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ChimpMaster
22nd June 2012, 12:12
Just had a call from a dodgy Indian call centre, cracked me up. Bob, clearly reading from a script was trying to tell me that I had a problem with my computer and that he knew this because my PC had been sending alerts to his technical support centre.

How? I asked. But alas, no answer.

Which company are you calling from? I asked. "Windows Technical Support Centre". Lovely, I thought.

I actually laughed out loud, and even then his script-following skills were extraordinary. He kept on going, trying to get me to turn my computer on and follow his instructions, even after I told him I'm an IT expert and he can just tell me what the problem his. "Download our software" :laugh

I kept him going for about 3 minutes before he couldn't take my sarcasm and laughter any longer. I wish I'd played it smarter and even told him he was disrespecting his parents or something. That would've gotten his goat.

Sounds quite similar to this guy's experience:-

India Windows Tech Support Scam - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYIm0V3w068)

NotAllThere
22nd June 2012, 12:21
While you're on the line, do you do takeaway?

:laugh

Mich the Tester
22nd June 2012, 12:23
Just had a call from a dodgy Indian call centre, cracked me up. Bob, clearly reading from a script was trying to tell me that I had a problem with my computer and that he knew this because my PC had been sending alerts to his technical support centre.

How? I asked. But alas, no answer.

Which company are you calling from? I asked. "Windows Technical Support Centre". Lovely, I thought.

I actually laughed out loud, and even then his script-following skills were extraordinary. He kept on going, trying to get me to turn my computer on and follow his instructions, even after I told him I'm an IT expert and he can just tell me what the problem his. "Download our software" :laugh

I kept him going for about 3 minutes before he couldn't take my sarcasm and laughter any longer. I wish I'd played it smarter and even told him he was disrespecting his parents or something. That would've gotten his goat.

Sounds quite similar to this guy's experience:-

India Windows Tech Support Scam - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYIm0V3w068)

Is there a redirect function on your phone? If so, put him through to RBS head office.

gingerjedi
22nd June 2012, 12:29
I told my caller his god would not be happy and he was going to hell. :D

Felt bad afterwards. :(

vetran
22nd June 2012, 13:14
Amused me

How To Torment Telemarketers With One Word (Random Hilarity) (http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-torment-telemarketers-with-one-word)

SimonMac
22nd June 2012, 13:16
KUTAB (http://forums.contractoruk.com/general/79205-things-do-while-bored-bank-holiday.html)

BrilloPad
22nd June 2012, 13:20
I told my caller his god would not be happy and he was going to hell. :D

Felt bad afterwards. :(

Because even the devil would be unhappy with him?

oscarose
22nd June 2012, 13:26
Had yet another bob call last night. They won't be calling back after spinning "Dravid" along for about 1/2 hour before discussing my favourite beef dish (cooked rare).

:eyes

SunnyInHades
22nd June 2012, 13:29
Start talking about gas boilers and central heating – that gets ‘em every time.

Mich the Tester
22nd June 2012, 13:33
Ask them how to bleed the radiators, and then ask them about chutney spoons.