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#1 Dex


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:54 PM

So on New Years Eve I decided to just chill with the woman and enjoy some food and Netflix for the night. We went to the grocery store to get some poo. As we made our way back we stopped to get gas. As I got out of the car my cell phone fell out of my hoody pocket and cracked the screen. poo was fuged. So we decided to go to the nearest Verizon store so I could get a new phone. Had an upgrade anyway. 


We get to the store and the guy is a total doucher and rushes me into buying a Droid Ultra. fuging big ass mistake. poo is thin as fug, wide as fug and doesn't have a notification light to let you know when you get a text or something. But I needed a phone and there was a 14 day return thing anyway. So we go back to my girls place and take in the new year with some bacon wrapped smokies, crab and cheese dip, turkey wraps and a full season of Supernatural.




So anyway today I finally got around to returning it but the scumbags tell me even with the exchange it's going to be $130 with a $50 mail in rebate. I say fug that I return the phone and they charge me a $30 restocking feel so I only get like $50 back. Now I'm pissed as fug using my old ass Droid X but I'm too stubborn to give in. So on my way out of the mall I pass a Best Buy Mobile and they're having a sale. HTC One free just the activation fee. Walked out of there a mere 20 minutes later paying around $31. fug Verizon stores, Best Buy FTW!





I've only had it for a few hours but this phone is fuging sweet and came in a sexy ass blue. Love it.



Oh and when I booted up my old phone I found some nudez from a few years ago.



#2 Chimera


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Posted 04 January 2014 - 03:00 AM

You told me you deleted those

#3 Dex


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Posted 04 January 2014 - 09:32 AM

You told me you deleted those

just the spread eagle ones.

#4 Kettle


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Posted 04 January 2014 - 10:42 AM

I got my phone at best buy too. It was much better than the verizon store.

#5 Kevin Greene

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 11:58 AM

You can get an S4 right now for $0 with renewal or new contract.


#6 Happy Panther

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 01:16 PM

I also bought a phone one time.

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 02:21 PM

i had the droid x for like 4 or 5 years. i loved that phone but it started crapping out on me. that thing was a beast though. dropped it so many times i've lost count and it never cracked or anything.


i switched to the iphone 5s recently and love it.

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 01:12 AM

I'm a cheap bastard (and don't have any clue how phone contracts work), so I went to Wal-Mart and got a Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Centura. $45 for unlimited* talk, text, and data. Not a bad deal and works great. My only gripe is the lag on notifications from ESPN, my Carolina Hurricanes app, and Facebook. Does enough to keep me happy. One day in the future I might actually get a nice, badass phone from Verizon. Until then, I'll enjoy paying the $45 monthly.

*data tops out around 2.5 GBs. Not a huge deal, since I only came close to using that much once, and that was the first month when I was downloading a lot of apps and using my FB app more than I do now due to not having internet at the time.