[Novalug] phones in bogus names
dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Fri Aug 3 15:50:59 EDT 2007
On Fri August 3 2007 3:44 pm, Tux subscriber Dave Aronson wrote:
> Ed James [mailto:edjames at greenbelt.com] writes:
> > Actually, my service is in a bogus name anyway. When I got
> > married decades ago, I had never had a phone in my name, so the
> > PhoneCo wanted to charge me a deposit. My wife HAD had a phone in
> > HER name, so we got a phone with no deposit by using her name. I'm
> > divorced, she's remarried, and that name is different now. But the
> > PhoneCo gets a check each month, so it's happy.
> I've had phone service in a name that never existed. Back when I ran
> a BBS, named (originally) TIDMADT, I asked the telco for a line for my
> roomie, BB Tidmadt. So, the white pages listed "TIDMADT, BB".
Bet that drove the telemarketers crazy.
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