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Don't have one and don't need one.

I know a lot of people who complain that corporations are taking over the world but they buy mainstream games, listen to mainstream music, eat at fast food chains and have had a cell phone the last 5 years.

Hmmm. Having a cell phone is fine and all but I just can't justify paying for one.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackHoleSon View Post

Hmmm. Having a cell phone is fine and all but I just can't justify paying for one.
That's why I still have my 5 year old pre-paid Verizon phone with a plan they don't even offer anymore. I pay $30 every 3 months and I most always have roll over minutes.
 
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Replace "parents" with "people".
     
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I have no cell phone cause I yet have to find the company that suits me well .
    
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post #25 of 39
Cellphone: Don't own one. Move at least once a year overseas for a while so I don't wanna be stuck with a bill for a phone I'm not using. Plus if I had one work would be able to track me down and call me in whenever something important broke down.

Desktop/Laptop: Have both.

Ebook Reader: Kindle and its awesome!

Digital Music Player: Ipod, used 95% of the time for the gym and listening to audiobooks at work. Helps drown out the idiocy that surrounds me on a daily basis and lets me keep up on my reading

Game Consoles: Everything from NES to current generation minus a PS3.
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post #26 of 39
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Lots of homeless people do have them, since they need to make calls to get benefits from goverment programs, etc. It's only the most washed out druggies who don't have them.
Lol, so how do they call their dealer? Pay phones don't receive incoming calls!

I'm pretty sure almost every 'type' of person has a cell phone, those who are broke obviously can't afford one, though there is one 'type' I'm SURE doesn't have phones, and those are the ones incarcerated in prison, unless of course they have one sneaked into them, which is rather unlikely.

Other than that, pretty much every type of person has a cellphone, more or less, though many will opt not to use one vs a land line because of cost.

Cell phones are a huge benefit when your car breaks down, no doubt!

What interested me most about the article was NOT so much about the cell phones, but the Computer / Laptop statistics, which is AWESOME news for PC Techs like myself.
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post #27 of 39
My family all have cell phones, and none of us have landlines anymore. I mean I'm sure the house is wired for it, but we don't pay and don't have a landline phone.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
My family all have cell phones, and none of us have landlines anymore. I mean I'm sure the house is wired for it, but we don't pay and don't have a landline phone.
Unfortunately some business require a land line to make an application, seriously, sucks too!



Many companies require you to fill out their application online, so they don't have to meet you and can do something with your information, like spam your cell phone, GOD I HATE THEM!!!!!
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post #29 of 39
My AP Comp teacher did not have a cell phone. Pretty cool guy imo. He just uses other people's phones.
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post #30 of 39
my dad has 3 phones lol. An old RAZR for personal calls, HP iPAQ for business, and an HTC Touch Pro2 for moar business.
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