Out in 'unassigned territory' we actually had a shotgun fired over our car as we came down a long country dirt drive. It had the shooter's desired effect... we turned around and left. Shotgun totin' hillbillies - 1; JWs - 0
Best statement a householder made to get you to leave them alone.
I've got a good one that a householder could use.
"Oh perfect! I'm glad you're here. You see I'm in the process of summoning a demon to deal with unwanted solicitors, and I need two more people to stand at the points of the pentagram. The two acolytes I had for the position had an unfortunate accident when the last summoning went awry. So anyway, would you like to come in?"
It was the first door of the morning some years back and we decided to start on the top floor. I climbed four floors and knocked on the door. I was a young, broke regular pioneer and could hardly afford any food. I weighed about 90 pounds soaking wet. I was totally out of breath when this handsome middle aged man answered the door. I started my presentation and he interrupted and said "For God's sake eat something and get in shape" and then slammed the door.
I never worked that building again. It devastated me because I was literally starving, but was sure Jehovah would eventually provide .....
Get away demon and blow flour in their face, tell them the powder was demon protection dust.