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Originally Posted by iggster View Post
my girl and boss have been screwed over from verizon and sprint for each occasion for like $1000... and just recently out of nowhere verizon says I owe them $1500 when I have NEVER even owned a cell phone. I told them just to sue me and wished them luck in getting the money.
say good bye to your credit score. they are gonna send you to collections over and over again. you need to work with them a little bit instead of being a jack a$$. maybe someone got a cell in your name. either way house or not your credit score will be flushed
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post #32 of 42
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Originally Posted by Fossil View Post
Wow that is pretty damned sad. I would take my keys and be out the door on a ROADTRIP! And on the + side my wallet is already in my car so +2 for me.
- 100 points for keeping your wallet in your car

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Originally Posted by kmo_9000 View Post
Same fore me. What do I need a cell phone for anyways? If I need to call someone that important ill just go talk to them in person or go home and call them from there. If theres plans I always work them out ahead of time.
A cell phone is pretty much a must have for social activities. What if your mates get held up in traffic? You don't want to be stood there alone looking like a plank whilst all the birds are walking past


I would choose my wallet any day of the week, that way i can use a pay phone if i need one. Break my window if i need the key and buy a new window.

I wallet is the most essential thing for me.
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post #33 of 42
Phone, I agree. I really can't call for help with my wallet, Zune, laptop or keys. Phone just seems like the best choice here.
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post #34 of 42
well technically you can manage your credit cards and banking accounts from some cell phones. So yeah - I could consider them slightly more vital than a wallet.
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post #35 of 42
Cell phone for me as well. Even though my cell has mp3 capabilities I don't like use it as that. As for the wallet I don't use one. Money clip FTW! Oh wait would that count as a wallet?
    
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post #36 of 42
Hehe... now ask me which one I'd rather lose?

Wallet. It'd be cheaper especially since I don't carry cash.
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post #37 of 42
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Originally Posted by Gandalf View Post
Yeah, I don't own a cell phone either...although when I turn 18 (in 11 days) I'm getting one...but only one person (who just so happens to be of the opposite gender, lol) is getting the number.
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post #38 of 42
First, this is a really stupid question. Asking which item you would most like to take with you when you leave the house is not the same as arguing that a cell phone is "more vital" than a wallet.

If you're leaving the house for a few hours, I can understand why some of you might pick your cell phone. Seems like people today can't stand to be unconnected for more than a few minutes anymore.

But "more vital"? Please. Is that cell phone going to be able to buy you any food if you get hungry? Rent a hotel room if you need shelter? Prove your age to a bartender if you're out drinking with your friends?

The single most important thing you can take when you leave the house is your financial purchasing power, and that's in your wallet. A couple of you had it right: if you "need" a phone, your wallet will buy you a new one. Your phone isn't going to help you obtain a new wallet, driver's license, credit cards, etc.
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post #39 of 42
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Originally Posted by iggster View Post
my girl and boss have been screwed over from verizon and sprint for each occasion for like $1000... and just recently out of nowhere verizon says I owe them $1500 when I have NEVER even owned a cell phone. I told them just to sue me and wished them luck in getting the money.
hahahaha, as long as they dont have your social...do it
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take your phone, and then call home and ask them to send you your other things
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