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The Telecom Digest for May 19, 2011
Volume 30 : Issue 126 : "text" Format
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Pre-paid SIM cards in the US(John Mayson)
Re: Letting it ring?(David Clayton)

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Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 08:30:08 +0800 From: John Mayson <john@mayson.us> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Pre-paid SIM cards in the US Message-ID: <BANLkTik+Bb3eow7UORH8wFKqtRhcJzuNQw@mail.gmail.com> A friend of mine in Malaysia is about to fly to California. He wants a pre-paid SIM. All I could find him was a T-Mobile SIM available on Amazon.com. Can he walk into a T-Mobile store in the US and buy one there? I know an option is to buy a pre-paid phone, but he wants to use his own phone. John http://www.amazon.com/T-Mobile-Tmobile-Mobile-Prepaid-Activation/dp/B003X7RY06 -- John Mayson <john@mayson.us> Austin, Texas, USA
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 08:47:56 +1000 From: David Clayton <dcstarbox-usenet@yahoo.com.au> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Letting it ring? Message-ID: <pan.2011.> On Tue, 17 May 2011 12:35:44 -0400, Moore, Carl (Civ,ARL/SLAD) wrote: > I haven't posted here in a while. Last night, I heard comment on Family > Radio (on Harold Camping call-in program "Open Forum") about letting the > phone ring. This reminded me of what Larry King did years ago -- tell HIS > listeners who are calling in to let the phone ring. Some systems have a > limit on how long the phone can ring. C'mon, 98% of people who have been brainwas.... trained to use phones have a Pavlovian urge to answer any ringing phone. With the way technology is set up these days (answering machines, diversions etc.) and people's general impatience it must be a rare thing these days for a call to time-out ringing. -- Regards, David. David Clayton Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Knowledge is a measure of how many answers you have, intelligence is a measure of how many questions you have.
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