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What your ringtone says about you!
March 29, 2005
hether you have Beethoven's Fur Elise as your ringtone or a hip techno one, it speaks volumes about your personality, if research is to be believed.
According to The Age, these are the finds of new research carried out by Tesco Mobile on 1,000 people:
i. If you have rude or animal sound tones, especially the popular Crazy frog, you are little more than a boy.
ii. If you have the latest chart hit, you could be unreliable.
iii. If you have an old-fashioned ringtone, you could be pretentious.
iv. If you have a polyphonic version of My generation and More than a feeling, you must be an ageing rocker!
v. If you have a recording of yourself, your partner or child, you can be more than a little self-obsessed.
vi. If you have a standard ringtone, you could lack daring or even an aversion to technology.
More findings of the research
1. Twenty-one per cent of those questioned thought having a standard ringtone was 'uncool'.
2. Twenty-five per cent said the first thing they did on acquiring a new phone was to personalise the ring tone.
3. Sixty-six per cent had got so annoyed with someone else's choice of mobile tone they had either switched off the phone or asked the owner to do so!