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1-800-FLOWERS.COM 800-716-4851   Direct to human.
AAA 800-222-4357   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
AARP 888-687-2277   Press 0.
AARP Healthcare 800-523-5800   Press 1; at prompt press 4.
AARP MedicareRxPlan 888-867-5575   Press 1; hold through message.
AARP Pharmacy Services 800-289-8849   Press 1; hold through message.
ABN AMRO Mortgage 800-783-8900   Press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press 0.
Ace Hardware 866-290-5334   Press 0.
Adelphia 888-683-1000   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Adobe Systems 800-833-6687   At prompt, press 1.
Advance Auto Parts 800-314-4243   Press 0.
Aetna 800-738-7674   Say "member"; press *0.
Aetna Rx Home Delivery 800-227-5720   Press 0.
AFLAC 800-992-3522   Press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press 3.
AIG 877-638-4244   Direct to human.
Air Canada 888-247-2262   Press 1; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0.
AirTran Airlines 800-204-5695   Press 0.
Alamo 800-462-5266   Direct to human.
Alaska Air 800-252-7522   Press #.
Alitalia 800-223-5730   Press *.
Allmerica Financial 800-533-7881   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Allstate 800-255-7828   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Allstate Motor Club 800-869-7997   Direct to human.
Alltel Wireless 800-255-8351   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Amazon Visa 888-247-4080   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Amazon.com 800-201-7575   Don't press or say anything.
America Online 800-827-6364   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
American Airlines 800-433-7300   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
American Airlines Baggage 800-535-5225   Press 7.
American Express 800-528-4800   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Ameriquest Mortage 888-436-7571   Don't press or say anything.
Amtrak 877-444-4773   Direct to human.
Apple 800-275-2273   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
AT&T 800-288-2747   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
AT&T Business 800-750-2355   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
AT&T Universal Card 800-423-4343   Don't press or say anything.
AT&T Worldnet 800-400-1447   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Auto Zone 800-288-6966   Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 0.
Avis 800-230-4898   Press 2.
Baby Bjorn 866-424-0200   Press 2.
Bank Card Svcs. 800-655-1491   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Bank of America 877-231-9372   Direct to human.
Bank of America Credit 800-732-9194   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Bank of New York 800-225-5269   Press ###.
Barclays 877-523-0478   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Barnes & Noble 800-422-7717   Direct to human.
Barnes & Noble.com 800-843-2665   Press 16.
Bear Stearns 888-807-6898   Direct to human.
Bed, Bath & Beyond 800-462-3966   Press 4; hold.
Belkin Tech Support 800-223-5546   At prompt press 2263; press 1 at each prompt thereafter.
BellSouth 888-757-6500   Press *0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Bellsouth FastAccess DSL 888-321-2375   Press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 2, ignoring messages.
Best Buy 888-237-8289   Press 2.
Best Buy Card 800-365-0292   Press 6 at each prompt, ingnoring recording.
Best Western 800-780-7234   Direct to human.
BJ's Wholesale Club 800-257-2582   Press 0#.
Black & Decker 800-544-6986   Direct to human.
Blockbuster 214-854-3000   Press 22.
Blockbuster Online 866-692-2789   Press 11.
Bloomingdales Credit 800-295-4057   Direct to human.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield 877-526-3425   Say "get associate" at prompt.
BMG Music 317-692-9200   Press #.
BMW 800-831-1117   Say "customer relations" and then press 1 for "vehicle" or 2 for "motorcycle."
Boost Mobile 888-266-7848   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Borders 888-812-6657   Press 0.
Bosch Power Tools 877-267-2499   Press 100.
Bose 800-444-2673   Direct to human.
Briggs & Stratton 414-259-5262   Press 0 at prompt.
British Airways 800-247-9297   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Brother International 800-284-4329   Press 7.
Budget Rent a Car 800-527-0700   Press 0.
Buick 800-521-7300   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Buy.com 800-800-0800   Don't press or say anything.
Cabela's 800-237-4444   Direct to human.
Cablevision 800-868-9840   Press 1. Then press 0 at each subsequent prompt.
Cadillac 800-333-4223   Press 0.
Canon USA 800-828-4040   At prompt press *; at prompt press 0.
Capital One 800-548-4593   Press 0.
Card Services 888-363-8001   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Caremark 800-262-7890   Press 0.
Carnival Cruise 800-929-6400   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Casio 800-706-2534   Press 3.
Celebrity Cruises 800-647-2251   Press 0.
Cellular One 888-910-9191   Press 4.
Centers for Disease Control 800-232-4636   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid 800-999-1118   Press 1000.
Ceridian Benefit Svcs. 800-877-7994   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Charles Schwab 800-435-9050   Press 3, followed by eight digit account number
Charter Communications 866-472-2200   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Chase Credit Cards 800-432-3117   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Chase Home Finance 800-848-9136   Press #0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
CheapTickets 800-755-4333   Don't press or say anything; when offered customer service say "Yes."
CheapTrips 800-211-5119   Direct to human.
Chevrolet 800-222-1020   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
ChevronTexaco Credit 800-243-8766   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Chrysler Financial 800-700-0738   Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Chrysler Group 800-992-1997   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
CIGNA 800-849-9000   Press ## at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Cingular Wireless (AT&T) 800-331-0500   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Cingular Wireless Warranty Dept. 800-801-1101   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Circuit City 800-843-2489   Press 0.
Citi Cards 800-633-7367   Don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.
Citi Simplicity 866-696-5673   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Citibank 800-756-7047   Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Citizens Bank 800-922-9999   Press 000.
Columbia House DVD 888-467-7404   Press 1 for English; then don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.
Columbia Mutual Funds 800-345-6611   Say "representative."
Comcast 800-266-2278   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Comcast 800-266-2278   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Comfort Inn 877-424-6423   Direct to human.
Commerce Bank 888-751-9000   Direct to human.
Commonwealth Edison 800-334-7661   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Compaq 800-652-6672   Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Compass Bank 800-239-5175   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
CompUSA 800-266-7872   Press 33.
CompUSA erebates 888-716-8555   Press **.
CompuServe 800-848-8990   Press 1211.
Computer Associates 877-694-8509   Press 2.
Consolidated Edison 800-752-6633   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Consumers' Energy Company 800-477-5050   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Continental Airlines 800-784-4444   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Costco 800-220-6000   Press 55.
Costco.com 800-955-2292   Press 55.
Countrywide Loans 800-669-5864   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
CVS.com 888-607-4287   Press 0.
Days Inn 800-329-7466   Direct to human.
Dell Financial Services 800-283-2210   Press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press #; at prompt press #.
Dell Sales 800-624-9897   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Dell Tech Support 800-624-9896   Press 3; say "agent" at each additional prompt, ignoring messages.
Delta Airlines 800-221-1212   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Delta Dental 888-335-8227   After language option, press 2 for existing or 3 for new account.
Detroit Edison (DTE) 800-477-4747   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
DHL Express 800-225-5345   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Dillard's 800-345-5273   Direct to human.
Diner's Club 800-729-5309   Press 2.
DirecTV 800-824-9081   Don't press or say anything.
Dirt Devil 800-321-1134   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Discover 800-347-2683   Please enter your 16 digital account number
DISH network 800-333-3474   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Disney Cruise Line 800-951-3532   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Disney Shopping 800-328-0368   Press 0.
Disneyland Resort 714-781-4000   Direct to human.
Dodge 800-992-1997   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Dodge and Cox 800-621-3979   Press 0.
Dollar Rent-A-Car 800-800-4000   Press 0.
Drugstore.com 800-378-4786   Press 2; at prompt press 5.
Earthlink 888-327-8454   Press 1; press 0 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.
eBay 800-322-9266   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Eddie Bauer 800-426-8020   Press 1.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 800-261-7331   Press 3 at prompt.
Entertainment Weekly 866-228-1183   Say "agent." Say "yes."
Epson 800-533-3731   Direct to human.
Equifax 866-640-2273   Press 30 at each prompt, ignoring message.
e*Trade 800-786-2575   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Eureka Vacuum 800-438-7352   Press 17.
Evenflo 800-233-5921   Press 4.
Expedia 800-397-3342   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Experian 800-493-1058   Say "yes"; enter report #; enter social security #; say "yes"; say "agent" then "yes" to confirm at prompts thereafter.
Express Scripts 800-206-4005   Press 0.
Exxon Mobil Card 800-344-4355   Press 000, ignoring message.
Farmer's Insurance 800-435-7764   Do not press or say anything, ignoring messages.
FedEx 800-463-3339   Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Fidelity 800-544-6666   Ignore prompt for social security number; press ###.
First Nat'l Bank of Omaha 888-530-3626   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Fisher-Price 800-432-5437   Do not press or say anything, ignoring messages.
Florida Power & Light 800-226-3545   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Ford 800-392-3673   Press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 0.
Ford Interest Advantage 800-462-2614   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Ford Motor Credit 800-727-7000   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Four Points by Sheraton 888-625-5144   Press 17.
FreeCreditReport.com 877-481-6825   Press 51 at prompt.
Frigidaire Parts 800-599-7569   Press 3.
FTD 800-736-3383   Press 2.
Fujitsu PC Support 800-385-4878   Press 00.
Gap Credit Card 800-887-1198   Press 000 at each prompt; ignore request for account number.
Gateway Computers 800-846-2000   Press 4; say "no" at each additional prompt.
GE Appliances 800-626-2005   Press 000.
GE Finance CareCredit 866-893-7864   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GE MONEY BANK 877-317-5544   Press 1, then don't press or say anything.
Geek Squad 800-433-5778   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GEICO 800-841-3000   At prompt press 6; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 5; at prompt press #.
Georgia Power 888-660-5890   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GM MasterCard 800-947-1000   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GMAC 800-200-4622   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GMC 800-462-8782   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
GoDaddy.com 480-505-8899   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Goldman Sachs Mutual Funds 800-762-5035   Direct to human.
Goodyear Tire 800-321-2136   Press 1; at prompt press 5.
Google 650-623-4000   Press 0.
Google AdWords 866-246-6453   Press 22.
Graco 800-345-4109   Press 0.
Great West Health 800-663-8081   Press 1; at prompt press 1; press 4 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.
Greyhound 800-231-2222   Press 26.
Hampton Inn 800-426-7866   Direct to human.
Harley-Davidson 414-343-4056   Press 0.
Hertz 800-654-3131   Direct to human.
Hewlett-Packard 800-474-6836   Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Hilton HHonors 800-548-8690   Press 5 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Hitachi 800-448-2244   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Holiday Inn 800-465-4329   Press 0; at prompt press 0.
Holmes 800-284-3267   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Home Depot 800-793-3768   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Home Depot Credit 800-677-0232   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Home Shopping Net 800-284-3100   Press 0.
Honda 800-999-1009   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Honda Financial Svcs. 800-445-1358   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Honeywell 800-468-1502   Press 11900.
Hoover 800-944-9202   Press 52.
Hotels.com 800-346-8357   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring prompts.
Hotwire 866-468-9473   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Household Bank Credit 800-771-7339   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
H&R Block Advisors 866-295-7912   Press 3; at prompt press 2.
HSBC 800-477-6000   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Hughesnet 866-347-3292   Press 2.
Humana 800-448-6262   At prompts say "member," "pharmacy," "prescription benefits"; give invalid ID.
Humana Medicare Claims 800-457-4708   Press *; at prompt press *; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press *.
Hyatt Corporation 888-591-1234   Direct to human.
IBM 800-426-4968   Direct to human.
Ikea 800-434-4532   Press 0 quickly and repeatedly.
ING Direct 800-464-3473   Direct to human.
Intuit 800-811-8766   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
JC Penney Catalog 800-222-6161   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
JC Penny Credit 800-542-0800   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Jeep 800-992-1997   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
JetBlue Airways 800-538-2583   Press 0.
John Deere 800-537-8233   Press 1; at prompt press 4.
John Hancock 800-732-5543   Press 2; at prompt press 0.
Johnson & Johnson 800-526-3967   Press 0.
JP Morgan Chase 800-392-5749   Press 131.
Juno 888-839-5866   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
JVC America 800-252-5722   Press 3.
Kensington Tech Support 800-535-4242   Press 11.
KitchenAid 800-422-1230   Press 3420.
Kmart 866-562-7848   Press 12.
Kodak 800-235-6325   Press #.
Kodak Gallery (Ofoto) 800-360-9098   Say "agent."
Kohls Credit 800-564-5740   Press # at each prompt, ignorning messages.
Kolcraft 800-453-7673   Direct to human.
Lands End 800-743-9706   Direct to human.
Le Meridien 888-625-5144   Press 13.
Lexmark 800-539-6275   Press 1.
Liberty Mutual (Claims) 800-225-2467   Press 10.
Lincoln Mercury 800-521-4140   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Linksys 800-326-7114   Press 1; at prompt press ###.
Little Tikes 800-321-0183   Press 11.
LL Bean 800-441-5713   Direct to human.
Logitech 702-269-3457   Press 2000.
Lord & Taylor Credit 800-223-7440   Press 2002.
Lowe's 800-445-6937   Press 0.
Lowes Visa 800-508-2520   Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Lufthansa 800-399-5838   Direct to human.
Luxury Collection Hotels 888-625-5144   Press 15.
Macy's 800-289-6229   Press 4; press *# at each prompt thereafter.
Macy's Credit 800-280-4356   Press 9; press 0 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.
Magnavox 800-705-2000   Select language. Say "agent."
Mariott Rewards 800-321-7396   Press 0.
Marriot International 800-228-9290   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring prompts.
MasterCard 800-622-7747   Press 000 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Mattel 800-524-8697   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Maytag 800-462-9824   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Mazda 800-222-5500   Press 0.
MBNA 800-421-2110   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
McAfee 888-847-8766   Press #40.
MCI 888-624-5622   Press 2 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Medco Insurance 800-251-7690   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Medco Pharmacy 800-987-5269   Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Medicare 800-633-4227   Say "agent."
Mellon Investor 800-522-6645   Press #.
Memorex Electronics 800-919-3647   Press 333.
Merrill Lynch 800-637-7455   Say "Advisor".
MetLife 800-560-5001   Press ####.
MetLife Bank 866-226-5638   Press 000 rapidly and repeatedly, ignoring messages.
Metro PCS 888-863-8768   Don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.
Microsoft Tech Support 800-642-7676   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Midwest Airlines 800-452-2022   Press **.
Money Magazine 800-633-9970   Don't press or say anything.
Moneygram 800-926-9400   Press 0.
Morgan Stanley 800-869-3326   Press 00.
Motel 6 800-466-8356   Direct to human.
Motorola 800-331-6456   Press 00.
MSN 800-386-5550   Say "agent" at each prompt, until offered a representative; say "yes."
Napster 800-839-4210   Press 33; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2.
National Car Rental 800-227-7368   Direct to human.
Nationwide Insurance Claims 800-421-3535   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Nautilus (Bowflex) 800-628-8458   Press 3; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 4.
NetFlix 888-638-3549   Press 0 at each prompt.
Netgear 888-638-4327   At prompt press 41.
Netscape 866-541-8233   Press 000.
NetZero 866-841-1442   Press #### at each prompt, ignoring messages.
New York Times 800-698-4637   Press 500.
Newsweek 800-631-1040   Press 0.
Nikon Service 800-645-6687   Press 4 at prompt.
Nintendo 800-255-3700   Press 0.
Nissan Credit (NMAC) 800-888-2799   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Nissan USA 800-647-7261   Press #.
Nokia 888-665-4228   At prompt press 1; at prompt press 3; at prompt press 1.
Nordstrom 888-282-6060   Direct to human.
Northwest Airlines 800-692-6980   Direct to human.
Northwest Airlines WorldPerks 800-447-3757   At prompts say "WorldPerks," "agent," "yes," "agent," "yes."
Northwestern Mutual 800-388-8123   Press 0; press 1 to participate or 2 to decline survey.
Norwegian Cruise Line 866-234-0292   Don't press or say anything.
NY Life Benefit Services 800-294-3575   Press 0.
NY Life Retirement Svcs. 800-586-1413   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Office Depot 888-463-3768   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
OfficeMax 800-283-7674   Press 2.
OfficeMax Rebates 866-765-5702   Press 2; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2; enter fake phone #; press 1 to confirm; press 1 to confirm.
Olympus - Digital 888-553-4448   Press 5; at prompt press 0.
Omron Healthcare 877-216-1333   Don't press or say anything.
Orbitz 888-656-4546   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Overstock.com 800-843-2446   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Pacific Gas & Electric 800-743-5000   At prompt say "Operator"; at prompt say "Yes"; at prompt say "Operator"; at prompt say "Yes."
Palm 800-881-7256   Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2.
Panasonic 800-211-7262   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
PayPal 888-221-1161   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
PayPal Buyer Credit 866-571-3012   Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
PC World 800-234-3498   Press *; at prompt press 2.
People Magazine 866-365-1620   Press 0.
People PC 800-736-7537   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Pep Boys 800-737-2697   Press 33; at prompt press 1; hold through prompts for representative.
PepsiCo 800-433-2652   Press 0.
PETCO 888-824-7257   Don't press or say anything.
Philips Electronics 888-744-5477   Say "agent."
Pitney Bowes Equipment 800-522-0020   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
PNC Bank 888-762-2265   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Poland Spring 800-950-9396   Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Polaroid 800-343-5000   Press 0.
Pontiac 800-762-2737   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Pottery Barn 888-779-5176   Don't press or say anything.
Priceline 800-774-2354   At prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt enter phone number #; at prompt enter phone number #; at prompt enter phone number #.
Primerica 800-544-5445   Press 0.
Princess Cruise Line 800-774-6237   Press 0.
Principal Financial 800-547-7754   Enter social security #, then press 0.
Principal Life 800-247-4695   Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0.
Procter & Gamble 800-331-3774   Press 1.
Progressive Insurance 800-776-4737   Press 000.
Prudential Annuity 888-778-2888   Press ** at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Prudential Financial 800-778-3932   Direct to human.
Public Service Electric & Gas 800-436-7734   Press 0.
Qantas 800-227-4500   Press 3; at prompt press 2; hold through message.
QuickBooks 888-729-1996   Press 0.
QVC 800-367-9444   Press 0.
Qwest 800-244-1111   Press 1; say "operator" at all subsequent prompts.
Radio Shack 800-843-7422   Press 0; at prompt press 0.
Radisson 888-201-1718   Direct to human.
Ramada 800-828-6644   Direct to human.
RBS Credit Card 800-747-8155   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
RCA / Thompson Electronics 877-794-7977   Press 2.
RCN 800-746-4726   Press 1; at prompt press 3; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 4.
Reader's Digest 800-304-2807   Press 0.
Reliant Energy 866-222-7100   Don't press or say anything.
Rent-A-Center 800-422-8186   Press 1.
Rite Aid 800-748-3243   Don't press or say anything.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines 866-562-7625   Press 0.
Ryder Customer Service 305-500-3726   Direct to human.
Ryder Rentals 800-297-9337   Don't press or say anything.
Sallie Mae 888-272-5543   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Sam's Club 800-964-1917   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Sam's Club Credit 800-203-5764   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Samsung 800-726-7864   Press 2; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 3; at prompt press 3.
Saturn 800 553-6000   Press 3.
SBC DSL support 877-722-3755   Say "sales".
Sears 800-469-4663   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Sears Credit Card 800-917-7700   Press 0000000; press 0 at subsequent prompts.
Sears Delivery 800-732-7747   Press 95111.
Secure Horizons 800-228-2144   Say "prospective member".
Sharp 800-237-4277   Press 1132.
Shell Gasoline Card 800-490-9119   Press 0 when prompted for an account number.
Sheraton Hotels 888-625-5144   Press 12.
Simple Freedom 800-335-6401   Press #0#0.
Sirius 888 539-7474   Press 1; at prompt press 0.
Smith Barney Benefitaccess 888-822-6067   Press 0.
Sony / Playstation 800-222-7669   Say "agent"; at prompt say "agent"; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1.
Sony Ericsson Mobile 866-766-9374   Select language.
Southern CA Edison 800-655-4555   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Southwest 800-435-9792   Direct to human.
Sovereign Bank 877-768-2265   Don't press or say anything.
Spirit Air 800-772-7117   Press 00.
Sports Illustrated 800-284-8800   Press ###, ignoring messages.
Sprint - Nextel 800-639-6111   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Sprint Broadband Direct 888-996-0001   Press 00.
Sprint Long Distance 800-877-4646   Press 000 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Sprint Mobile 877-349-4413   Direct to human.
St. Regis Hotels 888-625-5144   Press 0.
Staples 800-333-3330   Don't press or say anything.
Staples Easy Rebates 877-266-6483   Wait for "main menu" then press 0 * *.
Starbucks Coffee 800-782-7282   Press 0.
State Farm Auto Insurance 877-734-2265   At prompt, say "insurance."
State Farm Bank 877-734-2265   Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Student Loan Corp. 800-967-2400   Press 5.
Student Loan People 888-250-6401   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
SunCom 800-786-7378   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
SUNOCO 800-278-6626   Press 00000; mumble when prompted for an account number.
SunTrust 800-786-8787   Press # rapidly and repeatedly.
Super 8 800-800-8000   Direct to human.
Symantec 800-441-7234   Don't press or say anything, ignoring prompts.
T. Rowe Price 800-922-9945   Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
T-Mobile 877-537-7389   Direct to human.
Talk America 800-291-9699   Say "Agent"; confirm phone number; say "agent" at each prompt thereafter.
Target 800 591-3869   Press 2; don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.
Target Online 800 591-3869   Press 1; don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.
TD Ameritrade 800-669-3900   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Tech SupportT-Mobile 877-369-4588   Direct to human.
Telecheck 800-710-9898   Press 1, 3, * at prompts.
Teleflora 800-835-3356   Press 2.
Texas Instruments 800-842-2737   Press 0 # and hold.
Textron Financial 800-388-1826   Direct to human.
The Company Store 800-285-3696   Press 0.
Thrifty Car Rental 800-847-4389   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
TIAA-CREF 800-842-2733   Don't press or say anything.
Ticketmaster Local   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Timberland 888-802-9947   Press 0.
Time Magazine 800-843-8463   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Time Warner Cable Local   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Time Warner Road Runner 877-318-8333   Direct to human.
TiVo 877-367-8486   Say "Agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
TJ Maxx 800-926-6299   Don't press or say anything.
TomTom 866-486-6866   Press 1.
Toshiba 800-457-7777   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Toyota 800-331-4331   Press 6.
Toyota Financial Svcs. 800-874-8822   Select Language option; press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Toys ''R'' Us 800-869-7787   Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 7; at prompt press 2; hold through requests.
Tracfone 800-323-2366   Direct to human.
TransUnion 800-916-8800   Press 2 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Travelers Insurance 800-252-4633   Don't press or say anything.
Travelocity 888-872-8356   Press ### at prompt.
TrueValue 773-695-5000   Press 0 and ask for customer service.
TV Guide 800-866-1400   Say "customer service" twice.
TXU Energy 800-218-7130   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Ubid.com 800-317-7995   Hold for representative.
UHAUL 800-789-3638   Direct to human.
Union Pacific 800-877-5123   Press #.
United 800-864-8331   Press 0; say "agent," say "yes"; say "domestic" or "international" as appropriate.
UnitedHealth 800-585-6586   Select type. Say "Representative" three times.
Universal Studios Hollywood 800-864-8377   Press 4.
Upromise 888-434-9111   Press 0.
UPS 800-742-5877   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
UPS (International) 800-782-7892   Say "Agent" at prompt.
US Airways 800-428-4322   Press 41.
US Bank 800-872-2657   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
US Bank Visa 800-285-8585   Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
U.S. Cellular 888-944-9400   Press 0.
US Citizenship & Immigration 800-375-5283   Select language; press 2; press 4; at prompt press 0.
US Dept. of Edu - Financial Aid 800-433-3243   Select language then press *0.
US Dept. of Edu - Loans 800-848-0979   Don't press or say anything.
US Dept. of State - Passports 877-487-2778   Select language and then press 10.
US Dept. of Transportation 800-832-5660   Press 000.
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs 800-827-1000   Press 10.
US FBI 202-324-3000   Direct to human.
US Federal Trade Commission 877-382-4357   Press 450 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
US Fish & Wildlife 800-344-9453   Press 0.
US Food & Drug Admin 301-827-4573   Press 1.
US Homeland Security - FEMA 800-621-3362   At first prompt, select language; press 00.
US IRS 800-829-1040   Don't press or say anything.
US Mint 800-872-6468   Press 0.
US Postal Service 800-275-8777   Press 5 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
US Social Security Admin 800-772-1213   Press 1; press 0 at each prompt, until SS# is requested; enter SS#.
USA Today 800-872-0001   Press 0.
USAA 800-531-6095   Press 000#; at prompt press #.
USAA Investment Mgmt 800-531-8448   Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Vanguard Funds 800-662-2739   Press 0.
Verizon Billing 888-780-3964   When prompted for phone number, say "Operator." Repeat if necessary.
Verizon Business 888-649-9500   Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Verizon DSL 800-567-6789   Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Verizon FiOS 888-553-1555   Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Verizon Fraud 888-483-7200   Direct to human.
Verizon (land line) 800-483-3000   Don't press or say anything.
Verizon Repair 800-275-2355   Direct to human at times, otherwise press 00.
Verizon Wireless 800-922-0204   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Victoria's Secret 800-411-5116   Press 0 at each prompt.
Virgin Atlantic 800-821-5438   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Virgin Mobile 888 292 8223   At prompt say, "English"; at prompt say, "something else"; at each additional prompt say, "live advisor" until mobile number is requested; enter mobile number.
Virginia Electric & Power 888-667-3000   Don't press or say anything.
Visa 800-847-2911   Press 0 at each prompt; ignoring messages.
Volkswagen 800-822-8987   At prompt, press 32; if offered, press 1 to take survey or 2 to decline.
Volvo 800-458-1552   Press 0, ignoring messages.
Vonage 866-243-4357   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
W Hotels 888-625-5144   Press 16.
Wachovia 800-922-4684   Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Wal-Mart 800-925-6278   Press 1433.
Wal-Mart Credit Card 866-888-3868   Don't press or say anything.
Wal-Mart.com 800-966-6546   Press * at each prompt, ignoring messges.
Walgreens 877-250-5823   Direct to human.
Wall Street Journal 800-568-7625   Press 0 at prompt; press # at prompt; press # at prompt.
Walt Disney World 407-824-2222   Direct to human.
Washington Mutual 800-356-0011   Don't press or say anything.
Washington Mutual 800-788-7000   At first prompt press 1. Then press # at each additional prompt, ignoring messages.
Washington Post 800-627-1150   Don't press or say anything.
Wells Fargo 800-869-3557   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Wells Fargo Credit 800-642-4720   Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Western Union 800-634-1311   Press *##.
Westin Hotels 888-625-5144   Press 11.
Whirlpool 800-253-1301   Press 421; at prompt press #.
White House 202-456-1414   Direct to human.
Williams-Sonoma 877-812-6235   Don't press or say anything.
Wirefly 888-843-2485   Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Wisconsin Electric 800-242-9137   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Xbox 800-469-9269   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.
Xerox 800-822-2979   Press 0.
XM Radio 800-967-2346   Press 0 and then say "customer service."
Yahoo 866-562-7219   Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

 


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