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#1 Dearest

 
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Posted 06 August 2006 - 02:33 PM

NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

REMINDER: Sixteen (16) days from today, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sale calls.

YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS

To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888.382.1222.

It is the National DO NOT CALL REGISTRY. It will only take a minute of your time. It blocks your number for five (5) years.

You must call from the cell phone number you are wanting to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number.

You can also register your landline telephone number(s) via the above toll-free number, but you MUST CALL FROM THE NUMBER YOU ARE REGISTERING -- OR you can register any number online at www.DoNotCall.gov

HELP OTHERS BY PASSING THIS INFORMATION ON TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 05:21 PM

Thanks for posting this Dearest...nothing is more frustrating than getting a call from a telemarketer on my cell phone!!

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 07:44 PM

Thanks for the reminder,Dearest! I had heard about this.They'll get us one way or another, won't they?? mad.gif
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Posted 06 August 2006 - 09:22 PM

they texted me on both my husband and my phone !!!!!! And we pay for texting!!! What a nerve Something for travel-go figure and i work for aaa travel!!!!!! That made me even more infuriated!!!! I registered, but one of my coworkers said that doesnt count !!!! Its crazy-its bad enough when we get junk calls at home. Now the cell phones oh god where does it end!!!! I registered all phones-another thing government should do is prohibit spam on computer, its gotten completely out of hand, and the cookies with the banners. This is terrible, i would love to go back to the 1970s and 60s before we had all this stuff!!!!!

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 10:57 PM

Thank You Dearest. Very much appreciated!!!!

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 02:33 PM

OMG...thats terrible

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 06:12 PM

Dear Dearest

Thankyou for this very valuable information. I will let my daughter know immediately. This way when I have a hissy fit about her monthly charges....she can not blame unwanted soliciters....just unwanted suiters. dry.gif

Does this apply to Canada? Oh well if it doesn't, I will seek out a number for the Canadian cells.

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 09:47 AM

I registered both my landline and cell numbers but unfortunately still get unwanted calls all the time....

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 05:47 AM

This is an Urban Legend. Go to Snopes, search for "cell phone". This nonsense will be at the top of the list.

No disrespect to Dearest..might want to check these things out before posting, though.

Oh and I've been hit with strange calls, too, at times..funny thing is, I can get an odd call, then my roommate will get the same call ten minutes later, and we're on different cell networks. I'm inclined to think that these "cell spammers" have found a way to infiltrate the cell networks themselves, and aren't targeting anyone from a list or directory.

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 01:25 PM

All of my numbers are registered. I don't get too many solicitors.