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Old 10-05-2013, 03:58 PM   #31
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this is a pay as you go card?
yeah, gg/giffgaff using their 'goodybag' model

http://giffgaff.com/goodybags

you can also top up to add credit like a normal pay as you go thing but you won't need to, just set the goodybag to recur every month and it will act pretty much like a one-month rolling contract for the given minutes/texts/internet/whatever
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:00 PM   #32
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on a semi-related note i wonder how practical an internet voip(?) thing like skype might be as a phone service
voip in principle - pretty practical

last time i checked though skype was fucking annoying
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:01 PM   #33
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i have a voip landline actually

i forgot cuz i dont use it but its just the same shit
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:02 PM   #34
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this looks good, i am willing to pay 12 for unlimited internet
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:02 PM   #35
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you seem pretty knowledgeable dude, so i ask, what's not to like about using skype as a pure phone service alternative?
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:03 PM   #36
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this looks good, i am willing to pay 12 for unlimited internet
nice.

infinite posts... mind is blown
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:03 PM   #37
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maybe international texts will still be pricey but i guess i can mostly use whatsapp anyway
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:04 PM   #38
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so giffgaff will work with any smart phone right
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:04 PM   #39
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you seem pretty knowledgeable dude, so i ask, what's not to like about using skype as a pure phone service alternative?
oh i just meant the skype client annoys me, the protocol is probably ok
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Old 10-05-2013, 04:06 PM   #40
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so giffgaff will work with any smart phone right
yeah so long as its not locked to a certain network

if you're gonna just buy a handset outright then it won't be locked

but if you go into the orange store and say ok boys hook me up with an orange phone, it might be
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i won't let those orange boys fool me

thanks guys
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:20 PM   #42
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yes, those dutch people are slippery
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:25 AM   #43
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# # # UPDATE # # #

i bought a samsung galaxy fame and ordered a giffgaff sim card

thanks everyone for your support
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