eBay Nutcase of the Week: DJ selling "famous" 867-5309 number, from Tommy Tutone's 1982 hit


If you’re old enough to remember the news, current events and popular culture of the year 1982, we would firstly like to enquire how your joints are holding up in this cold weather. And your knees OK? How about that dodgy shoulder? And your neck? You might want to start taking some cod liver oil, you know. It really works.

Secondly, we’d like to alert you to this eBay auction – in which a US DJ is selling his business as a way of also getting rid of the New Jersey phone number 867-5309 – made famous by Tommy Tutone’s 1982 hit



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The MDA reckons we’re burning through our free text allowance at a rate of 200 million text messages a day, which, by my maths, is nearly four texts per person every day – a rise of 30% over the number we sent last year…

ThinkGeek solves your lost mobile phone worries, with the SIM card back-up machine

think-geek-sim-card.jpgGroups are springing up across Facebook asking for friends’ phone numbers faster than you exit the site when your boss walks past – all because people foolishly lose all their contacts’ details when they lose their phones on a boozy night out. You know what I’m talking about.

Thankfully this device will help cleanse Facebook of all those ubiquitous groups, courtesy of those brain-champs, ThinkGeek. It…