Karl`s PC Help Forums Last active: Never
Not logged in [Login ]
Go To Bottom

In memory of Karl Davis, founder of this board, who made his final journey 12th June 2007

Post Reply
Who Can Post? All users can post new topics and all users can reply.
Username   Need to register?
Password:   Forgot password?
Subject: (optional)
Icon: [*]
Formatting Mode:
Normal
Advanced
Help

Insert Bold text Insert Italicised text Insert Underlined text Insert Centered text Insert a Hyperlink Insert E-mail Hyperlink Insert an Image Insert Code Formatted text Insert Quoted text Insert List
Message:
HTML is Off
Smilies are On
BB Code is On
[img] Code is On
:) :( :D ;)
:cool: :o shocked_yellow :P
confused2 smokin: waveysmiley waggyfinger
brshteeth nananana lips_sealed kewl_glasses
Show All Smilies

Disable Smilies?
Use signature?
Turn BBCode off?
Receive email on reply?
The file size of the attachment must be under 200K.
Do not preview if you have attached an image.
Attachment:
    

Topic Review
LSemmens

[*] posted on 7-12-2007 at 11:32
I heard something similar in my apprenticeship days, (telecommunications) so, I suspect it was based on fact but, back in the days of earth return party lines. The modern telephone is powered differently, the dog could still get a kick, but not from a faulty earth.
DeWitch

[*] posted on 7-12-2007 at 01:54
Quote:
Originally posted by marymary100
:D ...............you made that up, surely!

naw
someone sent it to me - don't know if it is true or not ha ha ha
marymary100

[*] posted on 6-12-2007 at 21:38
:D ...............you made that up, surely!
victor

[*] posted on 6-12-2007 at 18:22
roffleroffleroffle

Shocking I gotta laugh but I do feel sorry for the poor dog. :o
DeWitch

[*] posted on 6-12-2007 at 18:17
PHONE PROBLEMS

Kansas farm wife called the local phone company to report that 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 completed the circuit, thus causing the phone to ring.

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

Just thought you'd like to know