Try something like this (untested):

$phonenumber = '(123)-123-1234';
$phonenumber = preg_replace('/[^0-9]/','',$phonenumber);
die('Invalid phone number.');
$full_number = $matches[0];
$areacode = $matches[1];
$exchange = $matches[2];
$number = $matches[3]
$banned_exchanges = array('321','654');
die('Bad exchange.');

Addison Ellis wrote:

thank you for your time...
what is the best way for me to have a form field, "phone" reject certain phone prefixes?
for example: someone enters 321-1791 and "321" prefix can not be allowed as an entry...
thank you again, addison

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