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Do you get a choice of numbers?

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drj
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Do you get a choice of numbers?

When I bought a Coles Mobile SIM in Australia recently I was given a choice of ten phone numbers - one of them I could see was based on a mathematic sequence so I chose that one it being easier to remember than the others.

 

Will we have a choice on numbers on PlusNet Mobile? My SIM has been ordered but it hasn't arrived yet.

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flanzm
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Re: Do you get a choice of numbers?

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No - you get allocated a single number.

drj
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Re: Do you get a choice of numbers?

Thanks - my Tesco one is awkward at times - the first part of the number is 079xx and the second part 071xxx - so when giving it to people I say 079xx, 071... and they immediately think I'm starting again and say "I thought you said 079"... Not often but sometimes.

HangTen
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Re: Do you get a choice of numbers?

Simple solution ... when giving your number to someone, put your pauses in at a different point in the list of digits,

e.g. 079 <pause> xx0 <pause> 71xxx (or whatever) should avoid any confusion Wink

drj
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Re: Do you get a choice of numbers?

True   Wink

JonJon
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Re: Do you get a choice of numbers?

My plusnet one starts 07410, which nicely goes down (or up) the side of the telephone dial :-)