Ethan H. called someone nine times in a row and had them say "Hello?" without saying anything.
Jared and Kristin of Fridaynightcranks.com made a prank call to Ryan that lasted 43 minutes, 54.00 seconds. They made the call to a marketing company. Read more about the feat here.
Pete Moyer asked 70 questions through the intercom at a KFC drive-thru during a single visit. The patient employee was Mike Workman.
Mel Sampson of 89.3 K-Rock asked 85 questions through the intercom
at a fast food restaurant drive-thru during a single visit.
Sharon Newbaker coaxed a Mattress World employee into saying the word
“mattress” 24 times during a single phone call.
On March 13, 2010, during the The Bigg Digg Shindigg held as part of
the South By Southwest Interactivefestival, Brian Brushwood,
Justin Robert Young and Brett Rounsaville asked the crowd to
participate in the world’s largest Twitter hoax.
The idea of the hoax was to trick people into thinking Conan O’Brien
had joined Internet television company Revision 3.
525 tweets containing the hashtag ‘#omgconan’ were sent in next three
hours, making it a Trending Topic on Twitter.RecordSetter president
Dan Rollman was present as a witness.
The count of 525 was taken using Twitter’s Advanced Search,
tracking the hashtag #omgconan between 9 and 12 PM CST.
1000’s of other tweets related to the hoax followed, but they were not
included in the final count.
Read a CNET news story on the hoax here.
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