Beep, Beep, Beep> The Number You Have Reached, Seven.
The number you have reached,
Seven. Six. Seven. One. Two. Three. Four.
[Use your number here.]
has not been disconnected and is still in service.
Please leave a message at the sound of the tone.
You have reached the number you have dialed. Please leave a message after the beep.
One voice: I didn't expect an answering machine. Another voice
Nobody expects an answrering machine. Our chief use is to get your name....
Answering machines. Nowadays almost everyone has one, complete with a snappymessage of their own device.
Wait for the beep and then read on. This is a short adaptation of Simon Butler-White's and Clive Archer's "could-be" phone messages released in Australian Cleo, August 1989....
Very fast:) Hi, this is 904-4344. If you want to leave a message, please wait for the tone.
If you want to leave your name and number, please press pound, press 3, then dial your name, then press 6 and dial your number....
I taped theoperator saying "we're sorry. The number you have reached has been disconnected or is no longer is service.
The Canonical List of Telephone Answering Machine Messages "Hi!
I don't exist at the moment, but if you leave your message, name and number, I'll call you back when I am....
imitating Mr. Rogers] "Hello. I'm in the Magic Kingdom right now, so I can't come to the phone.
Can you leave your name and number when you hear the sound of the tone?...
E'llo." "My name is Inigo Montonya." "You killed my father.
"Leave your name and number, and prepare to die."
It's time to play "What's Your Business" starring you, the caller.
That's right, you get to leave your name and number on this amazing machine!...