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Phone user sets text messaging record

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Apr 2009 21:47 User comments (16)

Phone user sets text messaging record Two men from Pennsylvania have set the record for most text messages sent in a month, with one man sending and receiving 217,000 total. Although both men were on an unlimited text messaging plan, one man, Nick Andes recieved a bill for $26,000 USD at the end of the month.
The bill was two inches thick.

"It came in a box that cost $27.55 to send to me," Andes said. He immediately called T-Mobile after he "panicked" over the bill and the carrier has said they have credited the account and are looking into the charges.

Andes added that he has been texting for almost a decade and wanted to become the world record holder for most in a month. The previous record was 182,000, set by Deepak Sharma of India in 2005.

The second man, Doug Klinger, and Andes, set their phones to be able to send multiple messages and found they could send up to 6000 texts per day some days.

"Most were either short phrases or one word, 'LOL' or 'Hello,' things like that, with tons and tons of repeats," added the men.

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16 user comments

123.4.2009 22:04

Holy crap.. way to go guys! i didn't think that was ever possible..

223.4.2009 23:11

i wonder if the previous record holder, Deepak Sharma was actually aiming for the most tests sent in a month. because if he/she wasn't, then wow that would be very impressive.

323.4.2009 23:38

Absurd. What a pointless effort. It's exactly like being the world's biggest spammer. Actually, it ought to be illegal since he's probably sending the 'messages' to people he doesn't even know.

424.4.2009 2:55
porkroll
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Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?

524.4.2009 9:32

Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
now that's impressive given that the average person only lives up to about 80 years old or 30,000 days. Thats over 30 craps a day!

624.4.2009 9:58

What a waste. These guys should have put that effort into planting trees or building houses for the homeless or volunteering their time somewhere.

724.4.2009 11:53
blueroad
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Quote:
Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
now that's impressive given that the average person only lives up to about 80 years old or 30,000 days. Thats over 30 craps a day!
u calculated how many times he wud crap a day?
2 much free time man..

824.4.2009 12:01

Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
now that's impressive given that the average person only lives up to about 80 years old or 30,000 days. Thats over 30 craps a day!
u calculated how many times he wud crap a day?
2 much free time man..
That is a 10 second calculation, if you're half asleep. How long does it take you to do basic math?

924.4.2009 13:57
porkroll
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Quote:
Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
now that's impressive given that the average person only lives up to about 80 years old or 30,000 days. Thats over 30 craps a day!
u calculated how many times he wud crap a day?
2 much free time man..
That is a 10 second calculation, if you're half asleep. How long does it take you to do basic math?
Well, I am only 31 and I eat a lot of Colon Blow cereal. EWWW!!! Either way, someone should calculate how much money that guy would have spent if every single text cost him 20 cents. I would do it, but I must go to work.

1024.4.2009 14:16

Quote:
Quote:
Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
now that's impressive given that the average person only lives up to about 80 years old or 30,000 days. Thats over 30 craps a day!
u calculated how many times he wud crap a day?
2 much free time man..
That is a 10 second calculation, if you're half asleep. How long does it take you to do basic math?
Well, I am only 31 and I eat a lot of Colon Blow cereal. EWWW!!! Either way, someone should calculate how much money that guy would have spent if every single text cost him 20 cents. I would do it, but I must go to work.
lol...Colon Blow :P
My comment was actually directed towards blueroad.

1124.4.2009 16:58

what a waste of time.
some people just have nothing better to do then to send "LOL" all day just to get some publicity.

1224.4.2009 21:50

Originally posted by porkroll:
Hmmm... I think I took my millionth crap. Isn't that worth something?
LoL

1325.4.2009 0:52

Originally posted by eLeCTR0n:
what a waste of time.
some people just have nothing better to do then to send "LOL" all day just to get some publicity.
AND THEN:
B33rdrnkr says:
LOL


I almost spat my Coke up on my monitor on that one.

1425.4.2009 1:27

Absolute abuse of the 'unlimited plan'. He ruins it for everyone. Seriously, just sending texts for the sake of texting? Is that what virgins are doing now-a-days?

I have no problem with the carrier charging these two ass-clowns. That's just ridiculous.

1525.4.2009 14:02

What is the record for most comments on afterdawn?

1625.4.2009 14:38
porkroll
Inactive

Well, let's all try and post 217,000 comments on this one aticle. WHO'S WITH ME!!!!

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