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Saturday, February 12, 2005

Update: I called Verizon back, got a nice Indian (or Indian American) lady who was able to activate incoming calls only, so I can still check messages and have my own outgoing message. Then she told me a story about how her son lost his phone, how great my phone is, etc. Just when I started to get a little impatient, she told me she had just completed setting up the activation. Smooth.

Moral of the story: If you lose your phone, call Verizon and ask to block incoming calls only, otherwise they will suspend your account. The crazy part is they were going to continue billing me even with the "This Phone Has Been Disconnected ..." message. So at least now I'm getting my money's worth.

My mobile phone is lost! I left it on a BART train. In the meantime, you can reach me at work, 415 288 4968 or home, 510 548 4576. If you call my phone, it will say it is disconnected, but it is

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