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Cell Phone Addiction?

by Dirty Pirate / April 13, 2006 3:56 PM PDT
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You can get over it!
by Wendy P. / April 14, 2006 1:23 AM PDT
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I think I was addicted to my cell phone about a year ago. But the phone is 3 years old now, and a little bit under the weather. It still works, but I leave it at home during the day now. I even downgraded my monthly plan because I hardly use it anymore.

There's hope! You can beat the cell phone addiction!

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How are they defining addiction?
by rtemp / April 14, 2006 1:43 AM PDT
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If I just missed something, please point it out to me, but they don't seem to give any real definition of the sort. I don't consider myself addicted at all, but I do leave it on all the time and keep it nearby. Is that enough? Methinks not. Of course, you know what I use my cell phone for? Phone calls. Very few calls, I might add.

-Ryan

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"constant companion"
by Wendy P. / April 14, 2006 3:22 AM PDT

Seems like they are talking about always having your phone with you.

I guess not being able to leave the house without your phone means you are addicted to it.

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That's odd
by archaeo1 / April 14, 2006 3:26 AM PDT
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That's odd because I never leave my house without my cell phone, but it's not a matter that I can't leave without out it, but that I don't want to. If I get into an accident or something else happens, what am I suppose to do then? Wish I had my cell phone with me.

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I carry mine with me everywhere but almost never use it...
by Jasmes / April 14, 2006 3:33 AM PDT
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I keep it with me for safety all the time, but almost never use it.


I hate these faux-addiction things.

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Well for me
by Dirty Pirate / April 14, 2006 4:50 AM PDT

I have my personal cell phone, I have the company blackberry/Cell Phone. I never and for the most part can't leave it at home and it is with me all the time and is never shut off.

When I am out on the boats, I pop the sim card out of my personal phone and put it into a different phone that is more ruggedized and water proof. So yop, I am addicted.

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