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Peter King Got A New Phone Number, So Stop Calling The Number He Accidentally Tweeted

On Saturday, NFL writer Peter King accidentally tweeted out his phone number. We wrote about it. King brought up his phone number fiasco in this week's Monday Morning Quarterback column, in a section titled "The End of the 973-650-0966 Era":

Well, I did the all-time stupid thing Saturday. Thought I was direct-messaging agent David Canter on Twitter Saturday, asked him to call me, and, much to my terror, found it went to all of my followers. I bet it was up for six seconds before I took it down, but that was long enough to enable quite a few loyal Peter Kingites (and gee, thanks, Deadspin) to post the number all over the place. The final results:

Phone calls received in the five hours between posting and canceling of the number: 373.

Text messages received in that time: 255.

Angriest text message, from the 773 (suburban Chicago) area code: "You ———- skunkheaded ———. Go —— Favre. Have a nice day."

Love my fans!

You're welcome, Peter King. Also, you can all stop trying to call Peter King now.


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