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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #495 on: June 14, 2016, 01:08:44 PM »
I don't know whats worse, the fact that someone made this or that they want $130 for it

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #496 on: June 14, 2016, 02:57:03 PM »
Flintstone phones.

5 digit because that was where #'s ended.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #497 on: June 14, 2016, 03:28:13 PM »
Love this site! even Education on cartoon telephones!  ;D
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #498 on: June 15, 2016, 07:12:45 AM »
5 digit because that was where #'s ended.
But it appears that the Rubbles had a newer phone - it looks like Betty's phone has 6 holes in the finger wheel!
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #499 on: June 15, 2016, 09:50:52 AM »
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #500 on: June 15, 2016, 11:51:33 AM »
I don't know whats worse, the fact that someone made this or that they want $130 for it

I can't say but i'll never buy a telephone like i see in the image...And paying $130 . no thanks ..
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #501 on: June 15, 2016, 02:01:59 PM »
I guess you'd have to be a die hard fan to want that TB&J phone.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #502 on: June 15, 2016, 07:20:12 PM »
But it appears that the Rubbles had a newer phone - it looks like Betty's phone has 6 holes in the finger wheel!

Cool, Now we can date it. When did the sixth number come into use?

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #503 on: June 15, 2016, 08:41:15 PM »
Cool, Now we can date it. When did the sixth number come into use?

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #504 on: June 15, 2016, 08:44:36 PM »
Cool, Now we can date it. When did the sixth number come into use?

Jim S.

According to the Encyclopaedia Rockannica  23,000 BC
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #505 on: June 16, 2016, 02:18:28 AM »
That change from 5 digits to 6 digits must have provided a lot of employment in the CO's. Changing phone numbers from 5 to 6 digits in length is NOTHING compared to adding another level to every Strowger switch bank and lengthening the shafts etc in every switch in every CO. Wow.......

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #506 on: June 24, 2016, 02:47:04 PM »
This has to be the wierdest idea ive ever seen.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #507 on: June 24, 2016, 02:53:45 PM »
Decycled.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #508 on: June 24, 2016, 03:35:29 PM »
ChChChChia...Phone.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #509 on: July 03, 2016, 11:34:28 AM »
A must have custom phone at a custom price! It works to boot.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rotary-Dial-Working-Phone-/152053749695?hash=item23671c17bf:g:eiUAAOSwf-VWUTEq

And you can still do it at a bargain price. It's still available at a lower price and now with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rotary-Dial-Working-Phone-/162124705657
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