or, The Best Line to Use on Marketers
Guy: Hello, miss, I'm calling from Prudential [insurance company] about blahblah MediShield blahblah CPF blahblah...
Me: Are you looking for someone? [my phone is registered under my mum, and sometimes I get calls from random companies looking for her]
Guy: No, I'm calling from Prudential...
Me: Are you looking for anyone in particular?
Guy: Oh no, we're doing marketing for our new...
Me: I'm not interested.
Guy: But miss, that can't be, because you haven't heard what I have to say...
Me: You don't understand. I'm a primary school student. I don't think this is relevant to me.
From a (cold) call I got this afternoon. I found it totally hilarious that he fell for it!
[Primary school is for 7-12 year olds.] My mum later pointed out that he would later realize that primary school kids can't talk like that, but hey, he
put down the phone, not me! XD