- 10-09-2008, 01:21 PM #11CarlGuest
Re: Am thinking about updating phones
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> XS11E wrote:
>> "Richard B. Gilbert" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Is a "New every two" phone REALLY free?
>> Yes, it is.
>>> Or do you have to sign or extend a contract with Verizon Wireless?
>> Yes, for EXACTLY the same price as not getting a new phone.
>> You've had this explained to you before, Richard, why are you unable
>> to understand it?
> Maybe I'm just stupid. I'm now on my third phone. For the first two,
> when the contract expired, I declined to renew the contract and went
> month to month. It worked out to two years on contract and three off
> contract. It made no difference to my monthly bill but I could
> discontinue service at any time with no penalty; just pay the charges
> to date and good bye. I will probably do the same thing when my
> current contract expires.
> A new phone means nothing to me as long as the old one works!
And that's what makes you, you, and someone else different. I personally
can't view the world through your utilitarian-only lens. Some people just
like the new gadget, like getting a new haircut makes you feel good.
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