Who carries their Droid naked? How has it held up (scratches)

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    I've been carrying it around with the Verizon oem Hard Shell and Holster, but I love the sleekness of a "naked" Droid. I'm not so worried about dropping it but more so scratches on the phone from placing it on tables, sliding it around, etc.

    For you brave souls out there, how has your Droid held up to scratches and such from normal contact with tabletop/coutertops, pockets/bags, etc?

    P.S. Anyone try out a stick on clear film like Ghost Armor, 3M phone skin, etc? It's near impossible to find real world pics of an actual Droid with it installed. :greendroid:
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    I don't understand who wants to put on the Ghost Armor stuff because either way you risk your screen broken. I've been using my Droid without the case and screen protector, and managed to get a scratch on the screen (yikes). I went in and got it replaced yesterday because of the headphone jack and I also bought a screen protector and case while I was in.
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    I've had the droid since it came out and no case, no screen protector and I still have yet to find any scratches on the phone. Now I am careful with my electronics but I'm assuming most people here are when they own a phone like this. I still should probably put a screen protector on but I know its a glass screen so it takes alot!! to scratch it. I won't get a case because I think a case will make it too bulky. I think it really is like a robot lol I bet this phone can handle a lot of use and "abuse".
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    naked but inside an old-school Zune pouch [happens to fit snug and tight right inside...almost like its fitted]...so when its in my pocket its covered. when I take it out..nothing.

    good as new.

    look around for various things like that instead of a case, etc..if you want no extra bulk.
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    It's hard to fathom

    It's hard to fathom any of my electronics without a screen protector. I currently use a Zagg. You can't even tell there is a protector on it. They even guarantee and stand behind their products will not scratch. I'm not talking about scratching your screen, they guarantee that their protectors will not scratch. I've had mine since day one with plenty of abuse, like keys and phone in the same pocket. I'm yet to find a single scratch on it.
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    Naked here with a pouch..

    Not a scratch or anything on it.

    I did try to use it with a case for awhile but I always yearned for the feel of the naked one so I threw caution to the wind.
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    NAKED since day one which is about a month and have a couple of scratches on the screen very small and one tiny one on the case but i am 100% sure in the next two years I will get at least 2 refurbs from vzw for one reason or another so i dont care!
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    I've had my Droid since introduction day. I've never had a screen protector or case. The phone is either in a shirt pocket by itself or at home mostly in the multimedia dock (as I write this it's exposed on my desk which is not rare). Anyway, a brief swipe with a lens cloth and it could pass for new back side and screen side.

    Do a search for "gorilla glass" in this forum for an interesting article.
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    Naked since 11/11,,,not a scratch on it :)
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    Naked until today with no nicks or scratches. I've only had it for three weeks. One of my presents today was a clip on case. I'm pretty careful with my stuff. I did buy a screen protecter the first day but when I put it on I didn't like it and took it right off.
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    naked since 11/06. I carry it in my pants pocket most of the time. I have developed a habit of not carrying loose change or keys in the same pocket. No scratch...but haven't been to the beach yet.
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    Naked for the past 3 weeks. I carry it in my jeans pocket exclusively. No scratches. Have you seen the torture test screen scratching on youtube. The screen really holds up very well, which influenced me to carry this thing naked.
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    Naked, but carried in a pouch here. I've never liked any of my phones with 'skins' on them.
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    I use mine with no case, no screen-protector. I carry it in my pocket, and the only precaution I take is that I don't put my keys in the same pocket with the phone... Still looks like new, and I've had it since Nov. 7th.
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    Have mine naked for the month that I've had it... have dropped it 4 times, but no major scratches... just could not decide which case to get for it.... there are so many
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    Only had it since monday but it's naked... I saw the key scratch test on YouTube and decided if it can handle a key like that it can handle my pockets.

    I am typically veyr safe with my devices so I hope to have a good run with this guy.
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    Naked since day one and not a scratch on it, I keep in my pockets most of the time to hide it's shame. :)
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    Naked since 11/06, no scratches, but I keep it in a holster.

    I tried the Zagg, but could never put it on without hair or dust getting in between the Zagg and the screen. When it flipped out if my hand onto the floor, I gave up.
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    Naked since 9 Nov I'm a Police officer with no extra space on duty belt so I carry in shirt pocket and a Blue Ant Q1 earpiece and use the ear piece's voice speed dial without removing the phone from my pocket. Zero damages plus I prefer the contact with the glass screen but, I do carry the maximum insurance month to month.
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    I'm not that good with my toys so I have the Body Glove as well as the Zagg invisibesheild. Not real happy with either. Kind of a pain to take the BG off to put in my car mount. I didn't do such a great job putting on the Invisible sheild and so there are a couple of annoying bubbles that just haven't gone away. I drink a lot of coffee and have been in a bar or two with it, so I am hoping the combination of the two will help save it when the inevitable happens and I either drop it or spill something on it. No insurance btw.
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