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Why waste time trying to get off the phone with a pesky telemarketer? Here’s an easier way: Use the Easy Hang Up device from Phonex Corp. (800) 437-0101; www.phonex.com). The next time you’re subjected to a scripted phone pitch when you’re rushing to complete an important project, don’t say a word. Just press a button on this three-inch box that plugs into your phone—and the telemarketer will hear, “I’m sorry, this number does not accept this type of call. Please regard this message as your notification to remove this number from your list. Thank you.” Note: The device only works with one-line phones. Cost: $14.95.
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