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Business' with voice mail responses George Jaenicke grjaenicke On 03/10/2000 9:25:00 AM, MadameT wrote:
>Well, I hate to disagree with
>you all, but IN GENERAL, I
>love voice mail. It makes my
>job a lot easier. Of course,
>that's assuming people are
>semi-intelligent enough to
>leave a complete message. It
>gives me a chance to pull
>information or get an answer
>to their question or whatever
>I need to respond to them.
>And I like being able to leave
>a complete message on
>someone's machine rather than
>leave a brief message with a
>secretary and having to back &
>forth several times. Yes, I
>do hate going through too long
>menus and I totally hate it
>when people don't speak
>clearly or speak too fast --
>especially when leaving phone
>numbers, but all in all it
>works for me.

Sorry to disagree, but i don't have the time or patience to listen to long messages that often contain advertisements, just to wait to talk to a real person.

People should talk to people not machines.

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