[Hpr] April fools day idea/minor concern

Ken Fallon ken.fallon at gmail.com
Fri May 10 09:46:57 PDT 2013


I don't think we need to worry about hosts picking on real people, but
pokey can keep an ear out.

I was thinking of just doing 20 minutes of "Murphy Paddy", "Murphy,
Patrick", "Murphy, Pat" etc.

Using the 555 is pretty safe in the US but would not protect our non
US listeners.

Ken.


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 6:10 PM, Windigo <jacob at fragdev.com> wrote:

>
> The phone book idea sounds excellent to me, and I'm still kicking a few
> ideas around about how to contribute, but this also came to mind. I
> probably wouldn't read from an actual phone book, but would come up with
> some amusing fictional entries.
>
> For instance, one of the numbers you read out could be "Jenny Tutone,
> 867-5309" ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**867-5309<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/867-5309>). If you do use real entries from the phone book, you could replace the
> phone numbers with equivalents from the 555 range in the US (
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**555_%28telephone_number%29<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/555_%28telephone_number%29>). In Jenny's case, 867-5309 would translate to 555-5309.
>
> - Windigo
>
>
> On 2013-05-10 11:54 am, StankDawg wrote:
>
>> Just thinking about the reading the phone book idea. I worry that
>> people might try to call or harass the random people that we choose.
>> Why not actually PICK some funny numbers on purpose to read?  Maybe
>> local funny businesses like adult stores or funny business or personal
>> names so that at least if people call they can be funny. I was
>> thinking of inserting some recorded voicemail jokes.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone.
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