So I just received my 8GB refurb iphone 3G and it came locked. My contract with Verizon isn't up for another five days, so I didn't want to activate the phone, but I still wanted to use the ipod/wifi features of the iphone. So I resolved to plug it in to my iTunes. It didn't ask me for any AT&T information and just started syncing and that was it. So did I avoid full activation? It has no service, and my Verizon phone is still working. Does the activation work a little differently with refurbs?