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Old 12-28-2007, 08:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i cna only write this much in a text whats up with that?
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's the max number of characters in a single sms text message.
SMS=Short Messaging System
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That's how large single SMS messages are.
Remember, the first S in SMS stands for SHORT.
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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this is crap i remember texting much longer messages!! This is bull****!!!
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Take it easy! Some carriers allow you to do more characters in one message but the message counts as 2 or more sms messages. I don't think Verizon supports that feature.
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Wow... maybe you should switch to decaffeinated coffee. You seem a little on edge.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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yea i had T-mobile before!!
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:01 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhh!!!
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TMobile supports that feature. However, 161 characters is 2 text messages. The feature is carrier driven so if it doesn't do that on your device then you're out of luck.

Edit: Ditto on the decaf. Settle down....it's not the end of the world.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:05 PM   #10 (permalink)
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What abut MMS?
Can u use that feature?

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Old 12-28-2007, 09:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Wow if I send anything more than 160 its an email!

Not that big of a deal to me anyway.

Why did ya leave tmo?
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I think he left because he thought "VERIOZON " would allow him to do more silly things than TMO did!
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Old 12-31-2007, 06:51 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhh!!!
Has anyone seen this much agression over SMS!

I call if i need to say that much!
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i have a sprint BB and i have this same isssue my friend has a ATT curve and his auto populates if he writes 160 characters his phone automaticly creates a new message and continues writing it. its a hassle when texting and you have to go back to the main messaging screen to resend a new message its so much easier just to keep writing.
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if you need to send more than a SHORT message how about just sending an email? SMS uses those intitials for a reason. Sprint means Short when it says SMS. It's not like you are limited you know. If you have a BB you most likely have a BB unlimited data plan, so just send the email.

BB's also have BB messaging service chat so if the other party is on a BB just use that. or get Jivetalk.
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if you need to send more than a SHORT message how about just sending an email? SMS uses those intitials for a reason. Sprint means Short when it says SMS. It's not like you are limited you know. If you have a BB you most likely have a BB unlimited data plan, so just send the email.

BB's also have BB messaging service chat so if the other party is on a BB just use that. or get Jivetalk.
very true but what about when using sms to communicate with someone without a BB or aim and you need to reach them on their mobile phone like i said i understand totally but my friend has a curve and he doesnt have that problem
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Old 12-31-2007, 09:10 PM   #17 (permalink)
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If the message requires more than a brief reply I send an email. Nice feature of the BlackBerry.
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very true but what about when using sms to communicate with someone without a BB or aim and you need to reach them on their mobile phone like i said i understand totally but my friend has a curve and he doesnt have that problem
Your friend isnt on Sprint. Sprint made a decision and you dont like it. I understand that. But Sprint made that decision already and you whinning about it in three threads so far won't change it. It isnt that big of a deal!

You might try juice instead of coffee for a while too!
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