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Census Org. Called my Cell Phone!!!

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by harge57, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. harge57

    harge57

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    I received my census form last week and sat down to fill it out.

    I decided to answer everything except my phone number and name. I thought they do not need to know those two things to appropriately distribute government funding.

    Well to my surprise today I got an anonymous call on my cell phone with an automated message reminding me to fill out my census form.

    I guess they already have the information I did not want them to have.
    :steamed::steamed::steamed:
     
  2. Scared_of_zombies

    Scared_of_zombies

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    I put their (the census help line) phone number down. They didnt know my name.
     

  3. m2hmghb

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    Report them to the do not call list
     
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  4. Ragnar

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    I put down 362-4360
     
  5. HKUSP45Css

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    Is it just possible they are using public records to contact as many people as possible?

    I heard last night from Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke that for every one percent the government can raise the the response rate they save 85,000,000 dollars in trying to get an accurate count. That's also the reason they send out the "you're going to get a census letter" letter.
     
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  6. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    867-5309 on mine.

    Along with the words to "I wish I were an Oscar Myer Weiner".
     
  7. hill billy

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    Hmm. Can't say quite how I would respond if that happened to me.
     
  8. HKUSP45Css

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    Since it was a recording you could have responded any way you chose to do so. Including just hanging up.
     
  9. hill billy

    hill billy Head Case

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    Oops, missed that part.
     
  10. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I wonder if they were to call me, I'd start answering in Korean, what would they do?
     
  11. RedTop

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    You, sir, are a genius!

    :rofl:
     
  12. FrogWithAGlock

    FrogWithAGlock Girl with a Gun

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    Continue uninterrupted with the RECORDED message???:whistling:

    Just a guess. :wavey: