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Old Jul 3rd 2009, 8:15 am
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Teaching Mitten how to ring Nanna herself:

Mitten this is the number 3571191, just press the numbers on the phone and then wait for Nanna to answer.

Mummy there is no 11

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Teaching Mitten how to ring Nanna herself:

Mitten this is the number 3571191, just press the numbers on the phone and then wait for Nanna to answer.

Mummy there is no 11

thats how surprise huge phone bills are caused.
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Teaching Mitten how to ring Nanna herself:

Mitten this is the number 3571191, just press the numbers on the phone and then wait for Nanna to answer.

Mummy there is no 11



LOLOL are you sure you want to go there?
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Old Jul 3rd 2009, 12:32 pm
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thats how surprise huge phone bills are caused.
land line to land line is free Ins
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land line to land line is free Ins
Only for a local call. A few misplaced digits and Mitten could be phoning a Sheila in Sydney.
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Only for a local call. A few misplaced digits and Mitten could be phoning a Sheila in Sydney.
I doubt it somehow
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Only for a local call. A few misplaced digits and Mitten could be phoning a Sheila in Sydney.
exactly what I meant
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exactly what I meant
she has three phone numbers written down so let's hope she sticks to them!
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When my nephew (brain-damaged by hydrocephalus) was in his early teens he twice phoned up the Falkirk fire brigade to my sister's house when he was watching the film 'Towering Inferno'. My sister had to put a lock on the dial (that was in the days before push button phones) !
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When my nephew (brain-damaged by hydrocephalus) was in his early teens he twice phoned up the Falkirk fire brigade to my sister's house when he was watching the film 'Towering Inferno'. My sister had to put a lock on the dial (that was in the days before push button phones) !
Yeah, my mum told me about those phones.

You could get round the lock by slightly depressing the cradle and dialling out the number like morse code...allegedly!
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Yeah, my mum told me about those phones.

You could get round the lock by slightly depressing the cradle and dialling out the number like morse code...allegedly!
That was back in the day when you still occassionally had cross-talk on telephones. Actually, in Kuwait it was usually rather than occassionally. It was a furtive boyhood joy earwigging on the conversations of others.
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Default Re: Children and the telephone

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Teaching Mitten how to ring Nanna herself:

Mitten this is the number 3571191, just press the numbers on the phone and then wait for Nanna to answer.

Mummy there is no 11

I love it, well done Mitten.
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