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Repeated text message arriving on landline - Help?!

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purpleturtle Mon 01-Aug-05 19:10:00

Our phone has rung 6 or 7 times in the last half hour, with a text message, somebody called Andy who's having a great holiday and will speak to us at the weekend, apparently. Then there's a mobile number to ring to cancel getting texts. But I guess that's a scam.

Any ideas?

RTKangaMummy Mon 01-Aug-05 19:17:12

you can text a landline

you just put the landline number into the send box

I did it to my parents

perhaps he is abroad and not sure if the text is getting through IYSWIM

purpleturtle Mon 01-Aug-05 20:12:44

It has now stopped, thankfully. Can't think of an Andy who should be messaging us, so if he was trying to make sure the message got through he's now wasted a lot of money!

RTKangaMummy Mon 01-Aug-05 20:38:11

So perhaps he was sending it to 123456

but meant to send it to 113456

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