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    PHONE REPAIR


    Lawrence, Kansas, December 12, 2008


    A Kansas farm wife called the local phone company to report her telephone failed to ring when her friends called - and that on the few occasions, when it did ring, her dog always moaned right before the phone rang.

    The telephone repairman proceeded to the scene, curious to see this psychic dog or senile lady. He climbed a telephone pole, hooked in his test set, and dialed the subscriber's house.

    The phone didn't ring right away, but then the dog moaned and the telephone began to ring.

    Climbing down from the pole, the telephone repairman found:

    1 . The dog was tied to the telephone system's ground wire with a steel chain and collar.

    2. The wire connection to the ground rod was loose.

    3. The dog was receiving 90 volts of signaling current when the number was called.

    4. After a couple of jolts, the dog would start moaning and then urinate.

    5. The wet ground would complete the circuit, thus causing the phone to ring.

    Which demonstrates that some problems CAN be fixed by pissing and moaning.

    Thought you'd like to know. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Oh, snap. :lol:
     
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    demonstration please ? :lol:
     
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    Technically, this problem was solved by moaning and pissing.

    I still hold fast to my conviction that pissing and moaning (in that order) is counterproductive in accomplishing tasks.
     
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    AVG-JOE American Mutt Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Actually it proves that no matter how much pissing and moaning, it takes a qualified professional earning a decent wage to properly diagnose the problem and address the issue.

    :lol:

    -Joe
     
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    Repair people get decent wages? Not the ones I have had get the job right the first time like that.
     
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    That's old I heard that story as a kid.
     
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    Yeah, but not all of us were in the land of Dorothy and Toto. :razz:
     
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    What dog moans when he is shocked?

    Wouldn't it be a yelp?
     

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