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    I am laughing as I write this, so sorry for any typos.

    Do I tell her she is decades behind the times, or do I trick her into believing she has the latest iPhone Killa?

    Seriously, what is it with old people and mobiles? They have no comprehension of image.
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    If they don't need the added features of an expensive smartphone, they don't need to get one.
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    Sorry to have to tell you this but your expensive, top of the range phone will break ages before your mum's indestructible Nokia does
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    Haha...

    My mum is using those random £10 mobile phones, she has about 3 or 4 of them. She's been asking me to help her get a smartphone for a while now, but I keep putting her off as all she wants one for is a camera, bit off waste of money.
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    Well I use the Nokia 1100 and I consider that to be mint. I was given it on my 11th birthday and I'm now 18.

    who needs apps and music on a mobile phone?
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    Ah. But you can chuck a 3310 against a wall and it'll smash to pieces. The phone would still be okay though
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    If you have any friends, what do they think of you for your inane decision?
    My friends wish they could be as cool as me :cool:
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    I am laughing as I write this, so sorry for any typos.

    Do I tell her she is decades behind the times, or do I trick her into believing she has the latest iPhone Killa?

    Seriously, what is it with old people and mobiles? They have no comprehension of image.
    I've had the same phone for about 6 years, and as long as it doesn't break I'll probably use it for a few more.
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    I know a man who went into O2 and asked them to sell him a phone which they are so embarrassed to even put on the shelves because its so rubbish. I couldn't tell you the name of it but all I know is he's lasted and is lasting for what seems a lifetime with this phone- whereas I batter a phone within a year and is replaced.
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    They have already made a phone with a 30 day idle battery life, Color screen, with just the basics. Callimg and texting.
    I'm not sure about durability but I hear its pretty strong and only a tenner.
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    I love my cheap little Nokia and Samsung phones, they only have phone, contacts, and text which is what you only need, the battery lasts for up to two weeks, and you can practically throw these phones at anything and they won't break.
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    Can't go wrong with a 3310, as a pure phone it calls, texts and you have the original snake game.

    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    If you have any friends, what do they think of you for your inane decision?
    If you'd buy a phone just because your friends think your current one is silly then you are a sheep.
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    (Original post by Sicaspeak)
    Sorry to have to tell you this but your expensive, top of the range phone will break ages before your mum's indestructible Nokia does
    I have a cheap Nokia and a smartphone. I've had more problems with the smartphone than the Nokia.:rolleyes: If I didn't use the internet on mine, I would seriously consider just using my Nokia.
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    (Original post by OU Student)
    I have a cheap Nokia and a smartphone. I've had more problems with the smartphone than the Nokia.:rolleyes: If I didn't use the internet on mine, I would seriously consider just using my Nokia.
    More technology, more things to go wrong my gran's 15 year old Nokia 6310i still works like a dream haha

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    The original snake game beats Temple Run, Angry Birds and Doodle Jump combined!

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    3310 most reliable phone ever u could throw it ona hard floor n it would still work.

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    I have a Samsung D500 fresh from 2005 - still working perfectly fine :ahee:
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    I am laughing as I write this, so sorry for any typos.

    Do I tell her she is decades behind the times, or do I trick her into believing she has the latest iPhone Killa?

    Seriously, what is it with old people and mobiles? They have no comprehension of image.
    Hey less of the "old" if you don't mind - just because we are past the acne stage does not mean we are old

    I had a 3310 - in fact it is still in the drawer as an emergency phone. It went through the washing machine (on 40 degrees), spent a night outside in the rain ( damn you strong real ale), got dropped off a ski lift and still worked perfectly. Brilliant phone. These new phones - the android types ( and yes as an old person I do actually have one!) are the biggest thief of time and I can guarantee will not last.
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    I am laughing as I write this, so sorry for any typos.
    Do I tell her she is decades behind the times, or do I trick her into believing she has the latest iPhone Killa?
    Seriously, what is it with old people and mobiles? They have no comprehension of image.
    My Dad is the same. When I teased him, he pointed out that it is still working, while I have gone through three phones in recent years. He isn't remotely interested in image - all he wants is something that "works".
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    if she doesn't need the fancy features why bother. My mum has an iphone she only uses it to call and text, shes never even accessewd the internet on the phone.
 
 
 
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