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Old 04-04-2008, 11:20 AM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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Because i use my landline telephone so much, i am annoyed by the curly-Q wire that i constantly have to unravel. does any co. make "straight" wiring without all of the kinks?
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Old 04-04-2008, 11:28 AM
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Location: Ohio
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I believe that this cable is what you're looking for.

I'm not a fan of tangled handset cords, either. I use one of these on my coiled cords.
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Old 04-05-2008, 09:32 AM
 
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walmart in the electronics department has quite an assortment of different style and length telephone cords and cables......
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Old 04-05-2008, 11:35 AM
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Location: Ohio
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walmart in the electronics department has quite an assortment of different style and length telephone cords and cables......
If you shop for one of these in a store, you want to make sure that you buy a handset cord and not just a telephone cable. The plugs are smaller on handset cords, which is why regular phone cables won't fit into the receiver.
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Old 04-05-2008, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Seattle, WA
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You can also find retractable wires, which are quite convienent.
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Old 04-12-2008, 04:40 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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I just watched an old 1930 movie their phones had straight wires!! So who was the nut that decied to drive us all nuts with the curly wires!!??!!??!!
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Old 04-12-2008, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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Why not just get a cordless phone? This is what I normally use for my landline, though I do have a corded phone in case of power outages.
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Old 04-12-2008, 10:47 PM
 
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I know where you can buy some homosexual telephone wires.
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Old 04-13-2008, 04:55 AM
 
Location: West Virginia
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Cordless phones are NOT privete & can not be used around computers!
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Old 04-13-2008, 06:53 AM
 
Location: High Bridge
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Cordless phones are NOT privete & can not be used around computers!
They absolutely can be both secure and used around computers.

If you're referring to interfering with wireless, you should get a phone thats outside the 2.4ghz spectrum, and go with 5.8 (or better yet) 6.0ghz phones.

Dependant upon the level of security you would like, you can spend a few hundred and get a very clear encrypted wireless station.
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