"Can I See Your Droid"?

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  1. CatsvsDogs

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    So I was at a poker game at a friend's house tonight and I was showing one of my buddies the swype app (his wife has the droid and she hasn't seen it yet). A few minutes later someone that was siting close to us asked if he could see my Droid. Now I guess if I know the person I would hand them my droid, I really don't know this guy so I pretended I didn't hear him. Is that a odd reaction? It's only a stupid phone, right? Do you let semi strangers just handle your phone?
     
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    It doesn't really matter what item it is, I don't think it's a weird reaction to deny someone you don't know to use something you own. That's my take on it and I stick to it pretty much. I wouldn't want a stranger sitting in my car unless I asked them.
     
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    If it was totally obvious that you blew him off, then maybe a little odd.. i was hesitant when i had just got my phone but that wore off after a few days..
     
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    I would have kicked his chair out from under him.

    Your reaction though? Not too odd... it would have been more odd if he asked a second or third time and you continued to ignore him.
     
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    At a poker game so long as he didn't place it on the table and say, "call" i probably would have let someone see it. But that's me, not judging you or anything like that. It's your Droid if you don't want to show it to somebody that's up to you.
     
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    hell no. nobody touches my moto droid but me.
     
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    I get this all the time: "Oh, is that the Droid? Is it better than the iPhone? Let me see!"
     
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    Touching Droid is a privilege NOT a right.
     
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    I wouldn't have had a problem showing him the phone. If someone asked to see my phone, I'd show it off -- but I wouldn't had it to them. You could have done that.

    Just like a few days ago, someone I didn't know asked to see the camera that I was using. I showed it to them, but I certainly wasn't going to hand over an expensive camera to a stranger. :)

    Or to be snarky, tell the guy he doesn't have a high enough security clearance. :D
     
  10. Martin030908

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    I've let people 'see' my Droid... and I almost inevitably get this from them.... "What did I do?" or "I don't know what happened"
    They press buttons like it's a Fischer-Price toy.... I immediately remove the Droid from their possession and continue showing them the Droid in 'display' mode. Hands off! :)
     
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    When they ask to see my Droid, I let them see it.... as I hold it and show them what it does. Simple.
     
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    I'm a middle school teacher and I get this question from students at least a couple times a week. Yeah right! This is how I usually handle it.