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Phone Shop #4


I was told to ask for Saskia and to say that there was an old family member I wanted to get in touch with.
"What you ask is not easy, to connect to this network you need special SIM".
I nodded and she locked the front door of the shop.
"You have money? It is 200 hundred for SIM then £1 each message".
I gave her £220 in cash. From a drawer she took a SIM, the connections arranged in a little pentagram and put it into a battered Nokia 8110.
"If you have number, it will text the dead"

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    Neville Hunt 6 months ago

    Think I’ve still got one of that model knocking around somewhere. Wonder if the numbers are still in it.

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    Christopher 6 months ago

    This is like a modern day episode of the Twilight Zone.

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