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Old 14th January 2020, 08:37 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
Sounds like such a set up would cost a lot of doe.
A few bucks at least
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Old 14th January 2020, 09:58 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
A few bucks at least
A staggering amount!
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Old 15th January 2020, 01:24 PM   #43
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Maybe they used a points system?
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Old 15th January 2020, 03:16 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Loss Leader View Post
Meanwhile, I spent half an hour yesterday trying to figure out why my phone was sending my calls directly to voicemail. Worse, there was no record of missed calls or voicemails for the calls I made to my own phone. Googled it and found discussion groups that said to toggle the "do not disturb" setting on and off. I didn't have a setting like that, but I had an airplane mode. I turned it on and then off - and my calls now actually ring.



No idea where my phone got the notion to just not alert me to calls.
What phone is it? Any android or iPhone under 5 years old is going to have a do not disturb feature.
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Old 15th January 2020, 03:55 PM   #45
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I'm kind of amused by American standards.

You'd trust a 15 year old with a 2,000 lb heavy machine but get queasy when they buy condoms?
Trust 17 year olds to serve your country overseas but won't let them drink fermented malt barley.

I think this 21+ cell phone nonsense is out of line.
I'm firmly of the opinion that politicians should simply pick an age at which one becomes an adult -- be it 18, 21 or whatever. When you reach that age, you can drink, get married, vote, join the army, sign a contract, and whatever other things it is that we think adults, but not children should be allowed to do. As it currently stands, people between the ages of 18 and 21 are in a weird twilight zone. They can vote, join the military, or get married, or sign a contract and have it be legally binding, but they are not allowed to drink, or to gamble in many states, and now smoking and vaping are off limits, at least in some states.
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