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Fireweed247 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-14-08 12:52 PM
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29. with ya on the cell phone
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  -am i strange? i haven't owned a cell phone or a car for 3.5 years Gato Moteado  Jul-14-08 11:10 AM   #0 
  - Not at all. I plan to retire to CR in 8 years and I don't intend to own a car.  MercutioATC   Jul-14-08 11:13 AM   #1 
  - I didn't own a car for ten years  Winebrat   Jul-14-08 11:13 AM   #2 
  - Nope.....  fascisthunter   Jul-14-08 11:16 AM   #3 
  - I've never owned either of those devices  blindpig   Jul-14-08 11:16 AM   #4 
  - excellent!  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 11:20 AM   #9 
  - The only reason I have a cell phone is because of my bike  taterguy   Jul-14-08 11:16 AM   #5 
  - Carry a patch kit and pump.  bikebloke   Jul-14-08 11:29 AM   #15 
  - yeah, they're definitely great for emergency situations  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 12:19 PM   #23 
  - Well I'm hoping to retire to Philippines in a few years  Bluzmann57   Jul-14-08 11:17 AM   #6 
  - I never owned a cell phone or subscribed to cable!  DailyGrind51   Jul-14-08 11:18 AM   #7 
  - I have not either. Just a car.  roody   Jul-14-08 12:39 PM   #26 
  - when i lived in the city, i didn't have either either.  QuestionAll   Jul-14-08 11:19 AM   #8 
  - I had a cell phone for about two months, that was all I could take.  tridim   Jul-14-08 11:20 AM   #10 
  - yeah, the being accessible 24/7 is what turns me off about cell phones...  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 11:26 AM   #14 
  - Never had a cell phone.  bikebloke   Jul-14-08 11:24 AM   #11 
  - Do whatever works for you.  azmouse   Jul-14-08 11:24 AM   #12 
  - how did you manage to go live in costa rica?  barbtries   Jul-14-08 11:25 AM   #13 
  - Lots of good info on moving to/living in Costa Rica here:  MercutioATC   Jul-14-08 11:29 AM   #16 
  - thanks!  barbtries   Jul-14-08 11:32 AM   #17 
     - My pleasure. I've been researching retiring there for about 7 years.  MercutioATC   Jul-14-08 11:36 AM   #18 
        - do you have a property here?  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 12:17 PM   #21 
           - Not yet...doing an exploratory trip this coming March or April.  MercutioATC   Jul-14-08 12:34 PM   #24 
              - i love peninsula de osa!  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 01:33 PM   #36 
  - hey there.....  Gato Moteado   Jul-14-08 11:58 AM   #19 
     - yeah you got that right i did mean  barbtries   Jul-14-08 03:47 PM   #46 
  - no I too have never owned a cell phone and when I lived in the city I didn't own a car  ElsewheresDaughter   Jul-14-08 12:05 PM   #20 
  - I still have a car, which I put about 3,000 miles/year on . . .  OneBlueSky   Jul-14-08 12:17 PM   #22 
  - with ya on the cell phone  MartyL   Jul-14-08 12:52 PM   #29 
  - no and just imagine how much money you saved.  alyce douglas   Jul-14-08 12:38 PM   #25 
  - Never had a car-of course it helps that I have been on university campuses  nam78_two   Jul-14-08 12:46 PM   #27 
  - I do have both a car and a cell phone.  SheilaT   Jul-14-08 12:46 PM   #28 
  - No cell phone. No car for 33 of the last 35 years  cliffordu   Jul-14-08 12:56 PM   #30 
  - Nope  Popol Vuh   Jul-14-08 12:59 PM   #31 
  - I refuse to own a cell phone  shadowknows69   Jul-14-08 01:01 PM   #32 
  - You must not have children... I can't imagine not being reachable at all times by my children  cags   Jul-14-08 01:02 PM   #33 
  - It's a wonder the species survived.....  blindpig   Jul-14-08 01:11 PM   #34 
     - I don't think it was "just fine" I wouldn't have gotten into nearly as much trouble if my mom could  cags   Jul-14-08 01:20 PM   #35 
        - In that case  blindpig   Jul-14-08 01:37 PM   #37 
           - Wow. Do you have children? Not only are there seriously evil people in this world just waiting to...  cags   Jul-14-08 01:48 PM   #40 
              - Nope, no kids.  blindpig   Jul-14-08 03:05 PM   #45 
                 - Wow again! I suggest you look at your local sex offender registry and see how many live near you  cags   Jul-14-08 03:56 PM   #47 
                    - I really don't think it's much worse than 40 years ago.  blindpig   Jul-14-08 04:42 PM   #49 
                    - And would a cell phone have prevented  SheilaT   Jul-15-08 11:32 AM   #50 
  - not strange,  carlyhippy   Jul-14-08 01:39 PM   #38 
  - You are strange. Remain strange. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-14-08 01:40 PM   #39 
  - Being in politics  JNelson6563   Jul-14-08 01:52 PM   #41 
  - I used to not own a car  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-14-08 02:13 PM   #42 
  - I am envious.  sparosnare   Jul-14-08 02:42 PM   #43 
  - My brother and sister in law own a TV, but it's not connected  old mark   Jul-14-08 02:48 PM   #44 
  - No car, TV, or cable here, but...  silverweb   Jul-14-08 04:16 PM   #48 

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