Does anyone have a regular land line phone at their home anymore?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    My wife is required to have one by her job. We get about three calls a day from charities and it doesn't get used other than that. She's never received or sent a fax for work that I can remember. The big phone companies must be losing their asses on land line losses.
     
  2. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    We have regular phones but we use Ooma here.
     
  3. Lemmy

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    Nope. Just two cellphones.
     
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    They are passing the buck onto the consumer. I have two land lines for calls and faxes, because right now I'm working from home (my employer downsized, and I'm now an independent contractor, which means I lost my office and have to work out of my house). I pay $103 a month for them, so yeah, it's a fucking rip off.
     
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    Yes
     
  6. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I have an old person flip phone also but I don't really use it for anything except calling home if someone tries to rape me.
     
  7. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    We're using charter cable because they had a good deal. I'll look into Ooma or one of those services after our deal runs out.
     
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    We got one for the kids in case of emergency. Its just very little.
     
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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    How for those bitches always find me? Freakin bill collectors and money turns.
     
  10. gwartney

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    Get a smart phone. It's worth it for the GPS driving directions alone. You'll also be able to surf Dawgs anywhere.
     
  11. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Ooma is a little iffy with voice mail quality sometimes but it's been very good, other than that.
     
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    I have ooma as well. I Love being able to blacklist callers
     
  13. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I'm very resistant to technology. I use an iPad but I just feel like I don't need a fancy phone. I also think surfing Dawg's anywhere is a bad idea for me.
     
  14. kelliejean

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    I have one and we get a bunch of people calling to sell us stuf
     
  15. Teeney

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    I use to have one but my number is one digit different than a pizza place I would get calls constantly from people looking to place an order
     
  16. gwartney

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    Oh I could have some fun with that.
     
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    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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    Yes my friends said I should take their orders haha.
     
  18. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Our number when I was growing up was one number away from this old person shoe store and we would get these ancient confused angry people calling about Red Wing Shoes.
     
  19. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    A few weeks ago I got a voice mail saying, "Bob!? I'm coming to see you." I freaked a little bit.
     
  20. Lawsy

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    Yep.