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Old 10-31-2007, 01:35 PM   #1
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Even more Kindle minutiae

There are two phone numbers in the Kindle manual PDF. They are both currently functional, and lead to the same customer service line of a company called something like ?Theona Beta?.

Has anyone called them? Did the phone numbers work last year? How long have the numbers been functional?
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:24 PM   #2
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Let me clarify: The numbers are not listed in any phone book. I called both, and listened to the intro message.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:29 PM   #3
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Nate, could you repost the numbers here? I haven't had the chance yet to dig through the leaked Kindle manual.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:31 PM   #4
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Nate, could you repost the numbers here? I haven't had the chance yet to dig through the leaked Kindle manual.
866-321-8851
206-266-0927

The 206 area code is of course in Seattle.
The 866 is a toll free number.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:56 PM   #5
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I love you guys around here. A bit sneaky but down to earth and just damned curious - in more ways than one!
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:24 PM   #6
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I love you guys around here. A bit sneaky but down to earth and just damned curious - in more ways than one!
I don't see how I'm sneaky. All the stuff I've dug up is on the net. Any journalist could have found it. I have been repeatedly surprised that I keep finding stuff no one bothered to look for.

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Old 11-19-2007, 03:36 PM   #7
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OMG...

The numbers in the current manual are the same as in the old one. I just realized that the phone numbers have been functional since at least the end of October, and the company name I heard wasn't "Theona Beta" but "Fiona beta". We now know that Fiona was their codeword for the Kindle.

I am so kicking myself for not having the guts to follow through on this.
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Old 11-20-2007, 03:11 AM   #8
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OMG...

The numbers in the current manual are the same as in the old one. I just realized that the phone numbers have been functional since at least the end of October, and the company name I heard wasn't "Theona Beta" but "Fiona beta". We now know that Fiona was their codeword for the Kindle.

I am so kicking myself for not having the guts to follow through on this.
LOL! Who would have thought that a female first person name would be affiliated with the Kindle Reader
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