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# 37833 19-Jul-2009 19:52
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Well,
For some time now, i've found myself hitting my 2000 TXT limit before the end of my billing period.
And when looking at other providers oversea's I see they've got limits like 3500TXT's, some even have Unlimited.

What I didn't realize this month, was I had actually gone over my TXT balance, and have another $35.00 on my account from TXT'ing.

My Balance online said I still had 120 or something like that, and then checked the balance a couple of days later, and wham, there was that.

I looked back on my bill, it implied that I actually didnt have any left when it said I had 120 (i'm guessing it hadnt updated yet, but then, it says "these figured were calculated at xx.xx", so you would assume they would have been accurate.

I guess all I can say is lesson learnt, since theres nothing I can do.


Is 2000TXT's (Vodafone OnNet TXT's only) enough for you? Do we need more?

I find myself using all my plan's quota (as far as calling and TXT's go), but am struggling the most with TXT's mostly.





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  # 236966 19-Jul-2009 21:00
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I have 100 texts a month. I have never been over. Not sure how someone can write 2000 texts in a month. So to answer your question, 2000 would be more than enough for me.



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  # 236967 19-Jul-2009 21:01
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patatrat: I have 100 texts a month. I have never been over. Not sure how someone can write 2000 texts in a month. So to answer your question, 2000 would be more than enough for me.


Fair enough;

I think part of the reason I go over is because I don't like TXT language, so I type in full.





 
 
 
 


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  # 236980 19-Jul-2009 21:55
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I'm on 120 and I don't think I'll ever go over :)

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  # 236983 19-Jul-2009 22:04
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I use about 5000 texts a month.. :(



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  # 236984 19-Jul-2009 22:04
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14464443: I use about 5000 texts a month.. :(


... 5000?





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  # 236987 19-Jul-2009 22:09
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...1500 on XT, 2000 on Telecom CDMA, 2000 on Vodafone.



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  # 236988 19-Jul-2009 22:10
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14464443: ...1500 on XT, 2000 on Telecom CDMA, 2000 on Vodafone.


If you use all of those.. I'm seriously worried.

I don't think I could chew all that up.

I could probably do around 3500.






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  # 237017 19-Jul-2009 23:33
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I haven't gone over that many since I was maybe year 11? I use just under 600 most months, but seriously can't understand some people. A girl I know uses over 6000 a month. I think there is a point you just need to pick up the phone and call really









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  # 237021 19-Jul-2009 23:43
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pebbles: A girl I know uses over 6000 a month. I think there is a point you just need to pick up the phone and call really


Firstly, I agree that 6000 is too much.

Granted, most teenagers etc use TXT language - I dont. I put to use my full qwerty keyboard.

But I still think the limit needs to be raised.


Secondly, I do call a lot as well. So both services get used just as much as each other.





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  # 237032 20-Jul-2009 00:35
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I'd get a pretty high quota but a lot of those are machine comm's.
Personal varies between 300-900 a month and international (fish text) about 100 though I'm paying circa 30c for my anytime mins now so it's usually just easier to call.

I have qwerty phones, much better and easier to type away on, i'd never do it for long the whole 9 keys thing.

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  # 237046 20-Jul-2009 03:00
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Do none of you have anything better to do with your lives? :-)



Sending 6000 TXT's a monthy is just plain crazy..



I have 200 and normally don't use all of these, I find it's far more productive to actually talk to people.




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  # 237059 20-Jul-2009 07:13
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I will never understand how people can send 50-100 text messages a day. Doy ou have a job? Who are you sending all those messages to? Is it really necessary?

Personally, I think there's nothing unreasonable at all about 2000 SMS per month.

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  # 237082 20-Jul-2009 09:27
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2000 = roughly 66 messages a day. I'd hate to be the person on the receiving end of your text messages!

I have a TXT600 plan and use 150 odd a month. Why not call instead? It'll save time and you'll communicate better

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  # 237083 20-Jul-2009 09:28
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haha, if you take that 6000 txts months on an average 30 day month.. put aside 8 hours for sleep and thats 1 txt roughly every 5 minutes for every waking hour!
i know it wouldnt actualy work out like that but still.. nuts
in reply to the question.. i used to txt fairly heavily.. but even then i only went over 2000 txts once.. and now im safely back on 500 txts




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  # 237095 20-Jul-2009 10:03
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I should clarify my previous post. I use nowhere near the 120 "free" texts that I get, however I have eBuddy on my phone which lets me send MSN messages. I probably go through thousands of those per month, although the majority are sent from my computer rather than my phone.

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