New Member w/ New Droid Incoming

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  1. JP 5.56

    JP 5.56 Member

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    Hello folks,

    Just ordered a Motorola Droid and it should be in my hands tomorrow or the next day. Long time crackberry user and feel good/excited to be getting away from it and into Android.
    :icon_ banana:

    I've heard nothing but good about these phones and am hoping I find a bunch of good information and conversation on this site.
     
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    My work phone is a BB tour and I'll have to say I like the keyboard way better than the Droid's slide out one. But all thats a mute point once you D/L and install Swipe. That should be on every newbies short list of things to do.

    Welcome.
     
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    Me too OP. i've been lurking here since I orderded. The thread about posting the home screens is really cool. Hope I can figure out how to do all that stuff.
     
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    Welcome! I suggest that you get as much rest as possible before your Droid arrives because once you get you hands around it you will NOT put it down.
    I hope you have good eyes because reading all of the good stuff on this forum will require it.

    Mike
     
  5. JP 5.56

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    From my limited experience with a droid at the store, I don't have any issue yet with the droid keyboard.

    I have the Blackberry Pearl, it can't be any worse than that POS.

    Does the Moto droid also have touch screen keyboard?
     
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    Yes. Infact, it has two - a portrait keyboard and a landscape keyboard.
     
  7. JP 5.56

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    Awesome. I figured this to be the case but wasn't sure.
     
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    Bah- it wont be here until tomorrow!
     
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    just one more day to read and learn some stuff :)
     
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    i'm in the same boat as you...i thought mine was gonna be here today, but when i checked the tracking number it said tomorrow. sad.

    i agree with BlazinCaucasain....just more time to try to figure stuff out:)
     
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    I manage my company's verizon account, and when I order a phone for that account I get it next day. I just figured the standard shipping for my personal account was the same - I guess I was wrong.

    I can wait until tomorrow. BUT I DON'T WANT TO! :icon_evil: lol
     
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    For those of you who will receive their Droid tomorrow go home and get a good nights sleep. Thursday night, you'll be up way past your usual bed time.
    Mike
     
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    Fedex guy needs to hurry up. The Fedex freight carrier showed up and teased me.. have to wait for the Express truck.
     
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    That 'patience is a virtue' thing just doesn't apply when you're waiting for the FedEx man! Good luck and don't hug the FedEx man too hard!
     
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    Express is usually here by now. No hugs for him. Boot to the face is a possibility if he keeps me waiting much longer! :icon_ devil:

    What is this patience thing you speak of?