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Thread: Is The iPhone Clinically Addictive?

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    Livin the iPhone Life wannabprogramma's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by SquareWheel View Post
    Bah, this is no different than any other phone or gadget.
    Bah, you're no different than any other wheel or square.
    The Next Generation of Phreaks.

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    If anyone needs help with their addiction please send me their iPhone and I will introduce them to step 1 of 12 on their way to recovery.

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    I used to think I was addicted. Then I found out how easy it was to give up Taco Bell. How much worse can my iPhone be?

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    I sleep with my iPhone cause that's the only way the sleep cycle app works!

    My addiction wakeup call occured the other day. I only had two things to do that afternoon. Stop at the pot office and make my bank deposits. I had to pick up the new #3 connector for my phone at the post office. Well, I was so excited to get the connector and bring my phone back to life that I completely forgot to stop at the bank. By the time I realized it the bank was closed. For my stupidity I was rewarded with $74 in overdraft fees

    Edit: post , not pot

    I don't even know where the "pot" office is!!
    ( actually, I do, but I'm not telling)
    Last edited by Effenpig!; 02-28-2010 at 06:30 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    I use the iphone Speck holder in landscape mode on the corner of my bed. I open up ipod and select the movie and fall asleep watching the movie. I think the iphone stops at the 20% low battery mark and goes to sleep while I am in deep sleep. By the time I wake up, its at 5% and then I put it on charge til it get to 65% then I am good for work.

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    Man, some people have problems.

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    ^^^^Captain Obvious

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    I'm addicted, usually fall asleep usin it
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    i think i figured this out when i found it very hard to live without mine...

    it is quite sad actually...

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    i have proof i'm addicted. had to use my ipod mini for about a week. i was so pissed. so bad. the clicky clicky wheel was driving me crazy

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    I use it almost every hour of the day and night. When the battery gets low and needs charging I switch over to the iPod Touch with Icall till the iPhone is charged up again. It's a visious cycle. I sleep with both of them

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    LOL, wouldn't this make clothing clinically addictive too?

    Total BS.

    I don't own an iPhone anymore. Not after all the **** apple has been pulling lately, including child labor.

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    i'm addicted and proud! i mean after all, aren't we spending a pretty penny on the phone to begin with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CMOSlabs View Post
    I sleep with both of them
    pimpin'

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    I am so addicted I kept my first gen incase my 3G didn't work and kept my 3G incase my 3Gs didn't work... and have all three incase one breaks and then I don't have to go without one... crazy eh? lol

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    Ppl is clinically stupid, that is much more likely hehe

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    Thumbs down C.A.G.E. survey
    Quote Originally Posted by Melech518 View Post
    I may be addicted, but I can quit whenever I want...

    If you apply the CAGE questionnaire (for substance abuse) to the iphone. A score of 2 or more indicates a problem.

    C- tried to cut down
    A- annoyed by others bugging you about use.
    G- ever feel guilt from use
    E- ever had eye opener. Had to use first thing in morning to steady the nerves.

    Should we coin the term "IA" Iphone Anonymous.

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    pure addiction and in doubt that i will swap to another device. its like nicotine and may be once can quit.
    Last edited by chen1976; 02-28-2010 at 11:35 PM.

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    anything can be addictive.

    i'd say i'm highly dependent on mine. not addicted.

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    I must confess
    I once fell a sleep with my girlfriend's iphone
    I know, I should be a shame of my self.
    But I couldn't help it, she's got the latest model.

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