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Cordless home phone

Post by iano » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 9:44 am

Anyone got one lying around?

Uniden DECT, Panasonic etc. doesn't need to be fancy so long as it works well - good reception.

Ours is cactus. Gumtree has buttloads but thought I'd save hassle if someone here has one first
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by tipper » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 9:47 am

Do people still call you on a landline?

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Post by iano » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 9:48 am

Absolutely they do why else would I be asking
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by tipper » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 11:06 am

Seems nearly pointless these days.

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by dan » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 11:15 am

people still use landlines????

next iano will have a WTB thread for a fax machine.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by daBOODA » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 11:32 am

Up until a couple of months ago Karen had to fax timesheets to the agency for her relief work. They only just went to e-mails, which is a pain in the ass for me because the all-in-one fax/print/scan/copy I have doesn't scan to Mac :(
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by Eu-GenixX » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 12:06 pm

Well that blows goats...

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by tipper » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 1:16 pm

Just go to the local phone box to dial out.

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by blv » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 1:25 pm

daBOODA wrote:Up until a couple of months ago Karen had to fax timesheets to the agency for her relief work. They only just went to e-mails, which is a pain in the ass for me because the all-in-one fax/print/scan/copy I have doesn't scan to Mac :(

Can you scan to email? This is how I do it when I am at other branches.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by iano » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 1:26 pm

dan wrote:people still use landlines????

next iano will have a WTB thread for a fax machine.
Ours has been running hot all morning.

Since everyone's too cool and hip and tech to own one of these anymore, I'll get one off Gumtree.

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by Eu-GenixX » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 1:29 pm

Go to Kmart.. That's where we got our from I think....~$30

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by blv » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 3:20 pm

Yeah I got a twin kit for like $50 from officeworks.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by spitex » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 3:29 pm

The whole process of posting a thread and buying second hand seems like a waste of time when you can just get something from officeworks for $10 anyway?

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by tipper » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 3:45 pm

I am actually curious about how many people under 40 years of age have home phones...?

I don't, and suspect many people on this forum wouldn't either.

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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by daBOODA » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 4:36 pm

I have a home phone. But I had to have it to get internetzzz.

I think older parents like to call on the land line still. Mum doesn't have a mobile so I'm always calling her on the land line.

Those hand held phones are not $10 btw. Decent ones can get up to $200 farkin!
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by dan » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 4:55 pm

i do, but only because it is the cheapest way to get DSL. i didn't have a phone plugged into it for 2-3yrs, but i recently found an old telecom touchfone 200 and plugged that in. i got a few spammy calls so i turned the ringer down. nobody, not even me, has the number. i don't know why i plugged it in. i used it once to order a taxi. it cost me 30c. i could have done that for free on my iphone.

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i guess if it were cordless i would use it a lot more though.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by gtirboy » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 7:07 pm

Iano, we have a 3 phone system, cordless phone with a base station and two more remote cordless if you want it.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by iano » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 7:08 pm

Exactly what I'm looking for mate - will send you a pm
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by Ted » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 8:58 pm

Lucky I am over 40, I have a home phone. Part of the deal with Telstra, but also useful for us retirees.
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Re: Cordless home phone

Post by cGr » Thu 16 Jan, 2014 9:01 pm

Ironically, I have a home phone. It's free (part of naked dsl), and the only people who call us on it are the parents. We've just got my father-in-law to use lower case and put full stops into SMS's. I'm reluctant to move him into the 21st century, so will leave them with a landline.

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