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  1. 03bluecoupe

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    It seems customary to introduce yourself here, so.... here goes.

    I'm a 60 yo male living in the Mid-Hudson Valley in New York (at least, until the wife retires). I was a "Software Engineer" (read as: software tester) at IBM for 38 years and then I did a Johnny Paycheck on 'em and left. I use MVS and VM LONG ago but was focused on AIX/Linux/SunOS platforms for the majority of my career.

    My avatar should be all that's necessary to explain my forum name. :D

    I'm a new owner of an LG39C Android (4.1.2) Tracfone. Being new to smartphones in general, trying to wade through the thousands of apps, figure out the good ones and their quirks seems a rather daunting task.

    I'll try to not be too much of a PITA. ;)

    Steve
     

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    Welcome to the site!

    Smartphones can be a bit overwhelming at first, just give it some time and you'll be used to them. Feel free to explore the forums, ask & answer questions, and have fun!
     
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    Welcome to Android Forums, Steve. :)

    You only have a couple of years on me, but the forums run the gamut from snot nosed punks young adults to geezers experienced seniors. ;) We don't seem to have a forum for your specific model phone (yet) so feel free to ask your questions in The Android Lounge for now. If we find it would be better suited someplace else, we'll move it for you and let you know the where's and why's.

    Don't worry about asking a lot of questions ... remember that the only stupid question is the one that doesn't get asked. Of course there was that time I asked my wife .... um ... better not get into that here. ;) :D


    ps. NICE RIDE!
     
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    Thanks folks. Having been a tester for so long, I'm not shy about trying things. I thought (briefly) about rooting the phone so I could get in and play with the op sys but I figured the result of that would be a hole in my foot and end up revoking my 2 year warranty. So I elected to leave that avenue alone (for the time being) :D

    Yeah, I probably fall under the geezer classification if you ask anyone but me. :D

    Where in PA? I'm originally from Meadville (between Erie and Pitts) and went to tech school in Da Burgh back in the '70s.

    Thanks for the ride comment. My 4th. Currently sleeping until spring. :(
     
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    I'm part of the cheesesteak crowd. That side of the Alleghenies is a different country. ;)
     
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    Ah - a New Joisey-ite... my condolences. :D
     
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    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    Does South Philly count as Joisey? The bodies they dump do tend to end up on our side of the Delaware. ;)
     
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    LOL - just bustin'. My best friend is from North Philly and I always tell him that Western PA people consider that Jersey.

    Harassing a Mod probably isn't the most intelligent way to enter a forum community though huh? :D
     
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    What? Where? There's a mod here? ....oh. ;)
     
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    /thread derailed..reporting :)

    Welcome 03bluecoupe :D
     
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    Welcome to the forums coupe! :D
     
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