The services, descendants of the 900 and 976 pay-per-call chat lines popular beginning in the mid-1980s, entice users with a chance to connect with strangers anonymously and then, potentially, meet them in person for sexual encounters.
Some of the most popular adult-oriented chat sites have more than 1 million visitors logging in each day, said Mark Brooks, a consultant who edits an industry news site called
While the women who answer the phones tend not to see anything wrong with what they do, society’s taboos still hold them back from being open about their jobs.
While most of the women I spoke to were proud of their work and happy to discuss all the dirty details with me, they weren’t about to let me publish their name.
Police said Betts, 42, the popular principal at Shaw Middle School at Garnet-Patterson, met the suspects charged in his death on a phone chat line in the hours before he was killed April 15 and arranged a meeting with at least one of them. Three men, all 18, have been arrested and charged with murder.
Moss’s mother and other older women tend to make better phone-sex operators perhaps because they’ve seen and heard pretty much everything and little shocks them anymore. Chat and IM with someone in your area, or you can talk to lots of singles at once in our chat room forum, it's better than a regular chat line.An unemployed man has run up a £91,000 phone bill after repeatedly calling a sex chat line in the wake of his split with his girlfriend.A few days later, she'd find the job had been given to someone much younger. Even better, she'd be working from home and would pick her own hours. Over a few glasses of wine, Mom told me about all the sound effects she'd worked out to make the whole thing more realistic for her callers.Silly putty is good for general squelching, and wet flannels dropped into the toilet apparently sound exactly like massive shits.You can blow a raspberry at guys who are big into farting, but you have to be careful not to laugh.