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Who uses a rotary phone in 2011?
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[quote:Astrochik:MV8xNjE4NjIxXzI2Nzg5MTEwX0MwMDQ2MTM5] http://www.google.com/imgres?q=rotary+wall+phone+bell+yellow&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=Uue&sa=X&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&biw=1200&bih=530&tbm=isch&prmd=ivns&tbnid=kvevBW4-drokdM:&imgrefurl=http://www.etsy.com/listing/39890440/yellow-bell-western-electric-554-rotary&docid=swN-ugcVPOD3TM&itg=1&w=792&h=594&ei=LnJhTufFLc3RiALrvOCqDg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=775&vpy=192&dur=6050&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=131&ty=220&page=1&tbnh=136&tbnw=181&start=0&ndsp=12&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0 this is just like the phone in our kitchen. I dial off it every couple of months but answer it whenever I'm in the kitchen and it rings.... It works great. [/quote]
I dug out an old Starlite desk phone that was originally thrown away in a garbage dump, opened it up, replaced the original connecting cord with a modern phone cord with a plug for a phone jack, oiled the rotary mechanism to make it work smoothly, cleaned up the outside, plugged it in and it worked like a charm.
The phone company's system still recognizes the clicks made by the phone to dial the number.
There's something natural about using a rotary phone than all that artificial push button and texting crap that eventually gives you ADD(Attention Deficit Disorder). With a rotary dial, you actually have to think and concentrate when dialing the number so you don't screw up and have to redial.
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