SMS on cell phones

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  1. loomaluftwaffe

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    damn, i only found out about this now

    from wikipedia
     
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    i don't have a mobile out of principle but i can see the advantage to texting.......
     
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    Texting annoys me so much, I never use my mobile unless I really have to...
     
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    Sounds to me the people over there have nothing to do.
     
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    I hate texting, I have not sent one SMS on my mobile yet.
     
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    Everyone here does it because it is so cheap and also does not take as much money as a call does.
     
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    i think it's more expensive over here, about 10p a text.....
     
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    I hate texting and the children that do it.... Aint nothing like seeing a little 16 year old girlie driving down the road texting.... U usually can tell which ones they are by the swerving and fu*ked up driving...

    God, I cant wait till my state, let alone the USA, bans cell phone use while driving.... It cant come soon enough...
     
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    They have already done it here, although you still see lot's of people doing it...
     
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    oh, even the slums have cellphones... stupid peoples
     
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    Amen Les!!
     
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    I dont see any problem with actually being on the phone while driving, but texting and driving?! Thats just a dumb thing to do...
     
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    what i can't stand is people that are dependant one their mobile, a recent survey said 50% of 16-24 year olds in this country say they can't live without their mobile, how pathetic.......
     
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    yup, the 40% of the population below the poverty line has the latest cellphone models
     
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    Here is about 30C for a SMS and 2 Rand something for 1 minute for talking on your cell phone/mobile.
     
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    I use my mobile quite often, and do use SMS on it probably more than actual phone calls. It's easier to do, and I can avoid conversation when all I want to do is tell them something.
     
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    I text more than I phone - cant stand talking on the phone. If the home phone rings here I dont answer it, and if I dont know the number on my mobile ill cut them off ;)
     
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    My wife has one and uses it constantly. I got one for emergencies only. Irritates the $#@! out of my wife because I don't turn it on. My philosophy is keep the battery up and only use it when you really need it. Difficult philosphy I think for the female persuasion.
     
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    That'd annoy me too, in fact it'd annoy most people. If the technology is there, I'll use it. And I have one so I can be contacted at all times.
     
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    my theory is that not enough people would contact me to warrant getting one and i wouldn't contact them either, besides i can do it on msn for free........
     
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