WDYD with Solicitors at your door?

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WDYD with Solicitors at your door?
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Wed, 03-24-2010 - 9:49am

During daycare hours what do you do when solicitors come to the door?


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Registered: 03-26-2003
Wed, 03-24-2010 - 10:16am

I would look out my window and if I saw a solicitor, I would ignore them just like they ignored my sign!


No need to open the door for them at all.

siiy 2009


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siiy 2009

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Registered: 03-26-2003
Wed, 03-24-2010 - 3:34pm

I ignore them.

Deb


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Registered: 02-15-2005
Wed, 03-24-2010 - 3:43pm

You are right. I shouldn't answer it.


I will ignore from now on. I know the fire marshall are doing unannounced stops-I hope I don't get in trouble if I ignore them. I hope I can tell who he is.


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Registered: 04-19-2004
Wed, 03-24-2010 - 5:46pm

I had this posted in english an dspanish on my door - (sorry i have since lost the translated portion)


(no one seemed ot know what soliciting meant so I had to get specific )


If you are selling products, services, or spiritual information please do NOT. If you must leave information you may put your booklet by the door.


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Registered: 01-12-2010
Wed, 03-24-2010 - 7:47pm

I live in a really safe neighbourhood so I guess I've never thought about it in terms of safety before.
Honestly, I USE the dc to get out of solicitors.
"Sorry I don't have time to talk, I've got 6 kids that need my attention" *laugh*...."Oh should we come back later?" ... "No, thanks" as I'm shutting the door.

And really, it is insane when someone comes to the door. All the kids come running, even the babies came crawling at warp speed before they could walk...everyone wants to see if it's "my mommy!" lol...so the noise is usually obscene and when it comes to solicitors, I don't hush them lol.

Melissa
~ Mom to 5 ~
~ Melissa ~ ‎"We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us, if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity." - Barbara de Angelis
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Registered: 02-15-2005
Mon, 04-26-2010 - 4:17pm

ok- haven't had anyone ring the bell lately- YAY. But today at 1:30- after all my kiddos were tucked in and resting for nap time- in the dining room right off the foyer- some dude that may or may not have something to do with security systems (I have a security sticker on window) came. I cracked the door and answered- I know I know I shouldn't. Just wanted to get him out of here.


SOOO I did the sign thing. It says:


Please do not knock or ring my bell if you are selling products, services, or spiritual information. If you must leave information, you may place it near the door.


No golpee ni suene por favor mi campana si usted está vendiendo productos, servicios, o la información espiritual. Si usted debe dejar la información, usted puede dejarla cerca de la puerta.


I hope it keeps them away. UGH


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Registered: 04-19-2004
Mon, 04-26-2010 - 7:10pm
NRA stickers on the door just
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Registered: 04-01-2003
Tue, 04-27-2010 - 1:46pm

I love that sign!

 


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