Radio Shack Cell Phones 1987 only $2495

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  1. dawg

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    Anyone remember?

     
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    A construction worker with a 2500 dollar phone? :wtf:
     
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    unfortunately i do; and the bag phone
     
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    The bag phones were used up to a couple of years ago in rural areas, they were the only ones with an antenna strong enough to pick up far away towers.
     
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    thanks Obama
     
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    Did you also need a cellular service plan as well to use those phones or was that part of the phone cost?
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Had 2 of them. Made a lot of great deals on that phone.

    One time in '86 i liquidated the pensions of the ConAgra workforce so I could pay my dock fees. Ah, the good old days.
     
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    $1399 so you can have your daughter call dad at work.
     
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    nope needed a plan; and Cellular One had a monopoly;
     
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    Mine was a Motorola. Top shelf. :coffee:
     
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    I got my first cell with Cellular One in like 1994. It was like $75 a month and 49 cents a minute :facepalm:
     
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    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    Maybe he was the boss! YOU DON'T KNOW!!!
     
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    yeah i dont remember what i was paying but that it was outrageous; kids today are spoiled!
     
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    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    Jesus, that would get expensive fast. Did you need it for work, or was it strictly to be a big shot?
     
  15. Esquire

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    mine was to help me get laid
     
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    I was a 21 year old turd who thought I was hot shit :jj:
     
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    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    Did it work?
     
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    To call her drug dealer's beeper. :grad:
     
  19. Esquire

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    21 in 1994 god you are OLD
     
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    VeeB I have a Full Member VIP

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    I got my first beeper when I was 16. My cousin's asshole husband confronted me in the kitchen at a family event in front of my mom asking me why I needed it, and was I selling drugs.
    Short dicked fuck.