Phone-a-thon

What a successful Sweater Thursday! I send my heartfelt internet thanks out to all those people who participated in this season’s first sweaterthon. Second to the incredible fashion, I laughed at the unexpected Map theme that popped up. Perhaps there will be future subtle unofficial background related themes in upcoming Sweater Thursday posts. These themes will be unspoken. We’ll just see if themes develop.

I had a good laugh yesterday when shortly after I posted the sweater Thursday content, Ben sent me a message

“1960 called, they want their phone back.”

Awwww man.

It’s true. My phone is really old. I actually had one that looked like it was from the late 80’s, but I mistakenly poured water all over it and was forced to search the abandoned mezzanine for a replacement.

My sad phone.

I think it’d be fun to have a phone showdown.

If you’d like to participate, e-mail me a picture of your work phone. Next week I’ll take any that I’ve received and put the collection together.

Send e-mails to: MikeDiDonato AT gmail D0T com

Thanks again to all the sweater Thursday participants!!

7 thoughts on “Phone-a-thon

  • 10/15/2010 at 9:31 am
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    Can that phone do 3-way and conference calls?

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    • 10/15/2010 at 9:50 am
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      Unlikely, though I’m still not sure what the lightning bolt button does. I’ve never pressed it.

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  • 10/15/2010 at 10:13 am
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    Believe it or not these phones cost like $50 new. They are pretty solid. The bottom right button is the flash button.

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  • 10/15/2010 at 12:52 pm
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    If home phones were eligible, we might win!!!!

    Go ROTARY!

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  • 10/21/2010 at 9:53 am
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    Don’t feel badly about the dinosaur phone – my former employer ONLY had dinosaur phones. We put people on hold by removing the spiral cord from the jack in the receiver. I worked for a software company.

    And no Flash button :(

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