How Ron's truck became a sex toy

2011-08-10 14:44
LUCKY NUMBER?: Parents must take note of the phone numbers printed on their kid's toys.

LUCKY NUMBER?: Parents must take note of the phone numbers printed on their kid's toys.

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Do you take note of the phone numbers that are printed on kid's toys? A nosy grandmother gave one printed on her grandson's toy truck a call and it turned out to be a sex line.

Jan Barnett bought her three-year-old grandson a Mattel Matchbox toy which had the number 1-800-FAST-TOW. Barnett jokingly gave the number a ring and a sultry voice replied:

"Hey there sexy guy. Welcome to an exciting new way to go live..."

Mattel said they were not aware of the problem regarding the number because when the toy was made in 2000, the number did not belong to any organisation and was thought to have been made up.

Little did they know that a phone sex line would register the phone number and lead to the awkward dilemma faced by Mattel.

Mattel said that they do not print phone numbers on their toys to prevent such cases from happening.

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