Well... apparently ABC isn't that smart and setup a phone number that had exactly three free lines available. With all of American calling, it's been busy most of the night. I have yet to get through.
But... assuming the phone number 1-877-HANSORG gives the same message as the UK phone number that was given out earlier, here's what you're missing:
After a general message, you are offered five options:
- Alvar Hanso
- Dr. Thomas Mittelwerk
- Hugh McIntyre
- Peter Thompson
Option 1 – General Audio: http://www.thetailsection.com/hanso.option.one.mp3
MALE VOICE SPEAKING IN DANISH: Det er alt fra mig fra i aften. Og bliv her for om lidt for du nyheder efterfulgt af Klassiker Rock fra 60'erne och 70'erne inklusive en exklusiv afspilning af Geronimo Jackson første komplette album Magna Carta. Lige efter et par ord fra vores sponsor.
Translation: That's all for me tonight. And stay tuned for some news followed by Classic rock from the 60s and 70s including an exclusive recordning by Geronimo Jackson's first complete album Magna Carta. Right after some words from our sponsor.
PHONE RINGING - WOMAN’S VOICE: Welcome to Verizon’s voice messaging service.
WOMAN’S VOICE: The Hanso foundation is located at 544 Persand Klingbai DK 1604 Copen…
STATIC WOMAN’S VOICE: If you can hear me don’t listen to their lies. This is Persephone. I haven’t got much time, none us do. If you want to know the truth about the Hanso foundation, the real story is in the number. A lie...(?) always snaps under the breaking strain. Use this password on their site… BREAKING STRAIN! They’re coming!
Option 2 – Alvar Hanso Audio: http://www.thetailsection.com/hanso.option.two.mp3
MALE VOICE SPEAKING IN DANISH: Hvis du bliver hængende lidt endnu kommer vi straks tilbage med side A fra Jeronimo Jackson's Magna Carta lige efter disse ord fra vores sponsor.
Translation: If you stay for a little while longer we'll be right back with side A from Jeronimo Jackson's Magna Carta right after these words from our sponsor.
AD BREAK FOR MONSTER.COM
PHONE RINGING - WOMAN’S VOICE: Welcome to Verison’s voice messaging service.
WOMAN’S VOICE: You’ve reached the Offices of Alvar Hanso President and CEO of Hanso Foundantion
STATCIC WOMAN’S VOICE (ECHOING): Where is Alvar Hanso? What have they done with him? Who is in charge here…
DIAL TONE AND THEN SCREATCHING SOUND WOMAN’S VOICE: Welcome to the Hanso Foundation
Option 3 – Dr. Thomas Mittelwerk Audio: http://www.thetailsection.com/hanso.option.three.mp3
MALE VOICE SPEAKING IN DANISH: Du lyttede til side A af Jeronimo Jackson's klassiske album Magna Carta. Vi kommer straks tilbage med side B efter disse meddelelser.
Translation: You just heard side A of Jeronimo Jackson's classical album Magna Carta. We will be right back with side B after these messages.
PHONE RINGING WOMANS VOICE: Welcome to Verizon’s voice messaging service.
MALE VOICE: You’ve reached the office of Dr. Thomas Vernon Mittelwerk, Sr. VP, COO, and Chief Technologist of the Hanso Foundation. I will be unreachable for the next three weeks. However, for those employees of Paik-Heavey Industries (Paik, as in Sun's family?!), and Widmore Corp. (featured in the background of one of Charlie's flashbacks and on the pregnancy test Sawyer found on the Island) engaged in active projects, I will be continuously updating the confidential information line. Please refer to your project manual for hotline access instructions. Thank You and Namaste.
WATER DROP SOUND
Option 4 – Hugh McIntyre Audio: http://www.thetailsection.com/hanso.option.four.mp3
MALE VOICE SPEAKING IN DANISH: Hvis de bliver hængende lidt endnu får du mere uforstyrret musik efter desse ord fra vores sponsor.
Translation: If you stay a little while longer you'll get some more uninterrupted music after these words from our sponsor.
PHONE RINGING - WOMANS VOICE: Welcome to Verizon’s voice messaging service
MAN’S VOICE: Hi this is Hugh Macintyre, VP of Communication and director of the Hanso Foundation, I will return to the office in two weeks. If you are calling about the inquiry into our Korean offshore project please hang up and contact our legal department. To hear more info about Joop, the world’s oldest orangutan, please refer to our web site at http://www.thehansofoundation.org . Thank you and Namaste.
STATIC MESSAGE 1: MALE VOICE NORTHERN EUROPEAN ACCENT: Hugh. Thomas. Just got the changes. Good work… we should go ahead and rename the Accelerated Remote Viewing Training Facilities as well. We should try to put a public face on all this. Call me.
MESSAGE 2: WOMAN’S VOICE, ENGLISH ACCENT: Hugh its Darla. I need to talk to you about Sri Lanka. This just isn’t right.
WOMAN'S VOICE: End of messages. Goodbye
Option 5 – Peter Thompson Audio: http://www.thetailsection.com/hanso.option.five.mp3
MALE VOICE SPEAKING IN DANISH: ... nyheder og vejret efter desse meddelelser. Translation: ... news and the weather forecast after these messages.
AD BREAK FOR MONSTER.COM
WOMANS VOICE: Welcome to Verison’s voice messaging service
WOMANS VOICE, US ACCENT: "Hello. You have reached the office of Peter Thompson, VP General Council and Secretary of the Hanso foundation. Mr. Thompson is not available to take your calls. If this is regarding the inquiry into Korean offshore project we must regretfully decline to comment....."
THE PHONE IS SNATCHED AWAY ANGRY MAN, US ACCENT: "Give me the phone Ireen. Give me it. This is Peter Thompson. As chief legal officer, I would like to remind you that to make threats against me and my colleagues, or any representative of the Widmore Corp. or Paik-Heavy Industries then these acts are criminal. Make no mistake - we will locate and prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law! That’s a promise. Namaste!"
- Go to http://www.thehansofoundation.org
- Go to the "Newsletter (Sign Up)" page
- Pick a User Name - whatever you want - and click "Next"
- It will say "Hello (User Name) can you see this? in crazy text
- Type: "Yes" and press Enter (you can't click "Next", which is scribbled out)
- It will say "Okay, it's me Persephone. What's the password?"
- Type: "Breaking Strain" and you'll see this:
Once you see this, you're "logged in" and can now get farther through other sections of the site... like Joop's Corner!
- Go to the "Joop" page
- Click on "Send Joop a Message"
- Type in "Hello Joop"
- Joop will go crazy and show you an underwater image
- Keep clicking on the circles where your mouse turns to a pointer (as if it's a hyperlink)
- Eventually, you'll see this:
After scrolling around for a while, you can click on the name at the bottom... which gives you this:
Again, after scrolling around and reading it you can click on the circled name at the bottom, resulting in:
Once you return to the main page, if you click on "Newsletter (Sign Up)" again, you'll see the following:
Also - do you see how the website is keeping track of the date and time? Me thinks there will be more "time released" clues as the summer approaches... Clever Lost marketing people! Now I'll be thinking of Lost all summer!
What does it all mean? I'll get to that later. For now, get exploring!