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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby Infidel » Sat 05.19.2007 7:20 pm

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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby keatonatron » Sun 05.20.2007 2:28 am

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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby caroline » Sun 05.20.2007 5:51 am

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How do you folks think we gaijins got along in Japan back in the bad ol' days before the internet and cell phones?


As far as I remember, getting lost a lot and asking people directions; very good practice indeed.
Also, the desperate search for the person to meet at the subway station, because nobody could tell the way to the house.
I humbly recall though I had to plead to use a phone, because I was lost, lost, and had to explain a very nice lady with no english that I could not find her son. Now, I can just laugh about it, then, I felt awfully stupid... :D
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 05.21.2007 11:54 am

Mike Cash wrote:
How do you folks think we gaijins got along in Japan back in the bad ol' days before the internet and cell phones?


military mail service.. it's the most effective.. DOH!! only prior or current military presonnel will understand that..
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby lalaith » Mon 05.21.2007 1:16 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
Mike Cash wrote:
How do you folks think we gaijins got along in Japan back in the bad ol' days before the internet and cell phones?


military mail service.. it's the most effective.. DOH!! only prior or current military presonnel will understand that..


And we prior or current dependents. I still remember it.
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Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 05.21.2007 1:18 pm

I consider dependants under the military umbrella so I included it in there.. (/wink)
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby Mike Cash » Mon 05.21.2007 3:06 pm

I think either most have missed my point or there was a rapid onset of drift.
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby Ashurii » Tue 05.22.2007 9:10 am

If you're staying long enough to make use of the services and you have to call abroad using your cell, I reccomend au.. They have the student discount and a special discount program for calling abroad.. I don't remember what it's called off the top of my head, but it made international calling a lot cheaper.
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby Mike Cash » Tue 05.22.2007 9:37 am

Personally, I'd just tell Mom that the initial "s" in "mother" is silent.
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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby Dehitay » Tue 05.22.2007 10:24 am

Mike Cash wrote:
Personally, I'd just tell Mom that the initial "s" in "mother" is silent.


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RE: Anyone know a good japanese cell phone service?

Postby two_heads_talking » Tue 05.22.2007 12:04 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
I think either most have missed my point or there was a rapid onset of drift.


either that or we just ignored it and moved on..
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