Smartphones have come a long way in the past decade. Nowadays it’s hard to imagine going about an entire day without these always-connected devices, with access to countless apps and your entire digital life, but there was a time when simple, bulky phones with texting capabilities did the trick.

In this Weekend Open Forum we want to take a stroll down memory lane as we ask our readers: What was your first cell phone ever and what are some of the favorite models you’ve owned in the pre-smartphone years?