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Odd Telephone Numbers

Here are a some interesting numbers you can still call to be suitably entertained:

  • (202) 762-1401: USNO master clock!
  • (202) 965-9970: you have just deactivated this feature.
  • (206) 343-0011: this call requires a coin deposit. no, really.
  • (213) 621-0001: the good, old-fashioned, "We're sorry..." recording (not Jane Barbe, sadly)
  • (213) 621-0002: 1000Hz @ 0dB (this only makes sense if you're a phone person)
  • (270) 301-5797: a maze of twisty little touch tones, all different.
  • (313) 849-9906: calling is too heavy to answer this number.
  • (505) 503-4455: Better Call Saul
  • (570) 387-0000: "due to an emergency condition...."
  • (573) 996-0002: they still have party lines?
  • (618) 625-8313: Stranger Things
  • (719) 266-2837: hall and oates emergency song line
  • (800) 444-4444: automated number announcement circuit
  • (845) 354-9912: callcannotbecompletedasdialed....."
  • (858) 651-5050: the pronunciation line
  • (877) 763-2435: odd squad HQ
  • (888) 447-5594: congratulations, you found your way here
  • (914) 232-9901: pleasant hills DMS 100
  • (914) 737-9938: somebody said put an outgoing message here
  • (916) 440-0017: your service has been interrupted.
  • (916) 440-0031: "due to facility trouble...."

FWIW, if you're reading this on a cell phone, you might be able to touch and hold on the numbers above, getting your phone to give you a pop-up menu with an option to call them. You're welcome.


Updated 2021-12-30 Thu 10:57 by Bill Wear (stormrider)


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