The Lockhorns by Bunny Hoest and John Reiner for May 24, 2024

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    Joseph comicinthestrip  about 2 months ago

    Roll ⅠD20 for a perception check!

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    Ratkin  about 2 months ago

    I feel like that when I have to log in to some websites. Email, password, verification text, captcha, main menu, second menu, drop-down menu, link, enter name and ID number, click “view account,” select option. Why was I going here?

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    SHIVA  about 2 months ago

    That’s happened to me!! I forget why I called, and what I was looking for!!!!

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    snsurone76  about 2 months ago

    Next, Leroy—either you’ll talk to a mass of machines, or to someone from India or the Philippines with an accent so thick, you’ll need an interpreter!

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    saylorgirl  about 2 months ago

    Been there done that.

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    jmworacle  about 2 months ago

    By jove, I believe Leroy’s caught on…

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    akachman Premium Member about 2 months ago


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    LeftCoastKen Premium Member about 2 months ago

    And in the meantime, they’ve used up your allocation of cell phone minutes, just listening to their never-ending list of menu options.

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    derdave969  about 2 months ago

    If my call to them really was important they’d have a person answer it. I also wonder how everyone’s options have recently changed so I must listen carefully to the list.

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    strictures  about 2 months ago

    Even worse is every company or government agency that starts out its message: “Our menu options have changed” or the ones that use that garbage voice recognition tech that doesn’t work!

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    elgrecousa Premium Member about 2 months ago

    More aggravating than the myriad of options is the inordinate amount of time you have to wait on the phone after you choose one.

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    the lost wizard  about 2 months ago

    You called your number to retrieve a voice mail. BTW you forgot to record the time and date. :)

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    Scott S  about 2 months ago

    In a way I feel bad for the customer service reps.

    By the time you wade through the VRU that has sh*t in its ears you are howling mad, & it takes some effort to not take it out on the rep when you finally connect!

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    WilliamVollmer  about 2 months ago

    Which, according to the cynics, is the very reason for all those options. And, then’ there is the “hold” music, with the “please stay on line, your call is very imprtant to us” typer announcements thrown in.

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    cuzinron47  about 2 months ago

    Just as they had hoped, another sadisfied customer [spelling error intended].

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    eb110americana  about 2 months ago

    When you call in and you know you need to talk to someone, but they make you listen to all this prerecorded news, hoping you’ll hang up before a paid employee has to talk to you. “Try doing this on our website instead” and “Did you know you can get prescriptions through the mail?” and “Hey, while we have you as a captive audience, have you thought about purchasing an extended warranty?”

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    Moonkey Premium Member about 2 months ago

    I just spent 2 hours calling two different hospitals for medical records. The first call, which involved about 8 calls, was difficult; the second one was an easy 6 minutes. Names and numbers and times plus date written down, just in case.

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    Moonkey Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Complicated phone calls annoy me, although I am as nice as I can be to the people, once I get to them. Before that, as I am listening to all the options that don’t apply to the reason I am calling, I will literally hold up fingers (for myself) for the number I need to press since I will generally listen to all the choices.

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    V. STEELE  about 2 months ago

    • how about when there’s no category for the problem you got

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    anncorr339  about 2 months ago

    So true Leroy

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    bmillar  about 2 months ago

    Or it leaves you on hold for so long you forget why (or who) you called!

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