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Templates for API interactions (collect birthday, etc)

This article proposes a series of ways that developers can use the TextMarks API to interact with customers to get specific information from them in a fun, easy way. See our contextual response FAQ for more information on the technical details of how responses are handled in our system.


Asking a User for Their Birthday

41411: Welcome to Jim's Pizza House. Rply P for Pizza specials. Rply B for our Beers and Ales. Rply D for birthday specials.

User: D

41411: Once a year, it's all about YOU! Rply with your numeric birthday month now, e.g. "3" for March or "11" for November. Rply "C" to cancel.

User: 5

41411: My mother (a robot) was born in May too! Now rply with your numeric birthday date, e.g. "15" for May 15. Rply "C" to cancel.

User: 22

41411: OK thank you! We have your birthday set as May 22, and we'll send you a special gift a few weeks before. Rply M for more options.

User: M

41411: Welcome to Jim's Pizza House. Rply P for Pizza specials. Rply B for our Beers and Ales. Rply D for birthday specials.

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