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Old 11-29-2004, 08:52 AM   #21
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However, I do have a cell phone that I rarely use... *Dropping the cell would save $25 per month...
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If you're only using the cell for emergencies, go to Sam's Club and buy a Tracfone. You get a cell phone, car & battery chargers, 1 year of service, and 20 minutes of airtime for $60. Then come back here BEFORE you activate and someone will "refer" you to Tracfone and you'll get another 100 minutes (and so will they). If you are just using the phone for emergencies, you'll have two hours of airtime and everything else you'll need for a year. Total cost for the year is $60 vs. the $300 you're paying. You'll free up $20 per month without giving up a thing. Then go sign up for Netflix or Blockbuster for $18/month and you'll have access to the Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Oz, and anything else you want. I agree with you - the Sopranos is a great show. We're just starting season 4 (Netflix).

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Old 11-29-2004, 09:15 AM   #22
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Speaking of cell phones, I find them to be more of an annoyance than a convenience. I'm of the belief that if someone needs to reach me, they can leave a message on my office or home phone (as appropriate) and I'll call them back. Emergencies seemingly are the only exception to this rule.

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Old 11-29-2004, 09:22 AM   #23
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I cancelled my cell phone this morning. When (if) I decide I need one again I am going with the Tracphone.
Sounds like a great deal and I will save a bunch of money.

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Old 11-29-2004, 01:13 PM   #24
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Hey John,

I agree with you - the Sopranos is a great show. We're just starting season 4 (Netflix).

Great show 'Fuggedaboudit!'
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Old 11-29-2004, 01:34 PM   #25
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I am not a big TV watcher but there are a few shows I really like, including the Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and the Jean Luc Picard Star Trek. I have to restrain myself from using cliches from these shows at work. I have been so tempted to say "make it so" to my staff. Or when lawyers are having a disageement I want to invite them to a "sit-down". They would think I am a goof, I know.

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Old 11-29-2004, 05:09 PM   #26
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Great show 'Fuggedaboudit!'
Heheh, its even better if you have ever met any of these guys. Oh, the stories I could tell you...

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