April 27, 2005

Times Past, the ROlm Phone

Category: Wholesome — Biella @ 7:09 pm

So Boing Boing is reporting on what is being dramatically designated as Greatest Phone Message in the World. I too was there and did spill a laugh or two over that mermaid message. It made me really miss, however, the rolm phone which was our local internet, connecting the entire campus together.

There was nothing like coming home to a good audio message mixed in with all these friendly reminders and questions that are now passed on over email. Now I barely touch the phone and it has decidedly become about the worst way to reach me. I check the messages about every 10 days, the eluisve robotic man-voice saying “you have 53 messages….”

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