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Blog entry by Karson posted 2687 days ago 750 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I understand that cell phones numbers are being released to Telemarketers. You can set up your cell phone numbers at donotcall.gov

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †



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Mark A. DeCou

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#1 posted 2687 days ago

interesting, thanks for pointing this out.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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scottb

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#2 posted 2687 days ago

This came up a year or so back, turns out it was a hoax (I also work for a newspaper), but there is no harm in getting your cell number listed. We already have. As soon as incoming calls are free to everyone (or as more and more people drop their land lines (as we have), it’ll be a hoax no more, but a neccessity.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Don

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#3 posted 2687 days ago

You mean you pay for incoming calls? Wow – didn’t they see you guys coming!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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scottb

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#4 posted 2687 days ago

Yep, most service providers are free within their network, only one is free incoming to everyone regardless of who originates the call… cell phones were quite a racket back in the “emergency use only” days. Costs are getting better – actually more cost effective for my wife and I to have cells than our home phone, provided we don’t text too much, send photos, or do any of the a-la-carte add ons, ringtones, ringbacks etc…

99 cents for a whole song (to own) from iTunes. compare that to $4 or more, for a 10-20 second ring tone. These sorts of things (thanks to the teen market) is the real gold mine.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2687 days ago

and you start paying for a call as soon as the phone starts to ring (NOT just when the call is answered)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dusty

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#6 posted 2686 days ago

Time for a new cell phone provider then MsDebbie, if the one you have charges that way.

Mine doesn’t.

-- Dusty

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 2686 days ago

I switched to a tracfone pay as you go about 6 months ago. For the amount of time I use a phone. We have two phones. We’ve been saving about $80/month.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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