• it went like this..

    From August Abolins@1:153/757.21 to All on Friday, November 25, 2022 22:03:00
    I had a phone call that went like this:

    Them: May I speak to the owner of the business?

    Me: What's this about?

    Them: We are (undescernable bla bla) POS company.

    Me: What POS company?

    Then: (undescernable bla bla bla) POS company.

    Me: Sorry, but we already have a problem. I can't quite make
    out what you are saying.

    Them: We have great rates for your POS service. How long have
    you been in business?

    Me: Sorry, but unless you are calling about placing an order
    with my company I don't have time to answer arbitrary
    questions.

    Them: It's OK. We are not selling anything. This call is to
    find out what POS merchant company are you with now? What is
    your annual sales income? ...

    Me: Not interested.

    Them: I'm telling you, we want to send you FREE information!

    Me: But my information, and time answering your questions is
    NOT free. Goodbye.

    -=-=-=-=-

    Until recently, my business line was a landline. And everytime
    I would try to hang up on a call, the line would NOT release a
    dialtone back to me. I would have to wait until the caller
    terminated the call. Now on cellular, when I initiate a
    disconnect it is a true disconnect.

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  • From Mike Powell@1:2320/105 to AUGUST ABOLINS on Saturday, November 26, 2022 14:19:00
    Until recently, my business line was a landline. And everytime
    I would try to hang up on a call, the line would NOT release a
    dialtone back to me. I would have to wait until the caller
    terminated the call.

    I remember when that used to happen. I always wondered what the reasoning behind that was.

    Mike


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