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Oliver Scrapple Level: 127 Posts: 1565/4945 EXP: 23352251 For next: 374380 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 1 Posted on 27.8.05 0739.23 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0744.43 People either change their ringtones on a daily basis, or they keep them forever. In celebration of my new CELLPHONE (woot! woot! holla!) I'm asking the best and most important question in the world: What's your cellphone ringtone? Mine: Theme from the Muppet Show EDIT: If anyone can get me the "HOLLA!" line from Mad TV as a ringtone (and can tell me how to zap it into my phone) I'll be eternally greatful. (edited by SOK on 27.8.05 0703) Promote this thread!
BigSteve Pepperoni Level: 64 Posts: 730/1091 EXP: 2205407 For next: 8702 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 2843 days Last activity: 2571 days # 2 Posted on 27.8.05 0801.23 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0802.30 I haven't had a song for a ringtone for a while. The last time I did, I was using AC/DC's Highway to Hell. (edited by BigSteve on 27.8.05 0901)
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 141 Posts: 2665/6335 EXP: 33463622 For next: 656476 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 4 days # 3 Posted on 27.8.05 0810.35 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0810.50 Mine is on vibrate. I get more out of my incoming calls that way!
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 85 Posts: 1492/1922 EXP: 5758256 For next: 140308 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 4 Posted on 27.8.05 0814.17 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0817.38 Currently using "Candy" by Cameo. Also in rotation? The theme from Sanford and Son.
Texas Kelly Lap cheong Level: 76 Posts: 725/1500 EXP: 3973406 For next: 32673 Since: 3.1.02 From: FOREST HILLS CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE Since last post: 50 days Last activity: 2 days
ICQ: # 5 Posted on 27.8.05 0846.19 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0847.35 Carlito's theme song. :)
Merc Potato korv Level: 54 Posts: 349/680 EXP: 1212824 For next: 21053 Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 1291 days Last activity: 1269 days # 6 Posted on 27.8.05 0850.43 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0850.55 I currently use Sweet Child of Mine, Enter Sandman, Dirty Deeds, I miss You and Nokia's ding ding tone, depending on what caller group people are in
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 2968/3273 EXP: 12779085 For next: 312268 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 200 days Last activity: 1 day # 7 Posted on 27.8.05 0929.30 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0933.13 The theme from Halloween.
bubblesthechimp Boudin rouge Level: 48 Posts: 410/520 EXP: 804196 For next: 19352 Since: 22.3.02 From: Weymouth, Ma Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 8 Posted on 27.8.05 1015.35 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1022.57 Mike Jones - Back then. For most incoming calls I have a couple others for specific people. makes it so much easier when i don't even have to look at my phone to ignore you. I use the ESPN crawl ding for my Alerts.
cranlsn Liverwurst Level: 69 Posts: 743/1207 EXP: 2845371 For next: 24387 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 14 hours # 9 Posted on 27.8.05 1320.17 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1320.54 The "Peanuts" theme...occaisionally alternating with "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band".
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 213 Posts: 6755/16309 EXP: 142825842 For next: 541065 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 13 hours Last activity: 5 hours # 10 Posted on 27.8.05 1334.31 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1334.43 I think I'm the only guy in the tech world in 2005 who doesn't own a cel OR a pager.
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 2969/3273 EXP: 12779085 For next: 312268 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 200 days Last activity: 1 day # 11 Posted on 27.8.05 1345.59 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1346.23 Pagers were always a really annoying invention. Here, let me annoy you so you have to go find a phone and get back to me! At least with a cell phone you can answer or they can leave voicemail. I really like my cell. I don't even have a land line anymore.
tarnish Frankfurter Level: 60 Posts: 560/859 EXP: 1714366 For next: 58422 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 502 days Last activity: 2 days
Y!: # 12 Posted on 27.8.05 1408.37 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1408.39 Originally posted by CRZ I think I'm the only guy in the tech world in 2005 who doesn't own a cel OR a pager. I was so right there with you until last month... Sadly, I can't even blame it on work. My ringtone is the least annoying one that came with the phone. It remains to be seen whether I ever care enough to change it (my guess? nope.)
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 115 Posts: 2538/3943 EXP: 16735312 For next: 76103 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 34 days Last activity: 4 days # 13 Posted on 27.8.05 1426.54 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1427.01 Polyphonic take on Bjork's "Big Time Sensuality". It'd be nice if I could figure out how to get it to use MIDI's (the phone's a Nokia 3650) so I don't have to buy 'em. Same deal with the wallpapers, too. (Oh, and when searching for, say, "Nokia 3650 wallpaper format", Google only turns up sites to download ringtones y wallpapers, so it's not much help.)
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 96 Posts: 787/2653 EXP: 8888202 For next: 100617 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 5 hours # 14 Posted on 27.8.05 1520.30 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1520.38 I'm probably the most annoying cell phone owner on the planet. I have a bunch of assigned tones. -When the wife calls from home or her cell: "This Fire" br Franz Ferdinand (polyphonic) -When the wife calls from work: "Willy Wonka" from the Burton version. (polyphonic) She works at Warner Bros. -When any other family calls: "The Best Around" by Joe Esposito (polyphonic) -When friends call: The Original Star Trek theme (polyphonic) -When my most Trekkie friend calls: A voice tone of William Shatner saying, "This is William Shatner and I'm begging you, pick up the phone. PICK up the PHONE...FOOL!" -For all other unassigned calls: Super Mario Brothers theme (polyphonic) Also on my phone but currently going unused: Polyphonic -The Imperial March from Empire Strikes Back -"Charmless Man" by Blur -"Kernkraft 400" by Zombie Nation Real Music/Sounds -"Word Life" by John Cena -"Chocolate" by Snow Patrol -"Somebody Told Me" by The Killers -The Star Wars Main Title Theme -A Star Trek TOS communicator sound effect
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 125 Posts: 2276/4719 EXP: 22174164 For next: 280063 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 16 hours
Y!: # 15 Posted on 27.8.05 1636.59 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1641.39 "Kashmir", polyphnoic. Mrs. JJD has "Redneck Woman", the actual song, which usually elicits a raised eyebrow or two when she gets a call around other people. (edited by JayJayDean on 27.8.05 1438)
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Level: 103 Posts: 2386/3029 EXP: 11260775 For next: 210670 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 14 days
AIM: # 16 Posted on 27.8.05 1726.57 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1729.02 Right now I've got one of those weird outdated ones that sound like a ringing phone, but that's only until I take the initiative to hunt down "The Final Countdown".
Battlezone Potato korv Level: 54 Posts: 561/696 EXP: 1198092 For next: 35785 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2146 days Last activity: 198 days
Y!: # 17 Posted on 27.8.05 1734.04 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1739.05 I just stumbled upon "The Final Countdown" while looking for a decent version of "Across the Field". TFC has unseated what I've used for the last year and a half-"Big Poppa".
JoshMann Andouille Level: 87 Posts: 1716/2159 EXP: 6340574 For next: 52225 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2294 days Last activity: 2291 days
Y!: # 18 Posted on 27.8.05 1735.58 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1739.06 I have four at the moment, all poly: -General: TMBG, "Istanbul" -Girlfriend: The Allman Brothers, "Jessica" -Miami friends/relatives: The theme to Miami Vice -For either one of my parents: David Bowie, "Space Oddity"
Canard Cotechino Level: 22 Posts: 4/92 EXP: 51293 For next: 7058 Since: 25.7.05 From: England Since last post: 90 days Last activity: 13 hours # 19 Posted on 27.8.05 1806.23 Reposted on: 27.8.12 1807.57 Until recently my (very old) phone couldn't play anything more than a few beeps, but now I've got my Motorola V3, I've been able to upload a few MP3's. Now the theme to The Amazing Race is my ringtone, while the tone the CTU phones on 24 use is my text message alert. (edited by Canard on 28.8.05 0007)
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Level: 76 Posts: 676/1503 EXP: 3962426 For next: 43653 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 15 hours # 20 Posted on 27.8.05 2048.51 Reposted on: 27.8.12 2052.14
I probably wouldn't carry one either if I didn't work in the industry. For general calls, Sony Ericsson's "Old Phone", which is the best sounding "just like a real bell ringer" tone I know of. For when my wife calls, the theme from "Six Feet Under". For incoming text messages, the short tag music that used to tail all Jack in the Box commercials plays.
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