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PVnRT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:25 AM
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The 10 Most Obnoxious Cell Phone Callers

The Rambler a.k.a. the Human Radio Station

You have got to give the Rambler some credit; at least they attempted to leave you a detailed message. But whatever tiny bit of credit you gave them must be swiftly revoked when you realize that they fundamentally disagree with you about the definition of the word "detailed."

The Rambler will leave needlessly lengthy voicemails that include long-winded yet largely incoherent summaries of their call, tons of information they know you already have, instructions for how to call them back, other phone numbers where you might be able to reach them, where they'll be later, their schedule for the next couple of days and they will conclude all of it by restating their name and number at the end.

God forbid their first message gets cut off for being too lengthy because then, as a very special bonus, they'll treat you to a slightly shorter reprise of the same message that repeats all of the exact same information. The Rambler's soliloquies evoke the instinctive reaction of taking the phone away from your ear, staring at it for a second, throwing your other hand up and then shaking your head in shocked disbelief.

Why They Do This:

While there is an excellent chance the Rambler loves to hear the sound of their own voice, it is equally likely that they just cannot get to the fucking point. Their lives consist of muttering endlessly to anyone who will listen, punctuated only by pointless conversations with themselves in the mirror. Miraculously, despite all the practice they've had talking, they cannot tell a simple story with any proficiency much less leave a concise voicemail.
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ProudToBeBlueInRhody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:02 AM
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1. I was at the gas station last night.....
....and while I was filling up, this woman runs up to the attendant and asks him what he does about cell phone callers. He seemed confused, and then she started telling him cell phones make gas tanks blow up. The guy was trying to tell her they have no policy on such things and never heard of this, but she was just yelling "I BEG TO DIFFER!" and looked at me like I was going to help her out.
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brendan120678 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:32 AM
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2. Most gas stations around here...
have "No Cell Phone" signs and stickers near the pumps. Not really enforced, though, AFAIK.
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Rambis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:07 AM
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4. Double trouble
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 11:07 AM by Rambis
I was fillin up after work yesterday- this guy starts the gas then lights a cigerette and starts jibbering on a cell phone. Clueless- I am avoiding that station from now on if muppets like this guy are gonna be there. :smoke: :nuke: :scared:
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rcrush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:50 AM
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3. I hate the number blocker and the early caller
I ignore blocked numbers and numbers I dont recognize all the time. And I was just woken up an hour ago by the damn early caller.
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