How To Win The War Against Telemarketers, Part 22

| Working | November 29, 2016

(My dad and I are sitting at home while I’m visiting for the weekend. The phone rings and I answer out of habit.)

Scammer: “Hello, is this Mr. [My Last Name]?”

(Wary of scammers, but knowing how harsh my dad can be over the phone, I continue on.)

Me: “Yep, that’d be me.”

Scammer: “I have some questions about your wife’s finances.”

Me: “Okay, which one?”

(There is a silence on the other end as my dad smiles.)

Scammer: “Which… one?”

Me: “Yeah, I’m an active polygamist. Which wife are you talking about?”

(The scammer hangs up and my dad just smiles and nods in approval.)

Dad: “I have taught you well…”

 

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