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Oliver Scrapple Level: 124 Posts: 1565/4772 EXP: 21340714 For next: 495948 Since: 20.6.02 From: Derkaderkastan Since last post: 4 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: 2109454 For next: 104655 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 2524 days Last activity: 2252 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: 136 Posts: 2665/5995 EXP: 29670223 For next: 426769 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 23 hours Last activity: 13 min.
Y!: # 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: 84 Posts: 1492/1912 EXP: 5514902 For next: 147074 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 207 days Last activity: 207 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 Bratwurst Level: 75 Posts: 725/1471 EXP: 3724919 For next: 102002 Since: 3.1.02 From: FOREST HILLS CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day
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: 1170766 For next: 63111 Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 972 days Last activity: 950 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: 106 Posts: 2968/3272 EXP: 12328300 For next: 343684 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 797 days Last activity: 797 days # 7 Posted on 27.8.05 0929.30 Reposted on: 27.8.12 0933.13 The theme from Halloween.
bubblesthechimp Boudin rouge Level: 47 Posts: 410/511 EXP: 755769 For next: 10440 Since: 22.3.02 From: Weymouth, Ma Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 13 hours # 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: 68 Posts: 743/1195 EXP: 2704253 For next: 24561 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 45 min. # 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: 208 Posts: 6755/15715 EXP: 130434444 For next: 1546955 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 11 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: 106 Posts: 2969/3272 EXP: 12328300 For next: 343684 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 797 days Last activity: 797 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 Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 560/859 EXP: 1654379 For next: 18759 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 184 days Last activity: 4 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: 114 Posts: 2538/3930 EXP: 16061056 For next: 248561 Since: 22.4.02 From: Connecticut Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 5 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 Boudin blanc Level: 92 Posts: 787/2459 EXP: 7626625 For next: 130342 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 34 min. Last activity: 33 min. # 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: 123 Posts: 2276/4646 EXP: 20910589 For next: 320737 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 1 hour
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: 102 Posts: 2386/3016 EXP: 10790396 For next: 299609 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 70 days Last activity: 11 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: 53 Posts: 561/696 EXP: 1152360 For next: 4766 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 1828 days Last activity: 43 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: 86 Posts: 1716/2159 EXP: 6082296 For next: 59835 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 1975 days Last activity: 1972 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: 21 Posts: 4/90 EXP: 47230 For next: 2714 Since: 25.7.05 From: England Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 17 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 Bratwurst Level: 74 Posts: 676/1452 EXP: 3630448 For next: 23113 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 1 day # 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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