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Author Topic:   I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore
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Message 2 of 9 (898235)
09-21-2022 10:53 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Percy
09-21-2022 10:25 AM

Spam Calls and Customer Service
Whenever I get a seemingly random call, I say nothing and the computer on the other end also says nothing. If I respond, however, I hear a blip and the computer starts its schpiel.
One of the robocalls I get often is a deep-voiced guy that (is obviously computer-assisted) asks me if I would like to donate to the proud officers of the local (seemingly) police. Now that I hear the deep voice asking if (my name) is here, I simply say nothing.
Another one, a common scam, asks me if I am aware that my vehicle warranty expired. I ignore that one too.
One problem is that even if I have a "Robo killer" and am on the do-not-call list, the scammers have some sort of device that randomly generates numbers and even if I block one number, an endless amount of "new numbers" is always generated. There oughta be a law...
Now, as for the banks and other services, I often end up with a not-so-helpful agent from...oh, I dunno...India? I'm not being prejudiced here except to suggest that these people don't really understand my life or my technological challenges. The company (Chase, for example) must employ these overseas customer services simply because they are cheaper than hiring domestic agents. What will certainly really get frustrating is that sooner rather than later, my agent will be either Alexa, Siri, or Cortana!

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