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Global streaming giant Netflix has edited a phone number that appears in its global hit series “Squid Game” after South Koreans who use it or similar combinations were deluged with calls — some asking to join the show’s life-or-death games.

The South Korean-made series has topped Netflix popularity charts in more than 80 countries since its launch last month and is on track to become its most-watched series ever.

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