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Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yesterday, I made two phone calls. On the first phone call, the line was busy, and I was happy. On the second phone call, I got through, and was less happy. Why?
Andy_hornby (Andy_hornby)
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Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 10:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you hoping to leave voice messages instead of speaking to the people directly?

Were the two phone calls to the same person? same company? same sort of company e.g. you were ringing round insurance companies for quotes?

Were the two calls related in any way? Did they regard the same matter?

Were you ringing to obtain information? to pass on information? for work? for social reasons? to order something?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 11:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Were you hoping to leave voice messages instead of speaking to the people directly? no

Were the two phone calls to the same person? nosame company?yes same sort of company e.g. you were ringing round insurance companies for quotes? no-the exact same company

Were the two calls related in any way? Did they regard the same matter? yes

Were you ringing to obtain information?no to pass on information? nofor work? for social reasons? noto order something?no
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 7:02 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the reason for the line being busy relevant? Was the line supposed to be busy? Relevant who you spoke to when you got through? Relevant what you said?
Martinfg (Martinfg)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 10:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you have a financial link to the company?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 11:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you ringing to complain about something? Is the cost of the phonecall relevant?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 1:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you calling to see how busy they were?
When the line was busy, did you just get a busy signal? Hold music? A recorded voice?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 5:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the reason for the line being busy relevant? yesWas the line supposed to be busy? yesishRelevant who you spoke to when you got through?FA Relevant what you said?FA
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you actually speak on the phone?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 - 9:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do you have a financial link to the company?noWere you ringing to complain about something?no Is the cost of the phonecall relevant?no,but it was toll freeWere you calling to see how busy they were? YES
When the line was busy, did you just get a busy signal? Hold music? A recorded voice?this
Did you actually speak on the phone?no
Gregoryuconn (Gregoryuconn)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 2:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it some company you were investing in? And the fact that they were busy meant they sold more stuff? And made more money? So you did too?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 6:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the company you were ringing sell tickets or bookings? for the theatre? cinema? sport?

was it a restaurant?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 8:03 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it some company you were investing in? And the fact that they were busy meant they sold more stuff? And made more money? So you did too?no to all
did the company you were ringing sell tickets or bookings? for the theatre? cinema? sport?

was it a restaurant? no to all, but out of these guesses, "theatre" is the closest.
Andy_hornby (Andy_hornby)
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Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 11:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were the people ringing to buy something? to register interest in something?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 2:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were the people ringing to buy something?no to register interest in something?yes
Andy_hornby (Andy_hornby)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 7:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is a television programme relevant? radio show? film?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 2:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is a television programme relevant?yes radio show? film?no to rest
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 5:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were people phoning in to vote? to donate to charity?
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Post Number: 78
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Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

were people phoning in to vote?YES to donate to charity?no
****************SPOILER**************
I called the X Factor to vote for my two favorite contestants. The first line I called was busy, so I was relieved that a lot of people were voting. The second number I called, I got through, which led me to think this contestant's days were numbered. However, I was mistaken, as both made the finals.
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 1:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I had a feeling it might be the X factor, though I was hoping you were going to say you were taking part!
Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 4:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You thought I was Melanie Amaro? Maybe because she's from Sunrise, Florida and you think my user name has to do with that.

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