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YouTube Appeal Nets Calls for Phoenix Man

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YouTube Appeal Nets Calls for Phoenix Man

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Luke Johnson is trying to see how many strangers will call him up. hide caption

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How many strangers will call someone they have never met before, just because they see a phone number on YouTube? More than 11,000 people, according to the Luke Johnson Phone Experiment.

Johnson, a twentysomething Phoenix hipster, put his cell phone number on YouTube with a plea for anyone who saw the video to a) call him and b) spread the video around. The idea seems to have worked.

Rene Gutel reports for member station KJZZ in Phoenix.