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Re: G2 is in the building

Post  Seamaster on Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:32 am

I have watches that are older than me, which I service every four years or so. It would break my heart to just throw them away.
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Post  Iago on Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:35 am

A broken watch = a broken heart?
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Post  Seamaster on Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:25 pm

In watch terms, a broken mainspring = a broken heart.
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Post  Iago on Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:41 pm

This formula seems so much simpler:

Broken cell phone = buy new one+no looking back
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Post  Seamaster on Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:09 pm

Unless I'm mistaken, smart phones go for about $500. Maybe I'm cheap, but that seems a bit much to just throw away and buy new every year or two.
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Post  Iago on Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:13 pm

Actually, in this case I have been using the same battered POS for nearly four years. I was due.
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Post  Seamaster on Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:16 pm

Well, mine is battered and performs erratically. I've probably only had it for about two years, which is why I'm moderately pissed about having to buy a replacement. It's a Sony Ericsson K850i, which was quite good in its day. Problem is, I have no idea what to get as a replacement.


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Post  Iago on Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:31 pm

This will be my fourth cell phone since 2000, so it is not like I am buying a new one every few months. I have friends that do that.
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Post  Seamaster on Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:13 am

When you put it like that, I, have only had three phones since 2000, which is when I got my first phone.
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Post  Iago on Fri Oct 22, 2010 6:33 pm

My first cell phone was an old analogue Motorola flip phone in the Nineties -- the big wedge-shaped MicroTac like this:




But that was a company phone. My first personal cell was in 1999.
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Post  agent1a on Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:42 am

my 1st cell phone was a company issued 1980'S Motorola big car brick phone - good for self defense or breaking some windows
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Post  Seamaster on Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:52 pm

My first phone was similar to that flip phone. I got rid of it when it would no longer stay turned on.
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Post  Iago on Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:35 pm

I got rid of mine when I quit the job.
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