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By travis miller (bigblue)

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#1: (Private) (Cyclone) on Nov 23, 2010

I found this puzzle QUITE enjoyable and maddening at the same time. I've given it a 5 in difficulty because it did challenge me, and I had to use some edge technique solving to solve it (not guessing as far as I'm concerned if done properly), but I found it quite enjoyable.
#2: BlackCat (BlackCat) on Nov 23, 2010
Amazing detail in such a small puzzle. Quite a clear image!
Great fun.
#3: Kylie :) (misty) on Nov 23, 2010
A really fun solve, and nice image :)
#4: Wombat (wombatilim) on Nov 23, 2010 [HINT]
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#5: Linda Martin (ilovethispuzzle123) on Nov 23, 2010
fantastic puzzle. thoroughly enjoyable solve. excellent image.
#6: Jota (jota) on Nov 23, 2010
Line logic all the way and "smile" just to hang up.
#7: Susan Duncan (medic25733) on Nov 23, 2010
Very good puzzle
#8: Ellen Vollor (evollor) on Nov 23, 2010
Very fun to do. I was so involved in solving it I didn't even see the image until I was done. Thanks.
#9: bugaboo (bugaboo) on Nov 23, 2010
nice puzzle
can you hear me now? hello?
i said nice puzzle
this really is a nice phone
#10: Kai-Uwe Zickerick (conzick) on Nov 24, 2010 [SPOILER]
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#11: Teresa K (fasstar) on Nov 29, 2010
Really well designed. Good job, Travis.
#12: Web Paint-By-Number Robot (webpbn) on Nov 30, 2010
Found to be logically solvable by Gator.
#13: Marie-Louise Ambrey (marz71) on Sep 6, 2011
Excellent!!! :)
#14: travis miller (bigblue) on Sep 7, 2011
thank you marie-louise
#15: Brian Bellis (mootpoint) on Dec 25, 2016
I love hanging up with a smile. Very nice image.

Remember how the cord always used to get twisted up? I would have to let the receiver dangle to unwind itself every once in a while.
#16: travis miller (bigblue) on Dec 26, 2016
yep, i would dangle the receiver also :)
#17: Bill Eisenmann (Bullet) on Aug 2, 2019
Do you know that you could place calls without rotating the dial? If you clicked the hang-up cradle quickly, it would pulse, e.g click-click-click (pause) click (pause) click-click-click-click would dial 314. Zero was ten clicks.
#18: Bill Eisenmann (Bullet) on Aug 2, 2019
And it's funny how we still say "dial" even though no one has dialed for 20 or 30 years, and millenials never have.
#19: Jen Ladano (jladano) on Aug 2, 2019
My mum spent most of her working years in communications. She started out as an operator for Bell Canada, married my father and then started out at Northern Telecom making these phones. She then went on to work on making communication products for airlines.

I've followed in her footsteps but I can't seem to make my way out of the call centre. (I did spend a few years in tech support for BlackBerry so that's something I suppose.)
#20: Brian Bellis (mootpoint) on Aug 5, 2019
Is there an app for your cell phone that allows you to use it as a rotary? If it doesn't exist yet, someone should make it.
#21: Koreen (mom24plus) on Sep 25, 2020
...and when I'm online completing new client intake, I have to "fill in" radio dials, lol.

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