1. Big Brother producers were too busy watching their pockets get fatter by 199 2 save calls. and forgot to pay line rental to Telstra.
2. The mouse that Hayley first saw on launch night, chewed through the telephone line.
3. While hiding cutlery one night, Tj hid the cord in the cistern of the toilet.
4. Big Brother forgot about it instead he only remembers intruders.
5. Big Brother Producers added the phone to the Do Not Call list. Due to this being a government program, it will take 3 months to be taken OFF the list.