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    • DeputyDawgg
    • By DeputyDawgg 8th Jan 18, 7:02 PM
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    DeputyDawgg
    Ngl
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    • 8th Jan 18, 7:02 PM
    Ngl 8th Jan 18 at 7:02 PM
    Not gonna lie but I only found out what ngl means today!!!
    Last edited by DeputyDawgg; 08-01-2018 at 10:59 PM.
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 9th Jan 18, 8:47 AM
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    pollypenny
    Ngl = no good layabout, usually used in tweets from DM readers.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 8:47 AM
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    Pyxis
    Mine is too. If a text is too complicated to send then I either message on Faceache or e-mail. If the person isn't on Faceache or I don't have their e-mail address then that's their hard luck
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    Yes! I have a friend who prefers to text me, and I prefer to email her, but can't be sure she'll pick up the email, so if the reply is going to be a long one, I have to text her to tell her I'll email her the info! Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 9th Jan 18, 8:48 AM
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    joansgirl
    Yes! I have a friend who prefers to text me, and I prefer to email her, but can't be sure she'll pick up the email, so if the reply is going to be a long one, I have to text her to tell her I'll email her the info! Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I did that the other day, I texted back and said "check facebook".
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
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    Finito
    • enjoyyourshoes
    • By enjoyyourshoes 9th Jan 18, 8:49 AM
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    enjoyyourshoes
    was it all worth the wait ?
    Debt is a symptom, solve the problem.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 9th Jan 18, 9:00 AM
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    indesisiv
    Yes! I have a friend who prefers to text me, and I prefer to email her, but can't be sure she'll pick up the email, so if the reply is going to be a long one, I have to text her to tell her I'll email her the info! Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha!
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I couldn't care how people contact me.
    Email, facebook, whatsapp text. It all pings into the phone as a message.
    At least texts nowadays are not limited to however many characters they used to be. Although I can't think of the last "text message" I sent as most people just use whatsapp.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 9th Jan 18, 9:42 AM
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    Gloomendoom
    I can't be bothered with typing, especially on a phone or tablet, so I just ring people up. It means I can effectively avoid social media nonsense most of the time.
    Advice; it rhymes with mice. Advise; it rhymes with wise.
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 9th Jan 18, 10:49 AM
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    suki1964
    Erm, my mobile is still one with the buttons on it.


    (I want an iPhone, but every time I try to see what deals are available, I get swamped with too much information and give up ).
    Originally posted by Pyxis

    Best way of obtaining an iPhone is to buy it straight out. Sometimes Apple do interest free , or one I heard about this week is to apply to Argos for their card and pay interest free 12 months later ( giving you time to save the money )

    Then just buy the SIM card package that suits your needs

    I used to always buy outright but last year, my iPhone 4 had become too small and I needed to upgrade but didn't have a gaurenteed income. Tesco had a good deal on a iPhone5 which would have suited my needs only I didn't want to use Tesco so I rang O2 , my preferred provider and they offered me a top of the range SE (same spec as an Iphone6) for £15 over 18 months plus an all you can use package for £9 a month. Total cost for the handset works out to £270 against retail price of over £400. I have been an O2 customer of over 10 years and that was their retention deal to keep me . Worth trying yourself if you have been a loyal customer with a provider
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 11:07 AM
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    Pyxis
    Best way of obtaining an iPhone is to buy it straight out. Sometimes Apple do interest free , or one I heard about this week is to apply to Argos for their card and pay interest free 12 months later ( giving you time to save the money )

    Then just buy the SIM card package that suits your needs

    I used to always buy outright but last year, my iPhone 4 had become too small and I needed to upgrade but didn't have a gaurenteed income. Tesco had a good deal on a iPhone5 which would have suited my needs only I didn't want to use Tesco so I rang O2 , my preferred provider and they offered me a top of the range SE (same spec as an Iphone6) for £15 over 18 months plus an all you can use package for £9 a month. Total cost for the handset works out to £270 against retail price of over £400. I have been an O2 customer of over 10 years and that was their retention deal to keep me . Worth trying yourself if you have been a loyal customer with a provider
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Thanks.

    Yes, I would prefer to buy it outright, but all the SIM card packages swim before my eyes!

    I have been an O2 customer for over 25 years, (when they were BT, and Securicor, etc.) but before I approach them I need to be armed with facts and figures of what others can offer me, iyswim.

    Thanks for the info,; I will ponder on't.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 9th Jan 18, 2:50 PM
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    pollypenny
    Pyxis, look at Carphone Warehouse, via Quidco, of course.

    CW often do good online only deals and if there’s cash back, too, it’s well worth it. Save even a bit more if you’re with cb monthly.

    I got a 5S for OH for £15 pm and £50 cb. Not worth paying up front, really.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 2:54 PM
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    Pyxis
    Pyxis, look at Carphone Warehouse, via Quidco, of course.

    CW often do good online only deals and if there’s cash back, too, it’s well worth it. Save even a bit more if you’re with cb monthly.

    I got a 5S for OH for £15 pm and £50 cb. Not worth paying up front, really.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Thanks. Will do!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom
    Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • DeputyDawgg
    • By DeputyDawgg 9th Jan 18, 5:23 PM
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    DeputyDawgg
    Erm, my mobile is still one with the buttons on it.


    (I want an iPhone, but every time I try to see what deals are available, I get swamped with too much information and give up ).
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I can under stand that, took me years to make up my mind on a new phone, not an iphone, too expensive, I got a moto 3G, about £150


    It has been fine but it has a developed a problem with the flash/torch light.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 9th Jan 18, 5:30 PM
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    Nick_C
    "Not gonna lie" the answer was actually in the 1st post!
    Mth (must try harder)
    Originally posted by Inforapennyinforapound
    Well I wouldn't have got that.

    But I would use NGTL!
    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 9th Jan 18, 6:10 PM
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    MothballsWallet
    Erm, my mobile is still one with the buttons on it.


    (I want an iPhone, but every time I try to see what deals are available, I get swamped with too much information and give up ).
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Don't get an iPhone, they're way too expensive for what you get (mostly to recoup what Apple paid to Dr Dre to get the Beats audio gear away from HP).

    Android is the way to go, imo.
    I live in the UK City of Culture 2021

    Married to an immigrant.

    Always ask yourself one question: What would Gibbs do?
    • Inforapennyinforapound
    • By Inforapennyinforapound 9th Jan 18, 6:55 PM
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    Well I wouldn't have got that.

    But I would use NGTL!
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    YMAGP. ITA

    Now work that one out
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 9th Jan 18, 8:20 PM
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    NaughtiusMaximus
    YMAGP. ITA

    Now work that one out
    Originally posted by Inforapennyinforapound
    You Must Always Grate Parmesan. It's Tastier Actually
    • Inforapennyinforapound
    • By Inforapennyinforapound 10th Jan 18, 12:32 AM
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    Inforapennyinforapound
    You Make A Good Point. I Totally Agree is the answer to my conundrum!
    But i reckon Naughtius had bettered that!
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