beemerman. view recents. Thankfully, the fine folks in the Reddit community provided some of the best ways to subtly fuck with people: And if … But how does one mess with friends and coworkers to the point that they want to jump out of a window because they think they’re possessed by a demonic spirit? Top 14 Ways To Annoy Telemarketers There is nothing more annoying that sitting down to dinner, preparing to go out or doing something that is important and then receiving a call from a telemarketer promoting something in which you have no interest. Discussion in 'General' started by DutchX8, Dec 20, 2008. There’s plenty of ways to mess with call center phone scammers. Well, if they are wasting their time with you, then they can't get to anyone else. Man the best way to get back at them is to say things that will bring emotions out of them. SINCE 1828. 07.08.2015. Act excited and really interested. Throw in a lot of slang they don't know. Best if you stay anonymous. He said he was a retired 30-year-old banker who spent his time giving away his money. whats a good (legal) way to mess with them or get some revenge? DutchX8 Banned. I decided to see how weird I could get before they stopped replying to my emails. Advertisement . Me: "Oh my god, I've been waiting for you to call me all day, fuck. That’s the only explanation for why this scammer would not give up on a conversation with someone who was so obviously messing with them. Some of these solicitations are recorded and sent by automatic dialing systems that … Immeadiately I knew that this was a scam so I found an air horn that belongs to my sister and I spoke … This is sometimes known as direct marketing or inside sales. A lot of this seems to be done in volume so they must be dealing with a significant number of victims every day. Now all I need from you is your name, address, and social security number and we are set.” Scammer: “Have a nice day. Any ideas on how I could mess with him? 12 Hilarious Ways To Mess With Persistent Telemarketers. Q: I am tech savvy enough to recognize phone scams and being retired with lots of time I like to mess with them and keep them on the phone as long as possible. If possible, provide the required … In todays video we show you how to catch scammers, and how to avoid scammers in adopt me! For those readers who have never heard of craigslist, it is a website where people can quickly sell merchandise to prospective buyers. Ive never had someone who cares and wants me so … ... My best advice to avoid becoming the victim of an email scam is to delete any suspicious emails from unknown persons without opening them. Some may be encouraged to take up arms against the scammers and follow his lead; however, it’s worth noting that many scammers are small time criminals and not particularly pleasant individuals. Every other week you call me. Below are a few ways to make that happen. Advertisement. A few months ago I sold a boat in about 3 … The best way to wind up a telephone scammer is by keeping them on the line. Craigslist is a wonderful tool that can be used free of charge in order to sell lots of stuff. Joined Nov 2006; Posts 5904; EE Offline; IN, USA. It's that sweet revenge type of story." If you ever receive an email from a legitimate contact asking for personal information, don’t reply. 3 years ago. Share on Facebook. thesaurus. But your reaction could backfire — badly — as some victims have learned to their cost. Joined Sep 2005; Posts 1719; EE Offline; IL, USA. My favourite response was, Them: "hello I've heard you've recently been in a car accident in the last 6 months." For reference, imagine the worst of the IT help phone calls … Trolling Scammers In Your Sleep. It's great when I say something like, "if we get this, and a fortnight later a little bird tells us the rozzers had a go at someone pulling this stunt on … … One of life’s greatest little pleasures is the ability to mess with people without them realizing that they are, in fact, being messed with. Man Gets Revenge On Craigslist Scammer In the Most Satisfying Way Imaginable. While this is true, he also said that doing this is “Just a lot of fun”. While some troll scammers as a public service to prevent people from being victimised, others are simply out for laughs. As much fun as it is to mess with tech support scammers, I do it for more than just the sheer entertainment value. My philosophy is that if I can keep a scammer on the phone dealing with whatever twisted little game I … Times are tough and even the scammers are getting hella desperate. Typical shit, wants me to send it to West Africa and wants to pay with a fake PayPal account. When I was younger I used to play a game with my brother on 'who could fuck with the call scammers the most'. LOG IN; REGISTER; settings. Posted: 4/16/2009 5:40:03 PM EDT anyone? Hell at this point I’m practically giving it away!” Scammer: “Sir I don’t want-“ My pap: “Okay, $450 it is. Bobby Popovic. 1. Anyone who's used Craigslist knows that it can be a really useful tool for buying and selling stuff locally, but... via: Acid Cow. Scam revenge tactics could place you in danger: Internet Scambusters #654 . Actually I know they are Islamic because I keep calling them back saying "Mohammad fucked little boys" or "I can't wait until you're force fed bacon in hell" or "George Bush sure killed a lot of you nasty Muslim trash", or when the woman answered "You're just a … My name is Mr. Yan, I needed to contact you; it's due to a business worth ($60,500,000.00) in a bank in Taiwan. Scammer: “Sir!” My pap: “$450. Tech support scammers are out to rip off innocent people. trying to sell stuff on craigslist and keep getting cashiers check scammers emailing me. It’s a natural reaction to seek revenge against a would-be scammer — or at least to let him know you’re on to him. So I put my PSP for sale on craigslist and I managed to lure in a scammer. Login or Register. One method of keeping those nasty scammers at bay is by acting ignorant of all things tech. Hello, GAMES BROWSE THESAURUS WORD OF THE DAY WORDS AT PLAY SETTINGS. 1. Scam for sure. These popular scams have been around for years, yet despite all the warnings and advice to just hang up when you receive these calls, many people are still getting fooled by these scams. Don’t Mess with Scammers. SAVED WORDS dictionary. ill post thier email addresses if its ok. theFatAirsoftKid47. Project Mayhem, however, knew the true nature of the call and set about finding a way to stop any future victims from being scammed in this way. One possible reason that people do not instantly hang up could be our innate curiosity – this curiosity is the reason we have survived and progressed as a species. But no way was I going punch in the numbers. "I don't know. Today I will make an exception to this rule in order to inform others about a scam that is currently taking place on the Craigslist website. But the sad fact is that people are lured by these guys daily. 315. shares. "Everyone wants to mess with the (scammers) because they're tired of getting called and messed with daily," Wellman told CBS 5. He invited the person to New York to meet him. If you listen real well you can tell they are Arabic and Islamic. by Mandy Kennedy. I'm Definitely Trying Number 6. Shameless criminals would take nothing serious. “They were pretending to be my … If you can't verify who sent a message, or it's clearly a scam, you can forward the message to 7726 (it spells "spam" on a phone's keypad). Let’s get started… Why You … Deleting these emails every day is a waste of my time so I thought I'd waste theirs. Then put your phone … We’ve found that even the most outlandish situations keep callers on the line, and sometimes longer than more realistic ones. Then tell them to just wait for a minute while you answer the door. I was particularly taken by a comment made in an interview where he said that wasting their time is one of the ways we can fight back. If you are interested, … I hung up and called the company myself to make sure the call was legitimate. The PayPal scam is so obvious when presented in this way. However, you have to be sure not to break any laws yourself, to protect yourself. You have to get past all the unpleasant weirdos and scammers to enjoy it. And forcing the scammer out of the ready-made script makes the act crack up even more. Act as If You Are Tech-Ignorant. How to mess with phone call scammers? by Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten — in Shareables. Rather, the scams tend to work on grandparents who tend to be more susceptible to scare tactics and less critical of the holes in scammers' stories. So he decided to scam the scammer. Phew, you drive a hard bargain. I … Sadly, I know several people who have fallen for tech support scams and have been coned out of hundreds of dollars. Their way to do business very quickly and easily may seem feasible for smaller bulk … Instead, call the person directly on the telephone and confirm that he’s the person who emailed you. Getting revenge on scammers by wasting their time (time that they would have used to try fooling other people) feels pretty great, but trolling every scammer that calls would take a … I always try to figure something funny out when I picked up a scam phone or received email/Paypal/credit card scam, but I just couldn’t. Another reason that many people cannot immediately hang up … I just talk to them in the broadest North London accent I can. Why is that? 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