The Weirdest 1-900 Hotline Commercials From the 1980s and 1990s



There was a time when shoulderpads were big, ties were skinny, and it was $2 for the first minute, $1.95 for the following.

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.

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