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www.old-phones.com I Remember When......
     Hey everyone.  Does the picture above look familiar to you?  Do you remember trying your hardest to dial a phone number only to receive a woman's voice on the other end saying, "Can I help you?", when your multiple attempts failed in dialing the correct phone number?  Mainly because your fingers were beginning to cramp from holding your finger in the selected hole and trying to pull the rotary all the way around without stopping.     Growing up, my Grandma had one of these phones and let me tell you; she didn't allow any kid to touch her phone!  It didn't matter that it was ringing off the hook.  For those of you that have never heard an ol' timey phone like this ring, compared to the phones today, it would tear your nerves up it was so loud.  The noise of it ringing naturally gave you the impression that the handset was jumping in the cradle.     "Talk on the phone?"  My mom gave me a crazy look one time w…