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My voice calling me????

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My voice calling me????

I recently got one of those 800 numbers....they left voicemail on my machine.

The usual where this is so and so, we would like to talk to "ME" and my voice

actually says my name.  How can this be?  scawey

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Re: My voice calling me????

I think you need to listen to Firesign Theatre's "I Think We're All Bozos on This Bus". Smiley Happy

 

Basically, at some time they recorded you saying your name, and now they're just playing it back. I guess they think it's better than using a computer-generated voice, which might get the pronunciation wrong. But it's weird when the voice changes in mid-sentence.




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Re: My voice calling me????

Does your VoiceMail greeting include you stating your name?  They could be grabbing your voice stating your name off of the greeting received when the call was switched to voice mail.




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Re: My voice calling me????

thank you both for answering

but no my voicemail doesnt say my just "noone can come to the phone right now"

the only time i can think of when I say my name is in private conversations where I'm leaving them voicemail like a doctors office and such...

just curious how the 800 got it cause ...i know what your saying and i figured that out.....but didnt figure out HOW they got my name. anywho....no biggie.....just creepy and swarey

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Re: My voice calling me????

Maybe there's a database of recordings that telemarketers sell to each other.




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