That's nothing. I won't get out of bed for less than $250K. Just not worth it.
Yeah. That's the right attitude. Let the recruiters know what we are worth.
I can't tell if you're being sarcastic, but I do the same thing, ESPECIALLY for recruiters - they do NOT have your best interests in mind. IMHO, when I talk to a recruiter, it's only because it's a position of interest. It seems to me recruiters tend to treat the prospect like they're applying to anything that passes in front of them.
Of course, you have to be PC about it: "I just want you to know, I'd prefer not to waste anyone's time - and while this job sounds like something that's right up my alley, if the job doesn't pay 'x', I'm just not interested."
Even if it doesn't get back to the employer, the recruiter is aware.