Slide Rule Pr0n

Justin Mason jm@jmason.org
Sat, 20 Oct 2001 13:03:28 +1000


Wayne E Baisley said:

> In that same vein, has anyone besides me ever successfully dialed a
> number using a button in the handset cradle (because the only unpacked
> phone in my brother-in-law's new house decided that moving day would be
> a good time to have its dual-tone generator die)?  Dialing 9 is a
> challenge.

Yep!  And on several very old payphones in Ireland and the UK, a good
sense of timing could provide free calls.  This came in very handy during
my student years, as one of those phones just happened to be installed in
the hallway of the building I lived in ;)

--j.