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Highly effective at letting people know that "we're jerks" as well.
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Highly effective at letting people know that "we're jerks" as well.
Often signs that say "No Solicitors" never works. The sign is eye catching and in a funny way gets the message across that people will read and pass on.
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I suppose. But it does irk me that people will go to the trouble to self importantly make a sign thats bound to make someones day a little worse. Many or most people knocking on your door are good willed people taking time and effort out of their day on behalf of a charity. Is it really such a bother to answer your door and say "sorry, but we're really not interested"?
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I suppose. But it does irk me that people will go to the trouble to self importantly make a sign thats bound to make someones day a little worse. Many or most people knocking on your door are good willed people taking time and effort out of their day on behalf of a charity. Is it really such a bother to answer your door and say "sorry, but we're really not interested"?
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To each their own...seems an overly elaborate way to say eff off when "no solicitors" will usually do and if not will give you an opportunity to say eff off in person which is what people who makes these signs want to do anyway but i digress.
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I suppose. But it does irk me that people will go to the trouble to self importantly make a sign thats bound to make someones day a little worse. Many or most people knocking on your door are good willed people taking time and effort out of their day on behalf of a charity. Is it really such a bother to answer your door and say "sorry, but we're really not interested"?
I'm at home . I don't want a sales pitch . I don't want mormons or any other religious fanatics coming to bother me at home. No different than telemarketing. It irks me that people self importantly come to my home to solicit me for any reason uninvited. If I want to donate to a charity I will donate onlime or go to that charity or better yet donate my time at an event or food bank etc.

When I lived in Kamloops I had so many damn mormans ring my door bell. I #### you not it was at 7am once and I had had enough so I just answered my door buttnaked . I never jad a problem after that.

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I'm at home . I don't want a sales pitch . I don't want mormons or any other religious fanatics coming to bother me at home. No different than telemarketing. It irks me that people self importantly come to my home to solicit me for any reason uninvited. If I want to donate to a charity I will donate onlime or go to that charity or better yet donate my time at an event or food bank etc.
Fair enough, but i dont think that entitles you to piss on strangers. A firm sign ought to be enough, if thats disregarded by all means you've won the right to whip it out and start the stream. Pet peeve maybe, but i dont see why we cant be civil to one another at least up until the point of offence.
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Fair enough, but i dont think that entitles you to piss on strangers. A firm sign ought to be enough, if thats disregarded by all means you've won the right to whip it out and start the stream. Pet peeve maybe, but i dont see why we cant be civil to one another at least up until the point of offence.
It's my home not a store. If I want to buy or support something I will actively seek it out. These people never just leave with a simple "No thank you" They are taught whether its a charity or sales to be high preassure tactics. I'd rather just avoid the inevitable "#### off That will ensue. I don't like having to tell people to so I would rather they just stay away.

Also who said anything about pissing on people? I only came to the door naked lol

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I get where you're coming from. I've been a cold caller a handful of times in my life. I worked for college pro briefly going door to door asking by any chance they felt like getting their house painted as a young adult with no money and no prospects and occasionally felt too awkward to say no to a charity organizer. I can tell you it's a stressful position to be in. Most people doing it have been put upon by someone else or it's genuine community outreach. Bosses are above it and so get the peons to do it. In the case of charity or community you sort of have to do it or nothing gets done. As such i sympathize with the plight of those tasked with it. Of course i tried to be polite and terse and respected and feared any notices by the home owner forbidding solicitation so it does get you down when someone goes out of their way to be nasty. The #$$# travels downstream as they say. President yells at vice president, vice president yells at senior executive, senior executive yells at junior executive, yells at secretary etc... As a cold caller you're at the bottom of that hierarchy typically. I know there are probably exceptions of people who get off ringing doorbells safe in the knowledge they'll irritate someone else but i don't think its the norm.

Edit: in the example illustrated by the video it was just some tottering old woman who i can easily imagine was there for a good hearted reason. If it was a bible thumping mormon i'm sure i would be more amused by it.


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Fair enough, but i dont think that entitles you to piss on strangers. A firm sign ought to be enough, if thats disregarded by all means you've won the right to whip it out and start the stream. Pet peeve maybe, but i dont see why we cant be civil to one another at least up until the point of offence.

Sure it does. Because they are coming to your home to solicit uninvited.
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I suppose. But it does irk me that people will go to the trouble to self importantly make a sign thats bound to make someones day a little worse. Many or most people knocking on your door are good willed people taking time and effort out of their day on behalf of a charity. Is it really such a bother to answer your door and say "sorry, but we're really not interested"?

They always come at the worst time, when we are preparing dinner.
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One of my best friends ran in an elections. I helped canvass for him.

If a house had a sign "No Solicitation" or anything close to that effect, I'd skip the house. Any reasonable person should. If the sign said something like "we change money etc then I'd laugh, and move on.

If you are going to put up a sign, I have one small ask... put it next to your doorbell (or at the end of your driveway).

The one house I canvassed that had a no solicitation sign had it on the opposite side of the door to the doorbell. We didn't see it until after we rang the bell.

It read "No solicitation of any kind, religious or otherwise"

Once my colleague pointed it out to me I thought "oh f*** this is gonna be fun!"

As the owner approached the door (it was a screen door, so we could see each other) I spoke first as he approached and said: "I just want to apologize, we didn't see your sign until after we rang the bell. Again, sorry, we'll leave you alone but I didn't want to ring the bell and run. We were just stopping by to canvass on behalf of (candidate's name) again sorry have a great rest of your day." Thankfully he responded "(Candidate's name)? I saw him on the news, I love him and everything he stands for. I want you to put the biggest sign you have at the end of my driveway..." and then he proceeded to tell us why we should vote for our candidate. It was a nice bullet dodge.
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