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Orange b****rds!!!

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Orange (the mobile phone network) will now be chargind 12p per text message (starting May 1st).
I currently pay 5p per text message with my £50 voucher, but 12 is extortionate!!!

If they think I'm sticking with them, they could think again.
What network do you reckon I should go on now? I text quite a lot, much more than I actually talk.
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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Is this increase the same for all Orange users, irrespective of the packaged used?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hehe, when I found out the same thing I changed straight away. I ordered a new phone from o2 on Sunday and it arrived this morning. I have been having great fun playing with it :rolleyes: :p

    I got the phone free (Motorola V66i but there are others to choose from) and pay £20.00 a month. I get 500 free texts, 500 free offpeak mins to another o2 phone or landline and various other free things. I am pretty impressed to be honest.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Woo.
    I'm with Orange.

    But, thankfully, I manage to hardly ever use the damn thing.

    Which is nice.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Mobily's Ghost
    Is this increase the same for all Orange users, irrespective of the packaged used?
    Yes, all pay as you go customers at least.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I thought this thread was about Rangers fans at first :p

    Luckily I've got a contract with Orange, so my prices stay the same.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BumbleBee
    Yes, all pay as you go customers at least.

    LOL typical. No prizes for guessing my package. Oh well.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Mobily's Ghost
    No prizes for guessing my package.

    Pretty small? :p
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Mobily's Ghost
    LOL typical. No prizes for guessing my package. Oh well.
    If you don't like it you sould change, but tell them. I think a lot of people are changing. I personally have encouraged at least five people to change from Orange in the last 48 hours. Ok, so five people isn't a lot but if everyone does..... oh you get my point!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kiezo
    Pretty small? :p

    Terribly! ;)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Re: Orange b****rds!!!
    Originally posted by crescendo
    Orange (the mobile phone network) will now be chargind 12p per text message (starting May 1st).
    I currently pay 5p per text message with my £50 voucher, but 12 is extortionate!!!

    If they think I'm sticking with them, they could think again.
    What network do you reckon I should go on now? I text quite a lot, much more than I actually talk.

    I dint think it was increasing till july.


    Im well pissed off now! :mad:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I used the £50 vouchers too.
    I am not sticking with them tho, my dad is ordering me a new phone, luckily I am running low on credit, so I wont have loads left over to use up.
    Ahh, nice luverly new phone on its way to me,
    oh, and I am outraged at Orange for this, I have been a happy customer with them for 2 years, then thy screw it all up
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Kiezo
    I thought this thread was about Rangers fans at first :p

    :yes:

    I heard they were doing away with the husky Orange voicemail lady too :eek:

    I'd rather have my testicles removed with a tin opener than pay 12p a text.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Anyone know what the o2 signal is like in bristol?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Tweety
    Anyone know what the o2 signal is like in bristol?

    Just like everything else in Bristol - Shite. :p

    *Runs like fuck*
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    or you can do what my mum does, which is pay £19.99 a year and get 5 free text messages a day and i think a certain amount of free airtime too. handy if youre not going to use it that much.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    12p...that sounds pretty normal. is it not? mines 13cent.

    vodafone robbin bastards. o2 seem to be the best anywhere. all those 500 free web txts...oooooh.

    may get a new fone now since i did drop my minnie mouse one yesterday :crys:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by rainbow brite
    or you can do what my mum does, which is pay £19.99 a year and get 5 free text messages a day and i think a certain amount of free airtime too. handy if youre not going to use it that much.

    meh. I heard that on the phone call that tells you the changes. i don't think I would be happy with that
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Klever
    meh. I heard that on the phone call that tells you the changes. i don't think I would be happy with that
    whereas that would suit me fine.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by rainbow brite
    whereas that would suit me fine.


    It's too late for me now anyway. The person arrived at my dads warehouse today and showed him all the phones. So my dad will have picked one (yes, we make the shops come to us, not us go to them :p ). Should be getting it some time soon
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'd change it but my phone is an orange one so as far as I know I can't change it, the bastards...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I am hoping he has picked this phone orthis phone, preferably the first
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Klever
    I am hoping he has picked this phone orthis phone, preferably the first

    I don't know why people like tiny phones. Much easier to lose :eek2:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Brian Kitten
    I don't know why people like tiny phones. Much easier to lose :eek2:

    It's bigger than the one I have now, or I think so. It'sflatter, but bigger. I have a Nokia 3310, which I have just bought some new phone covers for, like a few days ago :mad: and now I am getting a new phone, anyone interested in buying them?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Klever
    anyone interested in buying them?

    Me.

    My 3310 needs a makeover.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Brian Kitten
    Me.

    My 3310 needs a makeover.

    I have 7 covers in total.

    -The grey one that came with it,
    -A dairy milk chocolate bar one,
    -A simpsons one (turquoise, and Homer screaming),
    -A black and white one, that looks a bit footbally, but on the back it has a tatoo design,
    -A blue and black chunky style one,
    -a silver one, that on the back has a dragon, that lights uo by lights inside the cover flashing,
    -And a silvery one with a red and black tatoo design on it
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Klever
    -A dairy milk chocolate bar one,
    -A simpsons one (turquoise, and Homer screaming),
    -A black and white one, that looks a bit footbally, but on the back it has a tatoo design,
    -A blue and black chunky style one,
    -a silver one, that on the back has a dragon, that lights uo by lights inside the cover flashing,
    -And a silvery one with a red and black tatoo design on it

    £5
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hey Bri - I have a pink 3310 cover which i think is much more you ;)

    *runs*
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Faith

    *runs*

    I'll just chase you with my feather duster ;)

    How much do them things cost anyway :confused:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Brian Kitten
    £5


    *dies*


    erm, no!
    they are worth more than that
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Klever
    It's bigger than the one I have now, or I think so. It'sflatter, but bigger. I have a Nokia 3310, which I have just bought some new phone covers for, like a few days ago :mad: and now I am getting a new phone, anyone interested in buying them?

    Ooo, my mate has the first one you hopes he got you. Its smaller then 3310 but its lovely. :)
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