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Jofur

There were no landline phones made with a radio. There were some services that had operators that would play you a record over the phone line and the speaker was at your booth, an alternative to the jukebox. There were clock radios. She was just Radio Ga Ga.

TenebrisVenator

I believe there were landline phones that were like built in to clock radios, but it's been a long time since they've existed, so I'm honestly not sure if that was ever an actual product, or I'm remembering something wrong, or I just saw it in a movie or what, but that's the closest I can think of

Strange requests: Turn my iPod touch into an iPhone. Not using a WiFi calling app, but what app will enable it to connect to the cellular data network. Got that one a couple times a week

Samus

My parents had a landline that had a radio. You could use the radio as an alarm clock too so you wouldn't have to wake up to an annoying buzzer. The radio would cut out if the phone rang and would pop right back on as soon as you hung up.

So yes - they were a thing, but god that was um... 20 some odd years ago? I'm so old. :(

TenebrisVenator

Right there with you. Kids who were born the year I turned 21 are now able to legally buy cigarettes.

TechTyger

I can top that... kids who were bprn the year I turned 21 could legitimately have kids that are old enough to buy cigarettes...

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