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unbeldi

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Direct line to Hell
« on: October 31, 2013, 08:50:49 PM »
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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2013, 09:11:28 PM »
Perhaps it was someone's mother-in-law's phone ;D

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2013, 09:20:53 PM »
Have you tried calling the number now, after dark, today, October 31st?
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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2013, 09:21:22 PM »
I thought it may have been Marilyn.

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2013, 10:18:38 PM »
Well, reverse lookup for that area code does return a person.


Try it and see...I'm not opening myself up to a lawsuit by posting the result.


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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2013, 11:06:06 PM »
Well, reverse lookup for that area code does return a person.
Try it and see...I'm not opening myself up to a lawsuit by posting the result.
(540) 548-0130
Well, that area code is only about 20 years old.  I have no idea how old the dial card is. The phone is over 50 years old now.

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I have even got a regular New York number :-) 646 570 1796

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2013, 07:38:54 AM »
And of course, the Devil's Arse (names as such cos of the sounds emitted when rainwater drains away!!) is in Caslteton, Derbyshire, if you really needed to see it.... :D

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2013, 11:07:36 AM »
Its always a way out of it, or  ???


The picture may be seen at the Norwegian Wikipedia.  http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell

The way of spelling is rather old, but Norwegian and are quite popular among tourists.
Th location is the old railway-station at Hell. Gods-expedition are where you deliver or pick up grater parcels or luggage sent (here) by train. (cargo handling)

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I have even got a regular New York number :-) 646 570 1796

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2013, 12:31:03 PM »
There is a place in southeastern Michigan with that name: http://www.gotohellmi.com/.

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2013, 01:36:51 PM »
..and the devil is running a dry cleaning store in Walla Walla- just call 666 :)

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2013, 01:38:15 PM »
yep. and Hell,MI freezes over every year!
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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2013, 10:49:07 PM »
yep. and Hell,MI freezes over every year!

Just a bit south of me here.......
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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2013, 12:03:45 AM »
..and the devil is running a dry cleaning store in Walla Walla- just call 666 :)

Now you've done it. Look outside your window to see if Bill "Phonesrfun" Geurts is wandering your neighbourhood looking for you and that Walla Walla phone book!

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Re: Direct line to Hell
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2013, 12:51:36 AM »
That dry cleaners is still in business at that very address, and I use them.  Their phone number now ends in 0662.  They probably had it changed to keep from being known as the dry cleaners from Hell.   :o

I had the pleasure of talking to Haf over the phone recently, and he mentioned the WW phone book.  I had him look up First National Bank in Walla Walla which, at that time was on 2nd and Alder and was listed with phone number 96.  I work in that very building today.

Haf's Walla Walla phone book is dated 1930.  Below is a picture of the building I currently work in during a notorious flood of March 31, 1931.  The second picture is when Seattle First National Bank occupied the same building in 1978.  The outside of the building looks much the same today as the 1978 picture.  Today, Banner Bank owns the building which it bought from Seattle First after Seafirst became part of Bank of America.  Like phone companies, banks seem to like to buy and sell (themselves).

In 1930, the phone company in Walla Walla was located in an old building that is now a parking lot. (3rd picture)

Sorry for the off-topic photos.

By the way, it was great to talk to Haf.  He was working on getting a pay phone to work and he was successful.
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