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#54735 20-Dec-2009 13:56
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Santa this month has been calling our house regularly, "*5 secs silence* Hello this is Santa bla bla bla... please state what you'd like for Christmas after the beep. *beep*". Has anyone else been getting these messages from Santa and is is some sort of scam/telemarketing thingy?

They are quite annoying, also is there anyway to track a number without having phone id?


I hate having our number in the white pages. >_<

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Okay they just rang again, 4th time in under 10 minutes, bro answered with a car/bed then pressed 1 for something. Are these automated systems even illegal? Dialing house numbers like that.

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  #284188 20-Dec-2009 14:06
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Call Telecom, assuming they are your phone provider, and complain.

Have a look here for more info.

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  #284189 20-Dec-2009 14:07
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Krisando: Santa this month has been calling our house regularly, "*5 secs silence* Hello this is Santa bla bla bla... please state what you'd like for Christmas after the beep. *beep*". Has anyone else been getting these messages from Santa and is is some sort of scam/telemarketing thingy?

They are quite annoying, also is there anyway to track a number without having phone id?


I hate having our number in the white pages. >_<

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Okay they just rang again, 4th time in under 10 minutes, bro answered with a car/bed then pressed 1 for something. Are these automated systems even illegal? Dialing house numbers like that.



Ring Telecom and lay a complaint for Nuisance Calls, They should be able to track it down

http://www.telecom.co.nz/unwantedcalls


Edit:  Damn beat me to it

 
 
 
 




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  #284192 20-Dec-2009 14:19
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D'= Will Santa still deliver a car/bed that my bro asked for?

It would be a pretty darn good marketing tool, recording what people want. xD Thats what they try and do afterall when they are not selling.

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  #284193 20-Dec-2009 14:24
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Perhaps your friends or family have been visiting the santa call website

http://www.santacall.co.nz/

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  #284194 20-Dec-2009 14:28
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monkeysmum: Perhaps your friends or family have been visiting the santa call website

http://www.santacall.co.nz/
hahaha it is santa call
i've been getting santa to call my work mates all week



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  #284195 20-Dec-2009 14:30
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What a completely silly idea/business, as if Santa has nothing better to do then call people stacking up major $$ in toll calls direct from the North Pole.

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  #284196 20-Dec-2009 14:32
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its charity that pays for it and it is b!tching to find out who is entering your number as it is done online

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