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Old 10-31-06, 06:45 PM   #1
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Pre Paid wireless fone ??

We are finally about to come to the end of our contract with VERIZON.
A happy time for all !!
My wife is more comfortable carrying a cell fone and I dont mind carrying one
while Im on the road, either. What prepaids do you cellfoners think are the best ?
Right now AMP'd looks pretty good but I know nothing about it other than It looks
like it wouldnt kill us for the 20-30 minutes we might use a month.
Any suggestions ?
I only ask here because I know that what they say you will pay and
what you really do pay are $$$$$$$$$$$$ apart !!
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Old 10-31-06, 09:20 PM   #2
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I pay $0 for my phone.
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I hate phones period. I lived through the years when there were no cell phones...imagine that
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Old 11-01-06, 05:58 PM   #4
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We are finally about to come to the end of our contract with VERIZON.
A happy time for all !!
My wife is more comfortable carrying a cell fone and I dont mind carrying one
while Im on the road, either. What prepaids do you cellfoners think are the best ?
Right now AMP'd looks pretty good but I know nothing about it other than It looks
like it wouldnt kill us for the 20-30 minutes we might use a month.
Any suggestions ?
I only ask here because I know that what they say you will pay and
what you really do pay are $$$$$$$$$$$$ apart !!

I'm on a family plan on Verizon and i pay 20 bucks a month, and it is a camera phone .
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Old 11-01-06, 06:02 PM   #5
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I'm on a family plan on Verizon and i pay 20 bucks a month, and it is a camera phone .
20 bucks X how many members in your family?...
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Old 11-01-06, 06:05 PM   #6
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20 bucks X how many members in your family?...
2 other members, which are my parents. 17 year old sister is bad to the bone so she isn't getting a phone any time soon. Other sisters (4 katie, 8 jackie) too dam young to have a cell phone.
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Old 11-01-06, 06:14 PM   #7
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sounds about right. cell phones are such a rip off. and they're annoying. I usually need to use one maybe once or twice a year.
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Yep....I rarely use mine and when it rings, it's usually a wrong number.
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sounds about right. cell phones are such a rip off. and they're annoying. I usually need to use one maybe once or twice a year.
I know too many people then, i should start saying "You are the weakest link good-bye".
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I avoided having one up until two years ago when I lived in Pa and my
wife lived in VT. Turnpike and all that stuff.....blah blah blah.....
Now, its nice to have one here just cuz where I ride there is no civilization close by.
I think I m going with Virgin...they are the only ones with straight, pay-as-you-go for
.18 a minute. At .18 a minute I will pay about .54 a month
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I find it's a necessity for my work. You're just expected to have a cell phone, it's that simple. I keep it switched off when I truly don't want to be disturbed--after hours, in court or in conference with a client.
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Only reason i have a cell hpone is because im 16 and i drive, so my parents want to know where i am at or if something happens i have communication. you can get a pre-paid phone for $40 from T-Mobile with 60 minutes on it.
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Old 11-01-06, 08:05 PM   #13
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i pay 35 from virgin for 300 daytime and 1000 nights

not that i ever use them, but you know if i wanted to
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Old 11-01-06, 11:01 PM   #15
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Only reason i have a cell hpone is because im 16 and i drive, so my parents want to know where i am at or if something happens i have communication. you can get a pre-paid phone for $40 from T-Mobile with 60 minutes on it.
What are your parents so worried about

I guess I am glad to have grown up knowing what it was like getting a flat tire miles from home and trying to hitch a ride home at 2AM without 'communication'.

So how much per minute after that initial $40?
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