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Spam!!! Phone numbers starting with 91 are coming from India (I used to be an international telephone operator for BT).........I

I know this site is a lifeline for a lot of you and I hope it gets back to normal soon..x

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I really feel that we will have to be patient+++ until this rubbish gets sorted. Irritating beyond belief but try and bear with it! Grimace x

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Couldn't believe my eyes yesterday when there was post after post of that rubbish . Don't kmow whay folk mess with such a great site. M x

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I expect they get paid a pittance for doing it. No worries, we must just be patient for a few days until they give up - I just hope no one was gullible enough to reply and get sucked in to giving their bank details for a 'consultation'.

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I am being bombarded with cold calls from India. I'm usually polite on the phone but know, as soon as I hear " Is that Mr or Mrs bleep. I hang up. It's doing my head in!!!

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Me too casper. If I hear it is very long distance, then I hang up anyway. xxx

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I have a landline that allows me to block single numbers or some ad hoc. In my case all international calls for rejected. Since I done that it has been peaceful for me.

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Thanks Derrylynne they annoy me specially when suffering breathlessness cant understand the no one there ones, I get them frequently.What do they hope to gain by it.

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Help!! my e-mail delete button is glowing red hot and I think my computer is about to blow. :) :) :) :) :) :)

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COLD CALLS ..... the answer's perfectly simple - once you're sure it's an unwanted cold call simply give them a very loud & long blast down the phone with a pea-whistle. They won't call back. Poundshop do them.

SPAM: that's a more difficult one .... it's all done by computer. first someone somewhere 'harvests' email addresses, usually from questionnaires or competition entries or 'get an iphone for ziltch' type thingy's, or maybe even by hacking the HealthUnlocked member database. A load of those harvested emails then get sold as lists to any number of marketing organisations ..... & thereafter they've got you ..... forever.

No one sits down doing anything, it's all done automatically and costs absolutely nothing. If they hook one person in every 5 million, they've made money.

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