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Old 08-14-2008, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Missouri
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This is interesting, to say the least. I wonder how long before the law suits begin? What do you think? I guess the illegals and their lovers will have a hissy over this.

[SIZE=5]'If you do not speak English, please hang up'
[/SIZE][SIZE=+1]Telemarketers told to believe in America or don't call[/SIZE]


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5642 in Montrose, Pa., has a message for the many telemarketers that call its answering machine: Speak English.
Those who call the post when no one's around to answer the telephone will be greeted by a pleasant, female voice on the answering machine saying, "Hi, you've reached the Montrose VFW, Post 5642. We are an English-speaking, American establishment. If you do not speak English or believe in America, please hang up."
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Old 08-14-2008, 07:31 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Cute! Of course, the ACLU and La Raza will jump on this with a vengeance. After all, doesn't this discriminate against our "immigrant" population?
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Old 08-14-2008, 07:47 AM
 
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This is interesting, to say the least. I wonder how long before the law suits begin? What do you think? I guess the illegals and their lovers will have a hissy over this.

[SIZE=5]'If you do not speak English, please hang up'
[/SIZE][SIZE=+1]Telemarketers told to believe in America or don't call[/SIZE]


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5642 in Montrose, Pa., has a message for the many telemarketers that call its answering machine: Speak English.
Those who call the post when no one's around to answer the telephone will be greeted by a pleasant, female voice on the answering machine saying, "Hi, you've reached the Montrose VFW, Post 5642. We are an English-speaking, American establishment. If you do not speak English or believe in America, please hang up."
We need more of that. I'm tired of the Spanish telemarketers but the only good thing, I have no problem slamming the phone when I hear them and of course will boycott any product or service that was rude enough to call me in Spanish.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:21 AM
 
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Every time a telemarketer calls in English, I answer in Spanish. Although sometimes, they speak Spanish or transfer me to someone who does, in which I hang up.

Every time a telemarketer calls in Spanish, I speak English and then I'm transferred to someone who does, in which I hang up.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:34 AM
 
Location: S.Florida
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Every time a telemarketer calls in English, I answer in Spanish. Although sometimes, they speak Spanish or transfer me to someone who does, in which I hang up.

Every time a telemarketer calls in Spanish, I speak English and then I'm transferred to someone who does, in which I hang up.

Why not just put yourself on no call list. It works.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:36 AM
 
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Why not just put yourself on no call list. It works.
Oh believe me I've tried..
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:38 AM
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Location: Denver
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I never get tele-marketers who speak Spanish.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:39 AM
 
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I never get tele-marketers who speak Spanish.
Do you have a Hispanic surname? If you don't, then you probably won't.
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Old 08-14-2008, 12:06 PM
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Location: Denver
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Do you have a Hispanic surname? If you don't, then you probably won't.
Nope that makes sense, Mexican on my mothers side.
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Old 08-14-2008, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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some people in the community have called the message "racist" and "unconstitutional?" I think some idiots in the community need to read the constitution and look up the word racist in the dictionary. good god.
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