Dial phones are coming to town.

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This video is just about the right speed for this crowd:

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I can watch stuff like this all day.
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Me too
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At age 73 I can remember when dial phones came to our part of the world, but of course we had to go about 2 miles to an Aunt's house to take advantage of the new system. Prior to that it was "Number Please".

Fast forward a few years & life found me working for South Central Bell as an Installer/Repairman. On a repair job, probably in the 80's, my customer has been contracted by Southern Bell to go into people' s homes to teach them how to use the new dial phones. Along about the same time I had to teach an elderly lady how to properly dial a phone myself. She was in 70's and had never used a phone of any type.

At least with a corded phone we always knew where to find it :)
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I can't figure out why Miss White isn't married. She must have made some lucky man very happy back in the day.
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She was single because she made lots of men happy .... ms. White was a busy body. They existed back then
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The hurt my finger.
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Ronv69 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:46 pm The hurt my finger.
I used a pencils
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Did everybody talk with their mouths mostly closed way back in the day?
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It was a " left over " situation from all the pipe smoking they did . Those old guys smoked so much with a pipe in their mouth that hey developed a method of talking without opening their mouth much . I mean , look at popeye
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