3.55am and the phone with no sim card in starts to ring!!!

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posted on Sep, 6 2012 @ 03:43 PM

Originally posted by snewpers
And what makes this a 'paranormal event'?
Just asking, don't shoot me.

edit on 12-12-2011 by snewpers because: swapped some letters.


para- 1  1. a prefix appearing in loanwords from Greek, most often attached to verbs and verbal derivatives, with the meanings “at or to one side of, beside, side by side” (parabola; paragraph; parallel; paralysis), “beyond, past, by” (paradox; paragogue); by extension from these senses, this prefix came to designate objects or activities auxiliary to or derivative of that denoted by the base word (parody; paronomasia), and hence abnormal or defective (paranoia), a sense now common in modern scientific coinages (parageusia; paralexia). As an English prefix, para-1 may have any of these senses; it is also productive in the naming of occupational roles considered ancillary or subsidiary to roles requiring more training, or of a higher status, on such models as paramedical and paraprofessional: paralegal; paralibrarian; parapolice.


normal   adjective 1. conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural. 2. serving to establish a standard.

Not certain, but I think that just about covers it.

posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 09:49 PM
Weird event, but not sure if it's paranormal. Certainly a bit scary though. I wouldn't answer it! I mean, heck, I don't answer withheld numbers, even on my non-ghost phone.

Of course, it probably was just something silly.

posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 09:54 PM
I wonder why we cant take back our country? Oh wait.... our men are hiding under their covers because a phone was ringing!

posted on Nov, 17 2012 @ 08:41 PM
reply to post by dooleysleftleg

I had a similar thing happen last night...

For months now I have been getting a recorded "prank" phone call on my mobile. Same recording over and over. Nothing nasty.. Just the same recording repeating over and over. I put up with it for a couple of months. Eventually I reported the "prank" call to my service provider. Nothing was done to stop the call. (My service provider Telstra Australia is less than useless)

A month or so ago.. I was given a newer (touch control) mobile phone. So I removed the sim from my old phone and installed it into my new phone. However I kept using the old mobile phone as an alarm to wake me in the mornings.

Last night I received an incoming call on the mobile phone that doesn't have a sim installed.

It was the same recorded "prank" call..

So how does someone call me when I don't have a sim installed??

I was so shocked I took the battery out and checked to make sure I hadn't put another sim in. But the socket was empty.

So now I have to ask myself the question. Who has the capabilities of calling mobile phones that do not have their sim's installed?

The only answer I can come up with is... "The Authorities"

That will teach me to be outspoken on political affairs and how crappy society has become..

If anyone has an alternate possible solution.. I'd be happy to hear it..

ps: anyone else that has received a phone call on a mobile without a sim.. go to the trouble of making an account and informing us here.. (like I did..)

posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 10:18 AM
I just had the same thing happen to me. Now before I get berrated by the snarky replies that have overrun this thread, I will say that I was not high or drunk when this happend and was standing next to several other people who saw it as well.

I'm an American who was living in Thailand and bought a simple Samsung phone. Nothing smart about it... doesn't even have a camera. I bought the Thai sim card and used it regularly for 6+ months. In the past 35 days, I have been traveling outside of Thailand and removed the sim card about 2 weeks ago so that the battery didn't drain. I now use the phone regularly as a clock and alarm.

A few hours ago, my pocket started vibrating and I heard the familiar ringtone of an incoming call. I pulled out the phone and it said "unknown caller." Curious, I picked up the phone. Complete silence. I asked the usual questions: "hello, is anyone there? Hellloooo? Who is this? Is this a ghost?" I showed the phone to the people I was with and it spooked everyone out.

After a minute or so - with the cell phone counter running - I hung up the phone. Naturally, I was curious, so I tried to see the recent call log. "Please insert SIM card," it says. Same thing when I tried to hit send, which would normally call back the last number that called me. Basically, the phone won't let me do anything that resembles making or receiving a call without the sim card in it.

Yet there it was, an incoming call of silence from an unknown number. About an hour later, my phone rang again. This time I was walking down the street and didn't get to it in time. I wish I had, as I would have just left the phone on and hoped someone said something. It hasn't happened since, but this was all just within the past few hours. Again, I have no way of even seeing that there was a missed call or a received call, because the phone has no SIM.

This was not an alarm. My alarm is a completely different sound. It was an actual call, which I answered, as I'm sure did the OP.

I'm at a complete loss. I'm not a particularly superstitious man, but the believer in me would like to think that it's a long-gone relative trying to get in touch. I don't believe that it's an emergency number. I'm in Taiwan anyway, using a Thailand cell phone. Who would be trying to make an emergency call then stay silent when I pick up?

I even took a photo of the phone when the call was going.

Now I would love to hear your ideas that aren't "you were drunk" or "I can't believe you hid under the bed, what a moron."

posted on Apr, 5 2013 @ 07:36 PM
reply to post by dooleysleftleg

I had my mobile phone switched off the day after a relatives funeral,It started ringing,I freaked,answered it,it was a call I wanted,the phone switched itself off again after the call,modern technology override i am sure?

posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 01:52 PM
I am reporting a similar incident which my 7 months old son did. I gave him a old Samsung phone charged but without any sim card to play.
I donno how he did or what he pressed, the phone was ringing and the little kid was giving me the phone.
I checked and it was showing "Incomming Call" with the number as "Unkown".
I picked it up and kept on saying hello-hello... but no reply from other side.
The screen was also showing No SIM on top of the screen. I tried to dial or do other stuff but it kept on saying Please insert SIM.

Felt strange, it happened twice.

I guess there r some hidden shortcuts in phone, but cant think how an incomming call can come on a phone without SIM Card, i am aware in some phones we can dial emmergency calls but incomming donno.....

Probably someone can explain.

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