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    • no1catman
    • By no1catman 17th Oct 16, 11:25 AM
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    'Cold call' 'phone calls - just after online order
    • #1
    • 17th Oct 16, 11:25 AM
    'Cold call' 'phone calls - just after online order 17th Oct 16 at 11:25 AM
    AS anyone else noticed that cold call increase after doing an on-line order.

    Have noticed it in the past after a moonpig order, and more recently after M & S ?!
    I used to work for Tesco - now retired - speciality Clubcard
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    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 17th Oct 16, 12:25 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:25 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:25 PM
    No never had any of that since the dawn of electronic bay etc .
    • societys child
    • By societys child 17th Oct 16, 12:59 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:59 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:59 PM
    Made over 30 online purchases in the past month alone, and not had any cold calls.
    Maybe it's just coincidence?

    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 17th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
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    • #4
    • 17th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
    do you get cold calls in summer , or just winter?
    Have YOU had to walk 500 miles?
    Were you advised to walk 500 more?
    You could be entitled to compensation.
    Call the Pro Claimers NOW.
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 17th Oct 16, 7:37 PM
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    • #5
    • 17th Oct 16, 7:37 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:37 PM
    Don't give your telephone number.
    • sillygoose
    • By sillygoose 19th Oct 16, 8:36 AM
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    • #6
    • 19th Oct 16, 8:36 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 8:36 AM
    Not calls but most firms, even the well known ones will eventually spam you no matter how meticulous you are with ticking/unticking boxes to say don't.

    Sure enough a few weeks, even months later the emails start requiring you to unsubscribe.

    Of course I use an old gmail account for all orders these days that I only check when I need to so not a big problem, just a cheek.

    Often when you unsubscribe and give the reason, one of the tickboxes is 'I never subscribed to this' and well they know it already!
    • fleshandbone
    • By fleshandbone 19th Oct 16, 9:49 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 9:49 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 9:49 AM
    Cold calling should be made a criminal offence.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 19th Oct 16, 4:04 PM
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    • #8
    • 19th Oct 16, 4:04 PM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 4:04 PM
    Cold calling should be made a criminal offence.
    Originally posted by fleshandbone
    Difficult to enforce when many of the calls emanate from abroad
    • jack_pott
    • By jack_pott 19th Oct 16, 4:56 PM
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    • #9
    • 19th Oct 16, 4:56 PM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 4:56 PM
    I recently had a sudden proliferation of calls, but I couldn't recall who I'd just given my phone number to. I'd just succeeded in getting them down to once a tall time.
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