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  -How do you feel when you call customer service and end up talking to someone in a foreign country? Maddy McCall  Jul-27-08 08:06 PM   #0 
  - I don't like seeing American jobs go overseas  skipos   Jul-27-08 08:09 PM   #1 
  - Being frustrated by poor communication and poor customer service  JerseygirlCT   Jul-27-08 08:09 PM   #2 
  - I ask them where they are located.  tabasco   Jul-27-08 08:11 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-27-08 08:18 PM   #12 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-27-08 08:35 PM   #31 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-27-08 08:36 PM   #33 
        - That's not nice. I don't think Tandalayo_Scheisskopf is an asshole.  uppityperson   Jul-27-08 08:55 PM   #41 
     - the invention of the VRU has caused the war on American middle class jobs.  Rene   Jul-27-08 09:03 PM   #47 
     - we recently had the same problem with Verizon.  rebel with a cause   Jul-27-08 09:54 PM   #51 
     - I'm the same. I just want my problem fixed.  CTDem24   Jul-28-08 09:50 AM   #100 
     - I notice where you are located  Firespirit   Jul-28-08 01:46 PM   #133 
  - I don't have thoughts about it one way or another.  lwfern   Jul-27-08 08:11 PM   #4 
  - I admit to being very annoyed when this happens.  Inspired   Jul-27-08 08:12 PM   #5 
  - I'm happy my cousin finally got a job.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jul-27-08 08:13 PM   #6 
  - See...I was hesitant to post this...  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:20 PM   #15 
     - I don't take offense to it.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jul-27-08 08:22 PM   #20 
        - Whew...  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:32 PM   #27 
           - wrong reply. N?T  MiltonF   Jul-27-08 09:00 PM   #43 
  - I feel like the company cheaped-out on the CS department and puts profit above customer satisfaction  Liberal Veteran   Jul-27-08 08:15 PM   #7 
  - If they can help and speak fluent English, fine  DFW   Jul-27-08 08:15 PM   #8 
  - Interesting....I have AT&T phone, cell, TV and haven't talked  Jazzgirl   Jul-27-08 08:17 PM   #9 
  - I feel better than when I get some redneck from deepwoods Mississippi.  jobycom   Jul-27-08 08:17 PM   #10 
  - Don't make me spank you.  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:19 PM   #13 
     - Well, you did say a foreign country.  jobycom   Jul-27-08 08:23 PM   #23 
  - A person is a person, no reason to care where the live.  RGBolen   Jul-27-08 08:17 PM   #11 
  - True, but how about quality of work or dedication? Or do facts like those bother you?  HypnoToad   Jul-28-08 04:17 PM   #138 
  - It pisses me off and makes me feel like  oktoberain   Jul-27-08 08:20 PM   #14 
  - I just did this on Saturday.  donco6   Jul-27-08 08:20 PM   #16 
  - I'm not blaming the person in India....I blame the corporations....  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:22 PM   #21 
  - Takes too long, hard to understand (India mostly) and connections drop  MichiganVote   Jul-27-08 08:21 PM   #17 
  - Recently when I was in Wales my hostess needed a number  thecrow   Jul-27-08 08:21 PM   #18 
  - Sorry, I can't be nice in my answer...It pisses me the hell off!  MadMaddie   Jul-27-08 08:22 PM   #19 
  - I have dealt with AT&T HS Intenet Customer Service.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jul-27-08 08:23 PM   #22 
  - Thank god...someone else who's dealt with it with AT&T.  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:26 PM   #24 
     - Go into the registry??!!  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jul-27-08 08:32 PM   #28 
     - You might want to try Sprint Wireless Broadband  krispos42   Jul-28-08 02:56 AM   #78 
  - I Feel The Same Way  iamjoy   Jul-27-08 08:26 PM   #25 
  - attn Maddy  RazzleCat   Jul-27-08 08:37 PM   #34 
     - THANKS!  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:39 PM   #36 
  - Now they have more English speakers in other countries  goclark   Jul-27-08 08:29 PM   #26 
  - I feel angry that they're doing the job I used to do here!!  Breeze54   Jul-27-08 08:33 PM   #29 
  - Depends on if they are idiots.  Pavulon   Jul-27-08 08:34 PM   #30 
  - my cell phone company uses an indian call center  madrchsod   Jul-27-08 08:35 PM   #32 
  - i work in a call center here in the US  sentelle   Jul-28-08 08:44 AM   #88 
     - my daughter worked the phones for about 6 months  madrchsod   Jul-28-08 04:01 PM   #134 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-27-08 08:39 PM   #35 
  - Whatever your anger issues are, I doubt you can get them resolved...  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:41 PM   #37 
  - I hate that relatively good paying  ikojo   Jul-27-08 08:47 PM   #38 
  - Yes....  Maddy McCall   Jul-27-08 08:49 PM   #40 
  - This is part of the Republican plan.  IanDB1   Jul-27-08 08:47 PM   #39 
  - With my cable company (Charter), I get the same crappy tech "help" from Americans....  tpsbmam   Jul-27-08 08:58 PM   #42 
  - When I speak with a woman it reminds me of the alternative.  MiltonF   Jul-27-08 09:01 PM   #44 
  - So out of work US tech support workers should just turn to prostitution here?  Breeze54   Jul-27-08 10:02 PM   #52 
  - that's quite a leap.  lwfern   Jul-27-08 10:51 PM   #57 
     - I need a job. I'm an out of work tech. I'm pissed off!  Breeze54   Jul-27-08 11:07 PM   #60 
     - I understand being angry about being out of work.  lwfern   Jul-27-08 11:45 PM   #65 
     - I didn't say I prefer it... so don't put words in my mouth!  Breeze54   Jul-27-08 11:54 PM   #67 
        - I didn't see his example as ludicrous.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 12:12 AM   #69 
           - I don't want to starve and I don't want to see others starve but  Breeze54   Jul-28-08 12:51 AM   #72 
              - um.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 01:19 AM   #73 
              - Yes, we're an invading army.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jul-28-08 05:44 PM   #140 
     - My first Tech Job was with HP doing support for their Pavilion Line of PC's.  MiltonF   Jul-27-08 11:58 PM   #68 
     - Caring about Americans is RACIST!1!!1!!!!!11!  Romulox   Jul-28-08 06:33 AM   #84 
        - You do realize those folks in India  lwfern   Jul-28-08 08:53 AM   #89 
        - It is obvious to me that you don't know who MILTON FRIEDMAN is.  Romulox   Jul-28-08 09:32 AM   #95 
           - So one can be a nationalist without being a racist. That seems fair  pampango   Jul-28-08 10:04 AM   #103 
           - You forgot one epithet: CORPORATIST  Romulox   Jul-28-08 10:50 AM   #110 
              - You're right that a large (and rich) part of the RW is corporatist.  pampango   Jul-28-08 11:47 AM   #125 
           - Generally I find racism is at the root of this.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 10:05 AM   #104 
              - Bottom line: Your ignorance of basic economics is not a legitimate basis to call people names  Romulox   Jul-28-08 10:46 AM   #108 
                 - Did I call someone names?  lwfern   Jul-28-08 10:50 AM   #111 
                    - You don't have the courage to "call" people names. You insinuate a good deal, though.  Romulox   Jul-28-08 10:55 AM   #112 
                       - Well, that's the argument Lou Dobbs uses.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 10:57 AM   #115 
                          - And yours is the same one that Wal Mart and Monsanto uses.  Romulox   Jul-28-08 11:00 AM   #117 
                             - I'm hardly "shilling for big business"  lwfern   Jul-28-08 11:16 AM   #121 
        - Milton is my first name and my last name starts with F.  MiltonF   Jul-28-08 12:46 PM   #129 
     - So, we should feel good about jobs being outsourced?  Bettie   Jul-28-08 09:20 AM   #93 
        - I had to teach my job to someone when it was outsourced to  lukasahero   Jul-28-08 09:32 AM   #94 
           - No, you aren't required to feel good about that...  Bettie   Jul-28-08 09:41 AM   #97 
              - Not caring about your neighbors is "progressive", don't you see?  Romulox   Jul-28-08 09:47 AM   #98 
                 - And the thing is, I DO care about people in other countries  Bettie   Jul-28-08 09:59 AM   #102 
                    - I find your words insincere and obfuscating.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 10:11 AM   #106 
                       - Fine, I'm a racist.  Bettie   Jul-28-08 10:45 AM   #107 
                       - You are too much. If you don't agree with me, you're a RACIST!!1!1!!!!11!  Romulox   Jul-28-08 10:48 AM   #109 
                          - Perhaps you'd like to clarify why you think I "don't care about Americans".  lwfern   Jul-28-08 10:56 AM   #114 
                             - Oh, I didn't say you didn't care about Americans!  Romulox   Jul-28-08 11:01 AM   #118 
                                - I think I'm going to bow out.  lwfern   Jul-28-08 11:17 AM   #122 
                                   - LOL. You've called a couple people racists and learned absolutely nothing. You deserve a rest!  Romulox   Jul-28-08 11:23 AM   #123 
  - I get confused. I thought stereotypes were bad. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-28-08 03:42 AM   #79 
  - LOL. A "progressive" named after MILTON FRIEDMAN, huh?  Romulox   Jul-28-08 06:29 AM   #83 
     - One who's been here as long as you and has donated  lukasahero   Jul-28-08 09:20 AM   #92 
     - So it's OK to advocate for HARD RIGHT economics on DU, so long as you share the ill gotten gains?  Romulox   Jul-28-08 09:35 AM   #96 
        - How is opposing women having to sell their bodies HARD RIGHT economics? n/t  MiltonF   Jul-28-08 12:53 PM   #132 
     - My first name is Milton and my last name begins with an F.  MiltonF   Jul-28-08 12:51 PM   #130 
     - NO!  lwfern   Jul-28-08 04:15 PM   #137 
     - His name *actually is* Milton F (something), dumbass.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jul-28-08 04:18 PM   #139 
  - Americans by and large support outsourcing manufacturing jobs  Romulox   Jul-27-08 09:02 PM   #45 
  - Depends on a few things...  Zevon fan   Jul-27-08 09:03 PM   #46 
  - I hate it. Not because the person on the other end is a foreigner  spenbax   Jul-27-08 09:13 PM   #48 
  - My attempts to correct a less than  Enthusiast   Jul-27-08 09:31 PM   #49 
  - They have such a hard time understanding my southern accent  carlyhippy   Jul-27-08 09:37 PM   #50 
  - I'm polite to the CS person - it's not THEIR fault the job was sent overseas  csziggy   Jul-27-08 10:09 PM   #53 
  - at times frustrated  blues90   Jul-27-08 10:18 PM   #54 
  - I've been trying to cancel my ATT DSL service & connect with Qwest.  CrispyQGirl   Jul-27-08 10:26 PM   #55 
  - it depends on their English, but mostly annoyed  notadmblnd   Jul-27-08 10:51 PM   #56 
  - Ha Ha thats funny I work for AT&T. It does bother me.  bamacrat   Jul-27-08 10:54 PM   #58 
  - I don't like it because it is the THEFT of American jobs by greedy corporate America.  TheGoldenRule   Jul-27-08 11:05 PM   #59 
  - Nuthin I hate more den dem dam furiners!  BlooInBloo   Jul-27-08 11:11 PM   #61 
  - LOL on someone with a "UNION YES!" avatar speaking out to support outsourcing! nt  Romulox   Jul-28-08 06:43 AM   #85 
  - Don't like it. But it's not about race, it's about jobs for Americans.  TexasObserver   Jul-27-08 11:11 PM   #62 
  - disgusted  Skittles   Jul-27-08 11:22 PM   #63 
  - I do my best to be polite...  spin   Jul-27-08 11:38 PM   #64 
  - "They probably would be viewed as racist." That's an interesting observation.  pampango   Jul-28-08 07:04 AM   #86 
     - Umm, look upthread. The "you're a racist if you oppose outsourcing!" crew is out in full force. nt  Romulox   Jul-28-08 09:49 AM   #99 
  - I have the same experience with AT&T.  bob_weaver   Jul-27-08 11:52 PM   #66 
  - yes i have a very heavy nonstandard accent  pitohui   Jul-28-08 12:42 AM   #70 
  - I have AT&T and have never had a problem that I don't have  sfexpat2000   Jul-28-08 12:50 AM   #71 
  - I have a totally tin ear when it comes to thick accents. The  Faux pas   Jul-28-08 02:15 AM   #74 
  - The foreigners working at these call centers  woolldog   Jul-28-08 02:17 AM   #75 
  - I love it when people pull stats out of the blue..  snooper2   Jul-28-08 09:01 AM   #91 
     - Bingo!  greyhound1966   Jul-28-08 11:01 AM   #119 
  - If I get someone in Bangalore or Buenos Aires, I cut them slack. They're human stress-blotters...  KrazyKat   Jul-28-08 02:17 AM   #76 
  - Language barrier  ullad   Jul-28-08 02:31 AM   #77 
  - Annoyed.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-28-08 03:50 AM   #80 
  - It's not even customer service anymore, it's customer pacification  greyhound1966   Jul-28-08 03:51 AM   #81 
  - i don't care where my help comes from. but here is the thing...  CasualWatcher9   Jul-28-08 04:14 AM   #82 
  - Foreign country? No such thing exists  NoMoreMyths   Jul-28-08 08:24 AM   #87 
  - I feel frustrated too  Bettie   Jul-28-08 08:58 AM   #90 
  - Well, that's a job my niece won't get.  alfredo   Jul-28-08 09:59 AM   #101 
  - When it happens...  LanternWaste   Jul-28-08 10:10 AM   #105 
  - As always, it depends on the service they provide. Where it comes from is a matter of indifference.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-28-08 10:56 AM   #113 
  - I just recently dealt with this...  Juneboarder   Jul-28-08 10:59 AM   #116 
  - How do you know you're being transferred to a foreign country?  lukasahero   Jul-28-08 11:03 AM   #120 
  - i wouldn't know, as i've never spoken to a customer service person who wasn't in the united states..  QuestionAll   Jul-28-08 11:23 AM   #124 
  - How do I handle it?  Dorian Gray   Jul-28-08 12:01 PM   #126 
  - I've got an even more confusing conundrum  MsTryska   Jul-28-08 12:07 PM   #127 
  - It's a mild annoyance.  seawolf   Jul-28-08 12:23 PM   #128 
  - relieved that I'm probably not talking to a white person. nt.  IndianaJones   Jul-28-08 12:53 PM   #131 
  - I'm hopeful that it will lead to universal or socialized healthcare.  Ilsa   Jul-28-08 04:06 PM   #135 
  - As long as they help me I'm cool with it. It's not their fault, it's the CEOs  Lorien   Jul-28-08 04:12 PM   #136 
 

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