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Dial It Back To The Days When Everything Had A 1-900 Number

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Back when phones were limited to landlines, there was an absolute influx of 1-900 numbers being advertised to people of all ages! These were numbers that for the low price of nearly a dollar a minute (at LEAST) you could call for all sorts of weird things. These 10 were especially strange.

You could call MC Hammer by dialing 1-900-909-MCMC

Or maybe you'd rather talk to the Hulkster himself?

You could always try to win money by doing simple math (which ultimately feels like a scam to me)

Nintendo had a line you could call for help with a game you were stuck on

Sierra had the same for their super complicated adventure games. They would even mail you tips!


It only gets weirder from here...

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