Not all homes worldwide have answering machines. In fact, in some far flung areas of the world, not everyone can afford to have a telephone. This is quite ironic considering that there are more mobile phone users than telephone phone users where an answering machine is usually attached. Let us take a closer look at this special day called National Inane Answering Message Day.
When is the National Inane Answering Message Day in 2018?
The National Inane Answering Message Day is on January 30, 2018, a Tuesday.
The National Inane Answering Message Day is always observed, in the United States of America, on the 30th day of January each year.
Origin and Purpose of the National Inane Answering Message Day:
The National Inane Answering Message Day was created by the Wellcat.com in 2001 to give respite to those who are weary of listening to senseless recorded messages in an answering machine. Consequently, this day encourages creativity of answering machine users to come up with understandable and unique messages.
Observance of the National Inane Answering Message Day:
Here are some suggested activities you may do on the National Inane Answering Message Day:
- For those who have telephone line yet do not have answering machines, it is the best time to get one;
- Create a 30 seconder script for incoming calls which is creatively witty and record it on your answering machine;
- If you already have a recorded message in your answering machine, maybe it is time to replace it;
- Increase awareness of this copyright holiday by reminding your friends through the social media sites;
- Make a template of message you may leave on your friends’ answering machine should you be the one leaving them messages;
- Host an evening party with friends featuring a script writing contest for answering machine messages;
- Turn off your answering machine for a day; or,
- Give answering machines to close friends and family celebrating their life events on the same day.
When is the National Inane Answering Message Day in 2019?
The National Inane Answering Machine Day is on January 30, 2019, a Wednesday.
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