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Offline Brinybay

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2009, 01:16:05 AM »
In space, no one can hear the phone ring...

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2009, 02:42:21 AM »
Quote from: Brinybay
In space, no one can hear the phone ring...

Gack! Another beautiful example of hideous telephones. But we never know;

Underneath all those sparkly stars might be a 1949 WE 500.

At least it's not a lamp. ;)
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2009, 11:20:08 AM »
In space, no one can hear the phone ring...

So, then the age old question is "Does it really ring?"  Or better yet, when someone here asks why their phone doesn't ring, the fact that it might be lost in outer space might be one thing they should check!

Someone had a lot of fun painting that phone.



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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2009, 11:22:36 AM »
At least it's not a lamp.

A candlestick lamp looks better
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2009, 11:44:44 AM »
that is one ugly phone.  hopefully is just crafter's paint & won't be too hard to clean up. is that a "curly" line cord too?
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2009, 12:49:40 AM »
Yeah I agree, under all that is the only surviving 49' model 500. :P

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2009, 06:24:42 AM »
nobody wanted to gamble, it didn't sell.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #22 on: October 06, 2009, 12:40:09 AM »
Bet I could e-mail the seller and make them an offer on that stary wonder.   ::)

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #23 on: October 06, 2009, 06:36:47 AM »
I've seen these from time to time, 70s stuff I believe.  Now this one WOULD look better as a lamp!
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2009, 07:48:41 AM »
Or as an Arab coffee grinder or water pipe.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #25 on: October 06, 2009, 08:12:53 AM »
i kind of like it :) put light bulbs in the ear/mouth pieces. need black cords, tho. as a phone or lamp, would be a good conversation piece.

huuumm.......a pipe you say :o
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2009, 08:43:13 AM »
Yes, dear Bwanna-Donna,

Get your mind out of the clouds and hie thee to your local Arab grocery and ask if they have a brass water-pipe.  It will look kind of like this and they will also have apple-flavored Turkish tobacco for it.  Yuk.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2009, 06:47:23 PM »
Please calm down.  I don't understand women let alone cats and ducks.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2009, 08:57:58 PM »
hey hobie, i missed you too  :'(

thank you for the info, ellen. i am familiar with the middle eastern water pipe. my son's friend has one & uses the flavored tobaccos. i didn't care much for it. she also favors little clove ciggies. to each his/her own. :)
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