Dropped My Droid For the 1st Time

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    Well today I had a little scare. I dropped my droid and the protective case I have on it fell off...I stopped breathing for a second! Doesn't appear to have any damage...the keyboard seems a bit looser sliding (not much though) and the part of the case that goes on the screen isn't clipping on as firmly as it did. Luckily I got the case from ebay for $6 so it's easily replaced!...I am so glad I have the insurance though...even though I don't need it...THIS TIME! :icon_ banana:
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    I've dropped mine a couple of times. Knew I would, and thats why I absolutely had to have a cover for it. I have the rubberized snap on case from the Verizon store ($12 I think) and there's been no damage. The case did fall off both times.
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    Ive dropped mine a couple times with no case. No damage at all, and they were long drops onto tile floors.
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    Dropped mine on concrete (I think there were tears), major abrasion on the metal in the upper left corner. Lucky for me the phone had some issues a few weeks later (not from dropping) so I got a new one. I did take some Harley Davidson touch up paint to the nick and it concealed the damage beautifully.
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    Dropped mine yesterday when it fell out of my pants pocket as I was getting undressed on hardwood floor. No damage whatsoever. The Droid is a solid built phone and that is one of the reasons why I truly love it. :icon_ banana:
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    Part Harley, Part Droid... that's awesome.

    I don't have a case for mine as I am pretty good about not dropping my phones... but I think I may get something soon just to be sure. I had to pay full price for this bad boy and I don't want anything to happen to it.
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    It's kinda funny, we have a solid hefty phone, because it's built out of metal, but that means more mass for the dropping ... :)

    I like that it has some heft to it, on only a couple of occasions I was tiring of holding it to my ear, but that's when one should switch to speaker if possible.
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    My Droid and my hardwood floor are well acquainted after only 5 days. I cringe every time. As a former Nextel user for work, I'm convinced motorola builds the most physically durable phones. Have the Verizon case/clip on it.
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    I have yet to drop mine, but I did throw my keys onto a table and they accidentally slammed onto it!

    As many of us have learned, the glass didn't suffer one nick (it's sort of indestructible :) but a small flecks of paint on thne metal screen bezel shipped off.. That is clearly the spot that will show the most damage. Off to harleypaint.com!
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    i actually wish this had some sort of lanyard type slot on it to affix a chain, or string or something, as it is on the heavy side and it would be nice to have some sort of reinforcement in case it feels like slipping outta the hands..