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Not Happy Conf Call Heavy Breathers...

Mute your ****ing phones you Darth Vader freaks!!!!
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I find heavy breathing can add a special flavor to otherwise deadly calls.


Your mileage may vary, obviously.
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Good one.

And paper rustlers.
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I'm sure I've heard snoring a few times too.
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Try a call with someone who not only has the heavy breathing/borderline asthma/20+ a day habit but throw in a loose set of dentures too.


....and a cough.
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Mute your ****ing phones you Darth Vader freaks!!!!
You never complain when I phone you in the middle of the night
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I was actually on a call the other week where someone else tackled them about the issue. Never heard that before - normally everyone just seethes quietly to themselves about it.
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I shot a squirrel on a conf call a few years back. Forgot to put the phone on mute as well.
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Didn't know squirrels could use or even afford phones.
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Didn't know squirrels could use or even afford phones.
B'dum tishhh
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Didn't know squirrels could use or even afford phones.
Not just phones

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AAAARG!!!!

It's Squirrelgeddon!!!!
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Not a problem - I have had calls where they can hear me breathing - they just say "lower the handset Paul - we can hear you breathing".

So I have and they can't.
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Phone calls, heavy breathing......followed by what colour knickers have you got on? 'orrible!
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I was actually on a call the other week where someone else tackled them about the issue. Never heard that before - normally everyone just seethes quietly to themselves about it.
Really.

I always tell them. Nose away from the speaker please
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I always like to think they have one of those 'cow pat' speakers in the middle of the desk and they are basically laying their face on it, just because they can with no-one else there.

We had a guy eating yesterday over the conference call so someone asked what filling they had in their sandwiches - made everyone laugh!
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Scraping the "Polyspan" conf call phone across the table
deafening everyone using headsets is another annoyance.
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Phone calls, heavy breathing......followed by what colour knickers have you got on? 'orrible!
Some of us might like that someone is showing an interest in us

I have been on a conference call with a noisy pen clicker - very irritating, as is basically anyone fidgety.
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All of the above.

+ the secret typist who clatters out an email while on the call
+ the mobile user who says, "you carry on, I am just going on hold for a sec" and before everyone can yell "NNOOOOO!!!" they do it and then we get to listen to Greensleeves for 5 minutes before they come back on, oblivious
+ the guys who can't work the "mute" button and decide to mumble away in the background getting the update on what they should already know prior to joining the call....

Our conf call etiquette here is dreadful. We have all of the above on every call, every time.
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The guy who refuses to use his headset, and joins the call using the utterly crappy microphone and speakers on his laptop, meaning every other word he speaks cuts out, and we all have to keep repeating ourselves.
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Just say you can't hear him and make him dial in from a proper landline?
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