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Oliver Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 1565/5007 EXP: 25285074 For next: 445572 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 456 days Last activity: 449 days # 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: 66 Posts: 730/1091 EXP: 2370966 For next: 90898 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 3426 days Last activity: 3154 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: 147 Posts: 2665/6745 EXP: 39123517 For next: 314678 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 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: 87 Posts: 1492/1932 EXP: 6155098 For next: 237701 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 305 days Last activity: 61 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: 78 Posts: 725/1521 EXP: 4302716 For next: 79529 Since: 3.1.02 From: FOREST HILLS CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE Since last post: 59 days Last activity: 11 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: 55 Posts: 349/680 EXP: 1286233 For next: 27965 Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 1874 days Last activity: 1852 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: 109 Posts: 2968/3273 EXP: 13555877 For next: 403813 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 784 days Last activity: 585 days # 7 Posted on 27.8.05 0929.30 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0933.13 The theme from Halloween.
bubblesthechimp Boudin rouge Level: 49 Posts: 410/521 EXP: 856143 For next: 27746 Since: 22.3.02 From: Weymouth, Ma Since last post: 320 days Last activity: 194 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 Toulouse Level: 71 Posts: 743/1219 EXP: 3065431 For next: 101698 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 129 days Last activity: 15 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: 220 Posts: 6755/16881 EXP: 159462947 For next: 999586 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 3 days 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: 109 Posts: 2969/3273 EXP: 13555877 For next: 403813 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 784 days Last activity: 585 days # 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 Landjager Level: 61 Posts: 560/871 EXP: 1857278 For next: 19329 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 9 hours
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: 118 Posts: 2538/3992 EXP: 18104121 For next: 278847 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 18 hours # 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: 101 Posts: 787/2814 EXP: 10357319 For next: 360393 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 128 Posts: 2276/4750 EXP: 23748184 For next: 633582 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 126 days Last activity: 4 days
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: 105 Posts: 2386/3059 EXP: 12137176 For next: 125124 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 8 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: 55 Posts: 561/696 EXP: 1277551 For next: 36647 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2730 days Last activity: 235 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: 89 Posts: 1716/2159 EXP: 6787819 For next: 128109 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2877 days Last activity: 2875 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: 4/93 EXP: 56453 For next: 1898 Since: 25.7.05 From: England Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 3 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: 79 Posts: 676/1550 EXP: 4403745 For next: 175742 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 5 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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