02-24-2012 09:32 AM
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  1. Big Supes's Avatar
    So, I had 10 minutes to kill today so I popped into one of the Orange stores in my town. The rep approached and asked if he could help. I told him I was interested in Windows Phones and enquired about the Nokia Lumia 900/910 (long shot, I know). To my surprise, the rep jumped into WP mode and showed me the Mozart, the Lumia 710, the Lumia 800, and the Radar. He mentioned that he couldn't stand Android and Windows Phone was more similar to Apple... but, in his words "better". Colour this WP fanboy impressed! He said they initially sold out of Lumia 800's online, and he is selling loads of the 800's at the moment... also, his college upgraded from an iPhone 3GS to the Lumia 800 and hasn't looked back. It was on this pitch that he said he was confident that Orange will be stocking the 910 when it arrives.

    Personally, there's no a lot in it tariff-wise between O2 and Orange. As Orange seem to be on the ball with WP, I'll have zero hesitation jumping ship should O2 fumble around with getting the 910 out... like they did with the 800.

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    02-18-2012 12:37 PM
  2. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Thats a pleasant change, nice to hear Big Supes.

    Remember to check out if their signal is OK at the places you frequent though before you change. :)
    02-18-2012 12:42 PM
  3. Big Supes's Avatar
    It absolutely was, Weebear. Although, I have to say, O2 have been the only people to be WP ignorant in my experience so far. I will give them a few more weeks and drop a surprise visit on them. ;)

    My girlfriend is on Orange and the reception is fantastic. :)
    02-18-2012 12:47 PM
  4. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Good stuff, oh well hope it works out good for you.

    I heard all the networks are getting the Lumia 900 apart form Orange though, shame about that.
    02-18-2012 12:51 PM
  5. Big Supes's Avatar

    I heard that 3UK are being bought out by Google and will only be offering Android. ;):P
    02-18-2012 12:53 PM
  6. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    You know me too well Big Supes. :lol: ;)
    02-18-2012 12:55 PM
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    02-18-2012 12:56 PM
  8. palandri's Avatar
    Ah yes! The mythical 910. If it comes out this Spring, I'll just pick it up from Orange in France,
    02-18-2012 02:10 PM
  9. Big Supes's Avatar
    I'll take pride in telling O2 that they've lost a long standing customer, if they don't jump on the 910! :)

    Incidentally, I'll be willing to help any of our friends across the pond get their hands on a 910 if/when the time comes.
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    02-18-2012 02:31 PM
  10. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    I'll charge a $ less shipping than Big Supes and throw in a free packet of Jelly Babies. :P

    That's your evil money making plans scuppered now Big Supes! Bwahahaha! :lol:
    02-18-2012 03:02 PM
  11. Big Supes's Avatar

    ... Oohh, wait 'a minute!!!

    :( :D

    Okay, I'll throw in a pair of used Superman socks. :D
    02-18-2012 03:08 PM
  12. TheWeeBear's Avatar

    I'll also include a Tunnocks Tea Cake, no one can resist those. :P
    02-18-2012 03:15 PM
  13. Big Supes's Avatar
    OMG... my girlfriend sits there and eats a whole pack of ^them^ and leaves all the biscuit bases behind. Strange, I know. :D

    OK - I will throw in a packet of Fox's Chunkie Chocolate Chip Cookies.

    MMmmmmmmmm these are my weakness. With a large mug of tea, I can demolish a whole pack, no problem.
    02-18-2012 03:23 PM
  14. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Your girlfriend has good taste. No one will want your chunkie biscuits over a delicious Scottish Tunnocks Tea Cake.

    Crack open the choccy and stick your tongue into that cream, it's to die for. :lol:

    I know someone that made 12 disappear in just 1 night. :happy:
    02-18-2012 03:30 PM
  15. Big Supes's Avatar
    Well, my friends who emigrated from the US are completely hooked on them! ;)

    I like the teacakes, but they're a bit plain for me. No offence to Scotland. :P

    Second favourite:

    Garibaldi's + tea = Mmmmmmm. Actually, tea is essential for dunking all biscuits. :)
    02-18-2012 03:39 PM
  16. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Mmmm I love Garibaldi's, and coffee is good for dunking too. (No likey tea) :)

    A nice Scottish shortbread is nicer than Garibaldi's though.

    I'm coming over a little biased I think Big Supes. :D
    02-18-2012 03:43 PM
  17. Big Supes's Avatar
    Hmm... coffee? I can see how that would work. Will give it a try... thinking coffee and shortbread would go nicely together....

    02-18-2012 03:45 PM
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    I thoroughly recommend it.
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    02-18-2012 03:48 PM
  19. Winterfang's Avatar
    I got a sweet 500 dollar check from college. That means I can pay my internet company for the entire year and I can easily afford AT&T expensive plans without worrying until December =).

    almost more pictures of yummy pastries please :D
    02-18-2012 04:08 PM
  20. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Thats good news Winterfang, good for you, and Nokia has now put you on their map too.

    Nokia Lumia Momentum Map

    What more could you ask for ? :lol:
    02-18-2012 04:12 PM
  21. Winterfang's Avatar
    Yeah they launched a couple of days ago in my awful carrier. Their plan is insanely good. 50 bucks for a Lumia 800 is hella sweet. Speaking of sweet.

    Mmm sweet beans :D
    02-18-2012 04:15 PM
  22. Big Supes's Avatar
    Oww, they look good! ^^ And, 50 bucks for a Lumia 800 is definitely not to be sniffed at! :)
    02-18-2012 04:19 PM
  23. Winterfang's Avatar
    Yeah and the Lumia 710 is free.

    Which just make T-mobile's 150$ Radar and 100$ Lumia 710 price look embarrassing. If only they had better reception, I had seen the not connection errors on every app lol.
    02-18-2012 04:22 PM
  24. Big Supes's Avatar
    That's a shame. I thought poor network coverage was something we left behind in the 90's. :D

    Hey, maybe a cyan Lumia 800 for 50 bucks would soften the deal?? ;)
    02-18-2012 04:29 PM
  25. Winterfang's Avatar
    Yeah no, I'm getting the he.ck out of there lol.

    I do however recommend my carrier to anyone, there plans are crazy. 59.98 everything unlimited with cheap phones (Free Iphone 4G, 99$ Galaxy Nexus ) but I just happen to work on the no area coverage

    (5 feet to my left = full bars and 3G, 5 feet to my right = Full bars and 3G, five feet north = Full bars and 3G, five feet south = Full bars and 3G. The place I stand? no bars, no data, no nothing )

    It's almost hilarious.
    02-18-2012 04:32 PM
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