Verizon VX8100

You didn't think your ol' Uncle Engadget would forget ya during the holidays, didja? Well, we're having five straight days of giveaways this week, so there! We'll be finishing on Friday with a gadget that you'll all be freaking out over, but today we're going to get things rolling by helping you switch wireless carriers. We're giving away three phones — a Samsung A680 from Sprint, an LG VX8100 from Verizon (pictured at right), and an unlocked Motorola RAZR V3 — so no matter which carrier you're with now, you'll be able to switch to another one.

Here's what you have to do to win one of these handsets: post something in the comments below about why you're sick and tired of your current carrier and why you're itching to switch to Sprint/Verizon/T-Mobile/Cingular/etc. The writers of the three best stories, as judged by the editors of Engadget, will win the phone they need to make the jump. You have 24 hours!

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