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Topic # 24167 16-Jul-2008 20:56
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I've had a couple of missed calls from a four digit number: 80**

Any idea what or where this would be coming from?







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  Reply # 148726 17-Jul-2008 05:36
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Caller ID is passed as recieved,  we do see some carriers not pay a lot of attention to correct presention of CLI this also applies to some VOIP providers that have open access networks, possibly it could be an international inbound call, with no details it's hard to tell though.




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  Reply # 148861 17-Jul-2008 14:17
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Telemarketer, seen the same on a telecom line at mums place and it was some gibberish speaking foreigner.




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  Reply # 148930 17-Jul-2008 18:04
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richms: Telemarketer, seen the same on a telecom line at mums place and it was some gibberish speaking foreigner.


We have stopped answering a lot of unknown calls due to telemarketers.  If it was important they would have left a message.







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  Reply # 148931 17-Jul-2008 18:07
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She insists on answering all calls because it "might be something important". She also refuses to be rude to them or to tell them to F off since thats "so crude"




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Reply # 149608 20-Jul-2008 11:44
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Try asking them to "hold the line", then leave the phone alone for 30 minutes, finally announce "I have to go now" and hang up.

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  Reply # 149610 20-Jul-2008 11:49
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astrae: I've had a couple of missed calls from a four digit number: 80**

Any idea what or where this would be coming from?


I've got a few Telemarketers call over the last couple of months with callerid 6065 (via Telecom lines).  tryhing to sell me overseas timeshares.. very anoying.

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  Reply # 149614 20-Jul-2008 12:30
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Mhhh yes I have seen this callerid myself and I am pretty sure I know where it comes from and no it's not us Sealed..... if it comes from Telecom it will present with generally with 0000 very rare to see Telecom not correctly apply ANI, so odds on it's a SP that doesn't do ANI presentation control 




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  Reply # 149621 20-Jul-2008 13:15
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I havent had any problems with telemarketers since I had my Telecom line relinquished and just kept my VFX number on fusion but in saying that if I do I will probably invest in the advanced feature set and programme any telemarketer number into selective call rejection.

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  Reply # 149622 20-Jul-2008 13:26
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kfella2000: I havent had any problems with telemarketers since I had my Telecom line relinquished and just kept my VFX number on fusion but in saying that if I do I will probably invest in the advanced feature set and programme any telemarketer number into selective call rejection.


Yep thats exactly what I do ..... Wink ... love the selective call rejection




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  Reply # 149648 20-Jul-2008 16:14
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Needs to be the phone equivilant of sorbs for telemarketers ;)




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  Reply # 149650 20-Jul-2008 16:15
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But that way you don't get to hear the telemarketer's reaction. Far too humane.

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  Reply # 149652 20-Jul-2008 16:17
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Telemarketers wake me up often since I sleep weird hours.

Perhaps just make something like telecoms voice activated ivr to run them round in circles till they hang up frustrated ;)




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