News Release

Friends Fanatics Can SMS Favorite Show Trivia

Tell Friends IB THR 4U with Verizon Wireless' Mobile MessengerSM Short Text Messages

May 13, 2002

Jeffrey Nelson
jeffrey.nelson@verizonwireless.com
908-306-4824

BEDMINSTER, NJ — As the season finale of Friends approaches, test the knowledge of your friends by asking them trivia from the hit show. Whether hanging out in your favorite coffee shop or playing foosball with the neighbors, Verizon Wireless' Mobile Messenger is there for you with a fun, fast and discreet way to communicate. With the dictionary below, sending short text messages to your friends has never been easier:

    Ross = RG
    Rachel = RA
    Monica =MG
    Chandler = CB
    Phoebe = PB
    Joey = JT
    Rachel's Baby = ra
    Central Perk = CP^
    Smelly Cat = ~CT
    Ugly naked guy = :(NKDG
    Ursula = PB2
    Paleontologist = RG JOB
    Dr. Drake Ramoray = DDR8K RMRA
    I'll be there for you = IB THR 4U
    The break = -/-
    Ralph Lauren = RL
    How YOU Doin? = HYD?
    Gunther = GUN

If you really want to WOW your FRNDs with your knowledge of the show, turn the terms above into trivia:

  • SNGS ~CT? PB
    (Who sings Smelly Cat? Phoebe)
  • BG FGHT RA/RG? -/-
    (What was the big fight between Rachel and Ross about? The break.)
  • CBs PA? KTLN TRNR
    (Who played Chandler's dad in a recent episode? Kathleen Turner.)
  • @-TA? JT FAVCHR
    (Who is Rosita? Joey's favorite armchair.)
  • #ME NODS? 33
    (How many Emmy® nominations has Friends received? Thirty-three.)
  • ra B/G? G
    (Will Rachel's baby be a boy or girl? Girl.)
  • YR 1ST AIR? 94
    (What year did the show first air? 1994.)
  • GST *s? BPIT, BCWLS, SSRNDN
    (Name some recent guest stars. Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Susan Sarandon.)
  • RG LV? :(NKDG APT
    (Where does Ross live now? Ugly naked guy's old apartment.)
  • #RG WED? 3
    (How many times has Ross been married? Three.)
  • RA+RG or JT? RG
    (Will Rachel end up with Ross or Joey? Ross.)

Mobile Messenger is Verizon Wireless' short message service. Mobile Messenger is fast, fun, discreet and inexpensive. Customers can get Mobile Messenger in several ways: They can pay as they go for $0.02 per message received and $0.10 per message sent or select from three bundled plans: 100 sent or received messages for $2.99 per month; 200 sent or received messages for $3.99 per month; and 600 sent or received messages for just $7.99 per month. Extra sent messages are $0.10 each and received messages are $0.02 each. Customers need a two-way messaging-capable wireless phone and Verizon Wireless digital service.

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