(Closed) Spin Off — Do you have landline telephone ?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: What type of Phone Service do you have (check as many as you wish)
    I / We have Cellphone Service : (197 votes)
    62 %
    I / We have Landline Service : (47 votes)
    15 %
    I / We use Skype : (49 votes)
    15 %
    I / We use Magic Jack : (4 votes)
    1 %
    I / We use something else (please tell us in the comments) : (8 votes)
    3 %
    Polls... Telephone Poles ??? : (13 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    5660 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    As I was reading that other thread all I could think was “half the time these days no one even know’s what your area code is beacuse your phone number is programmed in their cell!”




    No we don’t have a land line 🙂


    ETA: We live outside of Seattle. I don’t know many people that have landlines anymore, and those that do probably had theirs before cell phones even existed.


    Post # 4
    1893 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @This Time Round:  Live in Pennsylvania, and yes we have a landline. We only have it b/c of the alarm system for the house…

    Post # 5
    6741 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    My parents still have a landline, but they also use it for business or else they probably would have gotten rid of it a long time ago.

    We do not have a landline nor plan on ever getting one, although sometimes I see how it could be useful.

    Post # 6
    924 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    Nope, I gave up my landline.  We all use our cellphones.

    Post # 7
    5955 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Landlines?  What kind of an old person do you think I am?

    We use a lot of Google Voice for for long distance calling between Canada/USA.

    Post # 9
    7211 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @This Time Round:  I’m in California and SO and I only have cell phones. This is not ideal in an emergency situation, though. I know if we wanted to foster a kid we’d have to have a landline. 

    Post # 10
    2808 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    we have both. we currently live with my parents. and my father refuses to give up the landline. so my parents still have one. we use our cellphones more often though.

    Post # 11
    8471 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    We just have cell phones. We didn’t see a point in having a land line. It’d just be an extra bill we really don’t want or need. 

    Post # 12
    7271 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    We’re in Ohio and we only have cell phones. I think if we have kids we will probably look into some kind of landline as I don’t plan on getting them cell phones until they are teens.

    Post # 13
    4495 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    We don’t, but I think we will get one once we have children. I don’t plan to buy my 7-year-old a cell phone (they have to be at least 10 for that! Wink) so how will their friends call them otherwise?

    Post # 14
    1471 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Until a couple of hours ago we ONLY used a landline. We live in the family home (DH + me + Father-In-Law + Mother-In-Law + SIL) and there is a shared landline. We are in a itght financial spot and trying to be responsible with our money, so waited until we felt it was necessary. We now are the proud owners of a prepaid flip phone which only calls and messages, so Darling Husband has a way of contacting in emergencies when commuting in the snow!

    We do intend to work until we are out of this “rut” then get the world’s fanciest phones, especially as my last one was an iphone, that silly Japan won’t release the codes for to get  unlocked in the US.


    Post # 16
    3769 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

    We use cell phones, skype, google hangouts, and occasionally facetime!  The internet is so convenient.  I use google talk whenever I work from home and need to call into conference calls too (free!).

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