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Offline twocvbloke

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1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« on: January 18, 2018, 05:05:01 PM »
Thought this was an interesting watch, so I'm posting it here... :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owAjCeHRgMA

Caution: Contains flashing imagery early on due to cine film converted to video, so a warning for epilepsy sufferers...

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Re: 1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2018, 06:27:59 PM »
Okay, at 20 seconds into the video, is this one of those phones used in the TV series "The Prisoner?"

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Re: 1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2018, 06:55:45 PM »
Has a similar shape to it, but nope, the ones from The Prisoner were something else...  :)

And a quick google led me to this ominous site filled with oddballs discussing it:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=15098.0

 ;D

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Re: 1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2018, 07:40:11 PM »
And a quick google led me to this ominous site filled with oddballs discussing it:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=15098.0

Yeah, some people need to Get A Life!

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Re: 1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 07:50:24 PM »
Has a similar shape to it, but nope, the ones from The Prisoner were something else...  :)

And a quick google led me to this ominous site filled with oddballs discussing it:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=15098.0

 ;D

Wow...

I actually clicked on the link! :o
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Re: 1982 - The Telephone Exchange - British Telecom Schools Film...
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2018, 03:19:24 PM »
Okay, at 20 seconds into the video, is this one of those phones used in the TV series "The Prisoner?"

No, it's an Eiger

http://www.britishtelephones.com/tsr1009.htm