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Old 06-22-2007, 08:27 AM   #31
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I've seen a couple of things lately that are very disturbing about cell phones. One ladies' ex had wired one with charging abilities to her car and knew everywhere she went and what she was doing. I think that was on dateline or a similar program. On the news this morning was a report about hackers being able to access your phone and send you nasty messages. I realize these things won't happen to most of us, but it is wise to know what is possible. Some of the things could be more than aggravating.
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Old 06-22-2007, 08:39 AM   #32
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What are your most annoying pet peeves about cell phones? Come here and let everyone know.

Mine are as follows;

1. People who talk on cell phones while I'm in the theater trying to watch a movie.

2. Dropped calls due to a signal loss in certain areas.

3. Cities, towns or states that don't offer coverage and you're stuck being unable to talk to friends and family.

4. Those aggravating and annoying phone cards that force you to keep on buying them to keep your service on, or you'll end up getting cut off in the middle of a conversation. I'll NEVER go back to that ever again!!!

5. Not being able to use the cell phone while on or in the subway.
I think you forgot one, Inexperienced drivers driving over the speed limit, not signalling and talking on the cell phone without a hands free device.
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Old 06-22-2007, 04:09 PM   #33
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those bluetooth things are the wierdest to me. Until I see the device hooked over their ear I think I'm witnessing a crazy person talking to himself/herself.

Sadly, getting more common now. I guess they're handy when you need your hands free to text message or look up something on the internet on your other cell phone.
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Old 06-22-2007, 04:22 PM   #34
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Cell phones don't bother me. It's the stupid people that are using them that do.
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Old 06-22-2007, 04:53 PM   #35
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those bluetooth things are the wierdest to me. Until I see the device hooked over their ear I think I'm witnessing a crazy person talking to himself/herself.

Sadly, getting more common now. I guess they're handy when you need your hands free to text message or look up something on the internet on your other cell phone.
Weird they may be but they also protect the user from radiation.
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Old 06-22-2007, 04:54 PM   #36
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My dw and I bought one of those "family plans". We find we're roaming out of our calling area alot. But the fees are affordable.

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Old 06-22-2007, 08:48 PM   #37
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I really appreciate those Dr.'s and Dentists' offices kindly requesting you to turn off your cell phone before the visit. Can you imagine in the middle of a gyn exam or a dental procedure, a patient answering a phone?
Believe it or not, my (former) doctor took a call on his cell during my doctor visit with him.... I was dumbfounded!
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Old 06-22-2007, 10:57 PM   #38
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I think you forgot one, Inexperienced drivers driving over the speed limit, not signalling and talking on the cell phone without a hands free device.


And how about those same drivers who will complain at you and b**** you out for THEIR stupidity, when THEY are the ones in the wrong for being on the cell phone while driving in the first place!!

True quam? Definitely not!
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Old 06-22-2007, 11:47 PM   #39
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I've seen a couple of things lately that are very disturbing about cell phones. One ladies' ex had wired one with charging abilities to her car and knew everywhere she went and what she was doing. I think that was on dateline or a similar program. On the news this morning was a report about hackers being able to access your phone and send you nasty messages. I realize these things won't happen to most of us, but it is wise to know what is possible. Some of the things could be more than aggravating.
This reminds me of how you know you are having a bad day - - - - When NBC Dateline News calls YOU for an interview - oy, those people NEVER give up!

KE: Hello?

DNBC: Hi, This is Christina from Dateline NBC News

KE: Yea, right

DNBC: Here's my number, please feel free to call me back for verification.

Phone Operator: Hello, Dateline NBC

KE: So, is there a Christina there?

DNBC: Yes, she's one of the file producers, hold on please...

OY, it's a bad day! lol
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Old 06-22-2007, 11:59 PM   #40
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"I'm Chris Hanson working with Dateline NBC, and we're doing a story on cell phone users who have no regards or respect for others when it comes to them using their cell phones.

If there is anything else that you want to say, we'd like to hear it. Otherwise, you're free to go."
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