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Annoying telephone music

Very specific question, EFers.

Does anyone know a Swiss telephone number that, when dialled, plays really annoying music that could possibly pass for that played when people are on hold for a teleconference?

The reason I ask is because a colleague with a loud voice holds impromptu meetings in our small shared office, despite meeting rooms being available closeby, disrupting my mental energy, and it is hoped that the noise blaring from my telephone whilst I am "waiting for the teleconference to start" will overwhelm those at my desk side, forcing them to flee the cacophony.

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Just dial a fax number
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I got no idea, but I give you a thank for the laugh
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Maybe Dilbert has some advice...

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Re: Annoying telephone music

Yes, mine. Callers tell me that when ringing my mobile, they get treated to music instead of a ringing tone. I'm with Orange - does anyone know how to get rid of it?
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Yes, mine. Callers tell me that when ringing my mobile, they get treated to music instead of a ringing tone. I'm with Orange - does anyone know how to get rid of it?

Change provider

Call Orange.
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Re: Annoying telephone music

Why not just ask them politely to move, or keep quiet?
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Why not just ask them politely to move, or keep quiet?
Thanks PaddyG, but that would be too logical, which isn't always the best approach in this situation.

I have been told that Switzerland is where the 80's came to die (esp. in terms of clothing and music) so was wondering if there is any way to get Genesis or Tina Turner blaring from my office phone (to give a bit of "local flavour").

Hopefully that will have the desired effect.
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Thanks PaddyG, but that would be too logical, which isn't always the best approach in this situation.

I have been told that Switzerland is where the 80's came to die (esp. in terms of clothing and music) so was wondering if there is any way to get Genesis or Tina Turner blaring from my office phone (to give a bit of "local flavour").

Hopefully that will have the desired effect.
Whoops... Hit "post" too soon. I actually like Tina Turner and Genesis, but it just might not be appropriate at 80 dB in a small office...
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I have been told that Switzerland is where the 80's came to die (esp. in terms of clothing and music) so was wondering if there is any way to get Genesis or Tina Turner blaring from my office phone (to give a bit of "local flavour").
Did you have to mention Genesis? I wanted to go to sleep but now I have Land of Confusion haunting me!
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Re: Annoying telephone music

there is genesis teleconference service. this one is truly awful. has some grating panpipe music punctuated by "your conference will begin shortly" messages every 10 seconds. arghhhhhh!
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