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    WTB: dumb phone

    Needing a replacement cell phone for my daughter. Prefeereed to be a slider or with full keyboard for easy texting.

    Verizon network... age if phone doesn't matter. PM if able to sell/give it away.

    Thanks.

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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Blackberry Torch... Verizon capability touchscreen + full slideout keyboard


    BlackBerry Torch 9850 VERIZON 3G Unlocked Smartphone – $280 + Free Delivery | GadgetReview




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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    You dont want her to have a data plan do you keep?



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    My wife has the same issue. She wants a keyboard for texting but doesn't want to pay $9.99 / month for a data plan she doesn't use. According to the salesman at the store, you cannot get a keyboard without a data plan. We're thinking of dropping Verizon because of it.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    No data... looking for a cheap replacement ... just phone calls and texting.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Don't need a smart phone. Just a phone with a full keyboard



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    bump. If you or someone you know is upgrading to a smartphone... your old phone might have a home ...

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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    hmmmm.... the phone she has now (or lost) was a http://www.lg.com/us/cell-phones/lg-VN270-cosmos-touch

    it has unlimited texting tied to it... Is that considered DATA?

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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    I have an LG envy 2 that I might be willing to part with.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    BUMP... I learned I am looking for any of the phones below.

    LG Cosmos Touch
    LG Cosmos 2
    LG Extravert
    Samsung Intensity II

    of course there could be more... i just know about these.


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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Well my phone is out of the question then haha.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Strongly recommend the Intensity II if you can get one. Been an owner for quite a while, easy to use and no issues.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    I have a bb storm I will give to you ...pm if interested

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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    My wife has the same issue. She wants a keyboard for texting but doesn't want to pay $9.99 / month for a data plan she doesn't use. According to the salesman at the store, you cannot get a keyboard without a data plan. We're thinking of dropping Verizon because of it.
    You may want to check around before making the move. I don't know for sure, but I think other carriers may have similar requirements.



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    Re: WTB: dumb phone

    Pretty sure you can get any Verizon phone activated without a data plan. You just can't buy a smartphone from them at the discounted price without a data plan. If you buy a phone full price or buy a second hand phone you shouldn't have to get a data plan. Check with Verizon to verify though.



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