Answering the phone no longer has to be a boring “hello”. Funny greetings may be just what the doctor should recommend to brighten someone’s day. These funny ways to answer the phone pranks will not only make you laugh, but will also likely give the caller a laugh.
Some Funny Ways To Answer The Phone
Download a Soundboard
It is simple to download a free application to your cell phone or computer. You can search the Internet by typing “soundboards” or download a free app on your phone by searching the app store. Soundboards are usually found under the entertainment category.
Answering the phone with pre-recorded sound bites from famous people or characters, like Homer Simpson or Family Guy.
You can also use words like “Guess who?” In a funny old cracked voice or “Hey, where did you park the ice cream truck?” Callers are sure to be confused, but will quickly have fun with you.
Disguise your voice
Disguising your voice may be an old trick, but it’s certainly still a good one. Use a British accent or deepen your voice to see what kind of reaction you are going to receive.
If you want to get serious about being funny when you answer the phone, buy a Voice Disguiser. Voice disguisers are devices that modify your voice to make you unrecognizable, according to personal alarms.
Prices for high-quality voice disguisers range from $30 to $80 and can be purchased online. According to personal settings, voice disguisers can change a man’s voice to sound like a stranger, a woman’s voice to sound like a man, or a grandparent’s voice to sound like a child.
Funny phrases when answering the phone
Answering the phone with funny phrases, like “talk to me” or “Yello”, is a classic. However, the more creative you are, the funnier you will be. For example, according to List Keepers, the No. 1 funny way to answer the phone is: “City Morgue, you kill them, we relax ’em.”
Other top forms include: “Hello, please enter your name, address and credit card number”, “The number you dialed has been disconnected” and “Can I have your order?”
Additional funny phrases:
- “Hello. This is the suicide hotline, can you please hold?”
- Beeps, as a busy signal
- “Roadkill Cafe, you kill it, we grill it, how can I help you?”
- “I have the money, just let him go…”
- “Hello, Johnny? I hope you threw the body! Hurry up before we get caught!”
- “Send someone with the money and no one gets hurt!”
- “Ah, no, the voices are back!”
- yell, “Who sent you? Who do you work for?”
Use Music Clips
This particular scenario requires more time, preparation and patience. However, if you are technically inclined, you can have a series of music clips ready to play as responses to everything the caller says. Comcast used a similar tactic in one of its 2008 commercials, and it is hilarious!
Here are a few more ideas:
1. Proper ways to answer the phone:
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4. What about Telemarketers? How can we answer to them?
5. These are a little harsh:
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7. Oh, I am so glad it’s you! Let me tell you how was the date yesterday
Just pick up the phone and start talking to the other person like you waited for your BFF to call you, without really knowing who is on the other line.
8. The number you have dial is currently busy, please try at another time.
Answer the phone with your best voice answering machine tone, and try to convince the other person he is really talking to a machine instead of you
9. I am sorry, the line seems to be having some technical issues – please call back.
Answer the phone and right at the start pretend there are issues with the line, and ask them to call back later, or never!
10. Copy them while they talk
Answer the phone and try to sell them on what they wanted you to buy, just talk like the best salesperson you know, it will annoy the other person and be hilarious!
Let us know which ones are your favorite ways to answer the phone, and which have proved not to be so funny!
11. Insider jokes
If you know the caller well, maybe think of a insider joke only you will understand to make you both laugh. This is a great way to pick up the phone and break the ice immediately.
12. Flip the script on them
Instead of you answering the call, pretend you called them, and start talking like you were the one who originated the call. They will get confused and after a while start laughing, or maybe even hang up the phone LOL. Think how far you want to take it, but this could be a hilarious way to answer a spam call.