National Inane Answering Message Day

According to Holiday Insights, today is National Inane Answering Message Day. They say, “An inane message is a senseless or meaningless message, or a prank call. Or, it could be an insane message.” So I guess…call up some strangers and leave them a few messages. And if you’re looking for a good stranger to call, […]

Declaration of War

We have declared a fatwa on Calimar and his new site Cal’s Content Kingdom! Our content is better than his content. Cal thinks that people want to watch user submitted videos, play old-school video games against other users, read artiCals and talk in his forums. Our new website – – lets you log into […]


An announcement from my friend Joe at Mentally Incontinent (you might remember him from that insane Wal-mart revenge prank). I don’t usually do non PLA/phone/hackerish related updates, but this one is for a good cause so I’m doing it anyway. Joe & his wife are in training for a 100 mile bicycle race in Nevada […]

Help Katrina Victims

To all the PLAers that aren’t homeless, hungry and/or dying, please donate a little money to help with the hurricane relief efforts. Any amount helps, even if it’s just a couple of bucks. You have a couple of bucks in your PayPal account, right? And let’s hope our friends at PLA Louisiana and the Gulf […]

The Web Page You Have Reached…

If you want to hear sound clips of just about any telco-related error message you can think of, then is for you. Not only is there an extensive collection of test and error messages, but you can view telephone images and icons, listen to humorous phone sound clips, learn basic telco information and buy […]