Bypass Automated Phone Systems – Talk to a Real Person

Automated phone systems are fine when you have a routine customer service inquiry, but sometimes you just want to talk to a real person. Good look getting through to someone though.
Next time, take a peek at the Find-A-Human — IVR Cheat Sheet (USA) before you dial. This handy guide offers instructions for bypassing automated phone systems for over one hundred businesses. It even includes hard-to-find phone numbers for online businesses such as eBay and Amazon. Nice.
Source: PC World, October 2005
Update 12/19/05: Link had become outdated so I corrected it.