(Closed) People who call the wrong number and immediately say “Who is this?”!

posted 8 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

Haha, right on! I hate it when people call in general and ask who it is before saying who THEY are or asking for someone.

Post # 4
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1927 posts
Buzzing bee

HAHAHA! I HATE when people do that.  Why on Earth would I tell you who I am?  You called me, stupid!

Post # 5
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829 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

This drives me crazy AHHHHHHH Just happened to me this weekend! They make me want to go nuts! People just have no class these days!

Post # 6
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1106 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Hahaha!!! I can’t stand that, either. I always fire back with “Who is THIS?!” Don’t call me and ask who this is… you should know if you’re calling!! ;]

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I HATE THIS TOO!!!!  Seriously, WTH?  My parents were really into phone manners, so to this day I still open conversations with people I don’t know well or call infrequently with, “Hi, this monitajb, may I please speak to X?”  Was this never a trend?

Post # 9
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1580 posts
Bumble bee

I’ve totally done that! I think I just get frazzled when the person who picks up is not who I am expecting it to be. I know, it is annoying and I haven’t done it in a long time. haha.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Haha…that drives me crazy too!  I always say “Oh I’m sorry, I think I dialed the wrong number” if I called and was, in fact, at fault for calling the wrong number.

I have actually had people call me, and after I say “I think you have the wrong number”, they have said “Why did you call me?  Do I know you?”.  Whaaaat?!  No you don’t know me – YOU called me!  Hahaha…what is that!  Bizarre. 

Post # 12
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318 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

I usually respond to “who is this?” with “Well, who did you call?”  

The ‘why did you call me’ thing is usually someone looking at the missed calls on their phone but not listening to the messages.  We call people from work and leave messages and instead they call back and say “someone called me from this number?” then we have to try and figure out who called them and why.  If they just listened to their message before calling back they wouldn’t have needed to call us at all!

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