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What buttons does your phone need, but not have?

By Andrew Pollack on 03/29/2006 at 11:17 AM EDT

I mentioned a minute ago that my Mute button didn't do what I want. I want to have one that mutes THE OTHER PERSON in the conference. I'd also like an "Assassinate" button. It would need to be specific to a single person on a conference call.

What other buttons are you missing?

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Could I get a pause or snoozeBy Gab Davis on 03/29/2006 at 11:20 AM EDT
Just freeze time, the meeting and everyone in it so I could catch a few minutes
sleep and then restart
My own thoughts on this are...By Ben Langhinrichs on 03/29/2006 at 11:44 AM EDT
I'd like a Noncommittal Noise button that would make occasional sounds that
could not be construed as either agreement or disagreement, but indicated that
I was listening and not either snoring or drooling on the phone.
My phone needs a...By Jamie Price on 03/29/2006 at 01:31 PM EDT
"No I won't fix your computer for free." and a "No, I won't teach you
everything you need to know about IT, do it the way I did and read a book."
Either that or I need to get a new cell phone number.
Couple of ideas.. By Jerry Glover on 03/29/2006 at 01:34 PM EDT about?

* Pig-latin - on the fly translation to keep things entertaining.

* De-Buzzword - mutes all utterances that are in the meaningless buzzword
(and/or jargon) stopfile; might result in severe gaps, or even complete muting
of some particpants.

* Lie-detector - replaces all untrue statements like "Vista will ship this
year" with the simple phrase, "Bullsh*t!"

* Backmasker - listen to the call in reverse to detect embedded satanic
messages like "Notes is Dead" and "Ballmer rulez"

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