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10:22am Ring Ring Me: Hello? Other end: Is this a liquor store?… - a world of possibility
moowazz
moowazz
10:22am

Ring Ring

Me: Hello?
Other end: Is this a liquor store?
Me: No, but what number are you calling?
Other end: 301.___.4____ (my number)
Me: That is this number, but this is not a liquor store, it's a house. Sorry. (I giggle)
Other end: Oh *click*

Caller ID: AMRCN INN OF BE

Interesting.

I guess it runs in the family. My parents have a phone line on which people call to pay for speeding tickets from Florida, along with numerous other wrong number calls.

I have gotten MANY wrong numbers this year, but this was the most amusing.


UPDATE
10:45am

Ring Ring
Me: Hello?
Other end: Is this who I just called about the liquor store? (not exact words)
Me: Yea
Other end: This is hotel ____ (something, I can't remember, I was too busy laughing in my head)

Basically she called to tell me that my number was listed as a liquor store in their directory local numbers. I then ask if it is through a computer or in a book. Finding out it is a book, I ask how old it is because they may want to have it updated. I also explain that if I called her, the caller ID would say my name.

She just wanted me to know and that I should check with the phone company (or something like that). How is that going to fix the listing in her book? I dunno, people are funny. I do thank her for letting me know so that for future reference when people think I'm a liquor store I'll know why.

OK, off to get clean and then be social with my family. We are having a gathering at our house for the big event . . . Mother's Day.

I hope everyone is well.

:)~
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schwack From: schwack Date: May 12th, 2002 09:25 am (UTC) (Link)
I don't know why, but I'm still laughing.

I just get calls for Sheqwanda or Carlos and stuff, nothing cool like liquor stores. :)
musus From: musus Date: May 13th, 2002 04:36 am (UTC) (Link)

LMAO
...you sure your lil sis doesn't have an adopted spanish name like Shaqueeda, or Carlos, or something? ;)
schwack From: schwack Date: May 13th, 2002 05:43 am (UTC) (Link)

Re:

hehe I can't repeat some of the nicknames she has...
comment_diva From: comment_diva Date: May 12th, 2002 10:35 am (UTC) (Link)
*added you*
saizai From: saizai Date: May 12th, 2002 02:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
You realize you could easily defraud people by taking their ticket info (name, DL#, address, CC#, etc.)...

Not, of course, that I would condone such a thing...
moowazz From: moowazz Date: May 12th, 2002 03:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
>=)~
From: faustaff Date: May 21st, 2002 07:26 pm (UTC) (Link)

we/ve had people phone our house thinking it was a child day care thing a few times :)) it was a couple of years ago though, must have be fixed in the updated phonebook :))
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