FWIW, I've used a pretty simple way to avoid being bothered by these
calls: I have an answering machine on my phone, and I _never_ pick it up
unless the caller identifies themselves. The people who normally call me
all know this, and if I'm giving my number out to someone new I make
certain to mention it. Interestingly, no one has ever left a message
saying, "boy, do I have a great windows deal for you!" :-) I do get a lot
of hang-ups, though -- some days, 2-3 times the number of "real" callers.

I suppose some might consider this impolite, but to me it's the same as
looking out the window to see who's knocking on the front door before
opening it.

Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries
<midrange-nontech@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>people are sick of getting phone
>calls at 5-6 PM range asking if you need new windows for your just built
>house.


Mike Naughton
Senior Programmer/Analyst
Judd Wire, Inc.
124 Turnpike Road
Turners Falls, MA  01376
413-863-4357 x444
mnaughton@xxxxxxxxxxxx



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