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Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: John Titor on 04/17/18 at 11:51 am

Anyone remember this in the 2000s? LOl


Everyone was using it to meet up at night back in the day lmao
The precursor to Myspace, roughly lasted from late 2001 to around
somewhere in late 2002

You could add friends and even message people like Myspace but
using your dial pad, even had a bulletin board like myspace as well.


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Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/18/18 at 6:38 am

They are still around now :)

I call this one regurally and talk to them: 712-432-6499 -- Im usually in room 1 but sometimes I goto room 2....

Nicest bunch of people I have ever found..... The main greeting says "A meeting place for Blind and visually impaired...." but its not restricted to that.........

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/18/18 at 2:37 pm


They are still around now :)

I call this one regurally and talk to them: 712-432-6499 -- Im usually in room 1 but sometimes I goto room 2....

Nicest bunch of people I have ever found..... The main greeting says "A meeting place for Blind and visually impaired...." but its not restricted to that.........


How are these party lines different from that from The early 1990's?

Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/19/18 at 5:24 am

Thankfully this one doesnt have rude/mean people on it.....

I was on last night in room 1 for a bit....4 others in there :)

Stop in sometime Howard around 9pm Central time...... I do check in other times during the day also........

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/19/18 at 2:58 pm


Thankfully this one doesnt have rude/mean people on it.....

I was on last night in room 1 for a bit....4 others in there :)

Stop in sometime Howard around 9pm Central time...... I do check in other times during the day also........


But I don't want to call a number that would send My Father's bill sky high.

Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/19/18 at 8:33 pm

I thought we all had unlimited phone now??

We have the cable companys phone network  (MCI is thier carrier) -- Unlimited calls to US and Canada for one price.... (39.99 I think)

Im sorry Howard,I thought you also had free calls.........


Im gonna call the line and be in room 1 when I logoff here........

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/20/18 at 7:20 am


I thought we all had unlimited phone now??
maybe some people do.

We have the cable companys phone network  (MCI is thier carrier) -- Unlimited calls to US and Canada for one price.... (39.99 I think)

Im sorry Howard,I thought you also had free calls.........
Unfortunately, I don't pay the phone bill but My Father does & I only pay the Chase bill when it comes in the mail.

Im gonna call the line and be in room 1 when I logoff here........

Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/20/18 at 10:07 am

Gosh Im sorry buddy......

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/20/18 at 5:28 pm


Gosh Im sorry buddy......


That's OK Dude, the only party lines that I can recall was The MLM Talking Yellowbook phone party line back in the early 1990's.

Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/20/18 at 9:51 pm

I started out calling the talkee lines in the 80s (www.talkee.com) but they are aweful!!!!!!!!

I havent called them in years......... Nothing but losers on there!!!!

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/21/18 at 2:26 pm


I started out calling the talkee lines in the 80s (www.talkee.com) but they are aweful!!!!!!!!

I havent called them in years......... Nothing but losers on there!!!!


Did you at least chat with some hot women? ;)

Subject: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Dude111 on 04/23/18 at 12:54 am

I dunno about "HOT" howard :D

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/23/18 at 5:25 am


I dunno about "HOT" howard :D


So they weren't hot? ;D

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: 2001 on 04/23/18 at 11:38 am


So they weren't hot? ;D


It's a phone line, how can you tell? ;D

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: yelimsexa on 04/24/18 at 7:10 am

Often if you stayed up too late at night, you'd see them on TV, but I feel this "fad" peaked in the late '80s/early '90s (I have a bunch of commercials from that era), by the time the 21st century arrived, online dating had largely killed this off, though I remember seeing some commercials as late as 2005. 900 or other premium phone service lines have been extinct for many many years now, and I couldn't imagine how much people shelled back in the day.

Subject: Re: Early 2000's Phone Party Line fad

Written By: Howard on 04/24/18 at 7:16 am


It's a phone line, how can you tell? ;D


When I was calling those phone party lines back in the early 1990's I used to try to fake my voice by sounding like a girl and I got a couple of responses. You just leave a message and wait for the responses, I forgot the name of the party line. ???

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