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Seriously?….Is there ANYWAY to stop the increased number of robo calls on my cell phone?

In the last several months I get calls on my cell phone from companies that want to offer me all sorts of  service for the mortgage  and other stuff…

The calls come in different numbers ….

They have gotten so bad that some leave voice mails…..

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Over on Facebook other people say sign up for ‘do NOT call’ ….

But others say that won’t stop the calls…

Anybody out there have the same problems….

And I guess in these times of Trump and Republican less government we’re gonna get these things coming thru the roof, eh?


Press Pound to to Escape Political Robocall Lists….

Press Pound to to Escape Political Robocall Lists

Image via TheGiantVermin.

He, he, he…Horayyyy!….There is a way to duck the calls!

The National Do Not Call Registry doesn’t cover political messages, and you’ve probably noticed that lately. One reader suggests that pressing pound (#) during robocalls can get you off at leastthat caller’s list, but an expanded button combo might work better.

PatrickRothschell dropped a note in our Tips box that pressing pound during a political robocall often triggers a prompt to remove you from that calling list, or might even drop your number automatically. We’re eagerly awaiting our next call from a candidate Working For Us to try it out, but a commenter at a New York Times blog post about those awful, terrible car warranty calls of old suggested a Star-Pound-Zero combination trips up nearly any auto-calling system, or at least covers most of the bases likely to get you into an opt-out dialog. It’s fairly similar to the one-star-pound method of skipping cellphone voicemail instructions…….More….