You can now use them for a room to room intercom in the house, and you can also use them to make calls. It's convenient when we need to leave the kids home for a few minutes, we can call them or just listen in to what's going on and or they can call us easily.
Updating mine since I saw this thread...
Savage Pro PCI
Geforce 3 Ti200
Geforce 4 ti4200
ATI 9600 Pro
ATI 9700(flashed to pro)
ATI 9800XT (asus copper one)
Geforce 7800GTX (paid like 450 bones for it, sigh)
AMD HD 5850
AMD HD 6950 2GB Shader unlocked (MSI)...
The most time consuming thing is the settlement building. I am constantly getting over my carry weight because I try to pick up all the materials for settlements. I just basically try to set up a recruitment beacon and build beds in each settlement, then get water and food. It's still a pain...