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    Default "I see you've spent some time at X, who was your line manager there?"

    I love this one and always give a football manager's name, so I just had the pleasure of being managed by Steve Bruce.

    Thanks, cold caller from Kate Matthews Solutions, and you have a pleasant afternoon

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    Why didn't you post this in the 2 references section?
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Why didn't you post this in the 2 references section?
    Or General. It could have become an anecdote thread about ways in which newbie agents have been stitched up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7specialgems View Post
    I love this one and always give a football manager's name, so I just had the pleasure of being managed by Steve Bruce.

    Thanks, cold caller from Kate Matthews Solutions, and you have a pleasant afternoon
    Unfortunately, you have missed a trick. I like to use a foreign sounding made-up name that sounds, phonentically, like something a bit naughty!

    Like these guys did!

    Although, I do sometimes really struggle to contain my laughter when the agent repeats the name back at me over the phone.

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    And duly moved.

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    Like it. I may suggest Wayne Kerr for the next one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    Like it. I may suggest Wayne Kerr for the next one.
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    Scott Chegg is a good one.
    And Alan "Al" Kider

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    I always say Ben Dover or Seymore Butts

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    Quote Originally Posted by billybiro View Post
    Unfortunately, you have missed a trick. I like to use a foreign sounding made-up name that sounds, phonentically, like something a bit naughty!

    Like these guys did!

    Although, I do sometimes really struggle to contain my laughter when the agent repeats the name back at me over the phone.
    Brilliant!

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