Is there anyway to ever stop these people? They are relentless! I understand it's a job, but come on... this can't be someone's idea of a higher calling. Phone scammers, telemarketers, they are like bees that never stop buzzing. They torture us, so it's only fair we find ways to torture them. God wants us to, she told me so.

Redditor u/thevalliant1 wanted to discuss all the best ways to deal with those pesky phone callers by asking..... What's your favorite way to screw with scam callers?


Stay on the line Sir...

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"Stay on the line sir, there is a homicide investigation underway here. We have secured the premises and are going through the personal belongings of the victims. Can you tell me what your relation to Mr. Johnson was exactly? What is the nature of your business relationship?" warpus

Rude. 

There is a little known language that only 70k people speak (it's called Rumantsch), I'm one of them. Usually I go along with the scam and for some reason they just hang up on me. iamsantafromhell

How rude of them! thevalliant1

Louder! 

I pretend I'm going into labor and need them to talk me through the delivery.

You'd be shocked how many stay on the line and try to remember what to do in the situation. RoadOdeLoad

Make sure to screech violently at random times in the call. curvycrocs

I work with you.... 

I pretend to work for whatever company they pretend to work at. It usually confuses them a lot. The ones that aren't confused are just down right pissed. depresso_espresso2

My mom has been getting the social security scam calls. The first one scared her so badly. But I figured out it was scam. Now they are calling 3-4 times a day. I have thought about telling them that I work at the local office and that I have allowed the police to record the calls and trace them I'm getting really pissed that they keep threatening my mom.

So I love your answer. I really think tomorrow when they call again I'm going to do it. HarleyQuin1031

LIVE!

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"Hello caller, you're on the air!" kaoszombie

Password. 

Say you've been meaning to ring and them ask them whether they've secured the package. EarthMarsUranus

Caller: "Hi, I'm calling from the Social Security Administration. If you don't pay $500 in iTunes gift cards your social security will be cancelled."

Me: "Password accepted. Has the eagle landed?"

Click. thevalliant1

Zoda. 

My uncle used to pretend he was a cult leader and would try to persuade the scam callers to join his movement. colorstoobright

"Please, grip the toothpaste tube firmly between your hands and with tremendous effort push forth your minty paste in recognition of Zoda, our founder and custodian of Revenge." JohnRossOneAndOnly

Calm Down. 

I try to get a twofer when it comes to scam callers. I give them my best Russian accent, at first sounding angry, but then I 'calm down' and get nice with them. After that, I tell them to contact my new cell phone number instead and I give them the number to this fool that hits on my girlfriend. OverthinkingMachine

Fraud. 

"Hello, this is the United States Fraud investigation administration. Your call my be recorded and tracked for security purposes. How may I help you?" SugoiBakaMatt

This has to be one of the best ones yet. Indigo-Winged-Wolf

Bi-Lingual.

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I just speak another language. They get pretty mad when I refuse to speak in English and eventually rage-end the call. sleepyhollow_101

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