how does *69 work??

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  1. IlllI

    IlllI Diamond Member

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    in the past few weeks i've been getting some mysterious phone calls. basically, the phone rings, i say hello, but there is dead silence on the other end. no static, not even background noise. been happening off and on for a few weeks now...

    oh and i dont have caller id or anything. just basic service.
    so tonight the same thing happens. i have no idea who the person is, or who knows, maybe it is a dropped call? but anyway, i decided to try to do *69 to see who it is, and when i did i got 'the number is unknown' automated message.

    anyone know what that means? would that be like an unlisted number? or possibly a cell phone? this is all through bellsouth btw.
     
  2. DaTT

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    Unlisted or blocked
     
  3. JDrake

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    That happens to me sometimes..
    except I always figured it was a telemarketer...
     
  4. Todd33

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    Man, I read the title allllll wrong.
     
  5. moshquerade

    moshquerade No Lifer

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    i think each *69 request nets you a charge too.

     
  6. waggy

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    same here. :eek:
     
  7. Kenazo

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    Well, when too people............


    Wait, what are you asking?
     
  8. IlllI

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    i think so too, but i'm starting to get annoyed, so i figured it was worth a try...

     
  9. Rubycon

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    Wow they've learned how to dial. :Q
     
  10. Spooner

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    $1.00 each time used
     
  11. MustangSVT

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    face her feet.

    make her do the same.

    hmm.. go?
     
  12. moshquerade

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    make her face her feet, too?

    :laugh:

     
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    Call Return - Per Use
    $.90 Per Use
     
  14. bctbct

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    telemarkerters use automated dialers, pain in the butt, they will eventually reach you though.
     
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    Me 3.
     
  16. Sphexi

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    That could be any number of things. If it's an ongoing problem, call your phone provider and tell them you're having a lot of dropped calls, and dead calls that don't show up on CID or *69. They can check their equipment and see if it's malfunctioning in the area. For a while I had the same thing, turns out their system was ringing my number without anyone being on the other end, a call to Vzn fixed it right up.
     
  17. destrekor

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    flexible :D
     
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    We'll I'll jump on this band wagon too. :evil: ;) No sh!t look at that title, how long before the lock, damnit, disppointed.
     
  19. IlllI

    IlllI Diamond Member

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    that might be it, except that during the times it happened, it happened at night. and maybe once a week or so. and around the same time. also, if someone tried to call (legit) and it got dropped...i would think the person would call back...

     
  20. MustangSVT

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    whoa!! hmmm !!! I gotta test that out... brb ;)
     
  21. Kadarin

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    At that point, you might as well play strip Twister! :D

    Hmmmm...
     
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    your post and your thread title are 2 different things entirely