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  555 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In base 10, it is a repdigit, and because it is divisible by the sum of its digits, it is a Harshad number.
The model number of the 555 timer IC, a classic integrated circuit (chip) implementing a variety of timer and multivibrator applications, and historically widely used in electronics.
The number of keyboard sonatas written by Domenico Scarlatti, according to the catalog by Ralph Kirkpatrick.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/555_(number)   (262 words)

 The Quest for 555 Chronicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Five encompasses the first even number (2) and the first odd number (3) and is called the number of 'marriage' or 'wedlock' as it consists of both male and female representations.
Therefore, it was considered the number of Justice as an equalizer or balance between excess and lack.
It was considered the number of good fortune, the seal of the Holy Ghost, the number of the cross (4 end points and the intersecting point).
www.crystalinks.com /555.html   (2031 words)

 Method, system, and database for providing a telecommunication service - Patent 6516057
When a calling party dials a 10-digit 555 number using their Home NPA (HNPA), the call is treated in the same manner as a 7-digit dialed number where the local dialing plan permits.
In response to a 7-digit 555 number or a 10-digit HNPA-555 number dialed by a subscriber unit 66 associated with the telephone line 64, a 3/6/10 digit trigger is encountered at the SSP 62.
It is assumed that a 555 number will be chosen by numerous businesses as a single number for their customers to dial in order to reach the nearest outlet of that business.
www.freepatentsonline.com /6516057.html   (6921 words)

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National or Non-National Number Classification For each 555 request on this form please indicate if the number will be used on a national or non-national basis and provide appropriate certification that the numbers will meet the criteria for a national or non-national number per Section 4.0 of the guidelines.
Requests for 555 number assignments beyond the first five 555 initial numbers are classified as "additional" assignments and should be requested on a separate form.
All previous 555 number assignments must meet the criteria specified in Section 4.4 of the guidelines before additional 555 numbers will be assigned by the Administrator.
www.atis.org /inc/docs/finaldocs/555p1.doc   (914 words)

 NANPA : Numbering Resources - 555 Line Numbers
555 numbers are assigned according to guidelines developed by the ATIS-sponsored Industry Numbering Committee.
555 numbers may be assigned for either national or local use.
A national assignment requires that the 555 number be implemented in at least 30% of all NPAs or states or provinces in the NANP Area.
www.nanpa.com /number_resource_info/555_numbers.html   (122 words)

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Within the description of 555 technical interconnection arrangements, digit analysis is intended to imply the examination of part of the digit string (typically three or six digits) in order to identify the type of call and any subsequent activity which must be performed.
In another case, where an activated seven digit number is dialed, a routing analysis and translation would be required in the originating network to determine and route the call to the carrier designated for a particular 555 number.
Non-national 555 Number - A non-national number is a line number in the 555 NXX assigned to an entity for use in a specific geographic area or areas (NPAs, states, or provinces).
massis.lcs.mit.edu /archives/reports/national.555.exchange-NXX   (4959 words)

 555 Numbers : Telecompute Corporation
These seven digit numbers (beginning with '555') were removed from reserve (having previously been used as 'fictitious' numbers in movies and television programs) and allocated to parties wanting to publish a single local number across a variety of jurisdicitons.
To 'roll out' such a number on a national basis or to implement such a number on a local basis requires the cooperation of a local exchange carrier to terminate and route the number(s).
Individual callers who have elected to block access to pay-per-call services will be automatically blocked from access to a 936, 554, and 555 numbers for which there is a pay-per-call charge, while allowing free calls to be connected.
www.telecompute.com /555.asp   (495 words)

 Modem Pooling for the Cisco AS5200
Number of modems that are a member of the specified modem pool.
Number of times incoming calls were rejected because there were no more free modems in the pool to accept the call.
Number of times an incoming call using this called party number was rejected because the max-conn number parameter specified by the called-number command was exceeded.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios112/5200fg.htm   (2570 words)

 ATCS Newsletter 555 Code and the Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dials had letters as well as numbers and the first 3 letters of the exchange name were dialled followed by numbers.
Due to the "low fill" of the 555 code, Hollywood was encouraged to quote 555 numbers in their productions to prevent real subscribers being harassed by members of the public trying out the numbers quoted on the screen.
The 555 code is alive and well and in use in the Balmain area of Sydney and somewhere in the suburbs of Melbourne but not in the other capitals.
www.telephonecollecting.org /code.htm   (468 words)

 555 telephone number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the CW series, Supernatural, near the end of the 4th episode of the first season, (Phantom Traveler), the brothers call their father's cell phone and hear a greeting that directs all callers to call Dean at 866-907-3235.
In Australia, phone numbers starting with 555 belong to those situated around the Gold Coast in Queensland, particularly within Griffith University's Gold Coast campuses, and some in country Victoria, or Geelong.
In the Moscow region, Russia, 555 is the beginning of telephone numbers for Lytkarino.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/555_telephone_number   (1120 words)

 dataWarehouse.com | Brought to you by DM Review
So to query for a phone number, we must now query for slsprsn-phone-nbr-1 and slsprsn-phone-nbr-2 and slsprsn-phone-nbr-3 (asking if a phone number we are looking for is in slsprsn-phone- nbr-1 or slsprsn-phone-nbr-2 or slsprsn-phone-nbr- 3).
With solution 4, each phone number is related to the one salesperson it is assigned to by means of a slsprsn-id foreign key.
This links each phone number back to the row in the Salesperson table which represents the one salesperson it is assigned to.
www.datawarehouse.com /article/?articleid=2988   (2222 words)

 X-Files, The Easter Egg : Scully's Cell Phone #
555 is not a fictional # it is a national directory assistance 1-any area code-555-1212 will get you the directory assistance to the state for that area code.
555 is used as the are code in all movies because its fictional.
I agree with the fact that the 555 prefix is used in movies for phone numbers but it is not "entirely" fictional.
www.eeggs.com /items/9120.html   (765 words)

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In 1993, following the implementation of number portability, the NANPA continued to hold reservation of all 800- 555 numbers in abeyance until the industry agreed on specific guidelines to govern their assignment.
Upon being informed that the 17 numbers in question did not constitute all of the previously requested 800-555 numbers, the Chief of the IAD requested in a subsequent letter that DSMI "refrain from issuing any previously requested numbers." This request resulted in the withholding of 13 additional 800-555 numbers which had been previously requested.
The fact remains that some numbers were assigned during the period in which the requesting parties were advised that 800-555 numbers were not available for assignment.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1995/da952141.txt   (2514 words)

 Making Calls Using the IP/VC 3526 PRI Gateway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The IP/VC 3526 PRI Gateway uses a second number delimiter to distinguish the first and second phone numbers in a 2B call.
An endpoint on the LAN is assigned the DID number (800) 555-1212.
The recipient's number is unknown to the caller.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/ipvc/ipvc3526/rel_1/chap5.htm   (1432 words)

 Number 555 - Numbers: Symbolism and Properties
The center of the world, the first semi-divine, semi-human male number.
If we add the number 1 because being the first man-god, we obtain the number 555: j(106) + e(101) + s(115) + u(117) + s(115) + 1 = 555.
By using the ASCII table, the name of "Maria!" (Mary) in lower-case letters gives 555: m(109) + a(97) + r(114) + i(105) + a(97) + !(33) = 555.
www.ridingthebeast.com /numbers/nu555.php   (124 words)

 Southpinellas: Phone number brings almighty problems
Telephone companies and state and federal agencies that issue personal numbers for everything from aircraft registrations to Social Security cards and driver's licenses set aside numerical combinations that are not to be issued to anyone.
According to the Federal Communications Commission, phone numbers in the sequence from 555-0100 to 555-0199 in any area code are never issued to anyone.
Bruce Almighty was set in Buffalo, N.Y. Producers did not use a 555-prefix number for the direct line to God, but instead one that, at the time, had not been issued to anyone in Buffalo's area code, according to a Universal spokesman.
www.sptimes.com /2005/07/22/Southpinellas/Phone_number_brings_a.shtml   (927 words)

 Ascendis Software - Caller ID Help
If you live in a country with different phone number formats, you may want to change these rules to make the phone numbers appear in the way you are accustomed.
When formatting phone numbers for display, the special characters are replaced with the next digit in the raw phone number.
If no phone number formats are found for the specified country (because Ascendis Caller ID does not currently include them) then the formats for the United States are used.
www.ascendis.com /callerid/help/format_options.php   (982 words)

 The Straight Dope: Why do phone numbers in TV shows and movies all start with 555?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Believe it or not, there are a few pinheads out there with nothing better to do than sit down and call every number they see on a television show or in a movie.
Generally, Kojak is not there, which causes a great deal of inconvenience for the poor sap who is. In one case several years ago a Peanuts strip carried a number that turned out to belong to a family in Moline, Illinois.
The "555" gambit was created in 1973--no matter where you are, dialing the 555 number plugs you into directory assistance, where a legion of professionally trained operators awaits to answer the particular crankiness of your call.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a1_374a.html   (295 words)

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If the number argument is omitted, join simply merges the contents of the two files.
field arguments, where number is 1 for file1 or 2 for file2, and field is a field number.
This is compared to the first field of numbers because its join field is not specified with a -2 flag.
www.sandia.gov /ASCI/Red/usage/paragon/man/man1/join.1.html   (779 words)

 FALL 2005
The social security numbers you accept must be 11 characters, with digits in positions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11; and the “-“ in positions 4 and 7.
A valid phone number will be of length 13, and will contain characters “(“ in position 1, “)” in position 5, and “-“ in position 9.
In all cases, IF there are any problems with the input, you should report the problem to the terminal to make the user aware with a line number on which the problem arises.
www-scf.usc.edu /~csci455/2005_fall/Assignments/ass6.html   (1822 words)

 MacAddict Forums / 753-555-1074....
The 555 number protects the studio from legal issues, and BRUCE ALMIGHTY's using a real number was a reminder why they do.
I too hate that we have to use the 555 number, because it does awaken you to the fact that you are watching a movie.
There was a 555 number in a Far Side comic, and while you guys have no 555 numbers, we have some.
www.macaddict.com /forums/post/436420   (1472 words)

 Parsing Telephone Numbers
A frequent task many people encounter when working with lists of data in Excel is splitting telephone numbers into the area code, phone number, and extension components.
For example, a user may have a list of telephone numbers like "(913) 555-1212 X1122" and need to split them up into 3 or 4 columns containing the area code (913), the prefix (555), the number (1212) and the extension (X1122).
This should be a 1 character string which indicates what character is used to indicate the extension number in the full phone number.
www.cpearson.com /excel/PhoneNum.htm   (483 words)

 Sierra Wireless AirCard 555 for Linux
The AirCard 555 is a CDMA 1xRTT Data/Fax/Voice cellular modem sold through Verizon Wireless.
You must first active the AirCard 555 using a windows based laptop and the provided software.
By default cardmgr will guess that the AirCard 555 is a 'network' type device.
centerclick.org /aircard555   (465 words)

 Knowing a phone number's provider. | Ask MetaFilter
Well, you still sort of can by entering a phone number in the white pages lookup, but with number portability, you can't be guaranteed that that number is with the original carrier any more.
In that list, you'll see that the area code 801 and prefix 555 are assigned to Qwest (not surprising for a 555 number).
The first is that carriers and numbers change hands regularly -- for example, the numbering space owned by ATandT Wireless is now owned by Cingular as well, so some of those area codes and prefixes listed as ATandT may well be free for Cingular callers...
ask.metafilter.com /mefi/19679   (492 words)

 Techdirt: Personal 555 Number Is Still Mostly Fiction
Many people know that most phone numbers starting with the digits "555" are simply to be used on TV and in movies.
However, this NY Times article points out that the FCC let people register their own 555 numbers a few years back, with the idea that they could set up services in every area code (for instance, 555-TAXI across the nation).
As for the movie and television phone numbers, they were only supposed to use 555-0100 to 555-0199, but most simply ignore that rule and go with whatever 555 number they want.
www.techdirt.com /articles/20030206/0114236.shtml   (334 words)

 American Beauty Movie Mistake : 555-WHAT?
This is the same phone number displayed on her mother's real estate sign as *her* work number.
Its OK. Lester's number that he gives at work just before his boss calls him in to talk to him near the beginning is 555-0199.
I'm prolly wrong here, but I thought that was the number that Lester gave that person on the phone for him to call Lester back at work.
www.slipups.com /items/8483.html   (364 words)

 KryptonSite Message Forums - The magical number 555,have you seen it?
I know that the number 555 does exist in real life,I have seen it...
In the original version of the film "Bruce Almighty" they used a phone number for "God" (Morgan Freeman) that belongs to several people in different area codes.
The most annoying phone number on the planet belongs to: Goldberg.
www.kryptonsite.com /forums/showthread.php?postid=910174   (487 words)

 ICUC - Individual Control of Universal Contact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ICUC thinks you might have entered an unknown telephone number shortcut abbreviation or a telephone number extension without a preceding telephone number or a status code without any telephone number to apply the status code to.
To make use of telephone number shorthand abbreviations you must first perform a login from this device.
Ex: Set the status of telephone number 800.555.1212 x6 to status code 17 assuming that 9797 is a valid PIN code for performing status updates.
6.ac   (202 words)

 CRC Patient Database - View profile number 555
Visitors are encouraged to keep their information current, adding information as necessary.
Enter the number of your profile below, and your password.
Reminder: the suggested password was the town in which you were born.
www.phototour.minneapolis.mn.us /cgi-bin/candida.cgi?id=555   (190 words)

 perl.com: Perl Design Patterns, Part 2
Its keys are names; its values are phone numbers.
The numbers are listed in the order the person would like them used.
I then loop through all the phone numbers for that person, printing the type and number.
www.perl.com /pub/a/2003/08/07/design2.html   (1158 words)

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