The world's end is upon us; Westport 098 numbers taking Babestation calls

McTell

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Unwanted calls?

Call in the minister. The gardi. The priest. Comreg. The BAI.

They'll call a chick on screen and probably get a "fembot", or your granny in Westport, but that's the game. Irish callers are in such a hurry that they think it must be an irish station.

Should a minister's salary go on this trivia?



Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation - BBC News


[h=1]Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation[/h]

"Regional Development Minister Michael Ring said his constituents were "aggravated and annoyed".
Mr Ring told the Sunday Independent: "They are getting these calls in the middle of night.

"One of those people has an elderly mother and family members all over the world and there could be a call at any time that they would have to take."

He said people in the town should not have to change their phone number because of the blunder.

The Fine Gael politician has referred the matter to a number of authorities, including the police, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and ComReg, the Republic of Ireland's communications sector regulator.
The minister told the paper the police "did everything they could" but they had limited powers.

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"ComReg advises anyone calling the UK from the Republic of Ireland should always use the prefix 00 44," she said.
Mr Ring has also contacted the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for goods and services charged to a phone bill, such as directory enquiries and votes to TV talent shows.
 


Boy M5

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Glad to see Ringer involved.
 

enuffisenuff

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"Hello Westport plaza..how can I help you today?".......fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap.....Hello?...fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap
 

TedHankey

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Unwanted calls?

Call in the minister. The gardi. The priest. Comreg. The BAI.

They'll call a chick on screen and probably get a "fembot", or your granny in Westport, but that's the game. Irish callers are in such a hurry that they think it must be an irish station.

Should a minister's salary go on this trivia?



Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation - BBC News


[h=1]Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation[/h]

"Regional Development Minister Michael Ring said his constituents were "aggravated and annoyed".
Mr Ring told the Sunday Independent: "They are getting these calls in the middle of night.

"One of those people has an elderly mother and family members all over the world and there could be a call at any time that they would have to take."

He said people in the town should not have to change their phone number because of the blunder.

The Fine Gael politician has referred the matter to a number of authorities, including the police, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and ComReg, the Republic of Ireland's communications sector regulator.
The minister told the paper the police "did everything they could" but they had limited powers.

..


"ComReg advises anyone calling the UK from the Republic of Ireland should always use the prefix 00 44," she said.
Mr Ring has also contacted the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for goods and services charged to a phone bill, such as directory enquiries and votes to TV talent shows.
I think some of those stations have a UK number and also an Irish number with the Irish flag before it. If they don't they will show the price of the call and the £ symbol. There's enough information on the screen to know that it's a foreign number.

Acting on desire we are very seldom rational however, it makes us do very very silly things.
 

cozzy121

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Mickey Ring ...

As a matter of interest, how is it that many residents are getting these calls? Does the chat line not just have one number, or do the callers have very unsteady hands or something?
sticky fingers...
 

'orebel

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Fair play Mickey Ring. Earning every penny of his minister's salary.

Jayzus
 

McTell

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Methinks the Beeb sees this as an, errrrm, Oirish story
 

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I'm sure if it was your mother or sister answering the call it wouldn't be as funny. Everything in this country is a big joke until they ring a twitter feminist or member of the Professional left/media.
 

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Unwanted calls?

Call in the minister. The gardi. The priest. Comreg. The BAI.

They'll call a chick on screen and probably get a "fembot", or your granny in Westport, but that's the game. Irish callers are in such a hurry that they think it must be an irish station.

Should a minister's salary go on this trivia?



Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation - BBC News


[h=1]Westport residents plagued by calls to X-rated Babestation[/h]

"Regional Development Minister Michael Ring said his constituents were "aggravated and annoyed".
Mr Ring told the Sunday Independent: "They are getting these calls in the middle of night.

"One of those people has an elderly mother and family members all over the world and there could be a call at any time that they would have to take."

He said people in the town should not have to change their phone number because of the blunder.

The Fine Gael politician has referred the matter to a number of authorities, including the police, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and ComReg, the Republic of Ireland's communications sector regulator.
The minister told the paper the police "did everything they could" but they had limited powers.

..


"ComReg advises anyone calling the UK from the Republic of Ireland should always use the prefix 00 44," she said.
Mr Ring has also contacted the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for goods and services charged to a phone bill, such as directory enquiries and votes to TV talent shows.
Surely the UK guys are laughing at him. Jaysus, "silly Irish people cant dial foreign numbers properly and a fecking senior politician gets involved".

Well fup me.
 

McTell

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Surely the UK guys are laughing at him. Jaysus, "silly Irish people cant dial foreign numbers properly and a fecking senior politician gets involved".

Well fup me.

Maybe we can pass a law against people dialling the wrong number.


Just like we passed a law against people selling the wrong sort of mass card :lol: (ffs)

Charities Act 2009, Section 99

"99.— (1) A person who sells a Mass card other than pursuant to an arrangement with a recognised person shall be guilty of an offence"


You know, really important stuff that we can do now because generations of our ancestors suffered and died for.....
 

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[video=youtube;TL0EoXdpOqg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TL0EoXdpOqg[/video] :rolleyes:
 

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Is there anybody welcoming the calls....

There might be people bored there on a wet evening...................
 

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Is there anybody welcoming the calls....

There might be people bored there on a wet evening...................
Maybe sex lines are part of the blueshirt gang's plans for rural Ireland?
Was there anything unveiled yesterday?
 


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