As said above... i was told there are 3 possible keys ( no idea if its true ) but i bet just about any VAG based original key will fit
Noggy Blue 2001 S3
I ask questions because i change my mind so much. If i ask questions you have already covered... just leave it be?
Ended up ordering one from Zakparts, looks like I won't be able to get the car MOT'd this week as planned