It is an upgrade over the last phone in that this one is programmed for Bluetooth technology. After the expense of the new phone, a card for 400 minutes and the DC charger for my truck, I decided to wait a few weeks before purchasing the Bluetooth headset.
When I got my first cell phone, I felt I didn't want to be locked into any contracts or to receive monthly bills. I opted instead for a "pay-as-you-go" enabled phone. I've had good luck with Virgin Mobile, so that's the service I kept.
The sweetheart of a tech-lady at Virgin Mobile gave my account credit for the 5 free ring tones that had come with the purchase of my previous phone. I don't care for the ring tones that are already programmed into the phone, which is a UT Starcom product.
The five I selected were:Not many people have those, or at least I haven't heard them playing when their phones rings. I was tired of hearing a cell phone ring and not knowing if it was mine or the phone of someone else.
◊ "Wild Thing" by the Troggs
◊ "Hawaii Five O" by the Ventures
◊ "Jeopardy Theme" by ?
◊ "Yakkety Sax" (Benny Hill theme) by Boots Randolph
◊ "Monday Night Football theme" by ?
...And for $2.50 I purchased:
◊ "The Lone Ranger Theme" (William Tell Overture)
You should see the looks by others near me when the Benny Hill theme starts blasting away when I receive a call.
I think I've bored you enough on the subject of my cell phone and its ring tones.
Three days ago I ran a post using a cutout of an actress to parody a headline about the recent stock market woes, There Are Horrors and There Are Horrors.
What do I find in yesterday's paper? A cutout image of Sarah Palin. Giving her image the same treatment as the actress, I came up with the following:
Last but not least, this cartoon tells it like it is: