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Old 05-11-2007, 09:27 PM
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Dont get this phone. I just got 3 to replace the old ones on our family plan. They dont even come in at our home and are tinny discontinuous and echoy. I now know why verizon is giving them away as a promotion. I want my old phones back. In fact the best one I ever had was my original Bell Atlantic ATT bag phone. Its been all downhill since.

I waited almost 2 hrs in the store getting htese POS's activated. Now gotta wait till tomorrow to get the old ones reactivated and get back on my old plan. Or whatever..

Singular comes in good here but no where else we go. Crap...
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Old 05-11-2007, 09:55 PM
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If they only spent as much on their service, as they do on advertising.
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Old 05-12-2007, 08:03 AM
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seahawg - 5/11/2007 9:55 PM

If they only spent as much on their service, as they do on advertising.

Really - I am thinking about this. That salesman told me all the things this phone could do and tried to sell all those other services. The thing sings ,takespictures, browses, text messages (mabe even brushes your teeth) and has zillions of features I don't need - or want. And this is their BASIC phone!!! Cant they make a phone that is a good PHONE is clear and just lets you have a clear converstaion.

These things have gone steadliy down hill - thos eold analog bag phones were as clear as a land line - with each successive improvement the basic communication ability has gotten worse.

Anyone know any brands/models that provide just good clear voice and good reception. We are sorta locked into Verizon due to friends and family and the other providers locally seem to be even worse.

We were told that the radio frequency reception is basically the same on all (at least the new ones) and the features and bells and whistles vary. I'd setle for just clear communication! All else failing, we are probably gonna try to have them get us new new batteries and reactivate our old phones.
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Old 05-12-2007, 08:05 AM
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Can you hear me now?
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Old 05-12-2007, 08:08 AM
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Bugbuster - 5/12/2007 8:05 AM

Can you hear me now?

How true!!! What a joke!!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2007, 08:26 AM
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LI ~ FWIW ~ I think it's the same everywhere.....

I'm with you ~ can't we just have CLEAR RECEPTION!!???

SIGH......

Let us know how it goes with gettin' the "old phones" back. I have a sneakin' suspicion that they're gonna give ya a hard time on that one.....?? Hope not! And you give 'em WHAT FOR if they do!!

Good Luck!
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Update

The store just opened - they advise - they no longer make tri-mode phones like my old ones.... but claim that has nothing to do with the sevice (...??)- they also suggest we wait till Monday when the LG phones become available for free and they thought they MAY be better in terms of reception.... - meanwhile I am gonna do some more research - but yea Farmer Jane - I am hearing the same story from everyone

I have a gut feeing it IS this tri-mode feature.....however if no one supplies analog signals anymore I dont understand why they would work better - any thoughts anyone???
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