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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #40 on: April 28, 2004, 05:35:50 AM »
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
oops i said in two months, instead of one... so she calls250 a day, still a lot op phone calls :o

...ugh, suppose she calls only 12 hours a day, that would mean 60 times an hour!! ...one every 2 mins!! ...for two months straight!!

they said that she didn't stalked just one person (she stalked a few) and she disconnected immediatly or screamed/shout/scold and disconnected after that.... still, a lot of phone calls ; )

The plane ticket would probably be the cheapest, certainly in the long run. XD

yay... i think so too  ;] :lovegoggles: ; )
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #41 on: April 28, 2004, 05:56:34 AM »
Hee. About the money for phone calls bit... I'm reminded a little of when my parents were dating. They lived a long-distance call away from each other, and my father joked that he had to marry my mother so he could stop spending all his life savings on phone bills. XD

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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #42 on: April 28, 2004, 12:23:21 PM »
In my opinion, the government rakes in the dough in with the telephone.  They have such high taxes on telephones that I am surprised that people can afford them.  See if you can figure out which state I live in -- In the news the government recently suggested a rent tax in order to bring in more revenue.  Have fun trying to figure it out.   ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #43 on: April 28, 2004, 01:53:47 PM »
AT&T, out of contract, but I pay 35 a month for 250 daytime, and like 500 nights & weekends, 100 text messages a month and I have a cute little Nokia 8250 or something like that....I love it! It's purple, it plays fraggle rock.

And AT&T works in all the areas Verizon does. I've never had an issue with service in any place that didn't also cancel out on everyone else.

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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2004, 12:47:35 AM »
I guess I will have to do my research to come out with the best plan.  Thanks for the information.
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #45 on: April 30, 2004, 02:33:50 PM »
In my opinion, the government rakes in the dough in with the telephone.  They have such high taxes on telephones that I am surprised that people can afford them.
Taxes on telephone machines? Anyway, AFAIK, our government doesn't have any taxes on anything having to do with telephones, apart from the ever-present VAT ofcourse. 8)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #46 on: April 30, 2004, 07:35:56 PM »
The U.S. government adds all kinds of taxes to your monthly phone bill and even more taxes to your monthly cell phone bill.  It is one of the costs of owning a phone line in the U.S.
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #47 on: May 01, 2004, 02:28:39 PM »
It is one of the costs of owning a phone line in the U.S.
We don't own the phone line, we own the phone number. And I thought the Belgian government was greedy. :-\
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« Reply #48 on: May 01, 2004, 09:56:07 PM »
Correction: we own the phone number too in the U.S.
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #49 on: May 03, 2004, 08:13:10 AM »
Here, there is only one company for regular phone lines, which belongs to the govenment, so not much sense in taxing that - their tariffs should be govenment-controlled anyway. The cellular market is privatized, but I don't think the tax you pay on the cellphone is any different than the one you pay for any other electric appliances  :-\

AT&T, out of contract, but I pay 35 a month for 250 daytime, and like 500 nights & weekends, 100 text messages a month and I have a cute little Nokia 8250 or something like that....I love it! It's purple, it plays fraggle rock.

My old phone was playing "Boys Don't Cry"... I miss my  old phone :( my new one has better sound, but no songs I like  :-\
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #50 on: May 05, 2004, 04:17:34 AM »
lol... my old phone was so so fukeds up that didnt even sound the freaking beep when it had to!! :D (new txt mssgs, voice mssgs, etc) but I wuved it :( *snifz* I so miss it :(



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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #51 on: May 05, 2004, 04:22:52 AM »
The best cell phone is one that never rings. ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #52 on: May 05, 2004, 04:34:02 AM »
... lol, then why would someone have it?! :P


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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #53 on: May 05, 2004, 04:36:25 AM »
One-way cellphone for emergencies? I dunno.

Though I would love to have a vibrating cellphone. ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #54 on: May 05, 2004, 09:23:35 AM »
I have an phone that doesn't ring ; ) ...ahhh, very peaceful  :lovegoggles: ...too bad i can't call in case of emergency ; \ ...but, well.... you can't have it all ; )
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #55 on: May 05, 2004, 01:48:51 PM »
I have an phone that doesn't ring ; ) ...ahhh, very peaceful  :lovegoggles: ...too bad i can't call in case of emergency ; \ ...but, well.... you can't have it all ; )
Are you talking about a toy phone? ::)

@bushie: Don't all cellphones vibrate nowadays when you tell them too? 8)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #56 on: May 05, 2004, 02:04:49 PM »
no... no toy phone ...it's the phone with the locked sim ; ) ...well... I guess a toy phone would be more usefull ; )
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #57 on: May 05, 2004, 02:57:04 PM »
You can always replace the sim. 8)
Normally, even a toy phone can ring too. XD
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« Reply #58 on: May 05, 2004, 04:00:30 PM »
I think my dad has a cellphone that won't vibrate. If it did, I would have used that ability on my trip to NYC. I much prefer good vibrations to painful ringing (even the musical kind). ;)
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Re:Cell Phones --- useful or annoying?
« Reply #59 on: May 05, 2004, 09:23:04 PM »
My phone vibrates or rings or does both.  I use it sometimes and find three hundred minutes per month is enough air time for me.  I also have unlimited weekend calling.
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