Loc: Syracuse, NY
I've had the 7100, 8700, Pearl and now I just ordered a new Curve. HoHum. If it weren't for work needs I would be looking at the iPhone. Maybe by my next upgrade cycle Apple will have the ability to push corporate emails. I'll be dling an iPhone skin and ring tones but it's not the same. <br><br>
Yep thats the biggie for me "corporate emails" and not to mention the ability to "push to talk" or "walkie talkie" or "radio" <-- shiit there are so many buzz terms for that feature I cannot remember which one to use?<br><br>Still the iPhone is compelling to me but just falls a bit short on old technology<br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>"push to talk" or "walkie talkie" or "radio" <-- shiit there are so many buzz terms for that feature I cannot remember which one to use?<br><p><hr></blockquote><p>Here's a term for that feature: obnoxious!<br><br>Not saying that it's not useful-- or even necessary for some (you?), but when I hear those things chirping away as I walk through the mall or supermarket, all I can think about is how non-existent cellphone etiquette has become. I sometimes wish I had the body of an NFL linebacker so that I could rip the offending handset away from the user and smash it on the ground with impunity. But alas, I am only mild mannered me-- and I quietly seethe inside.<br><br>
Dude! I have the worst problem with that! I don't see why I HAVE to be subjected to all the mundane minutiae that makes up some goobers life while I'm in a store or in the line at the movies.<br>I have actually whipped out my phone and started talking REALLY loud... to no one... just for retaliation. Just making up the most lame story evah! Finally, the ass in front of me gets the hint... sometimes.<br><br>But mostly.... I just seethe.<br><br>
Loc: Syracuse, NY
I rarely will take my cell phone out of the car and carry it in anywhere with me. And when I am forced to I won't answer it. Oh, I'll look to see who's calling but I detest being tethered to it as it is. <br><br>
I have to say that it annoys me, and I often feel like people should be able to just be alone and survive the boredom... but change happens. I don't see it as all that much different from hearing someone talk nonsense to someone NEXT to them. That can annoy me too if they talk loud.<br><br>I reserve my ire for talking in places that should be quiet. Like the people who take a call INSIDE a movie and talk loudly for 5 minutes, flipping the bird at anyone who stares at them.<br><br>And I have good reason to be angry at people who talk while they drive as well.<br><br>nagr[color:red]o</font color=red>mme<br><br>I require stroyent!<br>TeamMacOSX.com | MacClan.net
Loc: Hampstead, MD, USA
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>I reserve my ire for talking in places that should be quiet. Like the people who take a call INSIDE a movie and talk loudly for 5 minutes, flipping the bird at anyone who stares at them.<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>Pssst.. that's what throwing a $5 soda is for. Trust me, it works wonders! ;)<br><br><br>Hey I'm an F'n Jerk!®
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Now you'll get me started on the teenagers who go to movies (during the day when they're clearly truant), not to actually WATCH the movie, but to throw sodas and popcorn at other people, and verbally heckle them. No doubt going from movie to movie without paying, too.<br><br>(I actually left a movie and went to find a manager about this once. The manager took the kids' side and told me that since I "had no proof" of the harassment I claimed, I could leave myself if I wanted. The business of these gangs of kids is apparently worth more than mine. He didn't even offer me a refund--but I insisted.)<br><br>To complete my banquet of joyous movie encounters, two more:<br><br>1. A guy brought his 5-year-old kid to "Angela's Ashes" (a drama/bio, slow and not for kids) and let the kid scream the whole time. Somehow this was LESS annoying than the fact that he was spinning his jangling keys on his finger--loudly--during every second of the entire film. Impervious to stares, natch. He didn't want to be there. His kid didn't want to be there. But there he was.<br><br>2. This one puzzles me. Halfway through a movie, two teenage girls come in, and sit down right behind me, shoving into the back of my seat. (There were plenty of seats in the sparsely-packed theater, but they just had to be by me?) Immediately as they were taking their seats they placed a cell call, which they loudly passed back and forth between them. Clearly they had come into the movie specifically TO make the call--they never glanced at the screen. I moved 3 rows away. They got up, and this time sat next to me. More loud phone talking, including hanging up and having the other friend call them instantly back with loud ringing. I moved again. They hung up, approached me again, and said "sorry!" and then ran out. I guess probably to go and harrass a different movie? It's not like there weren't benches out in the hall where they could make a call.<br><br>nagr[color:red]o</font color=red>mme<br><br>I require stroyent!<br>TeamMacOSX.com | MacClan.net
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