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    After using my own phone for years I decided to get a designated phone fo punting , I have had s bill paid phone for decades , but not used to pre-pay .
    I buy 10 top with cash , but doesn't seem to last long even with not many calls,( do you have a certain time to use credit ) they want credit card details etc to do a deal ,which defeats the purpose of being discreet , any suggestions ?

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    You must be very chatty! I use a cheap Tesco Mobile PAYG one, topped up with vouchers. I have put a total of 50 on it, for over 40 appointments - a tiny fraction of my costs. It is a UK number so I would expect calls to Irish numbers to be more expensive as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ford pefect View Post
    After using my own phone for years I decided to get a designated phone fo punting , I have had s bill paid phone for decades , but not used to pre-pay .
    I buy €10 top with cash , but doesn't seem to last long even with not many calls,( do you have a certain time to use credit ) they want credit card details etc to do a deal ,which defeats the purpose of being discreet , any suggestions ?
    Turn off all the other features on your phone, particularly the internet, mobile data etc. A lot of phones use a push service to keep themselves updated, and this features connects periodically to the internet, which will use credit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SophieX View Post
    buy an add on / bundle or whatever its called.

    I'm sure vodafone do 20 euro a month unlimited calls and texts.... or something along those lines....
    Yeah. They'll want to sign something for the guarantee just make up a name an address. Seen a ready to go smartphone for around 40 quid in a vodafone shop there recently.

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    €20/month vodaphone gives unlimited calls to other vodaphone numbers for the month. You will be charged for calls to other networks but you should get quite a bit out of it if you keep calls short.
    Tesco is probably the most economical, 15 euros gives a large volume of calls and a generous internet allowance for the month, of course some do not like 089.
    Others will probably knoe about other networks or deals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SophieX View Post
    thats what i meant...


    dont bother with the 089 tesco .....

    Why are they the Cavan farmers fav no.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SophieX View Post
    Indians and Nigerians.... free international calls aren't they or is that Lyca....

    oh and rambo is 089.....
    How do you know his is 089


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    Quote Originally Posted by SophieX View Post
    His constant calls confirming his undying love for me.
    Poor lad must be stuck


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    i use an old phone and top up by fiver when need to, even vodafone phone retail stores do other network credit now but shop and post offices seem to charge a fee on top now,

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    my number is 089 but i'm actually with vodafone,087, maybe thats why the girls are not answering my calls
    Last edited by hadaway; 14-04-16 at 13:37.

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