Ok this was really weird. I loaded BBM 5 on my new 8120 and it backed up my contacts but then went and deleted 10 of them through the Restore Contact list option.
BlackBerry8120/18.104.22.168 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100
lighten up...life's too short
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