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Offline farmboygraphics

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Spam Calls
« on: March 01, 2024, 08:35:16 AM »
Between Noon and 5 yesterday I got 14 garbage calls on my business line. I checked and yes, I am on the do not call list.
I might just set my phone to go right to voice mail, it's annoying and I don't know what to do about it.
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2024, 09:23:04 AM »
We look at the caller id and then make a decision. The worst thing that happens is it goes to voicemail.

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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2024, 09:57:54 AM »
I use Robokiller and nip a few in the bud.  I try to always wait for a second ring, as those calls ring once, and then disappear.
Only seems to catch about 1/2 of them though.
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2024, 10:06:07 AM »
Once in a while I will answer the call. Before they can say anything I'll say, "Yeah, it's all taken care of. I just have to clean up the blood".
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2024, 10:37:32 AM »
A while back I used to say "Ever seen a grown man naked?"


Offline farmboygraphics

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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2024, 10:40:26 AM »
I called Spectrum after I got 4 more before I opened. They directed me to my business account online where there's a setting to bump up the filtering to High.
So far so good, hopefully it doesn't block everyone, cause that would be a shame :-D
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2024, 11:57:56 AM »
Switch your phone to ring central and have the answer go to a menu. Press one for directory, 2 for sales, 3 for customer service. All the spam gets lost int eh directory.
We’ve gone from 20-30 calls a day to none since we switched.
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2024, 10:55:41 PM »
Once in a while I will answer the call. Before they can say anything I'll say, "Yeah, it's all taken care of. I just have to clean up the blood".

And that was the last time I ever called Dave..... ;D

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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2024, 10:08:06 AM »
I only have a cell phone. I went into my notification settings and completely disabled phone calls from numbers that are not saved to contacts. Now it only rings if I actually know the person. It's been great lol.

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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2024, 10:21:30 AM »
Yeah we've blocked numbers but it only works for a while, heck we've even had our own number call us LOL
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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2024, 05:23:39 PM »
Yeah we've blocked numbers but it only works for a while, heck we've even had our own number call us LOL

Getting a call from the future maybe? :)

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Re: Spam Calls
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2024, 06:01:50 PM »
I put them on hold and never pick back up.  Waste as much of their time as possible.