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Old 07-04-2006, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by GorillaMan
From the US, I think you'd dial 001 44 161 etc.
011-44-161 etc.

The "standard" international dialing prefix in the US is 011. IIRC, some phone companies have discount (at least they call it discount) plans for which you use a different prefix.