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May 8, 2014 03:07 PM

I recieved my new phone book in the mail today......look who is on the cover!

Ok Chow it feels a little bit like you're stalking me now!

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  1. And you are in there, now famous! Just like Steve Martin in The Jerk! Congrats!

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    1. re: Veggo

      The new phone book's here, the new phone book's here. I'm somebody now!


    2. They've been on the cover of our local phone books for oh, seven or eight years. I haven't noticed the local boards reflecting any major developments however. Thank goodness!

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      1. re: coll

        I don't think many of us have use for phone books. Mine go directly into the recycling bin.

        1. re: Veggo

          We still keep the small telephone book for our immediate area but the metro-wide white/yellow pages get recycled. I cannot remember the last time I opened a phone book.

          Wait a minute, I did open up a phone book a couple of weeks ago. It's about 35 years old from my hometown and I keep it around for nostolgia.

          1. re: John E.

            Nobody is listed anymore anyway. Makes a good door stop (speaking of nostalgia!)

            1. re: coll

              I think my wife uses it to kill spiders.

              1. re: coll

                My great aunt used the phone book as a booster seat for us kiddos so we could reach the dining table.
                Phone books were thick in those days!

                  1. re: pedalfaster

                    Even the police had to stop using them to beat confessions out of suspected criminals during interrogations.

                    1. re: pedalfaster

                      Using the phone book in that manner would not have done much when I was a kid. Our phone book, including Yellow Pages was about 1/2" thick.

              1. They still make those things? I haven't seen one in years.

                1. It is kind of curious that Chow decides to use it's advertising dollars in this way. "Cutting edge"online food forum using the most antiquated advertising venue currently available.

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