"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by guitar1580, January 03, 2011, 06:03:59 AM
Quote from: Phonesrfun on January 03, 2011, 01:40:38 PMWhere I grew up, the number was simply 119, and the fourth number was for party #1,2, etc. Since we had a private line, we just dialed 1191 and hung up to get it to ring.113 used to be repair service, and 114 used to be information. went to 411 and 311.
Quote from: rp2813 on January 04, 2011, 02:15:15 PMI lived in Verizon territory up until a couple of years ago. At that time, I was still able to dial my home phone number, wait for the beep, and hang up in order to get it to ring back. I think we were on either a 5E or DMS switch.