New tactic

Jason found this one on the web and its going up immediately. Nothing irritates me more than having someone come to my home, my sanctuary, unsolicited and asking for money.

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He is way too nice and ends up wasting a lot of time talking to them, almost leading them on in a way. And I am way too mean.

A nice young looking girl came to the door today…

her: It looks like your windows are newer?

me: so (blank stare)

When I get a solicitation call I simply hang up by the time they get half a sentence out, but shutting the door on someone without saying a word is a bit more difficult. We’ve tried not answering at all, but the kids are loud and the knocking goes on for longer than I’d expect.

This neighborhood seems to attract solicitors every day, and I think I’ve already mentioned my feelings of creepiness toward the ice cream trucks? That music can be heard for an hour at a time some evenings!

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