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Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2015 9:36 a.m. PST

Not only does the damn thing insist on correcting my impeccable speling, but it also decides unilaterally to go into the Do Not Disturb mode.
So I missed a few calls this morning.

skippy0001 Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2015 10:08 a.m. PST

Another reason I live with a land line.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2015 12:01 p.m. PST

Cell phone only for road. Landline much more reliable,
except when it's Century link…then not so much…

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member25 Sep 2015 12:21 p.m. PST


Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2015 12:23 p.m. PST

Yeah. It's an iPhone.

Zargon Inactive Member25 Sep 2015 2:47 p.m. PST

Soot the darn thing;) those things are evil cursed things.

Ron W DuBray Inactive Member25 Sep 2015 6:29 p.m. PST

smart phones are dumb and a waste of time and money :) I have a 6 year old flip phone No texts, No internet, cost less then $45 USD a month for 2 phones. I have 1000's of roll over mins….. and no land line :)

Personal logo Ditto Tango 2 3 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member25 Sep 2015 10:30 p.m. PST

Ron I'm in a hotel using my smart phone to read this topic! laugh

Great War Ace Inactive Member26 Sep 2015 8:44 a.m. PST

Cellphones, the instruments of Evil. I can't think of a single thing that is "essential" about them. Being pestered anywhere, anytime, by anyone, is not an advantage. "Emergencies" shmergencies. We didn't need to phone anyone instantly before, so why do we need to now? Let people on the spot help out. They still do anyway.

Okay, I can see a track phone being a useful alert tool. Aside from that, turn the dammed things OFF….

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member26 Sep 2015 11:06 a.m. PST

Amber Alerts

napthyme Sponsoring Member of TMP26 Sep 2015 1:31 p.m. PST

Well it is a smart phone, so your beat before you even get started.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member26 Sep 2015 11:38 p.m. PST

You never saw people herding like sheep into stores, or camping all night, to buy the latest land line every year, like you see now with each new edition of a cell phone.

I have a cell phone, and use it, but I don't respect it.

And in no way is it "smart."

Unfortunately, my landline now mainly serves as a robo-call, spam, scam filter that keeps my cell phone from attracting similar vermin. I only give my cell number out to actual friends. But the landline rings incessantly with faux calls, despite being on official "no-call" lists. It's a pest, but I dread my cell phone behaving in the same way if it were my ONLY telephonic communication link.

Last Hussar27 Sep 2015 5:15 p.m. PST

$45 USD for just calls!

£12.00 GBP (about $18 USD) for a gig of data, 500 mins, 5000 (yes five thousand) texts.

Never managed anywhere near that amount in a month.

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