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Creepy/Strange Dial Cards
« on: October 28, 2015, 09:58:44 AM »
Sometimes we collectors find unusual dial cards on phones; whether it's a decent picture of a family member or loved one (seen this a couple times) or some celebrity that the phone reminds the owner of.

I would say this one may be a family member or magazine cutout, but I would have picked a better picture in that case... :o :-[

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262115879235
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Re: Creepy Dial Card
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2015, 10:43:32 AM »
I would say this one may be a family member or magazine cutout, but I would have picked a better picture in that case... :o :-[
People didn't use to take as many pictures of themselves as they do today!

Here is another find:

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Re: Creepy Dial Card
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2015, 10:50:15 AM »
Just keep in mind that Halloween is just a few days away  and  there are going to be creepier things out there than that dial card!

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Re: Creepy Dial Card
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2015, 10:56:47 AM »
Just keep in mind that Halloween is just a few days away  and  there are going to be creepier things out there than that dial card!
Well, then it looks like I'm just in time with this topic! :)
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Re: Creepy Dial Card
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2016, 07:35:43 PM »
Here's another one found in an older topic...

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=5141.0
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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2016, 07:40:14 PM »
Here's another one found in an older topic...

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=5141.0

That one reminds me of the scene of the cat peering through the window in the door of the clothes drier as it turns.


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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2016, 08:10:03 PM »
why anyone would make a photo dial center is beyond me....
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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2016, 12:31:02 PM »
They do it just to be different.  They don't want the same boring dial card as everyone else.  If nobody made a photo dial center, this thread wouldn't exist.

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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2016, 11:16:07 AM »
I just picked up this 1972 WE 554 for $1 at a yard sale

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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2016, 10:32:02 PM »
I just picked up this 1972 WE 554 for $1 at a yard sale

Larry

I bet I know the first thing you did/are going to do to that phone. It involves a small piece of paper being chucked into the garbage... ;D
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Re: Creepy Dial Cards
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2016, 12:06:18 PM »
Not quite creepy, but definitely unusual... (Picked up in Lancaster)

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Re: Creepy/Strange Dial Cards
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2016, 05:41:34 PM »
Here's another winner... :o

www.ebay.com/itm/172241462686
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Re: Creepy/Strange Dial Cards
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2016, 03:49:22 PM »
Creepy.

You realize that most of these people are most likely dead?


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Re: Creepy/Strange Dial Cards
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2016, 10:58:14 PM »
Creepy.

You realize that most of these people are most likely dead?


Well, that kid is probably in his 60s by now!
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Re: Creepy/Strange Dial Cards
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2016, 09:06:23 PM »
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