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Sat Aug 20, 2016, 10:35 AM

You might find this funny

I generally let the answering machine pick up the calls, since so many are sales/robo calls.
But, now that doctors and etc are in my life, I pick up.

So, few days post op for the breast surgery, I get a cold call from a real live person trying to sell me a funeral plan.
and I was in the mood to vent.

At the first mention of why she was calling, I went off on her.
" why are you calling me? who told you I had cancer???? Do they suspect I am going to die and they are not telling me? Who gave you my number?
I was just starting to feel good this morning about my chances and now YOU remind me all over again!!!

etc etc" in a very indignent old lady voice.

I hung up on what sounded like spluttered apologies.

they are correct...laughter IS good medicine.

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dixiegrrrrl Aug 2016 OP
cate94 Aug 2016 #1
Siwsan Aug 2016 #2
Solly Mack Aug 2016 #3
PennyK Aug 2016 #4
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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Sat Aug 20, 2016, 10:42 AM

1. Funny

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Sat Aug 20, 2016, 10:48 AM

2. I don't think they could ever pay me enough to make THAT kind of 'cold call'!

Jeez Louise! I think you having a sense of humor about this is wonderful.

And I can attest to the fact that you are absolutely correct about laughter. It has gotten me though some very, very rough times.



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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Sat Aug 20, 2016, 12:29 PM

3. lol! That's funny!

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Sat Aug 20, 2016, 02:20 PM

4. Love it!

Oh, you can really have some fun with sales calls, but DING! We have a winner here!

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Sat Aug 20, 2016, 05:42 PM

5. I take over the call, and talk about what I want to talk about. If they regain control, I wander off

Stopping to gargle works.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 11:24 PM

6. you might find this funny

since diagnosed with cancer I'm from the UK I also get funeral planning cold call how do they find out. I've even had cold calling knocking on my door step asking for cancer relating donations. I think its disgusting when people are dying of cancer some people have no respect they are just like a pack of wolves moving in for the kill.

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