Thursday, September 24, 2009


I had to get a new phone. My key pad was cracking and I was getting a tad worried about being zapped since I tend to stand in the rain.

Of course they have changed/updated the selection of phones so mine is no longer available. Figures, doesn’t it? It fit perfectly in my hand and was balanced just right. I looked and compared and swore until I finally chose a new one that I thought would be equivalent.

Boy was I wrong! I hate it! Well, except for the shiny olive green that is. The rest… Blech! First of all it’s a little bigger and it doesn’t fit. The balance is off so it feels weird. It makes god-awful noises. The default message alert was a damn teletype sound! Can you imagine! The optional tones aren’t much better. And it only alerts me once so even at home I need to actually carry my phone with me. The old one could be set to go off at intervals so I could wander off without fear.

This new thing shouldn’t even be called a phone. It does so much other stuff I expected it to bring me breakfast in bed this morning. Perhaps if I hadn’t spent most of last night cursing at it, it would have. I’ll have to be nice to it tonight and then maybe it will. I’ll let you know.


Anonymous said...

A new phone? Will will the replacing of thing end? lol

I know what you mean, I've been thinking about getting a cell phone, but I lose service when I get home, because I live in the sticks, so what's the use?
Sure, it works everywhere else, but hell!

Good luck getting use to this one, and hey, put the whip down, it may surprise you!

Anny Cook said...

I hate replacing all electronic devices. Just when I get used to it, it dies. I still don't know how to use my phone other than the basics.