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stsinner
07-02-2009, 04:56 PM
My wife and I went out to dinner last night. It was the first time we've been able to in a while, and I wanted to have a nice relaxing night without the kids.. Well, wouldn't you know it, we get seated and this guy in the next booth start jabbering on his cell phone about some meeting he wanted to set up in the morning, and he talked literally for 1/2 hour to several different people about several different topics, and he was loud. You know-the kind of guy that wants everyone to know his business. I got lucky in that this guy was actually talking to someone, instead of just acting like it as I've seen before. I've actually seen one guy with the exact same phone I have acting like he was on his phone and being all loud and trying to sound important-well, my phone displays a lit Sprint logo on the outer screen when it's connected, and this guy's window was black.. Couldn't fix that one.

Well, since this guy's cell phone was obviously broken and wouldn't turn off, I decided to help him. I asked my wife for her cell-phone jammer that she carries in her purse.. I bought 2, one for me and one for her, but I had left mine at home.. I put it under a napkin and turned that baby on and within seconds his cell phone was fixed! It hung up beautifully, but now it wouldn't dial out any more... :D I think it's rude to interrupt dinner for all those around you like that. A quick call, maybe, but when you're going to talk all the way through my dinner, I have a problem with that.

megimoo
07-02-2009, 05:15 PM
My wife and I went out to dinner last night. It was the first time we've been able to in a while, and I wanted to have a nice relaxing night without the kids.. Well, wouldn't you know it, we get seated and this guy in the next booth start jabbering on his cell phone about some meeting he wanted to set up in the morning, and he talked literally for 1/2 hour to several different people about several different topics, and he was loud. You know-the kind of guy that wants everyone to know his business. I got lucky in that this guy was actually talking to someone, instead of just acting like it as I've seen before. I've actually seen one guy with the exact same phone I have acting like he was on his phone and being all loud and trying to sound important-well, my phone displays a lit Sprint logo on the outer screen when it's connected, and this guy's window was black.. Couldn't fix that one.

Well, since this guy's cell phone was obviously broken and wouldn't turn off, I decided to help him. I asked my wife for her cell-phone jammer that she carries in her purse.. I bought 2, one for me and one for her, but I had left mine at home.. I put it under a napkin and turned that baby on and within seconds his cell phone was fixed! It hung up beautifully, but now it wouldn't dial out any more... :D I think it's rude to interrupt dinner for all those around you like that. A quick call, maybe, but when you're going to talk all the way through my dinner, I have a problem with that.Where did you buy it and for how much ?

stsinner
07-02-2009, 05:44 PM
Here ya go:

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.4355

stsinner
07-02-2009, 06:09 PM
I just had a terrible thought! As small as these devices are, and as socialist and controlling as our government is getting, I can see them putting these devices in cars to be activated any time the car is in drive, thereby forcing you to pull over and put the car in park before making a call... I hope my prophecy doesn't come to fruition, but I'd prolly bet on it.

AlmostThere
07-02-2009, 06:20 PM
Better be careful.

Blocking & Jamming

The operation of transmitters designed to jam or block wireless communications is a violation of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"). See 47 U.S.C. Sections 301, 302a, 333. The Act prohibits any person from willfully or maliciously interfering with the radio communications of any station licensed or authorized under the Act or operated by the U.S. government. 47 U.S.C. Section 333. The manufacture, importation, sale or offer for sale, including advertising, of devices designed to block or jam wireless transmissions is prohibited. 47 U.S.C. Section 302a(b). Parties in violation of these provisions may be subject to the penalties set out in 47 U.S.C. Sections 501-510. Fines for a first offense can range as high as $11,000 for each violation or imprisonment for up to one year, and the device used may also be seized and forfeited to the U.S. government.

stsinner
07-02-2009, 08:57 PM
Yeah, I know it's ptobably against some law and some would say, "What if someone had to call 911!!!??" But the model I have only covers up to about 30 feet under the best circumstances. I don't use it much, but it's been invaluable in restaurants, bus stops and theaters..

One time I was at the local convenience store and there were two punks picking on one kid.. One of the punks said he was going to call his buddies, and he whipped out his cell phone.. I stopped that because I had the jammer in my center console... :)

While the kid was trying to figure out why his cell phone had no signal, the kid that was outnumberd was able to get the best of the the kid that was picking on him, and they both left.