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post #41 of 56
i remember when this first came up.

barbados used to have the area code 809 but switched to 246 a couple yrs ago

soon after talk of this scam came up lol

btw british virgin islands are not in the bahamas as that first article leads to believe. they r further south in the caribbean, east of puerto rico
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post #42 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
Coming from the guy with "Location: Intercourse, Pa" under his name.
It's a real place! I've been there!

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Originally Posted by rx7speed View Post
depends. ever call canada? if memory serves me right it is just 1-xxx-xxx-xxxx
Too late. already pwnt myself.
Edited by Ravin - 7/6/08 at 10:05am
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Originally Posted by JTD92 View Post
The source is not the FCC, and doing any amount of research will show that a significant portion of the information in that chain letter is false.
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I don't have the money for these kinds of phone calls.
    
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post #45 of 56
I'd f**k a friend up if he ever gave me that kind of number to dial
 
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post #46 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
It's "landline".
Oh, I'm sorry I mistyped a "d", I'm sorry I inconvenienced you so much, thanks for the correction.
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post #47 of 56
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Originally Posted by JTD92 View Post
I found it on the FCC site so I dont its fake at all.

http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/809.html
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If you do not otherwise make international calls, ask your local phone company to block outgoing international calls on your line
That's good advice I guess...for some people. Thanks for the heads up guys.
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
The source is not the FCC, and doing any amount of research will show that a significant portion of the information in that chain letter is false.
How did yuou come to the conclusion that a site with the URL FCC.GOV is not the FCC?
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post #49 of 56
May not be that expensive, but yeah, don't take a chance.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_code_809
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post #50 of 56
I had an 809 number call to tell me and left a message to return the phone call. They said it was an important business matter. It sounded like a telemarketer so I never returned the call.
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