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#1 Posted on 27.8.05 0739.23
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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)
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#2 Posted on 27.8.05 0801.23
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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)
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#3 Posted on 27.8.05 0810.35
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Mine is on vibrate. I get more out of my incoming calls that way!
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#4 Posted on 27.8.05 0814.17
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Currently using "Candy" by Cameo.

Also in rotation? The theme from Sanford and Son.
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#5 Posted on 27.8.05 0846.19
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Carlito's theme song. :)
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#6 Posted on 27.8.05 0850.43
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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
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#7 Posted on 27.8.05 0929.30
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The theme from Halloween.
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#8 Posted on 27.8.05 1015.35
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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.
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#9 Posted on 27.8.05 1320.17
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The "Peanuts" theme...occaisionally alternating with "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band".
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#10 Posted on 27.8.05 1334.31
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I think I'm the only guy in the tech world in 2005 who doesn't own a cel OR a pager.
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#11 Posted on 27.8.05 1345.59
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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.
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#12 Posted on 27.8.05 1408.37
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    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.)
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#13 Posted on 27.8.05 1426.54
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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.)
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#14 Posted on 27.8.05 1520.30
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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
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#15 Posted on 27.8.05 1636.59
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"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)
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#16 Posted on 27.8.05 1726.57
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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".
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#17 Posted on 27.8.05 1734.04
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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".
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#18 Posted on 27.8.05 1735.58
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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"
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#19 Posted on 27.8.05 1806.23
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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)
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#20 Posted on 27.8.05 2048.51
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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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