WhatSharp? said:The other probem is that the fizzy drinks manufacturers are increasingly converting to bottles which are wholely unsuitable for you avarage call. Great for those overseas calls (if a little slow) but useless for a local "string" call.
However the one small ray of light is that with the increasing redundancy for tin openers on your modern baked bean tin (which has a ring pull mechanism rather than a fixed lid) these are increasingly coming back into fahsion. A Slight disavantage is that unless washed properly private calls are always noticable by the tell tale spot of sauce on the nose.
The problem with baked beans tins was that some pranksters, after devouring its contents would simply fart down the tin, thereby sending the recipient an aforementioned 'ring' tone, which was not only somewhat unmusical, but highly asphyxiating for the recipient! This method was the forerunner of the 'contract' deals, inasmuch as one would regularly 'contract' ones buttocks in order to emit the most effective trouser trumpet to send to his/her recipient.