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Good Reasons to Get a Cell

by bffae / November 20, 2006 1:15 PM PST

Is there any good reasons for me to get a cell phone? Everyone has one, but any specific reasons?

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Re: reasons to get a cell phone
by Kees Bakker / November 20, 2006 4:20 PM PST

The primary reason: to be able to phone and be phoned while not at home. If you don't need that, don't buy it, unless you want to use it for (for example) listening to MP3, sending and receiving SMS (text messages) or taking pictures.

I've got one myself, and use it about twice a month, to tell my wife I missed the train and will be home later. And about once a year my work wants to be able to reach me during the weekend, and I prefer not to stay home the whole weekend, so I switch it on and take it with me then.

Kees

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To talk to people
by joehollywood / November 23, 2006 11:22 PM PST

If you have friends who want to get in tounch with you, if you have co-workers you need to contact, if you have a heart attack in the street, if you are accosted in the street, if you need to dial 911, if you witness a murder, if you witness a hit-and run, then it might be nice to have a phone wherever you are.

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