Bypass Automated Phone Systems - Talk to a Real Person
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Update 12/19/05: Link had become outdated so I corrected it.