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HotelMinion
06-05-2015, 10:58 AM
Me: *spiel*
Foreigner with think french accent: Voulevoucoocheamemoi? (Or something like that)
Me: Huh?
Fwtfa: Do you speak french?
Me: No
Fwtfa: Oh, ok, hold on

(Sounds of phone getting passed around...and around...and around)

Me: Um..helloo
Fwtfa: Yes, on your website it says that your restaurant is being renovated is it true?
Me: Uh, we don't HAVE a restuarant are you sure you've called the right hotel
Fwtfa: Yes of course I do, this is the Hotel?
Me: Yes it is but is it at--

(I was going to say is it at the right location because we have at lot of Hotels at different locations and they're not all the same)

Fwtfa: *cuts me off, pet peeve alert* Yes, so do you have restaurant renovations? Yes or no?

Me: We don't HAVE a

Fwtfa: Yes or no?

Me: *gives up* No

Fwtfa: Ok *hangs up*

Well that was weird. I hope Frenchy stays whereever she's at...

That wasn't the weirder call, though.

Me: *spiel*

Other Hotel Worker: Yes *Riiiiing!* do you *Riiiiing!* have rooms available?

(All thru out the call I could hear a ringing noise like from a school bell, getting louder and louder)

Me: RIght now?

OHW: Yes *Riiiiing!*

Me: Ok, let's see....yes we do

OHW: Ok, NO STOP! STOP *Riiiiing!* WHAT YOU'RE DOING*Riiiiing!* RIGHT NOW! WHAT'RE YOU DOING?!*Riiiiing!* STOP IT!!!!

Me: Um, hello?

OHW: Hold on a sec *Continues yelling at someone with the ringing getting louder*

Me: *waits for a minute* Hello?......Hello?

(All I hear is ringing in my ear. So I hang up. She calls me back.)

Me: *spiel*

OHW: Yeah, so, I'll be sending two people over in ten minutes *hangs up*

Me: Um, ok?

(No one comes. I hope everythings alright over there!)

EricKei
06-05-2015, 01:48 PM
The nonsense French phrase was probably "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir), (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voulez-vous_coucher_avec_moi%3F)" made famous by songs such as "Lady Marmalade." (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQa7SvVCdZk) (a bit NSFW) -- (original version here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4LWIP7SAjY)) -- You were being pranked by a fairly incompetent prank caller ;) It means "Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?" I'm fairly certain that the restaurant thing would have led into one of those "Is your refrigerator running?" lines, had they gotten a positive response out of you.

wolfie
06-05-2015, 01:55 PM
Me: *spiel*
Foreigner with think french accent: Voulevoucoocheamemoi? (Or something like that)
Me: Huh?
Fwtfa: Do you speak french?
Me: No
Fwtfa: Oh, ok, hold on

This guy is a creeper, and deserved to be hung up on (of course, as someone who doesn't speak French, you didn't know he's a creeper).

What it sounds like he said: Voulez-vous coucher avec moi?

English translation: Would you like to go to bed with me?

Appropriate response (immediately before hangup): Mange la merde!

English translation: Eat shit!

KellyHabersham
06-20-2015, 01:34 AM
Have a "weird call" incident to share......my family went to our cabin in northern Arizona to clean/get it ready for the annual July 4 trip, and apparently someone called our cabin phone asking for me. (we don't have caller ID on that phone)

Mom said the woman asked to speak to me, and when told I wasn't available, she asked if that was a good number to reach me. Mom's answer was "No", and the woman said that this number had been given as contact info for me, and wanted to know where I worked. Meanwhile, she wouldn't/didn't say why she was calling, and Mom didn't give any information out.......I should probably also mention that we don't have caller ID set up on the cabin phone.

The REALLY weird thing is that we moved to Phoenix in the summer of 1992, so I'm not sure how that number would have been listed as a "good" way to get ahold of me.

Ironclad Alibi
06-20-2015, 01:49 AM
The REALLY weird thing is that we moved to Phoenix in the summer of 1992, so I'm not sure how that number would have been listed as a "good" way to get ahold of me.

That is one of the mysteries of life. Mrs. IA has a separate phone number for her business. I have never associated myself with that number. And yet calls to that number sometimes ask for me. I have no idea how they every associated me with that number.

KellyHabersham
06-20-2015, 02:43 AM
That is one of the mysteries of life. Mrs. IA has a separate phone number for her business. I have never associated myself with that number. And yet calls to that number sometimes ask for me. I have no idea how they every associated me with that number.

It's possible that this was a scam-related call, but still......it is, as you said, one of the mysteries of life.....that they would have info 20+ years out of date.