Yeah, this is a pain in the butt. I think it's high time for Sprint to start activating ANY cdma phone on their network. Lets face it - folks jump from carrier to carrier a ton based on what phone they can get. Forget coverage, forget plan features and cost. The average Joe wants the hot new shiny mobile. Sprint is WAY behind Verizon in phone selection, but with one move they could eliminate Verizon's advantage: activate any phone on Sprint. Want a Droid? BAM! How about a Storm2? DONE! Sprint could activate them if they chose to eliminate their draconian policy of Sprint-only phones on their network. And don't tell me they're afraid of losing their exclusive on the Palm Pre! So Verizon reciprocates and allows Sprint phones to be activated on Verizon's network. Yeah, that possibility would have Sprint quaking in their wingtips ---- NOT!