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Topic # 160050 22-Dec-2014 08:48
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I guess it could end up being me changing number to a not so easy to dial one but ... *SIGH all good things come to an end

I've been getting angry texts a month or so ago from AKL DVD store to return DVDs.

Last night at 150am a Chinese dude rang me three times demanding that i pick up some bits from Manukau, then threatened verbally.

I'm going to the police as soon as possible ...

But just saying, beware guys!




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  Reply # 1201723 22-Dec-2014 08:53
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Police won't give a damn based on my experience with them - reported something similar they didn't care, and didn't even follow up a car accident I reported (no injuries but I gave them the persons name and address). If you don't know them and they don't have your address the risk is pretty much zero.




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  Reply # 1201728 22-Dec-2014 08:54
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Tell the video store wrong number and give them the Chinese guys number.




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  Reply # 1201730 22-Dec-2014 09:00
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the Chinese guy called from a blocked number. I'm sure he'll call again tonight. Might try to convince him. But chances are it's going to happen again with another fella calling me ...

Skinny said they can block it once i have FOUR calls under 1 min or 4 unreplied txts or a combination. 

I have had three, so if he rings tonight skinny can action, but i guess the point is still it'll happen again ...

*sigh ... how much do i want to keep this number 




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  Reply # 1201731 22-Dec-2014 09:00
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timmmay: Police won't give a damn based on my experience with them - reported something similar they didn't care, and didn't even follow up a car accident I reported (no injuries but I gave them the persons name and address). If you don't know them and they don't have your address the risk is pretty much zero.


ok won't waste my time then




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  Reply # 1201733 22-Dec-2014 09:06
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I was allocated a (POTS) number when I shifted once that had been previously used by the local Dairy. Used to get calls from suppliers all the time.
After month of asking both parties to change their records I gave up. If a supplier called with any offer I'd accept it.
Problem solved itself pretty quickly after that.

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  Reply # 1201745 22-Dec-2014 09:13
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Please post the number here so we can help assess the situation for you :)
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  Reply # 1201752 22-Dec-2014 09:22
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You should be able to set up call reject on your mobile (assuming it wasn't carved out of wood) I can including unknown numbers.

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  Reply # 1201755 22-Dec-2014 09:28
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Surely it is just a simple case of blocking the unwanted callers in your phone.  This can often be done in your phone setup, or there are third party apps that can do it for you.

They don't have any information about you, your name, or where you live etc, so just block the unwanted numbers and carry on as normal. Problem will then go away / self resolve.

I have an easy to remember number too, and would have no intention of allowing some low life to take that away from me!

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  Reply # 1201756 22-Dec-2014 09:29
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Johnr could tell you plenty of stories about having a very good number!





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  Reply # 1201951 22-Dec-2014 11:53
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Cue Johnr ... Drum roll ...




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  Reply # 1201954 22-Dec-2014 11:54
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kiwitrc: You should be able to set up call reject on your mobile (assuming it wasn't carved out of wood) I can including unknown numbers.


My clever work place calls me from an unknown number. So I can't block that number even if I could. Sigh




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  Reply # 1201978 22-Dec-2014 12:47
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joker97:
kiwitrc: You should be able to set up call reject on your mobile (assuming it wasn't carved out of wood) I can including unknown numbers.


My clever work place calls me from an unknown number. So I can't block that number even if I could. Sigh

Tell your work place to unblock their CID.




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  Reply # 1202021 22-Dec-2014 13:35
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joker97:
kiwitrc: You should be able to set up call reject on your mobile (assuming it wasn't carved out of wood) I can including unknown numbers.


My clever work place calls me from an unknown number. So I can't block that number even if I could. Sigh


By my reckoning that's now 2 reasons to block unknown numbers :)



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  Reply # 1202120 22-Dec-2014 15:32
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Lol I got bills to pay ... Need to work ... Unlike some people :)




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  Reply # 1202136 22-Dec-2014 15:48
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coffeebaron:
joker97:
kiwitrc: You should be able to set up call reject on your mobile (assuming it wasn't carved out of wood) I can including unknown numbers.


My clever work place calls me from an unknown number. So I can't block that number even if I could. Sigh

Tell your work place to unblock their CID.


Sigh ... My "employer" has no face or shape or form. They have invested in technology that don't work. It's so complicated i won't bother asking.




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