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Old 07-05-2006, 04:12 PM
GorillaMan GorillaMan is offline
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Originally Posted by El_Kabong
Ah, insert international dialing code. OK, got it.
Not quite, it means 'inserts appropriate international prefix for your location', and the subsequent inernational code is the first digits give. So +353 means 'dial 011 353 or 00 353 or whatever you need to do in the country you're in for 353 to mean Ireland'.

For example, if you're in the UK, and see +353 xxxxx, it means 'dial 00 353 xxxx', which will connect you correctly. If you used the American prefix in error and dialled 011 353 xxxx, you might end up talking to a Yorkshireman (0113 being the dialling code for Leeds). However, +353 in the US would correctly resolve as 011 353.