General Took a lickin, kept on tickin'

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jjr1968, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. jjr1968

    jjr1968 Well-Known Member
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    Had my phone in my hand as I closed car door, phone slipped and went flying, hard to the ground. Screen is Ok. The small rocker on side for volume popped off. It stays in place when I put cover back on. Got a small scratch/ding on top right corner:mad: But, it all works fine still. Thank God. ( I don't do insurance,cause I've never had prob. b4 ) Lets hope it's a once in a lifetime boo-boo.:cool:
     

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  2. Bswartz95

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    Do you have a hard protective case or were you speaking of the battery cover?
     
  3. OfTheDamned

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    Did you have to change pants afterward? :)


    I've dropped mine once and my heart almost stopped as I watched it sail towards the ground. The case and battery cover went flying, but the phone was unharmed. It is always scary when it happens.
     
  4. pkopalek

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    Ouch.

    I dropped mine a couple of times already. The case doesn't stay SUPER TIGHTLY closed anymore, slightly creaky/loose (bothers me like crazy), but the screen is 100%, and it looks like new.

    I throw it in the pockets with my keys, throw it on my desk, etc.

    The screen is scratch free and the body looks just fine.
     
  5. aleis

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    good to know we have you guys banging up these phones testing for us lol!
    :D
     
  6. Frisco

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    Re the topic title; are you old?

    Me too.
     
  7. jjr1968

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    Bswartz95......No case. + screen protector.

    Frisco.....look @ my name.;)
     
  8. Frisco

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    Is the date in that user name your birthday? H.S. graduation year? College grad year?

    As for me, it's the year of my 99th birthday. :eek:
     
  9. jjr1968

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  10. Chopstick2U

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    God... my crew partner has one of those for his BB and it makes it look like he's using one of these:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. sorbet

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    Yesterday when I was getting it set up at Verizon the guy offered me the insurance, which I declined...and then he proceeded to pick it up and dropped it and it bounced about 2 feet.
    I asked him if that's what they do to people who decline insurance ;)
     
  12. random155

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    I hope you demanded a new phone.
     
  13. Frisco

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    And a new sales person.
     
  14. OfTheDamned

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    And a CS manager
     
  15. Bswartz95

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    Why not sue them while you're at it?
     
  16. OfTheDamned

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    Well, I am sure that the salesman broke the youtube app when he dropped it, so he could just join napster's law suite. I hear they have really nice chairs.
     
  17. Frisco

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    Can't see the head on that guy you're talking to.
     
  18. jjr1968

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    I feel I'd jinx myself if I opted for insurance. I'll take my chances.:rolleyes:
     
  19. Frisco

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    I hope very few people use that logic to keep themselves from buying insurance, smoke detectors and fire extinguishers for their homes.
     
  20. jjr1968

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    actually, I have all kinds of other ins. And definitely smoke detector & CO detector and Even a small ABC/extinguisher.:D
     

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