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Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Chainsman ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:23PM

Does anyone use a pager in Northern VA? What service do you use? Is it reliable? How much does it cost?
Thanks!

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Pager King of NoVA ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:26PM

Pagers are due for a big comeback. Technology is cyclical.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Previa ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:33PM

You could probably find one at Service Merchandise, or Hechinger..

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: ITRADE ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:35PM

Maybe one at Wards or Best Stores...

Hell, I hear Circuit City has new ones!



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/02/2010 04:35PM by ITRADE.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Opus ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:43PM

Go to Best Buy, look in the phone section. The new pagers are labeled "cell phones." Give the number out to your friends and just never answer the phone.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Warhawk ()
Date: February 02, 2010 04:51PM

Is this place pager friendly? Is there a payphone bank? Buncha payphones? Business...

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That's not a ladybug, that's a cannapiller.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: February 02, 2010 05:31PM

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: StarrComm ()
Date: February 02, 2010 06:15PM

Evans or Bradlees

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: February 02, 2010 06:27PM

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/13/2015 10:10AM by WingNut.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: in this thread ()
Date: February 02, 2010 08:17PM

30 Rock is funny 8-D

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: oldSkool ()
Date: February 02, 2010 08:26PM

Opus Wrote:
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> Go to Best Buy, look in the phone section. The
> new pagers are labeled "cell phones." Give the
> number out to your friends and just never answer
> the phone.


haha

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: 1997 ()
Date: February 02, 2010 09:26PM

In other news, Intel's releasing their Pentium III processor series soon. 256MB+ RAM here we go!!

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: 1997 ()
Date: February 02, 2010 09:28PM

Caldor might sell pagers, btw.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Date: February 02, 2010 09:44PM

Zares, Ames, and GC. Murphy's have the latest
models of pagers with all the bells and whistles.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: i got work ()
Date: February 06, 2010 09:42PM

they have a huge selection at both dart drug and peoples. they are right next to the daisy wheel printers for that new comodore 64 computer. and up at the register they have this cool puzzle they call a rubiks cube.. TIME MACHINE TIME MACHINE.....

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: fourleaf ()
Date: February 06, 2010 09:53PM

I actually use one - at work. Hospitals all around the area still use them. We page doctors, use them for bed assignments.... I guess the docs prefer pagers because they can call back when they are not with a patient. I never thought I'd see a pager again after 1997.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: GenBraddock ()
Date: February 06, 2010 09:56PM

i got work Wrote:
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> they have a huge selection at both dart drug and
> peoples. they are right next to the daisy wheel
> printers for that new comodore 64 computer. and up
> at the register they have this cool puzzle they
> call a rubiks cube.. TIME MACHINE TIME
> MACHINE.....


Dont forget Memco or korvettes

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: WingNut ()
Date: February 06, 2010 10:17PM

Woolworth and Woolco have a great selection, but get the batteries at Drug Fair.

And stop by Trak Auto and get a new license plate frame for your Chevy Beretta while you're at it.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: GenBraddock ()
Date: February 06, 2010 10:28PM

If you get your pager at Hecht's you can get six months same as cash as long as you charge it on your Washington shopping plate or central charge.
If all you have is a Bankameracard or a Master Charge it's still a pretty good deal.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: lost ()
Date: February 06, 2010 10:32PM

GenBraddock Wrote:
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> If you get your pager at Hecht's you can get six
> months same as cash as long as you charge it on
> your Washington shopping plate or central charge.
> If all you have is a Bankameracard or a Master
> Charge it's still a pretty good deal.

I heard Crestar's coming out with a card soon.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: Gonads & Strife ()
Date: February 08, 2010 08:28AM

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: knuck ()
Date: April 18, 2010 03:14PM

hey guys, check out my new mullet!


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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: 1988 ()
Date: April 18, 2010 03:44PM

hey they you are buddy, ive been looking for u

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: dumb ass ()
Date: May 18, 2010 04:11PM

Yep and when they beep you go find a pay phone.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: ITRADE ()
Date: May 18, 2010 04:46PM


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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: May Kadoody ()
Date: May 19, 2010 07:34AM

fourleaf Wrote:
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> I actually use one - at work. Hospitals all around
> the area still use them. We page doctors, use them
> for bed assignments.... I guess the docs prefer
> pagers because they can call back when they are
> not with a patient. I never thought I'd see a
> pager again after 1997.

You know what would be cool? It would be cool if you could use a cell phone for that kind of thing. Like if you could send a short message to someone's phone, but not voice--like words, you know? And you could put all the info on a bed assignment or whatever in words and it would go to the other person's phone. Of course the phone would have to have a little screen on it that could display words. But anyway, with this information (let's call it "text") going right to someone's cell phone, then they could read it at their leisure, like when they're not with a patient. If someone could figure out how to do this with phones, it would be really awesome. It would probably be pretty popular, and I bet soon everyone would starting talking about "textifying" messages to people or something. It would totally get rid of the need to carry a pager AND a phone.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: robonscanner ()
Date: May 19, 2010 09:48AM

I have a usaa mobility pager. Is the same as what used to be Metrocall back in the days. They are in Richmond Hway.

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: timmy ()
Date: June 04, 2010 12:32AM

Try skytel of falls church

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: you can payge me on my payger... ()
Date: June 04, 2010 02:06PM

I got mine at annandale newsstand...I even got the nice silver chain with the belt loop to go with it. I can't wait for the pagers that have keyboards on them come out!!!

Now let me go put on my cross colors shirt and reebok pumps and go to the arcade at ballston commons mall....

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Re: Pagers in Northern VA
Posted by: 1993 ()
Date: April 26, 2023 05:57AM

you can payge me on my payger... Wrote:
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> I got mine at annandale newsstand...I even got the
> nice silver chain with the belt loop to go with
> it. I can't wait for the pagers that have
> keyboards on them come out!!!
>
> Now let me go put on my cross colors shirt and
> reebok pumps and go to the arcade at ballston
> commons mall....


Nice!

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