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Author Topic: The last American!!!  (Read 1271 times)

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Offline Jody

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The last American!!!
« on: March 19, 2008, 08:20:24 PM »
Well I have finally done it- I became the last American to get a cell phone, it even has a camera.  I am now in the 21st century...Well not really, this idiot p.c. still has windows 98 believe it or not and AOL won't even come up on it- they say my internet browser doesn't support it so next on the list is a new p.c.  This one is from early 2000 which now seems like B.C. already. ;)

Jody  :)
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: The last American!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 08:56:51 PM »

I remember when Ed and I purchased our first computer in 2000. ( we never thought we would do that.)

While everyone else had a cell phone, I said there is no way possible that I would get one, but finally back in ( I think ) 2003, I  got one of those go-phones ( pay as you go.) About the only time I use it, is when we are going on a trip somewhere. Most of the time it has the charger plugged into it.  :P
And mine doesn't even have a camera. Last week, I wanted to purchase a new battery for the phone, and they wanted to sell me a new phone. I said "no thanks, just the battery please. There's nothing wrong with this old phone. It works when is supposed to !  :) Isn't technology wonderful !! I still remember those big ole bulky cell phones from the old days ! LOL ---Maxwell Smart--phone in a shoe !

But they do come in handy at times....

Take care------Ray
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Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 9/16/16,  t-cells are at 501,   Viral load remains <40

Current % is at 12%

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Offline BT65

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Re: The last American!!!
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 09:23:44 PM »
Jody, I don't have a cell phone.  So you aren't the last American to purchase one, trust.  I will be whenever I decide to get one.
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Offline Iggy

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Re: The last American!!!
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 09:53:59 PM »

Please post your cell phone number so that we may all text message you congratulations  ;D

BTW with the planned computer, If money is a problem, I really suggest something like  the ones listed in the linked reviews.  They are already far advanced in memory and video cards than a 2000 model and are a bargain.


Offline Jody

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Re: The last American!!!
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2008, 10:01:21 PM »
Thanks Iggs but I think the farklempt text message says that this is an extra feature and I have to sign up for it or is that Instant messaging- I'm confused by all this new technology, maybe we can just go back to the days where you have to get up and change the channel on the black and white TV and rotary phones already!!!

Jody  :D   
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Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: The last American!!!
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2008, 01:29:47 AM »
Jody Dear,

You can add me to the list of Americans without a cell phone.  Some service providers do not offer service in West Sonoma County, where I live, some do not provide service in Guerneville, which is where I shop, and practically none offer service in Cazadero, where I spend a lot of time.  Finding pay phones has become a challenge in itself.  Oh well such is life on te Russian River.   ;D Have the best day


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