• @[email protected]
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    812 days ago

    Iirc, that’s usually a sign that the robot caller has found a machine on the other end, since most people first respond with some sort of greeting right off the bat.

    • lad
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      312 days ago

      So, it’s not that bad, after all. Maybe should learn me a modem greeting to use instead of “Hello”

      • @[email protected]
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        412 days ago

        The phrase itself doesn’t matter, they are just listening for some indication of human speech at the start of the call.

        If nothing is said, then the system believes that it is a machine doing the same thing.

        Provided, of course, that their spam system doesn’t just starts playing a recorded message anyway.

        • lad
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          212 days ago

          Yes, that’s exactly what I meant

    • @[email protected]
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      112 days ago

      nah it’s been happening to me lately too. I pick up, say hi, and it immediately hangs up. I’m sure they’ve sold my number as active now.