Which service do you require?(from www.ananova.com - 02 November 2001)
Telephone numbers in mix up
Callers to a freephone number advertising a US amateur golf tournament were surprised to hear a sultry female voice telling them they had "come to the right place for nasty talk with big-busted girls".
A one digit error published in 100,000 brochures for the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California, led callers to a sex line instead of the golf line.
Caryn Eaves Person, the event's spokeswoman, told the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin:"As everyone knows who works with printed materials, mistakes happen."
The Tournament of Roses has taken place on New Year's Day in the town every year since 1890 - it includes a gridiron match and a parade.
George: I worked in a shop called Computer Exchange or "CEX" (pronounced "sex"), and the phoneline used to say "welcome to the sex information line". I dont know if they did that as a joke but I had a few puzzled customers.(05/09/2008)
jim56: Bloody phonebooks! this has happened to me as well(15/11/2007)
Gina: LOL.... how embarrassing(01/10/2007)
hasu: i cant stop imagining the face expressions of the callers !(23/08/2007)
Snoreflax: LOL that would sux! well we kinda had that happen...just my friend perpously dialed a sex line number...creepy...(13/12/2006)
louise: yeah it was ok ?(16/08/2006)
- CATHJ: HAD A SIMILAR INCIDENT WITH VOTING HOTLINE FOR AUSTRALIAN IDOL. WENT STRAIGHT TO A PORN SITE! NOT NICE FOR THE KIDDIES.(28/07/2005)