Don't you hate that long intro that carriers make you listen to when you check your voicemail? It eats up minutes, and you know that the carriers make it intentionally long-winded to nickel and dime you even more than they already do.

Well, there are shortcuts that can shave precious seconds off your voicemail connectivity. You just need to know how to use them. Hey, here's a handy crib sheet as to what to punch on your phone for every carrier! How convenient!

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For example, to skip the intro you can hit * on Verizon and CingularAT&T, 1 on Spring, or # on T-Mobile. Check the link for the rest of them (they're copied on the Digg comment page if the site is down).

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