1-900 numbers weren't just for sex lines and psychics (thought they were probably mostly used for that). They were a way of transmitting information for money in a pre-Internet world for things like jokes, music, games, and fan club information.
Sadly, after testing them out, these numbers are no longer in service.
1. Corey Haim and Corey Feldman's fan hotline:
2. He-Man hotline
3. Paula Abdul's line:
4. Hulk Hogan's fan line
5. Jessica Hahn's secret-revealing hotline
6. "Room Mates" sexytime hotline:
7. Warrant's fan hotline
8. A phone lottery game
9. WWF Hotline
10. Grandpa Al Lewis from "The Munsters" fan hotline
11. New Kids on the Block fan hotline:
13. Tiffany's fan hotline:
14. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff's fan hotline
16. The Spin Magazine playlist
17. Video Game hints
18. A "Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey" game
19. Kiss's hotline
20. The Crying hotline
21. Freddy Krueger's phone line
22. Creep phone
23. Santa's hotline
24. Rappin' Santa
25. G.L.O.W. (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling)'s hotline
26. "Little Monsters" promotional contest hotline
27. MC Hammer's fan hotline
28. L.A. nightclub guide hotline
29. Jose Canseco's hotline
30. U.F.O. hotline
Katie Notopoulos is a senior editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Notopoulos writes about tech and internet culture is cohost of the Internet Explorer podcast.
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