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Offline Just4Phones

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New to the forum and introducing myself.
« on: May 12, 2010, 07:28:34 PM »
Hello everyone.  I just found this forum last night and joined immediately.  I just wanted to introduce myself to the members.  My name is Joel and I live in NYC.  I have been seriously collecting phones for about 10 years but I have loved phones since I was a young boy.  My parents gave me a phone in my room for my 16th birthday and I opted for a yellow 1975 hardwired 500 which I always loved.  I am always interested in making phone friends and if anyone is in the NYC area feel free to get in touch.  I have about 75 phones ranging from the SC Fatboy up to and including a few Deco Tels from the early 70's.  Anything that is hardwired interests me.  I am currently searching for 10 button princesses, 1500's and of course the soft plastic 500's from the 50's of which I have quite a few.  Hope to talk to some people soon and thanks for reading this  :)
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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 07:30:30 PM »
Welcome to the forum, Joel.  I think you will enjoy the place.  This is the place to talk about everything you have said you collect.

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 07:33:38 PM »
Welcome aboard, Joel.  We enjoy looking at photos so feel free to upload some photos of your collection.  I'm sure you will find everyone friendly and helpful.  Glad you dropped by..........



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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010, 07:47:36 PM »
Joel;
Glad to have you on board. please post photos of some of your phones.
Feel free to roam around and look at what's going on, and don't be afraid to chime in anytime.
No one here will snap your head off like other forums.

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010, 07:55:22 PM »
Joel, nice 10 button green avatar! I have a yellow and white 10 button. Welcome!
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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2010, 07:58:25 PM »
Thanks all for the warm welcome.  If someone would be kind enough to show me how to post pics without breaking any forum rules  :-[  I would love to show off some of my babies  :)

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2010, 08:02:52 PM »
Joel, funny you should mention that.  I JUST posted a how-to after I made my welcoming comments.  I was supposed to do that a long time ago.  I think you'll find it simple.  Let me know if you have a problem.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=2670.0


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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2010, 08:12:36 PM »
Thanks for the help.  Here is 6 to start out with.  Let me know if you want to see more  ;D

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2010, 08:20:22 PM »
Welcome Joel. I too have an AE880. They are the best speakerphone and you can even have a conversation on one that is so clear the other caller can't even tell.
Here's mine in green.

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2010, 08:22:39 PM »
OMG a green one  :o  I am green with envy pun intended ;)

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2010, 08:25:27 PM »
I love the green color. I've never see a purple rotary phone though  ;D ;D

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2010, 08:37:51 PM »
Welcome aboard!

I like seeing everyone else's collection.  I like that AE speakerphone.  Now I want one!

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2010, 09:23:33 PM »
I'm going to guess the light blue princess is a 1963? Am I right?
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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2010, 09:24:57 PM »
Welcome aboard!

I like seeing everyone else's collection.  I like that AE speakerphone.  Now I want one!

Russ.....
They show up on eBay from time to time. Mine was only $15, but I saw one at the last phone show.

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Re: New to the forum and introducing myself.
« Reply #14 on: May 12, 2010, 10:13:05 PM »
welcome
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