Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Colorful Colorado
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First. just want to make sure you suspend that phone number until you get a new one. We had to do that when I lost mine. I lost mine while we were on vacation out of state, but my wife called to report the phone stolen right away.
The next thing we did was went to a kiosk at our local mall when we returned home. One of the guys there was super cool and always helped us out. When he heard what happened, he offered us a new phone at a discounted rate. It wasn't the same exact phone, but just as decent (of course, it wasn't a Treo either
If going to a kiosk at the mall doesn't work for you, maybe trying eBay might help. Just make sure whoever you bid and buy from have decent or 100% positive feedback and are not trying to sell a plan with the phone. You may not always find the best deals there, but you never know...you may find something you'll like even more.
Sorry if I'm not more help. Just trying to give suggestions based on personal experience.