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(212)867-5309 Want it?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3077991790&category=1503

My guess is the bids are either pranks (who would want that number in reality?) or LavaLife.

www.MarkTAW.com
Monday, February 16, 2004

No thanks.

But I would love to replace (866) FOG-CREEK with (800) FOG-CREEK because people get confused.

Joel Spolsky
Fog Creek Software
Saturday, February 21, 2004

According to this article (referenced on /.), an auto dealer has that number in their area code, and among all the callers...they sell some cars.

kind of like reverse telemarketing...they call you, and you have to try to sell them something.  :-)

Craig Laurent
Wednesday, February 25, 2004

"(866) FOG-CREEK with (800) FOG-CREEK because people get confused. "

Yeah, i stuck with our original (800) number and never opted for an 866-my-company # b/c customers might not realize that 888 or 866 is toll free. (I'm a telecom engineer and I didn't realize that they'd started using 866 for toll free).

Besides, I HATE having to dial an alpha phone number.

Mr. Analogy
Wednesday, April 14, 2004

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