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Research report
27 August 2018

Dealing with nuisance calls

Plagued by sales reps calling at dinner time? Letter box groaning with requests for donations? It’s time to call out nuisance callers.

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Jenny W.
15 Sep 2018
Unsolicited calls

I have no problem with these - if I'm feeling polite I just say "go away" and put the phone down immediately. If I'm not feeling polite I tell them to bleep off and put the phone down. With unsolicited calls at the front door I just say (firmly) "I'm not interested" and close the door. Two tips: Do Not Engage with these people, they are not your friends, do not allow them to start their speil. I have a security door on my front door which means I still have a barrier between them and me and I do not open the security door to speak to them. Simple!

David T.
01 Sep 2018
Nuisance calls

some later model Panasonic cordless phones have a block caller facility, it needs caller ID enabled
works well on repeat caller numbers