Archive for May, 2006

Send a Fax For Free

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

FaxZero lets you send a fax to any fax machine in the United States (including Puerto Rico) or Canada for free. You don't need a fax machine yourself, but you do need a valid e-mail address. You can send up to two free faxes per day, of up to 3 pages each. A $1.99 premium fax option lets you send a fax of up to 15 pages, without the two-per-day limit.

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Free Voicemail Number with PrivatePhone

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

PrivatePhone is a service from NetZero Voice that assigns to you a free telephone number so you can give it out instead of your personal number. Calls to your PrivatePhone number will be answered by voicemail. Your voicemail messages can be retrieved either online or from a regular telephone. The service can't forward calls to another phone number.

Local phone numbers are available in your choice of area coes and cities.

To sign up, visit

Cheetos Phone-In Instant Win Game

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Frito-Lay is sponsoring a phone-in instant win game. You can win a sports watch, basketball, or soccer ball. To enter, call 1-800-628-2697 and enter one of these codes when promoted: GL1385 or BV9612. (There are other valid codes, but those two should work.) You can call once per day through July 9, 2006.

And, who knew that the Cheetos cheetah sounded just like Wolfman Jack?

Free Ocean Conditions for Boaters

Monday, May 15th, 2006

The Dial-A-Buoy services gives boaters an easy way to find out about local sea conditions via telephone. Dial-A-Buoy provides wind and wave measurements, updated hourly, from the National Data Bouy Center and Coastal-Marine Automated Network (C-MAN) stations. Dial-A-Buoy also can read the latest NWS marine forecast for most station locations. Know your location (in latitude and longitude) before you call.

To access Dial-A-Buoy, dial (228) 688-1948 using any touch tone or cell phone. For more information, visit the Dial-A-Bouy web page.