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How would people react to being Rickrolled? i.e. 985-655-2500

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Author Topic: Freeware Telephone Support Number  (Read 2621 times)

Renegade

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Freeware Telephone Support Number
« on: February 19, 2011, 04:11 PM »
How would people react to being Rickrolled by a freeware telephone support phone number? i.e. 985-655-2500

Good? Bad?

I'm thinking of doing that... But just asking to find out opinions.


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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011, 04:13 PM »
i dont get it.

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2011, 04:21 PM »
i dont get it.

The number plays that Rick Astley song.

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2011, 04:30 PM »
I would imagine it depends on the mood of the caller. Most people would see the funny side surely?

But you're gonna get a couple of angry emails too. You know how worked-up some folks get when their free software isn't perfect  :P

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2011, 04:35 PM »
I guess it depends what the software does, and why I'm calling. E.g. : lost my data and want to know if it's recoverable VS I like the tray icon and want to know who designed it. I'd be angry in the first case, maybe, and laughing in the second.

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2011, 05:48 PM »
Angry 'cause I've never understood neither RickRoll nor screamers types of jokes. It may be fun once but not whole time and not when you really need a help.

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2011, 06:01 PM »
Angry 'cause I've never understood neither RickRoll nor screamers types of jokes. It may be fun once but not whole time and not when you really need a help.

You mean you'd keep phoning it over and over?  ;)

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2011, 06:59 PM »
putting it on a help line is a recipe for anger imho.
most of us might find it funny, but those who need help won't.

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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2011, 08:46 PM »
Angry 'cause I've never understood neither RickRoll nor screamers types of jokes. It may be fun once but not whole time and not when you really need a help.

You mean you'd keep phoning it over and over?  ;)
Nope. Internet is enough.

But it reminded me an old, communistic joke:
Spoiler
I watch TV: Brezhnev. I listen to the radio: Brezhnev. I read newspaper: Brezhnev... And now I am scared to open the fridge.


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Re: Freeware Telephone Support Number
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2011, 10:33 PM »
Spoiler
I watch TV: Brezhnev. I listen to the radio: Brezhnev. I read newspaper: Brezhnev... And now I am scared to open the fridge.

Because of what might be Putin?