Revenge on the Telecom Robot

I have an old phone number that I like and that I’ve used for almost 18 years.  I have robots calling me every day.  I’m sure that the “telemarketers” (aka spammers) unleashing these robots on the public won’t like this but it is one of the funniest things I’ve seen in a while.

It uses advanced technology that, I promise you, you have already likely been a victim of; artificial intelligence; basically a robot that sounds so human that it fools many, maybe most humans. I’ve had several “conversations” with these robots already and only realized they were robots after talking to them for a while.

Now, a group called the Jolly Roger Telephone Company has a robot that answers your phone and wastes the telemarketer’s time.  If I’m truthful, I don’t mind real people calling me.  I usually don’t give them much time any more so I sort of feel sorry for this guy (the caller), but not too much.  I get a lot of calls every day and the worst of them are the robots.  Below is at least a small taste of  sweet revenge after years of abuse by the telemarketing industry.  Remember the person being called is a robot…

 

The Jolly Roger Phone Company just ran a Kickstarter campaign and did not reach their goal so they weren’t funded. If I’m honest, I really don’t care to see a war on human telemarketers. I just hope I’ll be forgiven for this moment of basking in the funniness of it.
One last note: This robot sounds like me! I really heard myself in that robots voice.

Read more… | Source:Kickstarter | Date posted: 3/3/2016

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