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Talk to a Human @ a Big Company:Cheat Sheet

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posted on Jan, 17 2006 @ 06:41 PM
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aarp pharmacy services 800-289-8849 when the puter voice is done hit 000 ignoring all untill you get a haman voice hit 0000
Accredited Home Lenders 877-683-4466 Press 0
Adobe Systems 800-833-6687 1 for Adobe, 2 for MacroMedia, 3 for both.
Advance Auto Parts 800-314-4243 Press 0 when the automated message begins.
Advanta (business cards) 800-705-7255 1, 0
Aetna 800-537-9384 2, then say "operator" (check this)
Aetna 800-680-3566 * then 0 anytime
AIG 877-638-4244 Direct to human.
Alltel Cellular 800-255-8351 Press # four times.
Amazon.com 800-201-7575 Wait though the first menu for an agent.
Amazon Visa 888-247-4080 Press 0 twice. Ignore invalid account message.
America First 800-999-3961 0 or say "member services"
American Airlines 800-433-7300 00, then say "agent"
American Education Services 800-233-0557 Select language, then press 2, then 00# ar each prompt
American Express 800-528-4800 0 repeatedly
American Funds 800-421-0180 Press 0.
Ameritrade 800-669-3900 3, 3, 0. (Former Datek Clients: 800-823-2835)
Amtrak 800-872-7245 0 or say "agent"
Amtrak 877-444-4773 Direct to human.
AOL 800-827-6364 Press 0 repeatedly, ignoring all messages.
Apple Stores local store press 5 as soon as you hear the automated menu
Apple Tech Support 800-275-2273 0,,0,,0 Wait for IVR response before pressing 0 each time.
Apple 800-275-2273 6AM - 6PM Pac Time. 000; if virtual rep answers, say "operator"
AT&T Universal Card 800-423-4343 Do not say anything or push any buttons! It takes awhile, but eventually a human comes on-line!
AT&T Wireless 800-888-7600 During prompts, press * then # twice.
AT&T 800-222-0300 Press # four times, then press 1 if for current phone, 2 to enter other number, else 3.
Banana Republic 888-277-8953 0
Bank of America 800 900 9000 At ANY Bank of America number, press *0 to get human.
Bank One 877-226-5663 00
Barnes & Noble local store Press 1 or 0 during greeting.
Barnes & Noble.com 800-843-2665 Direct to human.
Bayview Loan Services 800-457-5105 Press 0.
BellSouth 877-678-2355 Press *0.
Best Buy Card 800-365-0292 00* then press 8
Best Buy 888-237-8289 Listen to intro, then press 1,2,0,0
Blair 800-458-2000 Direct to human.
Blue Cross FEP 800-451-7602 Wait for prompt, then press 0, 3 to reach a CS rep.
Bose 800-444-2673 Direct to human.
Buy.com 949-389-2000 Dail 0 and direct to rep
Cabela's 800-237-4444 Direct to human.
Capital One 800-903-3637 For all Capital One #s, press 0 at each prompt or just don't do anything until finally offered option of representative
Caremark 800-262-7890 0
Cellular One 888-910-9191 Press 4.
Charles Schwab 800-435-9050 3, 0
Charter communications 866-499-8080 Select language, 0,0,0,0,0,0 (and then hold

Charter Communications 888-438-2478 Press 0 eight times.
Chase Auto Loans 800-346-9670 Press 1, 2, *0
Chase Credit Cards 800-625-5161 Direct to human. (This line is for online issues only.)
Chase 800-242-7324 At most Chase numbers, press 0 at each prompt; eventually get rep.
Chrysler Financial 800-700-0738 Select language, then press 00
CIGNA 800-516-2898 REGARDING A BILL
Cigna 800-849-9000 ##
Cingular 800-211-2445 Direct to human.
Circuit City Visa 888-363-8001 Press 0 a lot.
Citibank 800-756-7047 Otherwise, press 0 at each prompt; eventually get rep.
Citi Cards 866-696-5673 Press 0 to get a human is offered at many Citibank numbers.
Citizens Bank 800-922-9999 Press 0,0,0
Columbia Mutual Funds 800-345-6611 Say "representative."
Comcast 800-266-2278 Press 000 or be silent and wait.
comcast 800-945-2288 Ignore message and after 25 seconds, a human will answer.
Commerce Bank 800-937-2000 Press 0.
Compaq 800-652-6672 When asked what product say "I don't know", then "person", ignore message and human will answer (may gave to hold)
CompUSA local 0
Countrywide Loans 800-669-5864 Press 0 repeatedly
Cox Communications 877-247-2474 Press 4.
CVS local store Press 6 to connect to store manager.
Decision One Mortgage 888-264-3663 Don't press any keys when prompted; they transfer you
Dell 800-999-3355 Press "0" repeatedly.
Dell 888-560-8324 00, 0, 0, 0
Delta Dental 888-335-8227 00000, wait through message, select language, 4, 0.
Delta 800-221-1212 Say "agent" 3-4 times - every time it asks for a response from you.
Dept of Education Loans 800-848-0979 Say and do nothing at the prompt and you will be transfered to someone.
DHL 800-225-5345 Press 1, press 5, press 0, enter your phone number.
Diner's Club 800-729-5309 Press 2.
DirectMerchants Bank 800-379-7999 Press 0 at each prompt; eventually get rep.
Direct TV 800-347-3288 0 repeatedly
Directv 800-494-4388 Silence, and you will be routed to a human/
Discover 800-347-2683 ****
Dodge and Cox 800-621-3979 Press 0.
drugstore.com 800-378-4786 2, 5
Earthlink 888-327-8454 Press 1 to find a dial-in number; 2 for billing; 3 for sales; 4 for support
eBay 800-322-9266 0,0
Eckerd 800-325-3737 0 for pharmacy, 8* for manager
EDD 800-300-5616 When you hear "welcome", press 1, then press 4 and 0 at the next two prompts.
Edward Jones 314-515-2000 Worldwide corporate HQ in St. Louis, MO still answers 314-515-2000 with switchboard operators, who announce their name as well
Emigrant direct 800-836-1997 Human answers.
Entertainment Weekly Mag 866-228-1183 Say "Agent" then "yes" when asked "Do you want to speak to a C.S. rep."
Epson 800-922-8911 yes
e*Trade 800-786-2575 #### (4 pound signs)
Express Scripts - TriCare 866-363-8667 0, listen announcement, 0,0.
Exxon Mobil Card 800-344-4355 000 ignoring message
E-Z Pass 888-288-6865 0,0,0,0 (ignoring "invalid response" messages)
Federal Trade Commission 877-382-4357 At each prompt, press 4, 5, 0.
FedEx 888-463-3339 At message say "Rep"; or press 0
FEMA 800-621-FEMA Select language (1 for English), Don't choose any option, just hold for human; or press 00
Fidelity NetBenefits 800-581-5800 1,#################
Fidelity 800-544-6666 ignore prompt for social security number, just enter ###
Fifth Third Bank 800-972-3030 0,0
First National Bank of Omaha 888-530-3626 Press 0 at each prompt.
Ford Interest Advantage 800-462-2614 Choose option 4, then option 0 to speak to rep.
Free 411 800-373-3411 a free alternative to paying $1 or more for 411 calls
Fujitsu PC Support 800-385-4878 0, 0
Gap Credit Card 800-887-1198 000
Gateway 800-846-2301 Press nothing and wait through message.
GE Appliance 800-626-2005 000
GE Consumer Products 800-720-2094 Select type the of product from menu and you'll get a human.
Geek Squad 800-433-5778 0,0,0,0,0,0
GE Finance CareCredit 866-893-7864 1, 6, 5, 0, 0
GEICO 800-841-3000 Wait for prompt then 6, 1, 5; Or dail 800-555-2752
GM MasterCard 800-947-1000 Press "0" at each prompt.
Godaddy 480-505-8877 4, #, select 1 for new customer 2 existing customer, #again
Green Dot Online 866-443-6227 Wait through prompts 3 times, then long wait for rep.
Harris Direct 800-825-5723 Press 0.
Hewlett-Packard 800-474-6836 Say "agent".
Home Depot 800-793-3768 # 2-3 times
Home Depot local store Direct to human.
Home Shopping Net 800-284-3100 0
Honda Financial Services 800-445-1358 Press 0 at each prompt regardless of the message.
HP 888-560-8324 00
HSBC 800-477-6000 1, 3, 0
IBM 800-IBM-4YOU You go into a hold queue immediately
Ikea 800-434-4532 Press 0 many times quickly!
ING 800-464-3473 Direct to human.
INS/Citizenship 800-375-5283 Select language, then press 2, 6, 2, 4 at the prompts, press 0.
JC Penney 800-222-6161 Press 0 twice, ignoring error message.
Jet Blue 800-538-2583 0
Kayak.com 203-899-3120 0
Key Bank 800-539-2968 Remain on line; press nothing
K-Mart local store 0
Kodak Gallery (Ofoto) 800-360-9098 Say "customer service representative" repeatedly.
Kodak 800-235-6325 *7 or *28
kodak 800-235-6325 Press # after intro message.
Kohl's Credit 800 564-5740 After providing account info, press 0 three times
Konica Minolta 800-285-6422 0
LL Bean 800-441-5713 Direct to human
Lowe's 800-445-6937 Press 0 as the recording kicks in to get to the Operator



These r 4 America

Abbey 0845 9724724 Don't press anything, even when prompted.
Amazon.co.uk 0800 2796620 Press 5.
British Gas 0845 6060709 Don't press anything.
British Gas 0845 9500400 Don't press anything.
Currys 0870 6097172 Press *. When told that option is not available, press * again.
Halifax 0845 7203040 At every prompt, press 8. Takes about six presses.
Lloyds TSB 0800 0969779 Don't press anything.
MBNA 0800 062062 Press * three times.
NTL 0800 0522000 Don't press anything. The wait for an operator is usually long (15-20 mins).
Scottish Widows 0845 8450829 Press 4 twice.
Sky 0870 2404040 Several people report the operator saying press '#' to get to the front of the queue. However, nobody has been successful.
Southern Electric 0845 7444555 Don't press or say anything.
Southern Water 0845 2720845 Kudos - call goes straight to operator.
South West Water 0800 1691133 Don't wait for menu. Press 0 repeatedly (about 6 times).
Tesco 0800 591688 Don't press anything.

Here ya go UK.

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[edit on 17-1-2006 by kinglizard]




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