I found one still standing out in the wild today, but sadly I did not have change on me to see if it's still operational. Is it bad that I kind of want to convert a payphone into a VoIP home phone?

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Have you ever used a payphone and how do you feel about them?

@AdvJosh Yes and they stank! You never knew who had used it before you or where they had put it.

@wlsn well hopefully they had only put it to there face :/ I could imagine some prank calls where that would not be the case tho

@AdvJosh They were usually covered with chewing gum, boogers, urine, and trash.

@AdvJosh generally, glad to see them go. occasionally, wish they were available in certain places.

@AdvJosh I really like how they enable you to make a phone call just using cash (the most private payment method). I don't really need them now, but let's keep some of them around.

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