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Thread started 09/09/19 12:56pm

Monarch

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lol I tried calling 1800NEWFUNK today.

Looks like it got sold. Some other company is using it now & I really can't tell what they trying to sell. It's too bad because they could have still used this for merchandising. Remember other bands back in the day having fanclub hotlines that would give news & tour dates. A recent but defunct one was the old ICP hotline
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Reply #1 posted 09/09/19 1:01pm

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Nobody uses the phone to sell anything, anymore. I work for a company that was one of the first retailers to use an 800 number and even WE barely sell anything over the phone - it's all online. We used to have four phone centers to handle our calls, now we have zero. All our customer sales assistants (and there aren't many) are home-based.

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Reply #2 posted 09/09/19 4:55pm

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In the mid-90s, I worked for Worldcom in Tulsa. I literally turned on people's phone numbers (or beepers). However, one gal told me we didn't have 1.800.WORLDCOM. I called it and it was basically a message advertising a 976 of 1-900 number. hahaha

The 1800NewFunk could have been great for customer service. I had to call them a couple of times last week. They were quick to answer, and very helpful.

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Reply #3 posted 09/09/19 6:41pm

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That's hilarious that you really called the number! Did you do it on one of those black, rotary dial numbers, LOL? Believe it or not, I have that cassette tape.....................

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Reply #4 posted 09/10/19 4:46am

Monarch

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Lotta folks don't know, that # for the longest while was the # to the front desk @ Paisley Park.
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