"Telemarketer: Hi, would you be interested in switching over to T.M.I long distance service?
Jerry: Oh, gee, I can't talk right now. Why don't you give me your home number and I'll call you later. Telemarketer: Uh, I'm sorry we're not allowed to do that. Jerry: Oh, I guess you don't want people calling you at home. Telemarketer: No. Jerry: Well now you know how I feel. "
Now I know they are humans too. I also know that it's their job and I cannot stereotype them. But I'm still going to do this.
It doesn't matter what product or service it is for, customer service calls are all the same. The toll free number is unusually long and hidden deep in the brochure/website. They make you press all kind of keys. They put you on hold with poor background music, and when they finally talk, they say weird things! Like the following;