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  1. HAT MAN

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    need a cheap fix for boost at work only able to text and thats if I walk around my office to catch a signal.
    some stips though:

    • cannot hook up to our computers
    • needs to be cheap
    • I/T cannot find out
    • must go through concrete and rebar
    no I'm not housed in a jail but work in one ;)
     

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  2. Demache

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    Not too much you can do. Signal booster devices require an antenna outside of the building, which is pretty obvious.
     
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    off topic, do you ever just take one of the inmates and beat their ass for the stuff theyve done? if not, you should.
     
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    or blame the shitty reception on them and beat their ass for that!
    technically you could.....

    concrete and rebar are only needed to house the criminals, if there were no criminals there would be no need for the signal blocking rebar and concrete, so in a round-about way its their fault.
     
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    Take a sock and fill them with oranges and beat an inmate until you get better reception.

    Either that, or *228 and do both options. They usually help. If not, try flashing the Alltel PRL that's floating around. I think on XDA.


    EDIT: Oh, the guy above said the same thing. Oops. Sadistic minds think alike.
     
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    Welcome back Smacky ;)
     
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    Or you can just borrow one of their phones. They don't seem to have any problem ordering hits from inside.
     
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    Ya know, I think some of you are being very unfair to those that are locked up. Don't you all know that 90 something percent of the folks that are locked up are innocent?? Don't believe me? Just ask the inmates, they'll tell you they're inncocent. So stop judging.

    My failed attempt at being sarcastic.
     
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    you could sneak a zBoost and run some cable to a window... its kind of small, but its not that cheap, around $100 I believe. your just SOL.

    I thought you guys get access to all kinds of stuff. I know the California cops jump on facebook while at work. lol (on company computers). No sure about your prison.
     
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    YouTube - Homey D. Clown Goes To School
     
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    so lets see here

    no we dont get anything
    my office has no windows
    dont deal with them too much as i have been here a while
    while I chose to use my own phone for work rather then having two phones I cant justify being on it when im supposed to be working

    love homie the clown

    facebook and all the others are now blocked cause someone was stupid and had pics while in uniform ...you can guess from there

    socks are empty cause we cant touch the snacks or we could be taxed for it

    think I covered all of you and now i am SOL at work :mad:
     
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    there are these whack ass little stickers you can get that are supposed to boost signal. from what i have heard they are a bit of a scam though so i dont recommend it, but i figured id try and leave a constructive comment :p
     
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    Your only choice would be outside of the phone... using Proxy's on your computer at work.

    there are tons, they all are not blocked. simple ones like, just google Proxy Site (and dont pick the first ones that show up. lol.

    Unblock Facebook Proxy Site
     
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    That one is blocked from my work.:mad:

    I will agree though that proxys work well once you find one that works.
     
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    Set one up at home if you can. Its unlikely that they block your home IP address. Just don't tell all your coworkers, or else the admins could get suspicious. ;)

    Run Your Own Free Proxy Through the Google App Engine
    Some info.
     

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