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(The Register)   Brits are too polite to tell phone scammers to "get stuffed", "take a hike" or "sling yer 'ook"... Whatever that means   ( divider line
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207 clicks; posted to STEM » on 14 Sep 2021 at 3:24 PM (5 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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5 days ago  
There's better things to tell phone scammers.

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5 days ago  
I have video evidence of the contrary, though.

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Keep listening to the end, it's worth it.
5 days ago  
British phone scams are done by actual people and not obvious computers?
5 days ago  
Too polite? Last time I got a scam call was a few years ago, one of those "I'm calling from Windows" ones, and I told the guy I'd like to talk to him but I was too busy farking his mother in the @rse.
5 days ago  
I generally try and express a keen interest in whatever it is that they have to say and then ask them to just hold on for a second while I go and get a pen.
5 days ago  
I tell scammers "I hope your mother gets this call and falls for the scam."
5 days ago  
I thought it was "Sling your ruck" as in your backpack over your shoulder and hit the road.
5 days ago  
You don't have to say anything rude. Just hang up.
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