I disagree. It is rude. But it's in response to rudeness, so I'm OK with that. And if "No thanks" isn't good enough, the followup is "go away and don't talk to me," followed by making a scene if it's in public, to let everyone else know the asshole is inappropriately aggressive. On the phone, just hang up. You don't owe telemarketers even the courtesy of "no thanks."
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Other than devoting 2/3 of the first episode to anti-Catholic propaganda. (And it's not like there aren't plenty of true bad things one could say about the renaissance age Church. He just didn't use any of that, and focused instead on outright fabrications.)
If I become aware they are selling something, it is because they have approached me on the street. That puts them in the same category as spammers and telemarketers: aggressively annoying.
Or just ignore them and walk by without a word. That might piss them off enough to justify calling the cops on them, which at least gets them a warm night and a meal. It's for their own good.
"Are now"? Heh. They've never mattered.
Or maybe they'd go; Gee whiz, we really are hiring mostly males for these positions. Perhaps we can take a closer look at these ladies to see what they're offering.
Then they'd be accused of soliciting prostitution.
As opposed to serial psychopathy, where parents believe their children should never have adult supervision of any kind, and are just turned loose on society as wild animals to be put down when they get caught?
Maybe in addition, but around here, boob jobs are ubiquitous, always have been, always will be. This is the land where natural blondes dye their eyebrows brunette to look like bleached blonde bimbos.
These apps currently disclose informations such as the client's name, cell phone and address to the driver. One customer that started being harassed through offensive text messages after a ride started an online petition demanding that the companies take effective measures to protect female customers. The petition already collected more than 27,000 signatures, and both Easy Taxi and 99Taxis already announced that they will implement features that will protect clients' privacy.
At first, users will be allowed to choose if they want their phone numbers to be disclosed. Within a couple of months, both companies said they will provide VOIP calls, which will eliminate the need to exchange phone numbers."
And let's not go in to give your 16 year old a boob job for her birthday, eh?
You clearly have a better class of 20something on your planet than we have here on earth.
If it's like the Ford model that had a similar feature a few years ago, it's controlled by which key you use - regular key, valet key, teenager key. Yeah, most teens could easily swap keys with Mummy or Daddy, but then Mummy and Daddy will start getting warnings when they speed or play the radio too loud.
You've clearly never lived among The Beautiful People of southern California, where a lot of kids would literally murder their parents in their sleep if they didn't get a brand new car for their 16th birthday.
Because then you'll have shithead 20somethings on the road instead, with no parental supervision whatsoever.
The only way to learn to drive is to drive.
If you don't like the terms offered — walk away.
And find out that everyone else has agreed (secretly) to require the same terms. "Agree to our terms, or go hungry" is not a free market.