Stupid telephone keeps on ringing.
Like it rings in the wee-wee hrs of the morning, early in the morning, any time of the day, just as I am cooking supper, when I am having my evening meal, in the evening & when I go to bed.
Most confusing for when I pick it up I always say my name & that is who is speaking. Something I have since I started to work back in '48.
Still on the other end is nothing, or the sounds of something that means nothing like breathing or lord knows what else.
That would set me to phoning a few of my friends & ask if they phoned me & only let the phone ring three times. Never been so for most will wait 6 or 9 rings before hanging up, knowing I am not there or not able to get at it. Like business calls are banned & if so they are fined-------took us some yrs to get that into effect & no longer do I have some character telling me about tihe wonderful deal on emptying my septic tank which I have not had for last five years as we have a sewage system in this town.
The light has come on that this is POSSIBLY because of all these people with the cellular telephones with the numbers & lord knows what else being so small that there are errors when they go to phone someone else or at least my assumption. At first I thought it was some that are resetting their code of just pressing the one number when they want to contact me possibly due to a cellular or possibly becase there was a familiar power outage & so have to set the numbers again.
In prior yrs I use to get a call from some young person, sounding like in their teens, asking if this was a Summerland taxi cab firm & that made sense once I found our two numbers were so close, & at 2:30am it would not be surprising. He was getting calls aimed at me. So he changed his & I do thank him for neither of us have the above problems.
Last edited by Smitty; 12-31-2005 at 11:38 AM.