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Old 11-14-2014, 06:33 PM   #41
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Same one for so many years: theme from The Good The Bad and The Ugly.
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Old 11-14-2014, 08:01 PM   #42
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We have several phones in the house. They each have little brass bells inside with a striker, and when someone calls, they all ring.
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Old 11-14-2014, 08:09 PM   #43
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Old 11-15-2014, 11:30 AM   #44
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Mine are typical, except my husband's call is dogs barking. He is a dog person through and through.


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Old 11-17-2014, 05:25 AM   #45
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I change standard ringtone for seasonal/holidays. I still have "Vampire tones" from Halloween for all general calls. Husband is theme from "Pirates of the Caribbean". A good friend had me set up "An idiot is trying to contact you". A car buddy is "will the owner of the red Ferrari.....". Because so many sounds from my cell and other peoples sound similar I set my text notification for a high pitched whistle. Nope don't pay for ringtones. I get free from Android/Amazon app store.
Last year on April Fools Day, everyone in my department set their ringtones for animal sounds. At times it sounded like the animal kingdom was there in full force.
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Old 11-17-2014, 05:38 AM   #46
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The "beep-beep" one that is standard included with Android.

It basically goes "beep-beep" in a very discrete way . Exactly how I like it vs. "exploding" cellphones.

Frequently miss calls though since the first few beeps usually go undetected.
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Old 11-17-2014, 08:33 AM   #48
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The whistling tune from the movie 'Kill Bill'. It's the only ringtone I've found that I can hear in all conditions and from other rooms. and it annoys some of my coworkers

I used to have the old timer style double ring tone, but so many people use that now I had to change it.
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:24 AM   #49
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Currently, the Harry Potter theme, will switch to Carol of the Bells in a few weeks.
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Old 11-17-2014, 05:22 PM   #50
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Just the classic phone ring sound for me. Not very original, but I can hear it vs other noise.

Also not a texter at all, my usual reply to a text is to call the person back. After all it is a telephone!
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Old 11-17-2014, 05:51 PM   #51
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Just the classic phone ring sound for me. Not very original, but I can hear it vs other noise.

Also not a texter at all, my usual reply to a text is to call the person back. After all it is a telephone!
If it's a smart phone it's not just a phone. It's a answering machine, calculator, run tracker, calorie tracker, music player, internet access, email, scanner, calendar, camera and on and on. I'm always in awe.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:55 PM   #52
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The ringtone from Our Man Flint
I'd like this one but I wonder how many people would recognize it.

Back in the old days at the dawn of cell phones, I programmed my 'mobile' phone to play 'O Canada' when I lived in the Middle East. For a long time, I had Five For Fighting's (should be a Canadian band right?) '100 Years' which often drew positive comments from people who heard it. Now I just have the old phone ringtone which I find is easier to hear in a noisy environment. (Sure I'll stick with the noisy environment and not blame my tired ears!)
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Old 11-17-2014, 08:43 PM   #53
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The Three Stooges "wooo wooo wooo" as my main ring tone
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If it's a smart phone it's not just a phone. It's a answering machine, calculator, run tracker, calorie tracker, music player, internet access, email, scanner, calendar, camera and on and on. I'm always in awe.
yeah, but..... you are assuming I actually use many of those features

I like to say "smart phone, dumb operator", but the truth is I just hate typing on the phone keyboard, and I can't have my phone at work, so result is it does not get used to maximum capability.
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Also not a texter at all, my usual reply to a text is to call the person back. After all it is a telephone!
I'm convinced that if we had invented texting first, and then the ability to call and actually speak with someone came later, that texting would be all but dead by now.

"Look at my new phone! I can call and just talk to people! The info throughput is about 3 times as fast. No tiny keys, no waiting for the other person to respond. I get things done much faster now, and I get all the nuance and "naturalness" that is missing with that old "type-type-texting. Plus, it leaves my hands free to do other stuff. You've gotta get one of these things!"
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I had the default ringer for one of the cell companies, and now they play commercials with that ringer, I notice it for 1/2 a second as "is that my phone" type reaction.

I realized I didn't notice my cell beeping/singing if it was not sounding like the old phones from the 50's, so that is what I have it set now.
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yeah, but..... you are assuming I actually use many of those features

I like to say "smart phone, dumb operator", but the truth is I just hate typing on the phone keyboard, and I can't have my phone at work, so result is it does not get used to maximum capability.
Not assuming, just stating some of the things a smart phone can do.
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For DW I use Tina Turner's "Simply the Best."
For everyone else it's "Gangster Baby" telling me to "pick up the d*** phone fool!"
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