(Closed) What do you say when someone calls and asks for you specifically?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: "may we please speak with (your name)?"
    "Yes, This is she" : (84 votes)
    40 %
    "Yes, This is her" : (20 votes)
    10 %
    "Yes, This is _____" : (33 votes)
    16 %
    "Yes, this is" : (12 votes)
    6 %
    "Speaking" : (45 votes)
    22 %
    None of the above : (14 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I usually say, “Yes, this is.”  Unless I don’t know who is calling.  Then I say “Yes?”  LOL

    Post # 4
    3773 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 1999

    This is!

    Post # 5
    46404 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999


    Post # 6
    3375 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    “I’m not interested” haha

    Post # 7
    7431 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I have said all of those things! I usually first ask who it is, to make sure I wnat to talk to that person!

    Post # 8
    3265 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    None of the above! Other! If someone calls and asks “May I please speak to LiliKitty?” I say “Speaking”… And now I feel weird for it but I know my mom does it, everyone in the office here does it, so at least I’m not alone! If by weird chance I don’t say that, I say “Yes, this is she.”

    Post # 10
    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    “this is Megan”

    edit: if It’s my offce line, I always say “may I ask who is calling” before I divulge that it is actually me on the line.  

    Post # 11
    3265 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @julies1949:  Oh good. I don’t feel so strange now.

    Post # 12
    2299 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    “Yes, this is she…”

    I heard my mother saying it all the time growing up and it just rubbed off.

    Post # 14
    10851 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    What can I do for you? Or How can I help you? Usually shortly followed by “Telemarketing is illegal in Canada. I report each and every call to the CRTC. Enjoy your fine.” and hang up. I’m a pleasant person 🙂

    Post # 15
    5075 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    That’s me!

    Post # 16
    2871 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    wrong number! I hate talking on the phone

    If it’s a call I am expecting I will usually say speaking.

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