How do you people go through so many Droids?!?!?

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  1. Abe21599

    Abe21599 Super Moderator
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    okay this isnt the first time ive seen a thread "i went into the store today to get my 3rd droid" and kinda makes me think - are most people just careless with their phones or did I just get lucky and get one that didnt have any problems with it???

    Ive had mine since the middle of November and its still running strong. many different roms and been overclocked most of the time. Now i dont have insurance on my phone (which most people who keep getting new ones probably do) but isnt there some kind of deductible?

    So really - who in here is just careless with their super-expensive piece of technology and who in here just has had bad luck with getting one that have worked right (supposedly)
     
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    I've often wondered as well. I've had mine since March.
     
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    On my first one and goin' strong, since December.
     
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    I guess I've been lucky because both mine and my wifes have no real issues.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    February here.

    I guess it's possible that you can get two defective phones in a row.... I dont know.
     
  6. Abe21599

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    i dont know if its like people think just because they have the insurance that "o hey you wanna see my droid? let me toss it 20 feet to you" comes into play.

    I know its insurance for a reason, but i could imagine a few people are abusing it
     
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    i got my first on on release day, earpiece died in dec so i got it replaced and had this one ever since

    And yes verizons insurance is a $50 deductible and you get a refurbished phone

    I used best buys, its like 2 more dollars a month but no deductible and i get a new phone when this one breaks. And they really don't ask questions when your phone is broken
     
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    Had mine since December, been constantly overclocked to at least 800mhz since the end of January. Not a single problem, only one small scratch on the frame, and I get pretty decent battery life to boot.
     
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    I hope you weren't referring to me, as I am extremely careful with my phones. :p
     
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    Yea i think most people are just careless. Or they dont know how to trouble shoot themselves. So when they cant figure out how to change their wallpaper they assume their phone is broken and will explode at any moment.
     
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    I've had my droid since December, and it's still working like a charm. I've also had the same screen protector hehe. It should last me until december this year when i have my upgrade
     
  12. Abe21599

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    haha no it was no one i was reading old threads and saw like 3 in a row of people who were on their 13th phone.

    yea kinda disappointing how people buy such an advanced piece of technology and dont know how to use it