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Offline Matt

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The Mojave Phone Booth: The Loneliest Phone Booth in the World
« on: November 05, 2008, 03:33:32 PM »
In the 1960s, some miners put a phone booth in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Long after they left, the booth remained … waiting for someone to call.
Miles from the nearest town, the old phone booth stood at the junction of two dirt roads. Its windows were shot out; the overhead light was gone. Yet the phone lines on the endless rows of poles still popped and clicked in anticipation - just as they’d been doing for nearly 30 years. Finally, in 1997, it rang.
A guy named Deuce had read about the booth and called the number … and continued to call until a desert dweller named Lorene answered.
Then another person, and another - just to see if someone would answer. And quite often someone did. Only accessible by four wheel drive, the lonely phone booth soon became a destination. Travelers drove for hours just to answer the phone. One Texas man camped there for 32 days … and answered more than 500 calls.

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Re: The Mojave Phone Booth: The Loneliest Phone Booth in the World
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2008, 06:36:59 PM »
old news is old

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Re: The Mojave Phone Booth: The Loneliest Phone Booth in the World
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2008, 07:19:28 PM »
Aren't there already threads about this anyway?
Do you speak two languages?

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