Wrong Said Fred

| New York, NY, USA | Liars & Scammers, Top

Me: “May I help you?”

Caller: “Please put me through to [owner].”

Me: “Sure, who’s calling please?”

Caller: “His cousin Fred.”

Me: “I didn’t know he had a cousin Fred.”

Caller: “Why would you? You just answer phones! This is a family affair and none of your business! Who do you think you are anyway?”

Me: “[Owner]’s daughter.” *click*

Now Hiring: Paramarketers

| Nevada, USA | Uncategorized

(I work as a receptionist at my father’s company. I had a brother who passed away before I was born.)

Me: “Thank you for calling [name of company]. How may I direct your call?”

Customer: “Yeah, I need to speak to [name of owner].”

Me: “All right, sir, what’s your name and purpose of your call?”

Customer: “Oh, he knows me. I’m his son.”

Me: “Michael? You’re alive!”

Customer: *click*

I Deign That Spain Stays Mainly In The Brain

| Raleigh, NC, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “Hello, may I help you?”

Customer: “Hello. You don’t sound American. Where are you from?”

Me: “Oh, I’m Spanish.”

Customer: “Oh, from Mexico.”

Me: “No, ma’am, I’m Spanish.”

Customer: “You’re from Puerto Rico?”

Me: “No, I’m Spanish. I’m from Spain.”

Customer: “Oh, do they still have that country?”

Unraveling Incognito

| Chicago, IL, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “This is [name of office]. How may I direct your call?”

Customer: “Where are you calling from?”

Me: “You’ve reached [name of office]. How may help you?”

Customer: “Who is this?”

Me: “My name is [name]. How may I assist you today?”

Customer: “Why are you calling?”

Me: “Ma’am, you called me.”

Customer: “Yeah, somebody called me.”

Me: “Alright, what is your name?”

Customer: “That ain’t none of your business!”

Me: “Ma’am, without your name, it is impossible for me to find out who called you.”

Customer: “THEN I GUESS YOU’LL NEVER KNOW!” *hangs up*

Taxing Faxing, Part 3

| Michigan, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “This is [office]. How can I help you?”

Caller: “I was checking to see if you have received my fax.”

Me: “I am sorry, that has not been received.”

(I verify the fax number.)

Caller: “Well, I wrote on the cover letter to call me if you didn’t receive it. Why didn’t you call me?”

Related:
Taxing Faxing, Part 2
Taxing Faxing

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