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Old 22.11.2016, 13:52
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Strange phone call from Salt

Did anybody else also receive a strange phone call from Salt? The number was a cell phone number and the lady spoke French.
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:21
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Re: Strange phone call from Salt

I guess not; well, at least somebody did call.
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:23
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I guess not; well, at least somebody did call.
And it was a woman to boot!
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:24
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And it was a woman to boot!
That's it, I'm playing Euromillion today!
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:25
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:27
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Did anybody else also receive a strange phone call from Salt? The number was a cell phone number and the lady spoke French.
Saying what?
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:29
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I guess not; well, at least somebody did call.

Lonely?

Nope, no such call. But I don't answer numbers I don't know anyway, they can leave a message and identify themselves then I call back - if it's not salt.
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Old 22.11.2016, 14:41
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I don't know, I hung up. I just found it strange, that they called from a cell phone number.

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Nope, no such call. But I don't answer numbers I don't know anyway, they can leave a message and identify themselves then I call back - if it's not salt.
Not at all.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:11
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Re: Strange phone call from Salt

At this time of year many sales people are trying to persuade people to change their health insurance providers.

If the person called has a star against their entry in https://tel.local.ch/en the marketers are not supposed to telephone, they can be fined by the government. I am sure to get around this restriction they might be using anonymous pre-paid mobile phones, bought from departing ex-pats on EF.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:19
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Did anybody else also receive a strange phone call from Salt? The number was a cell phone number and the lady spoke French.
this is Swiss dating. best is to send a selfie back.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:19
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At this time of year many sales people are trying to persuade people to change their health insurance providers.

If the person called has a star against their entry in https://tel.local.ch/en the marketers are not supposed to telephone, they can be fined by the government. I am sure to get around this restriction they might be using anonymous pre-paid mobile phones, bought from departing ex-pats on EF.
I just looked up the number. It's a call center. They're getting really nifty these days..a cell phone number from a call center, who would have thunk.

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this is Swiss dating. best is to send a selfie back.
I refrained, as I don't want to get over-run by incessant calls; believe it or not, I'm quite a busy man.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:24
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Re: Strange phone call from Salt

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And it was a woman to boot!
Let's put all the facts together. French speaking female, unknown number, flirtatious attitude with a pinch of Salt in her voice.

Surely booty call, no?
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:40
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Let's put all the facts together. French speaking female, unknown number, flirtatious attitude with a pinch of Salt in her voice.

Surely booty call, no?
I'm not sure if I'm up to date with today's colloquialism. If she'd said something along the line of "would you like to pepper my soup" I would have probably understood.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:42
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I just looked up the number. It's a call center. They're getting really nifty these days..a cell phone number from a call center, who would have thunk.


I refrained, as I don't want to get over-run by incessant calls; believe it or not, I'm quite a busy man.
I worked for T-Mobile back around 1999 - 2005 -- Even back then we could have our desk phones appear as mobiles, mobiles appears as anything.

We were after all, the phone company
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:44
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I worked for T-Mobile back around 1999 - 2005 -- Even back then we could have our desk phones appear as mobiles, mobiles appears as anything.

We were after all, the phone company
Yeah, but I would assume that was in elsewhere. This is the first time getting such a call in Switzerland.
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:47
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Yeah, but I would assume that was in elsewhere. This is the first time getting such a call in Switzerland.
I don't believe 'Merica have mobile phones in 1999 ?

This was in Londonshire ..
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Old 22.11.2016, 15:57
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I don't believe 'Merica have mobile phones in 1999 ?

This was in Londonshire ..
They had this one Diesel powered flip-phone.
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