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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2004, 09:38:12 AM »
The other day I tempted asking a teenage female if she'd like me to surgically graft her mobile 'phone to her ear.

I thought better of it.  I was at work, and serving her at the time ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #21 on: April 22, 2004, 09:46:58 AM »
Heh, if I ever said that to anyone I'd get punched in the face.  Hmmm maybe saying it with a British accent would yield a different response.  :)

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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #22 on: April 22, 2004, 09:48:28 AM »
I unfortunately do have a bit of an obnoxious attitude, and often joke about when someone's just gonna turn around and punch me in the face, lol.  Nobody's done so yet ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #23 on: April 22, 2004, 06:00:56 PM »
I have prepaid too, it helps you to organize your expenses waaaay better because I get called more than what I actually call so it helps me control my expenses better, it never expires, I have my money till I use it all, Its great. (bellsouth)
 
If you are not a user who uses the cell phone frequently I suggest you prepaid, if you use your phone enough then go the other way around with a minimal fee monthly.



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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #24 on: April 22, 2004, 06:40:45 PM »
I have a cellphone mostly because my mother needs to know where I am and what I do at any given moment  ::)

Cellphones here aren't that expensive - there are 3 providers and the competition between them makes it cheap enough for almost everyone to have at least one cellphone  :-\

I have this 36-months contract where I get the device for free, that is, I pay something like $2.5 a month whether I use the cellphone or not, but if I do use it, those $2.5 are subtracted from my cellphone bill. I don't know exactly how much I pay for the calls themselves - the rates are different when calling different networks - but I usually just recieve calls, not make them, so my bill isn't that high at the end of the month.
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #25 on: April 22, 2004, 07:35:11 PM »
I currently pay $30 with T-Mobile for 300 anytime minutes and unlimited weekends.  My contract ends in June.  I was seriously thinking of switching to Verizon but for the same coverage plan it would cost $35 a month.  However, I would get much better coverage.  I usually use all 300 minutes so I do not think prepay would be the best choice for me.
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #26 on: April 23, 2004, 01:48:42 AM »
Very very very very annoying. As soon as I place myself in a restaurant or go to see a movie, there's certainly some cell phone ringing during the next couple of hours. I have a cell phone myself, but only use it for business purpose or in case of an emergency (or to send SMS ;) )

I have a two year contract with o2 - a german mobile provider. It's particularly favorable since I rarely use the cell phone.

May I ask what kind of cell phones you have?
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #27 on: April 23, 2004, 03:35:20 AM »
motorola - talkabout

anyhow I lost my phone number :( I r so so sad


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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #28 on: April 23, 2004, 11:47:41 AM »
i have prepaid also because you know how much you have to spend and you have to stick to it ;B

BTW i had a Motorola Jazz, lol :suffer:
but i now have a Nokia 3315 ;D
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #29 on: April 23, 2004, 03:27:37 PM »
Nokia 3310, a present from my parents.

@Say: surely some friend of you has your cell phone number?
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #30 on: April 24, 2004, 02:24:44 PM »
can't you call someone with number recog.?? so they will tell you your number?

btw how could you lose your number?? ; )
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #31 on: April 25, 2004, 01:27:15 AM »
HAHAHAHAHAHAH, that shows how much of a completly clueless I am sometimes, I MEANT MY PHONE, sorry, not the phone number.


it doesnt matters anyways, noone ever called me :(


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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #32 on: April 25, 2004, 02:42:23 AM »
i would have called you :D
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #33 on: April 25, 2004, 03:43:45 AM »
So everyone in this forum except me has a prepaid plan.  I will look into this option.  Have a great night!
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #34 on: April 25, 2004, 09:33:13 AM »
So everyone in this forum except me has a prepaid plan.  I will look into this option.  Have a great night!
I don't know about the other prepaid-people, but in my neck of the woods, prepaid=no plan.
To me it looks like Storm and krista don't have prepaid. 8)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #35 on: April 25, 2004, 12:46:38 PM »
it doesnt matters anyways, noone ever called me :(

yeah, but that was before you knew me  <3 ;] ...it is perhaps a good thing that you lost your phone or else i would be calling you non-stop ; )
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #36 on: April 25, 2004, 01:18:09 PM »
Awwwr, you're so sickeningly sweet :3  I know my 'phone number, and maybe where my 'phone is. :O
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2004, 03:09:57 PM »
it is perhaps a good thing that you lost your phone or else i would be calling you non-stop ; )
* copycat thinks that would get B'rrr a large telephone bill.

I know my 'phone number, and maybe where my 'phone is. :O
Quite the contrary, I know where my phone is, but there's one digit from my cell phone-number (I know the fixed phone number by heart) I always have trouble remembering. I know the first two, and the last 6, but not the one inbetween. :-\
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2004, 04:40:21 PM »
yeah i probably would get a high phonebill... but i don't mind... speaking of wich, i heard about a stalker the other day who phones 30.000 times two months  :o :o ...that is an avarage of 500 a day!! :o :o

anyway, guess i have to save my money.. so i have enough to phone Say non-stop when she gets a new phone  ;] ; ) ...or i save enough for a plane ticket and fly over and stalk her rl (in a very nice way of course... and only if she doesn't mind <3)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #39 on: April 27, 2004, 01:54:50 PM »
yeah i probably would get a high phonebill... but i don't mind... speaking of wich, i heard about a stalker the other day who phones 30.000 times two months  :o :o ...that is an avarage of 500 a day!! :o :o
Current phones have this nice feature called 'number repeat' which lets you repeat the last number entered. So, you'd only have to press that button 500 times/day to do that.
* copycat thinks his thumb isn't 'trained' enough to press the same button 500 times/day. ;D

anyway, guess i have to save my money.. so i have enough to phone Say non-stop when she gets a new phone  ;] ; ) ...or i save enough for a plane ticket and fly over and stalk her rl (in a very nice way of course... and only if she doesn't mind <3)
The plane ticket would probably be the cheapest, certainly in the long run. XD
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