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View Poll Results: How often do you talk on the phone?
Every day 450 47.82%
3-5x/week 202 21.47%
1-2x/week 185 19.66%
1-2x/month 36 3.83%
Every couple months 10 1.06%
Never 58 6.16%
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Old 08-26-2017, 04:17 PM
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Never, wayyyy too expensive between US and Germany. Maybe someday for Christmas, something like that.
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I let him call on the weekends and we talk twice each day. He doesn't want be "a bill" to me. I told him he is my man not a bill! Lol. But understandably so because I'm relocating in a couple months and need to save $ because he's ready for me to be closer to him. So I make it through by writing him a million times before the weekend gets here.


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Old 10-03-2017, 10:20 PM
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Hi I TALK with my baby every single day.its 20 min for 5.00 and we have been doing it for the last past 31/2 YEARS it's very expensive but we have gotten very close with each other I feel if I didn't talk to him I somehow would be disconnected.i pray about it because it's so expensive and we talk at least 3 times a day GOD be with us
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Old 10-04-2017, 09:59 AM
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Never anymore. Dont need too. Counting down visits to come home.
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Old 10-04-2017, 04:29 PM
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Everyday except Sunday for 10 minutes a day. He only gets 300minutes a month so it averages to 10 minutes a day. We cut out Sundays so he could call the boys (grown and on their own) on Sundays so each child gets 2 10-minute calls a month.
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Old 10-16-2017, 06:39 PM
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We get 15 minutes for $1.07 per call. We do this 3 days a week and he calls twice each day, usually after the mandatory 30 minutes between calls.
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Old 10-16-2017, 06:44 PM
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We get 15 minutes for $1.07 per call. We do this 3 days a week and he calls twice each day, usually after the mandatory 30 minutes between calls.
I haven't been able to yet he just got to DOC Friday. I don't know how long before I hear from him. Very sad. How long can you talk at a time?
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Old 10-16-2017, 08:29 PM
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Normally it's 3 times a day except for recently because he's in ad seg ugh
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Old 10-16-2017, 10:17 PM
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We are in P.A and it is 15 minutes with a mandatory 30 minute wait between calls. He only waits those 30 minutes. With only an exception if the phones are busy I get a call 30 minutes after our first call on the dot.



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I haven't been able to yet he just got to DOC Friday. I don't know how long before I hear from him. Very sad. How long can you talk at a time?
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Ladies...If your man is Federal you can use Google Voice. It allows you to choose a number that is close to his area code. When my man got to his destination and I knew where he was gonna be I found a local area code and chose a # that would not be long distance for him to call. We talk about 2-3x per week and use Corrlinks every day all day. So we are almost in constant contact with the exception of the time it takes for Corrlinks to approve a message and of coarse the ever present lockdowns!
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Ladies...If your man is Federal you can use Google Voice. It allows you to choose a number that is close to his area code. When my man got to his destination and I knew where he was gonna be I found a local area code and chose a # that would not be long distance for him to call. We talk about 2-3x per week and use Corrlinks every day all day. So we are almost in constant contact with the exception of the time it takes for Corrlinks to approve a message and of coarse the ever present lockdowns!
Google Voice is call forwarding... It is illegal and can cost calling privileges. Then calls will be really cheap... There won't be any.
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It depends. We normally talk every single day, but sometimes we talk 3-5 per week
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usually everyday, but the phone company direct from Hell is at it again! (had about 2 months or so of peace so it is possible, GTL!)
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Since he has been in the SHU since August, we only get 1 15minute call per month, but when he wasn't in SHU we talked almost daily unless we ran out of minutes since the Feds only allow 300minutes a month.
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Old 10-17-2018, 06:27 AM
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5 to 8 times a day, unless the facility is on lockdown
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:29 AM
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we talk a few times a day, every day.
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Old 10-19-2018, 12:11 AM
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Only 3-4 15 min phone calls a week . Sucks but Its better than nothing
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Old 10-20-2018, 08:26 PM
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At most maybe 3-4 times a day. Although when he gets transferred back to PA Ill probably only hear from him once a day because the calls are more expensive
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