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How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Catherine » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:14 pm

Is anyone watching the programme on Channel 4 now on how to stop nuisance calls. It is very interesting. Watch on catchup if you get the chance.
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby John » Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:35 pm

Hello Catherine
Sounds interesting.
How do you watch catch up of CH4 programmes. Do they have their own 'IPlayer' - can't find anything on my TV.
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby peter » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:13 pm

Yes go to their website Catchup page at http://www.channel4.com/programmes/catchup
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Catherine » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:41 pm

Sorry John I thought it would be shown on Channel 4 Sky catch up. I must admit I have never tried to watch anything on catchup but Peter has posted a link for you to watch. It was a very interesting programme and I hope it is shown again soon.
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby robo » Tue Oct 27, 2015 9:06 am

The easiest was to stop nuisance calls is to ask your provider for call recognition if you don't recognise the number don't answer the phone call recognition is free with virgin I don't know about other providers
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Catherine » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:20 pm

I agree that if you don't recognise the number don't answer, but they are getting clever now and are using a local STD code in our case 01282 when you see that you answer and they are through. We've had four calls today two automatic messages and two with live people. :evil: I even get them on my mobile. I believe that you can now register your mobile on the TPS. That's my next job
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Primrose » Thu Oct 29, 2015 3:40 pm

I don't know about stopping nuisance calls.

More worryingly, I am getting occasional messages flash up "You are not authorised to use this forum" when I try to log onto this site, and then it thinks about it and decides to let me in . Is anybody else having a similar problem? I've been having a few techie issues over the past few days so perhaps something to do with my computer, but I'd hate the thought of being blacklisted :(
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Westi » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:21 pm

Goodness Primrose! There would be a revolt if that happened! Worry not about that - definitely
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Stephen » Sat Oct 31, 2015 10:02 am

I'm going to keep a referee's whistle to hand for future calls.
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby Catherine » Sat Oct 31, 2015 10:18 am

I had another one yesterday an indian call centre who said that they were from BT and had my name, post code and telephone number and wanted me to confirm these details. When I said I was registered with the TPS you could hear a groan down the line. I just said I was not confirming anything and to take me off his data base. Then I put the phone down.

I must say I feel sorry for the people who have to do this job. Everyone needs to work, I think that it is the companies who employ them that are at fault.
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Re: How to stop your nuisance calls

Postby robo » Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:03 pm

We tried a whistle I've tried abuse nothing deterred them then I bought a call blocker it's one ofthe best things I've ever bought
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