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Old 07-15-2007, 09:06 PM   #1
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Whats your phone?

Yes, its a dumb question, but someone has to ask them.

Sooooo, what kinda mobile (cell) do you have and what do you love/hate about it?

I have the Samsung A701, which is the one that crapped itself...but its a good phone. I quite like Samsungs. My complaint would be, the older model had a swivel phone, its was very handy for ...umm...some pics I like to take, the A501 has a phone that can take pics in both directions, but its not a swivel.

I also have the Samsung Blackjack..which I love love love!!! I was going to get a Sidekick, but fell in love with the Blackjack. It does absolutely everything and has GPS
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:38 PM   #2
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I replaced my cell phone with a really cool address book.

I understand the need and desire for a phone. I know why it makes sense to carry one. I'm even tempted from time to time to get a new one. After carrying one for 8 years though, I thoroughly enjoyed canceling my service and busting my phone in half (complete with roaring "Hulk SMAAAASH!"). It got to the point that it felt more like a leash than a convenience. The only thing I missed was the ability to store phone numbers. The address book took care of that.

I'm not saying cellphones are bad. It was bad for me.

Threadjack?
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Old 07-15-2007, 11:30 PM   #3
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Not at all, Perth. I agree... no leash for me.
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Old 07-15-2007, 11:33 PM   #4
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Everyone who remembers will make jokes about me, but currently mine is the LG Chocolate.
It is great for music and ringtones.
The battery life is decent but I guess you gotta expect that at a media based fone.
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:05 AM   #5
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All I need is a phone that can make and receive calls.

The LG 1300i.

"But, what about being able to play music on your phone?"
"I have an mp3 player."
"But how about a camera?"
"I have a digital camera."
"But you need the iPhone!"
"Why? So I can watch a movie on a screen the size of an index card? So that I can surf the net while on line at the bank? I'll pass."

I see no reason to buy the iPhone.
$600 for a phone?
Ahhh, no.

I'd rather pay attention while driving, thankyaverymuch.
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Old 07-16-2007, 09:47 AM   #6
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I just got a Motorola V3xx...it's alright...does what I need it to do, and I only paid $50 for it. I might upgrade to a BlackJack in the near future.

I've worried about being easily contacted, but if I don't feel like answering the phone, I don't. I'll deal with you later, fucker.
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Old 07-16-2007, 12:01 PM   #7
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[quote=Crimson Ghost;364338]All I need is a phone that can make and receive calls.

Bravo !!
This REALLY confuses the sales people. The last time I got a phone
(one of the LG models), the guy just couldn't understand that I had no interest in the camera shootin'-text messagein'-video watchin' phones.
Several times I had to say that I wanted a phone that could make and receive calls only. What a concept ...
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:01 PM   #8
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My phone does what I need it to do: it receives calls, it allows me to make calls, I can send and recieve messages and it has a calendar function with alarm clock......that's it, that's all I need.

I've had my Nokia (housebrick) for about three years and am perfectly happy with it. Don't see the need to upgrade unless it dies.

http://www.mobile-phones-uk.org.uk/nokia-3510i.htm
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:04 PM   #9
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Virgin Mobile pay as you go. Fantastic.
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:34 PM   #10
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Silver motorazr with a cliphanger shield... hooks on my gym bag, purse, thumb....
I like having a cell phone way better than having a house phone.

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Old 07-16-2007, 04:49 PM   #11
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I'm a minimalist here, too. I switched to a cell phone as my only phone to be able to have it on long trips. I only want something to use as a telephone, so I don't happen to care about extras. I ended up with an LG PM-255 since my carrier was giving it to me for free and don't know half of what it can do. It has a camera, but I never use it. The phone sits in my laptop case at work or on a table at home. It does what I need it to do.
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:00 PM   #12
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I do like having a camera and being able to check my e-mail. The calculator is nice, too.
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:00 PM   #13
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All I need is a phone that can make and receive calls.
Bravo !!
This REALLY confuses the sales people. The last time I got a phone
(one of the LG models), the guy just couldn't understand that I had no interest in the camera shootin'-text messagein'-video watchin' phones.
Several times I had to say that I wanted a phone that could make and receive calls only. What a concept ...
Don'tcha just love the "dog hearing a new sound" head tilt?
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:40 PM   #14
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Don'tcha just love the "dog hearing a new sound" head tilt?
From now on, when someone does that I'll want to call them Nipper.
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Old 07-16-2007, 06:29 PM   #15
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Is that the V6 jinx? I like the clip hanger idea.

The razrs have a really bad name over here.
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