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Matt_in_STL Donating Member (150 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-27-11 08:10 AM
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93. Nope, not until 1994. n/t
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  -Did you have a cell phone in 1992? A writer wants to know for his research. KittyWampus  May-26-11 07:21 PM   #0 
  - No  elleng   May-26-11 07:22 PM   #1 
  - No  notadmblnd   May-26-11 07:22 PM   #2 
  - no. Nobody I know had one. Are we talking big gigantic ones like this?  Liberal_in_LA   May-26-11 07:24 PM   #3 
  - No.  Art_from_Ark   May-26-11 07:24 PM   # 
  - No.  Tom_Foolery   May-26-11 07:24 PM   # 
  - Nope  RockaFowler   May-26-11 07:24 PM   #4 
  - Nope  Mrs. Ted Nancy   May-26-11 07:28 PM   #5 
  - Yes for safety reasons.  tnlefty   May-26-11 07:28 PM   #6 
  - Yes, I did  Raine   May-26-11 07:28 PM   #7 
  - I may have.  Sonoman   May-26-11 07:31 PM   #8 
  - No, my first one was in 1993.  Daphne08   May-26-11 07:32 PM   #9 
  - Got mine in 93 or 94  proud2BlibKansan   May-26-11 07:33 PM   #10 
  - No, but I did in '93; our new-to-us used Audi came with one.  Tesha   May-26-11 07:34 PM   #11 
  - What writer?  Blue-Jay   May-26-11 07:34 PM   #12 
  - An aspiring playwright.  KittyWampus   May-26-11 08:00 PM   #26 
     - Is it you?  Blue-Jay   May-26-11 08:08 PM   #31 
        - No, I'm an aspiring mystic  KittyWampus   May-26-11 08:09 PM   #33 
  - No, and still don't  PotatoChip   May-26-11 07:34 PM   #13 
  - same with me.  cali   May-27-11 03:16 AM   #79 
  - No and nobody I knew did, and I work a job where pager use (now cells) was mandatory.  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-26-11 07:35 PM   #14 
  - No  caraher   May-26-11 07:36 PM   #15 
  - No. No one I knew had one either. nt  Lone_Star_Dem   May-26-11 07:36 PM   #16 
  - I had one. I am married to a Canadian and had just started to work  Welibs   May-26-11 07:38 PM   #17 
  - A friend of mine did.  Codeine   May-26-11 07:40 PM   #18 
  - My mother did. I didn't get one until 93.  EFerrari   May-26-11 07:41 PM   #19 
  - I called it a bag phone  Sienna86   May-26-11 07:42 PM   #20 
  - Yep I had a big ass bag phone, too  Aerows   May-26-11 09:11 PM   #54 
  - No - we did have one car phone  elfin   May-26-11 07:50 PM   #21 
  - Yes  SoCalNative   May-26-11 07:55 PM   #22 
  - We had one of those for work  hunter   May-26-11 08:19 PM   #40 
  - That's the kind I had too  Raine   May-27-11 03:28 AM   #80 
  - I got a Trac Fone in '96 for emergencies while traveling. Still have it.  elocs   May-26-11 07:58 PM   #23 
  - Friend had one.  madamesilverspurs   May-26-11 07:58 PM   #24 
  - no  JitterbugPerfume   May-26-11 07:59 PM   #25 
  - Yep...Had A Bag Phone...  KharmaTrain   May-26-11 08:02 PM   #27 
  - nope. not until 2006  tishaLA   May-26-11 08:02 PM   #28 
  - I believe my mother did.  lightningandsnow   May-26-11 08:03 PM   #29 
  - I had a pager (for work)  etherealtruth   May-26-11 08:03 PM   #30 
  - I got my first one in 1986.  Not Me   May-26-11 08:09 PM   #32 
  - I believe so...  Hepburn   May-26-11 08:10 PM   #34 
  - Nope and still don't  sunwyn   May-26-11 08:10 PM   #35 
  - no. still don't.  Hannah Bell   May-26-11 08:11 PM   #36 
  - Same here.  Forkboy   May-26-11 10:13 PM   #67 
  - Does a car phone count?  tritsofme   May-26-11 08:13 PM   #37 
  - 1996 or 1997  tnlurker   May-26-11 08:13 PM   #38 
  - Yes. First phone in 1988  sixmile   May-26-11 08:17 PM   #39 
  - Not I, but my father had one  Motown_Johnny   May-26-11 08:20 PM   #41 
  - At the office only  quaker bill   May-26-11 08:25 PM   #42 
  - ...  Enrique   May-26-11 08:25 PM   #43 
  - My wife had a bag phone. It took me ten more years before I wanted one.  aikoaiko   May-26-11 08:34 PM   #44 
  - No, not until '98. But I knew one person who had a car phone in the  alsame   May-26-11 08:40 PM   #45 
  - Friend had a brick, I think it was a Motorola. Was in Oklahoma City.  jtuck004   May-26-11 08:42 PM   #46 
  - Nope.  distantearlywarning   May-26-11 08:46 PM   #47 
  - Nope, couldn't afford one.  backscatter712   May-26-11 08:51 PM   #48 
  - No, I was ridiculing them in 1992  Sabriel   May-26-11 08:53 PM   #49 
  - I had one in 93...  Puzzler   May-26-11 08:54 PM   #50 
  - No, and still don't. (n/t)  Shandris   May-26-11 09:03 PM   #51 
  - No (nt)  bigwillq   May-26-11 09:04 PM   #52 
  - Got my first one in 94  WestHoustonDem   May-26-11 09:09 PM   # 
  - Yes  Aerows   May-26-11 09:09 PM   #53 
  - No.  MyshkinCommaPrince   May-26-11 09:20 PM   #55 
  - 1993. A huge bag phone  Goblinmonger   May-26-11 09:20 PM   #56 
  - NO and still don't  Philippine expat   May-26-11 09:22 PM   #57 
  - Yes, my then beloved wife had one because of her job on the road  DainBramaged   May-26-11 09:32 PM   #58 
  - No  BillyJack   May-26-11 09:32 PM   #59 
  - My father had a car phone, kinda a cell phone. nt  Gamow   May-26-11 09:35 PM   #60 
  - No. I didn't even know what a cell phone was in 1992.  aaaaaa5a   May-26-11 09:38 PM   #61 
  - I don't think anyone in my household had a cell  sakabatou   May-26-11 09:47 PM   #62 
  - No and No  Angry Dragon   May-26-11 09:50 PM   #63 
  - I didn't know ANYONE with a cell in '92.  BulletproofLandshark   May-26-11 09:58 PM   #64 
  - hell no, i had a pager... like everyone lol  meow mix   May-26-11 10:05 PM   #65 
  - No. n/t  TriMera   May-26-11 10:09 PM   #66 
  - I know my parents did.  Bubba Kush   May-26-11 10:15 PM   #68 
  - I'm going to say around '94 - I definitely recall it being a bag phone!  bullwinkle428   May-26-11 10:32 PM   #69 
  - No  LetTimmySmoke   May-26-11 10:40 PM   #70 
  - Text pager.  lpbk2713   May-26-11 11:11 PM   #71 
  - Not me but my mom did. nt  underseasurveyor   May-26-11 11:18 PM   #72 
  - my parents had one  zen_bohemian   May-26-11 11:21 PM   #73 
  - No. I didn't get my first cell phone until 2000. nt  conflictgirl   May-26-11 11:30 PM   #74 
  - No, cell phones did not exist then. Why do you ask?  akbacchus_BC   May-26-11 11:34 PM   #75 
  - I find that hard to believe  dipsydoodle   May-27-11 04:54 AM   #84 
     - Sorry you are incorrect.  Drew Richards   May-27-11 05:10 PM   #114 
  - No. We had cordless.  wickerwoman   May-26-11 11:34 PM   #76 
  - I knew a filthy rich interior decorator in my area who had a big mostrosity  blondeatlast   May-26-11 11:34 PM   #77 
  - Got mine 1987.  dipsydoodle   May-27-11 03:11 AM   #78 
  - yes  oldhippydude   May-27-11 03:56 AM   #81 
     - I think the first one I had  dipsydoodle   May-27-11 04:32 AM   #82 
  - My Dad had one...  SkyDaddy7   May-27-11 04:52 AM   #83 
  - No. nt  Ilsa   May-27-11 04:58 AM   #85 
  - No. Not till around 1998  Courtesy Flush   May-27-11 06:36 AM   #86 
  - My name is Zack Morris and the answer is yes. and if you cross me I will beat you with it like Thor  Bombtrack   May-27-11 06:54 AM   #87 
  - I didn't get a cell phone until 2002.  tanyev   May-27-11 06:55 AM   #88 
  - Yes, but I was using it on a boat as an extra safety device while fishing off shore  ThomWV   May-27-11 07:39 AM   #89 
  - I did. It was a Nokia brick phone.  MineralMan   May-27-11 07:57 AM   #90 
  - no-- I was 12  tabbycat31   May-27-11 07:59 AM   #91 
  - No.  HappyMe   May-27-11 08:07 AM   #92 
  - Nope, not until 1994. n/t  Matt_in_STL   May-27-11 08:10 AM   #93 
  - This is a waste - this isn't a scientific sample - WHY does the writer want to know?  FormerDittoHead   May-27-11 08:14 AM   #94 
  - It's a plot device. Is it plausible for a cell phone to enter into the action of the play as it's  KittyWampus   May-27-11 08:41 AM   #98 
  - I had a big bag phone.  Bunny   May-27-11 08:19 AM   #95 
  - nope  madmom   May-27-11 08:25 AM   #96 
  - No. n/t  LibDemAlways   May-27-11 08:25 AM   #97 
  - A work phone...  LanternWaste   May-27-11 09:23 AM   #99 
  - Nope....  Flashmann   May-27-11 09:25 AM   #100 
  - I didn't but I bought one for my now wife  robdogbucky   May-27-11 10:29 AM   #101 
  - Didn't get one until 2001.  WilliamPitt   May-27-11 10:34 AM   #102 
  - No, and nor did my wife  kick-ass-bob   May-27-11 10:39 AM   #103 
  - My parents both had car phones at the time (which was still a big thing)  Blue_Tires   May-27-11 11:42 AM   #104 
  - My Grandfather had a car cell in 92 n/t  JesterCS   May-27-11 02:29 PM   #105 
  - YEs and still have it.  Drew Richards   May-27-11 02:42 PM   #106 
  - Nope. Didn't know they existed then.  RebelOne   May-27-11 02:44 PM   #107 
  - No. I was still playing the pager, pay phone, and quarters game  Brother Buzz   May-27-11 02:56 PM   #108 
  - Yes  grahamhgreen   May-27-11 03:12 PM   #109 
  - No.  Quantess   May-27-11 03:14 PM   #110 
  - No. None of the doctors I know had them, either.  mainer   May-27-11 03:33 PM   #111 
  - not me but many of the people I worked for in the late 1980s had  KurtNYC   May-27-11 03:34 PM   #112 
  - Yes.  Wait Wut   May-27-11 03:37 PM   #113 
  - No I didn't...  onecent   May-27-11 05:13 PM   #115 
  - No... but my boss did...  JuniperLea   May-27-11 05:24 PM   #116 
  - Yes  JimGinPA   May-27-11 05:32 PM   #117 
  - I might have had the Oki 900 around that time.  pinniped   May-27-11 05:45 PM   #118 
  - Hubby and I both got one in 93 (n/t)  JSK   May-27-11 06:04 PM   #119 
  - may have had one for work. Definitely had a pager.  rurallib   May-27-11 06:16 PM   #120 
 

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