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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Wooby, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Wooby

    Wooby Well-Known Member
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    Since receiving my phone in early June, I've converted 6 people to change their phones to the Incredible. Two of the people never even had a smart phone before.
     

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  2. 10splaya22

    10splaya22 Well-Known Member
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    Just 1, my brother and possibly my dad in the future
     
  3. Terabethia

    Terabethia Well-Known Member
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    Well this MIGHT not count but I am the one that convinced my fiance to get the phone, as well. He wasn't going to upgrade yet and just stick to his Dare.

    I have a friend that is patiently waiting for me to receive my phone and get it all set up so he can decide if he wants it. He's doing the same with a friend getting the X. He'll pick which he likes better. He's coming from an iPhone.

    Another friend is planning to get the X in late Aug/early Sept but I might be able to convince him to get the DINC instead when he see's how cool it is.
     
  4. sabrewings

    sabrewings Well-Known Member
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    My uncle and one of my bosses.
     
  5. waynester

    waynester Well-Known Member
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    one "maybe" two, weaning him ( well really his wife) on my old Omnia, got him to install spb mobile shell on it and both are really amazed on what smart phones can do, so now I'm pushing the android angle.
     
  6. Rdjr74

    Rdjr74 Well-Known Member
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    Wife, her friend and her friends mom. I can't recommend the phone now cuz they can't keep it in stock.
     
  7. Taylored

    Taylored Well-Known Member
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    I had one convinced, but I think he is going to go with the Droid X now. Which is probably good for him because he is a giant.
     
  8. taris300

    taris300 Well-Known Member
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    I've converted 4 people, all who are loving the Inc experience. Im working on a 5th, but he seems set on the X. We'll see how that goes in 2 days.
     
  9. mister_tu

    mister_tu Well-Known Member
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    Both my brothers, a co-worker, my brother's friend, and a few people on the Audizine forum.
     
  10. Sk1pp3r

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    4 two cousins my teacher and father-in-law. All seem really happy right now.
     
  11. ajiamarie

    ajiamarie Well-Known Member
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    Two so far but I'm working on two more.
     
  12. jamor

    jamor Well-Known Member
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    Zero so far. I've been kicked in the groin twice because I asked a couple girls if they wanted to see my Dinc.

    I stopped showing people my Dinc after that.
     
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  13. MisterMixelpix

    MisterMixelpix Well-Known Member
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    I got you all beat. I got my coworker to switch from an iphone. His 3gs was find and he was going to get the 4, and today he bought an Aria.
     
  14. TheGoatLantern

    TheGoatLantern Well-Known Member
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    I have converted one to an evo, does that count? ;)
     
  15. Taylored

    Taylored Well-Known Member
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    Bad decision, imo.
    Aria... Yuk. He should have kept the 3g and waited for at&t to get a decent phone.
     
  16. MaukaRunner

    MaukaRunner Well-Known Member
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    Three so far without even trying. A co-worker and his wife and my sister-in-law.

    They had recently purchased Moto Droids and I showed them mine. They asked what's the difference and all I told them was "mine's better."

    Guess they went online after that and returned their Droids and waited a month to get their Incredibles.

    Wonder if Verizon will give me commission.
     
  17. DarbagDarbag

    DarbagDarbag Well-Known Member
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    id say about five or so

    some even had iphones
     
  18. Skipdawg

    Skipdawg Well-Known Member
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    Just one. One of my Bartenders. A Convert from a iPhone at that.
     
  19. BuickGS67

    BuickGS67 Well-Known Member
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    Four so far. My boss gets his this week, as does another coworker. Another coworker got his last week, and my mom ordered one tonight.
     
  20. alecks2217

    alecks2217 Active Member
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    3! My dad, my girlfriend, and some guy who saw my phone in line at a local burrito shop lol.
     
  21. friend088

    friend088 Well-Known Member
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    Wasn't able to convert anyone because of the shortage of these phones. And now a lot of people are getting the Droid X. I know a ton of people and I only know one other person who's getting a DINC...my supervisor at work either got hers today or will get it tomorrow in the mail.
     
  22. danielevans83

    danielevans83 Well-Known Member
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    ive converted 2 people to Droid Eris' over 6-7 months ago, about 3 to Motorola Droids 3-4 months ago, and easily over 10 to the Droid Incredible. i'm the IT Director for a small company so they really listen when I make recommendations. :)
     
  23. Ecks

    Ecks Well-Known Member
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    Got my Sprint friend to switch from BB to Evo 4G after seeing my HTC :O
     
  24. jddroid

    jddroid Active Member
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    I work at best buy mobile so that's kind of cheating but I try to convert at least 5 people a day to android
     
  25. Bug Splat

    Bug Splat Well-Known Member
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    3 confirmed switches and 6-7 waiting for their contracts to end. All of them iphone 3GS users :D. All it took was 30 seconds of showing them interactive widgets and they were sold. Most had no idea android was so customizable. Comparing their boring grid layout to my Dinc was no were close to an even fight. It was like shooting fish in a barrel.
     

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