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#49936 - 21 Apr 07 03:43 Handphones ,status symbol for girl?
kareltjuhh belanda Offline
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Why are girls so keen on getting the latest model of handphones, it seems to me that calling is the main issue here. Once I met a girl in Indonesia and I told her she could get my old hand-phone if needed. She said it was an old model, so she didnt want it. Can anyone explain all this? phones are bad for ut health and one should use them only when needed!

In good old SIngapore the situation seemed even worse, but as Singapore is where Jakarta will be in perhaps 10 years, these girls need to be warned! What are your ideas about al this?
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#49998 - 22 Apr 07 10:47 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: kareltjuhh belanda]
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Well, according to my humble observation, the cellphone as a, well, not exactly status symbol, but more errr... fashion symbol? is more prominent in Asian countries than in the west. At least I noticed that in 2003 when I returned to Indo. People here do care so much about the latest model and are so up to date about it. When the sms technology just caught on in the US, Indonesians, or probaby Asians in general were already expert with their fingers in entering their messages using their keypads. I was thinking Japan must b the trendsetter on this cellphone and its linkage to fashion. Just an opinion.
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#50019 - 22 Apr 07 19:29 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Shesca]
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Lol just my opinion :P Its because mobile phone for women same as jewelery or acsesories, And that so fashionable hehehe...
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#50026 - 22 Apr 07 21:39 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: dolphin]
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#50046 - 23 Apr 07 11:59 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Women On Top]
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hmmm -- its a combination of fashion and status. Kills me when you see somebody with the latest most expensive phone who cant afford their own taxi money!! hehe

Its not just Indonesian people ... the Thai people are just as crazy. The best selling handphones in Thailand are the 3G enabled phones...Thailand doesnt have a 3G network so why the hell do people bother!!
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#50085 - 23 Apr 07 16:47 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: chewwyUK]
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"but as Singapore is where Jakarta will be in perhaps 10 years, "

lol....50 years.....
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#50087 - 23 Apr 07 16:52 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: kareltjuhh belanda]
Jokie Jokie Girl Offline
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I have an old fashion mobile wink
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#50131 - 24 Apr 07 08:22 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Jokie Jokie Girl]
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Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
I have an old fashion mobile wink


That's because your boyfriend is too poor to buy you a brand new one..
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#50133 - 24 Apr 07 08:34 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Orang Kanada]
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Quoting: Orang Kanada
Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
I have an old fashion mobile wink


That's because your boyfriend is too poor to buy you a brand new one..

kasihan deh lu smile

can you two get a room or something?
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#50138 - 24 Apr 07 10:43 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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#50175 - 24 Apr 07 12:53 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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Quoting: KuKuKaChu
Quoting: Orang Kanada
Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
I have an old fashion mobile wink


That's because your boyfriend is too poor to buy you a brand new one..

kasihan deh lu smile

can you two get a room or something?


Nice change of air in JC forum - love breeze! love

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#50213 - 25 Apr 07 07:50 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: doremi]
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There is a certain amount of almost carnal activity emanating from various posts here!

We demand pictures.....
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#50253 - 25 Apr 07 20:25 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: KuKuKaChu]
Jokie Jokie Girl Offline
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Quoting: KuKuKaChu
Quoting: Orang Kanada
Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
I have an old fashion mobile wink


That's because your boyfriend is too poor to buy you a brand new one..

kasihan deh lu smile

can you two get a room or something?


are you in jealous, Ku wink jumpall
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#50254 - 25 Apr 07 20:27 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Jokie Jokie Girl]
Dilli Offline
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No I am !
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#50259 - 25 Apr 07 20:50 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Jokie Jokie Girl]
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
Quoting: KuKuKaChu

kasihan deh lu smile

can you two get a room or something?

are you in jealous, Ku wink jumpall

of course i am!
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#50263 - 25 Apr 07 21:08 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: KuKuKaChu]
Jokie Jokie Girl Offline
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now you kasihan deh lu, Ku wink
I'm already taken grin
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#50306 - 26 Apr 07 11:15 Re: Handphones ,status symbol for girl? [Re: Jokie Jokie Girl]
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Quoting: Jokie Jokie Girl
now you kasihan deh lu, Ku wink
I'm already taken grin


No...... he's jealous because he have a crush on me
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