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    Wireless, Clueless, Hopeless, Part 5

    | United Kingdom |

    Me: “Thank you for calling [service provider]. How may I help you today?”

    Customer: “Well, I bought one of these mobile phones, only I don’t find it very ‘mobile’.”

    Me: “I’m not really sure I understand the nature of your problem. Are you not receiving a good signal strength?”

    Customer: “I’m able to call people. It’s just that I had a corded phone before, and this one is no better. I can’t get any further away from the wall.”

    Me: “Do you have the handset attached to the charger cable?

    Customer: “Yeah, the booklet said to plug it in before I can use it. This is crazy! I spent all this money and it’s still got 3 feet of cable!”

    Me: “Ma’am, once the phone has had the initial charge of around 12 hours, you can detach the cable and take it with you where ever you like.”

    Customer: “Oh! Asking my son would have been much less embarrassing. Thanks!”

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