When the phone lady asks, "May I tell him who is calling?"...

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    and you respond with, "Yes, this is John Smith"

    She transfers the call.

    Then, more often than not, the person you are trying to reach answers with his name only, not acknowledging who you are, even though he was just told your name: "This is Bill Johnson".

    To which you are then forced to unnecessarily repeat yourself, "Oh hi Bill, this is John Smith..."

    In a perfect world, these people would be euthanized because one of two things is happening:

    1. Either the receptionist isn't forwarding your name, which means she shouldn't be asking.

    or

    2. She is forwarding your name, but the fuckwad makes you repeat it anyway.

    :mad:
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    That's not my name you fucking asshole
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    fuck this thread and fuck you
     
  4. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Also, it's not like you really have the option of refusing her question.

    "May I tell him whose calling?"
     
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    i'll bet it's a lot of people's name, though
     
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    I'd say suck my nuts bitch
     
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    this pierre is a regular larry fucking david
     
  8. Lucky Pierre

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    Or how about when you have some sort of customer service issue. You explain what your situation is to the idiot who answered the phone. She asks if she can put you on hold. Then you hear, "This is Bill Johnson, how can I help you?"

    "Uh, thanks Bill, but I'm being helped already"

    "Well, I'm the manager, the customer service rep transfered your call to me".

    :mad: :mad: :mad:

    She couldn't have said, "I'm going to transfer this call to my manager, he'll be able to help you" or the dickhead manager couldn't say, "Hi, I'm Bill Johnson the manager, I understand you're having a problem with so and so..."
     
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    What in the name of fuck are you babbling about
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I think sometimes it's

    3. She's screening calls to make sure you're not a copier salesman or someone he told her he didn't want to talk to. Once she finds that out you're not that guy, she transfers the call without telling Bill who you are.
     
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    unacceptable
     
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    [video=youtube;L7xnUs82iNA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7xnUs82iNA[/video]
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    holy shit dude, pipe the fuck down
     
  14. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    tell me you can't see the insulting nature of this question

    "Oh yes, he's available, but he might not be available for you. Tell you what... you tell me who you are and if you're worthy enough, I'll put your call through... now grovel for me... convince me".