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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Know Your Emergency

there is no 911 in italy

9 comments:

  1. I didn't realize any European countries used the 11# scheme for emergency numbers. I know I was initially surprised to find that South Korea did (119 for emergency, 114 for information, etc.), but the more I thought about it that method actually makes more sense from a phone number routing standpoint than the method used in the US. -Warp3

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    1. Can you elaborate? I'm secretly a huge fan of phone routing methods

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  2. I'll remember to ask the right questions when I hear a neighbor screaming for help!
    Wonder if there's a special number for rescuing cats from trees?

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  3. This is emergency, not anarchy!

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    1. This is a pizza emergency, not anarchy!

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  4. You have selected "regicide": http://vimeo.com/49730996

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    1. "If you know the name of the king or queen being murdered...press one!"

      Ah, the golden years...

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  5. The same happens in Spain. We have 112, like all EU countries, but sometimes it is better to use other numbers. 091 for the police in a city, 062 for military police (outside the city), and so on for fires, crimes, traffic, medical assistance, etc.

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  6. And then there's 186, for dictating and sending telegrams

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