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Old 12-15-2012, 08:28 PM   #55096
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If I could keep what I have now speed and service wise and cut my bill,I'd sign for it right now. There's no reason a phone needs to be over $20/month for just talk.
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One thing with all carriers that contract for service, is that you're not getting the normal tier communication or speeds...Straight Talk uses Verizon's network, so does Page Plus, but it's not the same "grade" as you'd get straight through Verizon. There's a reason it's cheaper....usually at the cost of lower data throughput and loss of roaming.

I am on Virgin/Sprint and I love the $35 a month with no contract, but it comes at the cost of less coverage and slightly slower speeds....but I'm not a power user and 95% of where I go I have signal.
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Never heard of them. I've done a fair amount of research in the past few months and Page Plus sounds like the best route, since they use the Verizon network, AND there customer service call center is in the US (actually in Ohio, IIRC). My Verizon contract is about to expire, so I'm making the jump soon. Tired of paying $100/month for voice and text for my wife and me
Just to revisit this for a minute, I looked at Page Plus and actually tried to call their CS to ask a few questions, was on hold for 20 minutes before I gave up. Tried the next day, same story. Their website was not very informative, either.

I also looked some more into Verizon's prepaid service and was displeased with their costs and features.

Straight Talk had good prices but the reviews of their shitty customer service left me concerned.

I decided to go with ting.com, even tough they are on the Sprint Network. Locally, there is good coverage for voice and data on Sprint. The big selling point for me with ting though, was that when I called to ask my questions, there was no automated system; a human being answered the phone on the second ring and had my answers for me. Their website, also, is very informative, and is written in a funny / quirky way that shows the powers that be there have a good sense of humor. Also, ting has a $50 discount code online (google it) and that made the Samsung Transform Ultra android phone $26; my monthly service will run about $23. I pay $55 for just voice and text messaging through Verizon, so the first month with ting I will have basically the same bill (but with data, too); and after that my bill will be less than half the cost of the Verizon service.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:54 PM   #55097
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Figures the parks close the day I get the XL back together

I've got some time off coming up during the holidays, maybe we can get together and ride some of the unmaintained roads down in Tar Hollow area, if the weather cooperates. Got room for 2 bikes in my truck and I think I'll have the XR running soon...gonna spend some time with it on Monday.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:09 PM   #55098
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I've got some time off coming up during the holidays, maybe we can get together and ride some of the unmaintained roads down in Tar Hollow area, if the weather cooperates. Got room for 2 bikes in my truck and I think I'll have the XR running soon...gonna spend some time with it on Monday.

Sounds good to me! I have the Apocolypse off no really 20-21-22

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Old 12-15-2012, 09:35 PM   #55099
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Sounds good to me! I have the Apocolypse off no really 20-21-22

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you got a seat for that thing, right?
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:53 PM   #55100
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Hey Larry! I found the perfect decal for your new bike!


You went to Wright-Patterson and didn't get a picture of the plane they painted after Larry's BMW?
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:29 PM   #55101
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:30 PM   #55102
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you got a seat for that thing, right?

With the seat off it's a trials bike
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:28 AM   #55103
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I've got some time off coming up during the holidays, maybe we can get together and ride some of the unmaintained roads down in Tar Hollow area, if the weather cooperates. Got room for 2 bikes in my truck and I think I'll have the XR running soon...gonna spend some time with it on Monday.
Give me a shout when you come down.
BTW, I'm retiring on 12-21-12!
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:49 AM   #55104
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Give me a shout when you come down.
BTW, I'm retiring on 12-21-12!
We are all retiring on that day.
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:11 AM   #55105
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We are all retiring on that day.

Maybe we better party Thursday nite!
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:30 AM   #55106
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Spam Alert: I just posted my Husaberg for sale in the Flea Market. I picked up a 2011 KTM XC this weekend, and now the wife says I need to sell a bike.
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:23 AM   #55107
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:24 AM   #55108
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Spam Alert: I just posted my Husaberg for sale in the Flea Market.
Glad it's not the 640
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:39 AM   #55109
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Sounds like they didnt make you an offer too good to refuse.

Congrats Michael!

I hope Mrs Gorman can find enough things for you to do keep you out of her hair.

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Old 12-16-2012, 10:48 AM   #55110
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Sounds like they didnt make you an offer too good to refuse.

Congrats Michael!

I hope Mrs Gorman can find enough things for you to do keep you out of her hair.

Who are you kidding? He's going to be a thorn in the state's side when hes out of roads to ride by February.

Congrats Mike.
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