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Old 02-12-2008, 12:13 PM   #1
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Default SO bored, I found one of the first phones I had (random)

Yes, I was so bored, I was looking at old phones on eBay, and came across the first cell phone I ever had, a LG VX-10. Talk about old school.... it was like the first phone to have dual screens.


http://tinyurl.com/ywemqs

Mine went through the washer 3 times, and still works to this day, of course I no longer use it or have Verizon, but I still have it. Don't even know why. Says on the box "Lightweight and thin." Oh puh-lease, by today'* standards, this phone is brick, weight and dimension-wise.
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That'* nothing.

My first one was a bag phone.
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I have one of those somewhere, it was my Dad'* from a LONG time ago. i think it still works also.
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We had two bag phones when I was in junior high school. When I went to college, my parents gave me and hand me down cell phone that was my sisters. It was the size of a brick. It didn't even have caller ID. It would simply tell me that I had missed a call, and not whom it was.
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You youngsters don't have any idea about bulky old cell phones. The first one I had needed to be hard wired to the truck and was bigger than a normal phone. Then we got one we could take out of the truck but it weighed about a pound and was too big to clip to a belt or anything like that.
Call display......... no way.
Caller Id............ huh?



Yes I remember using a rotory dial phone too, and our phone number was prefexed with 2 letters ie: AV-46966. And party lines with 3 or 4 other users.

Damn I'm old.
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Mine went through the washer 3 times, and still works to this day
I remember the days when phones could take a beating, or washing in this case. Now a days you cant drop them in snow or hve them around steam because it causes "water damage"
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The house I grew up in (which my mom sold in 2005) and spent 20 years of my life had three rotary phones. No corless phones. All the non-rotaries were corded.

Never had any issues when the power went out.
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Heh, we still have this one lying around somewhere...
http://cgi.ebay.com/Motorola-StarTac...QQcmdZViewItem

He got it in '97, I think, and it was considered to be one of the coolest gadgets ever at the time. Which it was, I mean, compare that phone to the sizes of other phones of the time and you'll see what I mean... Pretty cool
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My first was a Nokia 252 when I was 16.

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