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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #105 on: September 04, 2010, 12:21:45 PM »
Now that's scarey, because there is no phone in the picture.  The hair is nice.

Shirt has faded a bit now though! Just kidding Kenny, I know that it is a different shirt.

This forum is encouraging as compared to the other two telephone club forums as there are a few youngsters on here. It was looking to me as though telephone collecting would likely die out as a hobby in the future, but now there is hope!

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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #106 on: September 04, 2010, 12:26:05 PM »
I was going through my photos and ran across this one that was taken of me last year on the way to the Cinci Labor Day Show.  I rented a truck to haul a load of phones to a friend in the midwest and some to sell at the show.

Paul: I didn't know that NYNEX was in the truck rental business!

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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #107 on: September 04, 2010, 12:41:19 PM »
They weren't.  In fact, they were long gone by last September.

When I saw the white truck at the rental place I knew it provided a good display background for the magnetic NYNEX sign.  In addition to the hat, I had a butt set clipped to my belt.  ;D
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #108 on: September 04, 2010, 12:44:17 PM »
They weren't.  In fact, they were long gone by last September.


I know, I was just pulling your drop wire.

I thought that NYNEX was gone now...did they become part of Verizon?

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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #109 on: September 04, 2010, 12:54:48 PM »
They did.

New England Tel & Tel --> NYNEX --> Bell Atlantic --> Verizon
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #110 on: September 04, 2010, 02:16:51 PM »
And in some places, Verizon --> Frontier
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #111 on: September 04, 2010, 02:45:12 PM »
Yes.  I should have clarified that I just included the merger activity influencing my area code.

There were obviously a lot of other components that went into NYNEX, Bell Atlantic, and Verizon, and a number of spinoffs.

Somehow it must all fit into this classic spoof:
   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsCp-1hgfxI&feature=related
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #112 on: September 06, 2010, 02:03:30 AM »
Only the mergers and acquisition lawyers make out in the end.
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #113 on: September 06, 2010, 02:13:00 AM »
I'm too chicken to post a picture.  I posted one, then deleted it.
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #114 on: September 06, 2010, 02:14:55 AM »
I'm too chicken to post a picture.  I posted one, then deleted it.

Then re-post one of your videos!

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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #115 on: September 06, 2010, 02:16:14 AM »
Aww, C'mon, Greg,  Ive met you in person a few times.  You're not all that scarey, and none of your passengers want to throw you under the bus (that I know of).
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #116 on: September 06, 2010, 02:57:27 AM »
Well, ok, here's one that's not too goofy.  On a steam train ride a week ago with my niece and her family.
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #117 on: September 06, 2010, 03:03:50 AM »
OMG, Now that's scarey.  You actually look dignified!

Who'd have thought someone that looks like a million bucks like that could be a phone collector?
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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #118 on: September 07, 2010, 12:18:58 AM »
Where is the Steam Train located?

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Re: Wanna see somethinmg really Scarey ???
« Reply #119 on: September 07, 2010, 04:45:16 AM »
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