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Thread: walkie talkies or text?

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    Last time we were there we bought some cheap radios from walmart and crackled our way around the parks

    Is this still the thing to do? I'd heard that so many people were using them that it was hard to get a free channel and so people had started using texts to stay in touch?



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    I think that texting is soooo much better

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    i think texting would be a way to go.

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    Walkie talkies can be difficult to work in the parks. We tried that years ago and it was a mess.

    Texting would be much easier.







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    Of course with all the noise you'll have to remember to check the phones.

    I love going to disney as I leave my phone in the hotel for emergencies and maybe a quick chat. It's the one place I don't always have my cell on me.

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    I felt more like I had left a child behing when i left my cell in the room than I did without any children...I freak when I dont have my cell

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    I always have my cell at WDW. How else am I supposed to call Dorothy from the middle of IASW? lol







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    We bought two Net10 phones from Walmart and used them, walkie talkies only work within a certain radius and when the other person is free. Phones can be used wherever anyone is and a missed call or text will show when they get off a ride so no worries about missing them, theyll get the message or call eventually! Wether they respond to you is a whole other question....

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    We've used both. We like the walkie talkies when the people we are tying to stay in touch with don't have mobiles (clearly useful there LOL) or when they don't check their phones! UUUUUGH! LOL.

    We have ones that cover a five mile radius so they work well.

    Texting is very useful too, but only if the people you are texting have a plan that supports that, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tink, post: 111727
    We've used both. We like the walkie talkies when the people we are tying to stay in touch with don't have mobiles (clearly useful there LOL) or when they don't check their phones! UUUUUGH! LOL.

    We have ones that cover a five mile radius so they work well.

    Texting is very useful too, but only if the people you are texting have a plan that supports that, eh?
    And not on international rates.

    Do texting charges vary for domestic and international? I don't text at all. If I don't have time to answer my phone, I certainly don't have time for texting!

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