just "card services"?  Balbus   Jul-22-08 11:50 PM   #32 
  - This may be in poor taste, but what the hell...  Contrary1   Jul-23-08 12:00 AM   #33 
  - At least 50 times in the last year, yes. Yes, we're on the DoNotCall list.  TahitiNut   Jul-23-08 12:12 AM   #34 
  - My nemesis is Merchant Account Services....  Flabbergasted   Jul-23-08 12:31 AM   #35 
  - I get them all the time, and I have no visa or mastercard account.  rebel with a cause   Jul-23-08 12:42 AM   #37 
  - I've been getting calls lately that show up as a 555 number on caller ID  MiniMe   Jul-23-08 12:49 AM   #39 
  - Take your fucking phone and put it in the dog's water bucket.  lonestarnot   Jul-23-08 12:57 AM   #40 
  - I get one daily.  Cleita   Jul-23-08 01:02 AM   #41 
 

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