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Text Messaging Gone Wild

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Pete Incaviglia, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    A 13-year-old girl sent nearly 15,000 text messages in one month. Her phone bill was 440 pages long.


    This is ridiculous.
  2. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

  3. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I think that I might trade her for beer, meat and $16,000.
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Sounds like there might be an absence of parenting here.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Did she send any to the mayor of Detroit?
  6. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

    Jesus, that makes my 13-year-old's 4,000 last month look pedestrian.
  7. Bamadog

    Bamadog Well-Known Member

    OMG LMAO That's a LOT of texting. If that was my daughter, she'd be grounded until she was 45. Nah, let's go with an even 50.
  8. derwood

    derwood Active Member

    20.83 messages per hour. Did she sleep?
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Oh, I don't think the bill would have killed poor Greg... the daughter on the other hand...
  10. Another thought: Maybe it's time to go to paperless billing, Greg? I'm sure your daughter can figure out the how to.
  11. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    The only thing I wonder is -- if you send a text message to a group of people -- does it count as one text or many texts?

    That number is obviously ridiculous - but if she had a group of like 30 or 40 friends and family that she sent lots of chain-texts and/or just group texts too and they all send them back, well, that would explain the number being so high.

    It just seems impossible to send out 21 messages an hour, 24 hours per day for 30 days or whatever.
  12. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    You clearly underestimate the texting ability of teenagers.
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