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bobburgster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 03:24 AM
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2. No need to be rude, but they were right.
You don't use 911 for non-emergencies.
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  -I called 911 and the call is still connected 45 min later!?! mahina  Apr-05-10 03:11 AM   #0 
  - Sorry but I gotta agtree with the operator  Egnever   Apr-05-10 03:20 AM   #1 
  - Here, there's only one number to reach the police, and its 911.  mahina   Apr-05-10 03:55 AM   #4 
  - If thats true then they should rethink thier phone system there.  Egnever   Apr-05-10 04:25 AM   #9 
     - Many cities do this.  Statistical   Apr-05-10 08:10 AM   #19 
  - Wrong...In Tucson, for example, Tucson, the police say you always call 911  CreekDog   Apr-05-10 03:58 AM   #6 
     - Feel you.  mahina   Apr-05-10 04:45 AM   #10 
        - Actually, the problem is simply the people that act like this  CreekDog   Apr-05-10 10:00 AM   #22 
  - No need to be rude, but they were right.  bobburgster   Apr-05-10 03:24 AM   #2 
  - It is the only number here that exists to reach the police.  mahina   Apr-05-10 03:55 AM   #5 
     - Oh wow, guess that will keep the calls down.  bobburgster   Apr-05-10 01:57 PM   #25 
  - do they still charge a huge fee if you call 911?  left is right   Apr-05-10 03:49 AM   #3 
  - $15 per phone call?  PatSeg   Apr-05-10 05:30 AM   #15 
  - That doesn't make sense  blogslut   Apr-05-10 03:59 AM   #7 
  - It's working again. The operator was irked at me and didn't hang up on her end.  mahina   Apr-05-10 04:46 AM   #11 
     - Oh, you really need to talk to her supervisor about that -- write a letter, too, and cc the Chief...  Hekate   Apr-05-10 04:54 AM   #13 
        - I agree. Totally unprofessional. Line seizure should only be used for true emergencies.  Statistical   Apr-05-10 08:13 AM   #20 
  - The police around here don't want to get involved too much - they  old mark   Apr-05-10 04:14 AM   #8 
  - You did what to your thumb?! Yeesh, Mahina. Look, if da buggah phone is still busy, go next door...  Hekate   Apr-05-10 04:53 AM   #12 
  - Hey, sis, mahalos!  mahina   Apr-05-10 05:10 AM   #14 
     - Some aloha, dat...  Hekate   Apr-05-10 12:34 PM   #23 
  - It happened to my wife too...  PoiBoy   Apr-05-10 07:47 AM   #16 
  - Some 9/11 Call Centers Are Outsourced Now...  KharmaTrain   Apr-05-10 08:02 AM   #17 
  - Once my son mistakenly dialed 911 when he meant to dial 411  lunatica   Apr-05-10 08:04 AM   #18 
  - Actually, that has nothing to do with it.  Berry Cool   Apr-05-10 08:53 AM   #21 
  - Get a neighbor to call the telephone company repair to  Cleita   Apr-05-10 12:44 PM   #24 

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