Please extract all phone numbers from this file, NOW!

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Larry Lounge, H: 213-555-5432, W: (818) 555-1234
My social security number is 555-55-5555
Larry's Valley Chateau: (818) 555-1234
Larry's pager is (818)555-9876
Orlando Lakes, acct# 323x555-1407, phone 555-5644
Charlie Chan from Chicago is at (312)555-1212
BEGIN {pat=\
"(\\({0,1}[0-9]{3}\\){0,1} {0,1}-{0,1} {0,1}){0,1}[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{4}"
while(RLENGTH > 0)
print substr(line, RSTART, RLENGTH)
line=substr(line, RSTART+RLENGTH)

From command line

awk --posix -f ./phones.awk phones.txt

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