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Hi all. A friend of mine was placed on hold when calling a Krispy Kreme store a day ago, and has started a bit of a quest/contest to find the hold music they were using. It's an odd, minor key electronic/classical loop about 1 minute in length. After searching YouTube and various hold music sites, I'm pretty sure it must be a default hold tune on some model of PBX, but I don't have nearly enough experience to identify it.

So the two sample videos we have found featuring the music are here:

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Does anyone happen to recognize this strange little tune?


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I love Krispy Kreme.

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I'd guess that it is a royalty free tune used by a particular manufacturer.


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Not likely related to a particular system but probably what is supplied by some MOH company with their player. I can't believe whoever is using it has actually listened to it.

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If you've got a smart phone, try "Shazam"ing it.

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You know hbiss, I'm so used to working with systems with built-in MoH lately that I didn't even think about it possibly being from a separate MoH vendor. Thanks for the reminder that it is a thing! Definitely will include that in our searching.

I'm honestly not sure why we care, but it's a fun search if nothing else.


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You might try visiting the Krispy Kreme store to see what phone system they have. Somebody there might even be able to tell you about their "interesting" MOH music.

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I didn't think it possible, but someone actually has worse built-in MOH than Grandstream.


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I don't know that one. One system I remember had "Greensleeves" as the music on hold music plus I think it had one other equally bad tune for a choice of one of two. I think maybe Extrom or Code-a-Phone? Two unusual systems from the '80's


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This thread reminded me of this:

https://www.theatlantic.com/technol...iscos-sort-of-beloved-hold-music/283262/

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