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tlr online
26-06-06, 15:51
SMS-loving Brits sent a record-breaking 3.3bn text messages in May - representing a daily average of 106m or, by our reckoning, roughly 1.76 missives per day for every man, woman and child in the land.

In hitting the keypads en masse, they surpassed the previous high of 3.2bn messages dispatched during March, the BBC reports. The May figure was 26 per cent up on the same month last year, says the Mobile Data Association (MDA) responsible for rattling the abacus.

The FA Cup final and Champions League final provoked the biggest SMS spikes - 120m and 124m, respectively, although the MDA reckons the World Cup may prompt another record month in June. For 2006 as a whole, the association estimates a total of 36.5bn texts, compared to 32bn in 2005.

www.theregister.co.uk

:yik:

50% of those are prolly mine tho :D

scion05
26-06-06, 15:53
ooo thrillin :rolleyes:

hehe non where mine... need credit... :D

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 15:54
To quote you on that:

:yik:



3.3 billion in May! I only sent two this month since I'm not a text maniac :p . Yes I said a text maniac not a... nevermind.

Reggie
26-06-06, 15:58
I'm just worried about how they obtained that information, we're practically living under a big brother state these days...everything monitored. >.<

jarhead
26-06-06, 15:59
i go craxy when i get 300 free texts but not when i have to pay for them

Mad Tony
26-06-06, 16:07
I'm not a text maniac either, I proboly sent about 5! at the most!

Capt. Murphy
26-06-06, 16:18
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

jackles
26-06-06, 16:22
We have one.....we just like to share it with everyone else....;)

MiCkiZ88
26-06-06, 16:32
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:
lol :vlol:

cwasy... :whi: I sure dont send any here :whi:

Lavinder
26-06-06, 16:42
I have free texts untill September :p...

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 16:43
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

It's the DaVinchi code! I must solve it. First word: you.

clairelovestlc
26-06-06, 16:58
SMS-loving Brits sent a record-breaking 3.3bn text messages in May

ok so that covers my text messages... what about the rest of the brittish people?

Greenkey2
26-06-06, 17:02
To quote you on that:

:yik:


Seconded: :yik:


I can't remember the last text message I sent. My phone is a phone is a phone - and then only in emergencies :p

Grenade
26-06-06, 17:12
I sent a lot of texts in that month too lol.:D

Melonie Tomb Raider
26-06-06, 17:17
I rarely text message.

Lavinder
26-06-06, 17:21
I send around about 50+ text messages a day nowadays. But before I hardly text before because I never have any credit. But its free now :p

jjbennett
26-06-06, 18:05
I send over a weeks avarage about 2 or 3 a day. Go me.

xMiSsCrOfTx
26-06-06, 18:12
50% of those are prolly mine tho :D

:vlol:

BlackGrey
26-06-06, 18:37
ok so that covers my text messages... what about the rest of the brittish people?

:vlol:

jarhead
26-06-06, 18:38
so far this month i have sent 200 texts. ive done 20 a day, but that was when i got my hpone and need to text everyone

Melonie Tomb Raider
26-06-06, 18:41
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf


LOL!!! :vlol:

laras
26-06-06, 18:42
http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/confused/confused0018.gif

Ampersand
26-06-06, 18:43
Darn text addicts. :p

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 18:46
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

First word: You

Second word: It's brutes! I'm getting even closer to solving the DaVinchi code! Oh no! The word might be Brits. I'll have to get back that one later.

Lara Lover
26-06-06, 18:48
:eek:

WOW! That's impressive. Never knew many people texted before :o

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 18:51
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

First word: You

Second word: Brutes or Brits

Third word: Nood. I don't know what that means but.. wait... that word is nude! Not nood, nude! The DaVinchi code is even closer to being solved!

Ampersand
26-06-06, 19:14
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

You Bratz Nod To Get A Leaf! :cln:

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 19:18
U Brtz Nd 2 Gt A Lyf

:ton:

First word: You

Second word: Brutes or Brits

Third word: Nude

Fourth word: Either to, two or too.

Fifth word: I know this one, but I'm not sure if I can say it. It is three letters long and it contains an I.


Anybody wants me to stop this rubbish joke?

jjbennett
26-06-06, 19:20
You brits need to get a life! You sir, need to get a dictionary and preferably a frontal lobe and learn to spell.

Jacob x5
26-06-06, 19:28
I wonder what percentage of those texts were mine. :ton: It takes me ages to send a text message, and it doesn't half hurt my thumbs. :p Ergonomics are very important — mobile phones don't have any!

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 19:29
You brits need to get a life! You sir, need to get a dictionary and preferably a frontal lobe and learn to spell.

If that was at me, I knew really. I was trying to be funny.

Olvidarse
26-06-06, 21:17
The British get free text messaging? Oh, unfair!

:o

I send about 2 a week.

Alive_and_Funky
26-06-06, 21:18
The British get free text messaging? Oh, unfair!

:o
.

I think there are some special offers you can get but they aren't all free.

jarhead
26-06-06, 21:21
yer, we the best. britain rule :jmp: :D .

im with O2 and every time i top up ( 10) i get 300 texts free. well its 3 for the rpice of one :D