Author Topic: Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone  (Read 827 times)

Offline WesternElectricBen

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Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone
« on: February 23, 2013, 04:55:08 PM »
I was scrawling ebay, as I usually do, and I saw this. Its a rotary phone, connected to a push button deck. I guess it was added for ordering pizza or paying bill over the phone. Though, I might just be dumb, and not know how common these rigs are.

Ben

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Offline poplar1

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Re: Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 05:18:20 PM »
Used for "end-to-end signaling"  where Touch-Tone was not recognized by the central office or PBX. . For example, entering account numbers on phones connected to a 701B PBX.
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Re: Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2013, 05:31:59 PM »
Over here, you can use a rotary phone to order pizza, you just tell the person on the other end what you want... :D

Or these days you can order online, which is handy but has its issues with getting orders right... :D

Offline WesternElectricBen

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Re: Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2013, 06:04:30 PM »
Over here, you can use a rotary phone to order pizza, you just tell the person on the other end what you want... :D

Or these days you can order online, which is handy but has its issues with getting orders right... :D

It actually wasn't my idea, I was more thinking automated message machines.. Yes, online is much better because they cannot mess up your orders.

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Offline cello973

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Re: Now you can order pizza on a rotary phone
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2013, 07:23:34 PM »
Poplar1 is correct
I just picked this one up on ebay for the push button adjunct.
Vince