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Offline DavePEI

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How to hold a Handset!
« on: May 14, 2016, 12:17:03 PM »
Funny!
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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2016, 12:18:48 PM »
He probably was tumbling through the Internets.

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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2016, 12:28:40 PM »
Weren't there rumors about him being drunk when that picture was taken?  I think a few of the tabloids were speculating that he might have been.

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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2016, 12:30:33 PM »
Weren't there rumors about him being drunk when that picture was taken?  I think a few of the tabloids were speculating that he might have been.
That is why the hotline to Moscow's handset is labelled ""This side up!" and had a twist top cap! ???
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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2016, 01:17:32 PM »
I have seen that same scenario played out with Obama, and others. I believe it is photoshopped.
But who knows, it's probably Bush's fault anyhow.
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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2016, 03:28:03 PM »
Digitally manipulated, as are the others below.
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Re: How to hold a Handset!
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2016, 08:14:39 AM »
Aww, John - you spoiled my fun! The only documented case of someone holding a handset upside down is on Green Acres.

Now here is how a handset should be held:
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