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"All alone by the [cordless, customized, multifunction, dial-o-matic] telephone."
"What good does it do to send signals to someone who just scrambles them?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, telecommunications, telecom, radio, radios, scramble, scrambling, scrambler, scramblers, randomizer, randomizers, transmitter, transmitters, satellite, satellites
"How nice of you to call me out of the blue, young man. It so happens I have forty-five million just sitting in my piggy bank, and maybe having a broker wouldn't be such a bad idea."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, telecommunication, telecommunications, cold calling, cold calls, cold call, cold caller, cold callers, salesmen, salesman, consumerism, broker, brokers, finances, money, personal finances, millions, millionaire, millionaires, rich, wealthy, the one percent, the 1%, out of the blue, piggy bank, piggy banks, bank, banks, banking, investing, investment, investments, investor, investors, scam, scams, con, cons, fraud, phone scam, phone scams, scammer, scammers, old people, elderly, senior, seniors, bad idea, gullible, naive, common scam, common scams, dumb, stupid
The long-awaited technologic convergence of the communications industry.
"Come in, Wilson. I've traded my phone for some booze. Just another unexpected consequence of the breakup of AT&T."
Tags:at&t, at&t break up, telecom, telecommunications, phone, phones, phone company, major corporation, corporation, corporations, bell system, phone company, bell south, bell atlantic, qwest, centurylink, decreased profit, higher phone bills, high bills, expensive, verizon, landline phones, landline, wireless, broadband
Alexander Graham Bell Invents the Unsolicited Phone Pitch"Mr. Watson, have you ever thought what would happen to your loved ones if you died tomorrow?"
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketers, telemarketing, phone pitch, phone pitches, unsolicited, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, inventing, innovation, innovative, marketing, advertising, history, historical, insurance, salesmen, salesman, business, telecommunications
"Throw in Bell Atlantic, and it's a deal."
Tags:telecom, telecommunications, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, sales, salesperson, salesman, salesmen, contract, contracts, business, businesses, business merger, business mergers, devil, devils, satan, satanic, bully, bullies, bad influence, bad influences, sign your soul to the devil, terms and conditions, deal, deals, agreement, agreements, customer, customers, phone and internet, provider, providers
"You can put me on hold, Ted, but I can't guarantee I'll be here when you get back."
I no longer migrate. It's easier to just telecommute.
Another Breakthrough from A. T. & T.
Tags:telecom, telecommunications, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, mobile, mobile phone, mobile phones, mobiles, cell phone, cell phones, landline, landlines, video chat, video chatting, video calling, technology, tech, liar, liars, lying, relationship, relationships, dating, dates, date, boyfriend, girlfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, lie, lies, lie detector, dishonest, dishonesty
'How do you send text messages?'
"Would it be too much to ask to get a DSL in here?"
Tags:dsl, digital subscriber line, prison, prisons, prisoner, prisoners, jail, jail, jailbird, internet, computer, online, tech, technology, incarceration, incarcerated, telecom, telecommunications, modem, modems, phone service, internet service, broadband, wifi, router, routers, locked up, prison cell, punishment, sentence, sentencing, sentenced
"It's James Earl Jones from Verizon again—he wants to know if we still respect him as an actor."
Tags:actor, actors, acting, celeb, celebs, celebrity, celebrities, fame, famous, narrator, narrators, media, telecom, telecommunications, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, internet, wifi, cable, tv, television, tvs, televisions, movie, movies, cold call, cold calls, consumer, consumers, consumerism
"Hang in there, Blitzen! It's just until I get the dish fixed!"
Tags:christmas, christmastime, holidays, noel, santa, santa clause, north pole, reindeer, santa's reindeer, tv dish, tv, tv reception, reindeers, santa's reindeers, television, antler, antlers, satellite, satellite dish, connection, service, saint nicholas, telecommunications, blitzen, assurances, assurance
"We already changed our phone service to something or other last week, so we don't need whatever it is you have."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, conversation, conversations, telecommunications, phone service, phone services, company, companies, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketer, cold-calling, cold-caller, cold-callers, change, changes, changing, phone plan, phone plans, modern life
"I got a text from Black Bart. What does a sideways frowny face mean?"
Tags:cowboy, cowboys, wild west, wild-west, western, westerns, cellphone, cellphones, cell phones, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, text, texts, message, messages, threat, threats, smiley, smileys, emoticon, emoticons, old west, american west, cowpoke, cell phone, technology, texting, telecommunications, bandit, bad guy, threaten, outlaw, outlaws
"To verify you are the person who answered the phone, May I have your social security number and a major credit card."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, cold calling, cold caller, cold callers, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, scam, scams, scammer, scammers, scamming, trick, tricks, con, conning, con man, con men, crime, social insurance number, social insurance numbers, sin, sins, s.i.n., s.i.n.s, credit card, credit cards, credit card number, credit card numbers, identity theft, lying, liar, liars, identify verification, verification, identity, modern life, phone scam, phone scams, telecommunications, phishing, phisher, phishers, personal information, fraud
'When I was a student, wireless data transmission meant passing notes in class.'
"The signal is still weak. I'm gonna move just a little closer..."
Tags:wifi, wi-fi, internet connection, internet connections, ambush, ambushes, ambushing, ambushed, internet, free wifi, computers, smartphones, tablets, island castaways, sharks, tech, technology, telecommunications, wifi hotspots, data transmission, data thieves, free wifi dangers, trap, traps, shark, predator, predators, prey, preys
RIP Telephone Landline
Tags:telecom, telecommunications, land lines, landlines, telephone lines, telephone poles, phone poles, land line poles, utility poles, wireless communications, smartphones, smart phones, death, graveyard, headstone, progress, tech, technology, technological progressions, progress, obsolete, old fashioned
"You're still burying your bones? I store mine in the cloud now."
Tags:dogs, pets, pet, dog, dog owner, dog owners, luddite, luddites, technological advances, technical advances, dog bones, burying bones, bury bones, hiding bones, the cloud, computer cloud, data storage, cloud storage, cloud computing, cloud computers, data management, data processing, information tech, information technology, network computers, network computing, data network, telecommunications, old fashioned, old-fashioned
'Oh, you cut the cord too?'
Tags:cord cutters, cord cutting, umbilical cord, umbilical cords, baby, babies, obstetrics, cable, tv, t.v., television, entertainment, household bills, household expenses, household budgets, movies, tech, technology, computers, smart tvs, streaming tv, cable bills, satellite tv, electronics, set top box, tv sticks, wifi, internet tv, telecoms, telecommunications
"This is Harold Nordley speaking..."
Tags:answering machine, voicemail, voicemail box, message, leave a message, telephone, telephones, phone, phones, answer, answer the phone, telecom, telecommunications, landline, landlines, landline phone, landline phones, home phone, home phones, call, calling, calls, absurd, absurdism, surrealism, surreal, feigned casualness
Tags:lol, laugh out loud, text, texts, text message, text messages, abbreviations, cellphone, cellphones, cell phones, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, texting, abbreviation, cell phone, technology, communications, telecommunications, electronic device, laughing, joke, jokes, sense of humour
Jim checks his breadbox inbox.