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Keep TracFone just in case, or let it expire?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Johnny Dangerously, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    I bought a TracFone in the interim when I didn't have a cell phone at all 14 months ago. I've hardly used it, and not at all in the past 10 months. It expires Wednesday if I don't add minutes to it. It has about 45 minutes left.

    Is there a good reason to renew? If I don't, and later I need it, can I bring it back from the dead? Should I save it, so if my BlackBerry craps out, I can put the SIM card from it inside the TracFone, or would that do nothing?

    I'm curious if anyone has faced this. My deadline is almost here, and I have no idea what the pros and cons are. I doubt I could get anyone to buy it for anything worth going through the effort of selling it.
  2. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Let it expire. TracFones suck.
  3. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Throw it away unless you need it for some discreet purpose.
  4. copperpot

    copperpot Well-Known Member

    Make a 45-minute call and then be done with it.
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I have owned a trac fone since 2001 and I'm more than pleased. I don't need the bells and whistles. I just need it to talk to whomever I want when I want, and for those to get in touch with me when I am away from a land line.
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