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Oliver Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 1565/5007 EXP: 25647103 For next: 83543 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 603 days Last activity: 596 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: 2410858 For next: 51006 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 3573 days Last activity: 3301 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: 148 Posts: 2665/6811 EXP: 40279468 For next: 99290 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 1 hour Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 1492/1933 EXP: 6245402 For next: 147397 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 55 days Last activity: 55 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: 725/1524 EXP: 4375280 For next: 6965 Since: 3.1.02 From: FOREST HILLS CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 16 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: 1304064 For next: 10134 Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 2021 days Last activity: 1999 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: 13744533 For next: 215157 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 931 days Last activity: 732 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: 868191 For next: 15698 Since: 22.3.02 From: Weymouth, Ma Since last post: 467 days Last activity: 340 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: 743/1222 EXP: 3120010 For next: 47119 Since: 18.3.02 From: Hartland, WI Since last post: 56 days Last activity: 16 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: 222 Posts: 6755/16978 EXP: 163058847 For next: 2543963 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 10 min. Last activity: 9 min. # 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: 13744533 For next: 215157 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 931 days Last activity: 732 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: 62 Posts: 560/875 EXP: 1896215 For next: 88482 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 61 days Last activity: 1 hour
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: 119 Posts: 2538/4016 EXP: 18526218 For next: 403128 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 14 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: 787/2848 EXP: 10705276 For next: 12436 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 33 days Last activity: 2 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: 128 Posts: 2276/4750 EXP: 24077356 For next: 304410 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 273 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: 106 Posts: 2386/3060 EXP: 12315212 For next: 356772 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 64 days Last activity: 19 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: 1296789 For next: 17409 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2877 days Last activity: 382 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: 6895852 For next: 20076 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 3024 days Last activity: 3022 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: 57490 For next: 861 Since: 25.7.05 From: England Since last post: 200 days Last activity: 11 days # 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: 676/1551 EXP: 4469742 For next: 109745 Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 122 days Last activity: 14 days # 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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