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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    North Jersey

    It started: scam call

    First time I've ever received a scam call in the middle of the night, 12:45 AM to be exact.

    A name and the originating phone number (my area code and exchange along with 0000) was on the display.

    It was bound to happen sooner or later.

  2. #2
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    Dec 2002
    north nj (Planet Houston)
    I read something saying that this year half of all calls will be scams and garbage.
    I turned off the ringer on my land line. At night I have to put my cell on silent so I don't get woken up by bullcrap at 7am. I never answer an unknown number now. When they go to voicemail it is always either 3 seconds of silence or the middle of a recording trying to sell me a knee brace( lol?)
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  3. #3
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    Mar 2004
    Baltimore, Md.
    Yep.....we unplugged our landline years ago.
    Nothing but scammers and telemarketers....even when we were on the 'Dont Call' list.
    Why even have a landline.....?
    Because it is cheaper keeping the landline in the Verizon (rip off!) bundle package then not having it.
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  4. #4
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    Sep 2002
    Cape Cod, MA
    I never give out my landline number and it's been enough years that I can guarantee every call is a robocaller or a Microsoft "technician" telling me my computer is AFU.
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  5. #5
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    Mar 2008
    Next door to my neighbor
    Quote Originally Posted by RF Overlord View Post
    I never give out my landline number and it's been enough years that I can guarantee every call is a robocaller or a Microsoft "technician" telling me my computer is AFU.

    Thatís because I keep giving them your number Bob.

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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    North Aurora, IL

    It started: scam call

    Got rid of our land line years ago.
    Always keep my cell phone on mute.
    Always give out our old land line or work main phone number when I have to give a phone number.
    Never give out our email.

    Sent from the White House on the tax payers dime.

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    North Jersey
    Unfortunately, I have a close friend who insists on forwarding crap, mostly political, to me and a host of others.

    When they forward to others, and they forward to others, and they forward to others, the chain is endless.

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