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A whole different sort of 'phone tapping! 8-)

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When we first moved down here you could dial you could dial exchanges outside the local at local rate by adding the digit that you dialed from a more distant exchange.

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Talking about old phones boxes, back about 1986 I was out in the wilds of Herefordshire delivering a car to a buyer, I needed to phone home and along a wild overgrown lane I saw a phone box, to my amazement I found that it still had the old phone and the press A press B buttons and "put 4 pennies in the slot."

Obviously one that had been 'lost and forgotten" by BT but it still had a dialing tone.

Couldn't use it, I only had decimal coins :-D

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Four pennies :shock: the first time I used one it was only two.

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white exec wrote:
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A whole different sort of 'phone tapping! 8-)


Yes!! :lol:

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Gibbo2286 wrote:
19 Aug 2017, 11:19
Talking about old phones boxes, back about 1986 I was out in the wilds of Herefordshire delivering a car to a buyer, I needed to phone home and along a wild overgrown lane I saw a phone box, to my amazement I found that it still had the old phone and the press A press B buttons and "put 4 pennies in the slot."

Obviously one that had been 'lost and forgotten" by BT but it still had a dialing tone.

Couldn't use it, I only had decimal coins :-D


That is amazing...

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Steve, three vintage classics there :D

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Maybe a universal "Get off your phone" symbol/sign/logo needs inventing. In the meantime the DIY notice on a bit of paper will have to suffice.....

This one hits a necessary shaming tone, but in certain circumstances a simple blunt "Get off your Phone" without the additional words of obvious justification may be suitably more in your face.

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I like that one Neil... It's unbelievable how so many people these days are utterly welded to their phones...

What on earth are they doing on them all the time?

It baffles me...

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A cartoon can get nicely to the point

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and of course the classic from Cluff!

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:lol:

As usual Cluff has summed it up beautifully :)

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Came across the "Bristol Post" website article on the radio enthusiast who helped save a girl's life.

The website for a local paper has the oddest of options......highlighted below
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
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The website for a local paper has the oddest of options......highlighted below



:rofl2: The mind boggles...

Pleased you used 'enthusiast' to describe an amateur radio operator there Neil :)