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By and large, free phone chat lines are used for romantic and sexual networking. Though advertised as a resource for platonic friendmaking, they are not often used for this purpose (as becomes obvious within a few minutes of using such a service). There are not many phone lines like these, and all use the same technology.

Services are navigated via touch tone phone, with some websites requiring a basic registration before supplying a phone number. The technology used by free phone chat lines is fairly universal—the mechanical host has the same voice and provides the same information, but the individual groups of chatters vary from service to service.

Calls are anonymous and unrecorded, freeing the host from legal liability while protecting users’ identities. Minors are not allowed, and the service asks that they hang up immediately if they are calling, but there are no credit card checks or other systems in place to insure that all callers are over 18.

After navigating the initial menu, callers are asked to record a voice greeting to introduce themselves. At this point, the caller’s message is added to the system to be listened to by other users.

Callers listen to a series of voice recordings from other people on the system. For any given recording, they can press different numbers to request live chat, leave a message, or listen to the next recording. Requesting live chat involves recording a greeting to try to convince the other party to engage them with a live conversation. After the message is recorded, the caller is put on hold.

Rejecting a message leads to another recorded message, which will either be another caller’s greeting or a response from someone who has heard a message and wishes to chat. Browsing free phone chat lines often consists of pressing ‘3’ repeatedly until an interesting party is found. These anonymous messages vary widely in approach and directness. A few sample calls retrieved the following interesting quotes:


  • “Single white male looking for extremely, extremely kinky things.”

  • [munching sounds] “Eatin’ popcorn. Holla.”

  • “Sexy little soccer mom: very open minded.”

  • “Hazel eyes, 5’3”, 150 lbs, looking for somebody cool to talk with.”

Some recordings are the result of automated calling systems from paid phone sex lines, easily recognizable by their requests for callers to call a number outside the free phone chat line.

Patience and directness are essential for free phone chat lines. It can take half an hour or longer to connect to someone for live chat, and the three-button interface makes it easy for users to rapidly sift past even mildly uninteresting calls. When contact is made, the two callers’ agendas come to the forefront, and two people who aren’t sure what they’re talking about will only end up talking about how they don’t know what to talk about.

Free phone chat lines can be found at the following sites as of August 2010:

Talk 1-2-1
(509) 676-1000

Friendsation
(509) 676-1100. Uses the same program and server as Talk 1-2-1.

The Free Chat Line
This site features 55 numbers in a variety of locations.

Ambience Chat
Must register to receive phone number. Same host as the Free Chat Line above.

Other websites exist, but many are short advertisements for paid chat lines rather than actual free features.

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