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May 2, 2012, 12:43 PM
Post #35 of 46
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Jeroen van Aart <jeroen [at] mompl> wrote:
> Livingood, Jason wrote:
>> you may just have nuked their 911 capability.
> Depending on your internet connection to be able to dial 911 is a bit
> foolhardy, to put it nicely. It pays off to have a phone that's only powered
> through the phone line itself, for emergencies (and your everyday home phone
> calls *gasp*). Especially in a country where power outages are as frequent
> as full moons. The good old land line hardly ever goes down.
this is nice, but not everywhere has this capability, someplaces DID
have it until the new 'we bring fiber' people showed up, and clipped
the copper below the ground-level.
> And you may find the audio quality is better too. While you're at it, make
> it a rotary phone. :-)
wow, 1990 much? are you actually just trolling today perhaps?
> Earthquake Magnitude: 4.0
> Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 12:33:29 UTC
> Location: Vancouver Island, Canada region
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