You’ve asked for it and we’re delivering, welcome to our brand new article about funny ways to answer the phone at work!
We’ll start by giving you the general guidelines and how you should handle picking up these type of calls and then share with you some great lines you can use.
If you want to learn how to answer phone calls properly, in general, we’ve got you covered here.
Funny Ways To Answer The Phone At Work
First of all you have to remember to:
Always check the number. Make sure that you know the person calling. The last thing you want to do is to answer a phone call from your boss with an inappropriate line.
Now that you’ve checked that the caller is a known co-worker that you’re friends with, you can answer the phone in a funny way.
Top 7 Funny Ways To Answer The Phone At Work:
“Go ahead caller, you’re on the air.”
An incredibly funny line that is sure to momentarily scare your caller and to bring in big laughs!
“This is my voicemail, please leave a message after the beep – BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP.”
A classic work prank. They’ll either get it immediately and laugh or genuinely think that they went to voicemail and start recording a message, which is even better.
“Bill’s Mortuary; you kill ’em, we chill ’em”
One of our favorites, we had a friend who used this one on us all the time and it was always great. Even to this day it makes us laugh.
“GHOSTBUSTERS, WHADDAYA WANT?”
Don’t tell me you never wanted to answer the phone with this. Now’s your chance! Nearly everybody has seen ghostbusters and will instantly recognize this great line from the movie.
“IT, did you try turning it off and on again?”
Another extremely funny line from the show “The IT crowd” which is sure to make the caller laugh.
“Hello, may I please speak to [caller’s name]?”
Such a great way to throw the caller off their feet, simple and effective way to get you both laughing!