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Could you live without a cell phone?

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Poll: Could you live without your Cell Phone? (70 member(s) have cast votes)

Could you live without your Cell Phone?

  1. Voted Yes (46 votes [65.71%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 65.71%

  2. No (24 votes [34.29%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 34.29%


#1 I have a computer...

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 09:28 AM

Poll Just for fun - Could you?

My vote is Yes.

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 02:25 PM

I did it before there were mobile devices. So I'm sure if they ceased to exist I could do it again. Lots of things I take for granted and convenience would be lost. It would not be a pleasant experience. But yeah I'd adapt again.

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 02:43 PM

Without a problem.  I had a high usage month last month, 30 minutes on the phone with my step-daughter, only because that was the number my parents gave her.  Normally I'm on the phone for less than 5 minutes a month and those calls are work related.  I use my phone for my audio books and to waste time in line.


Since I'm old school, I don't "need" a cell phone.  I've had one since the mid 90s, but only as a requirement for work, so I could be contacted day or night.

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 05:09 PM

I have an Iphone and it has been turned off for most of this year. I have used it for only 3 hours since January. I hate mobile Phones.

Edited by NickAu, 06 December 2014 - 04:37 PM.

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 06:00 PM

Easily. Grew up without it. I think the only true value is the emergency aspect. Everything else can be done when you get to a computer or phone.
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Posted 01 May 2014 - 02:32 PM

Could I? Probably.

Do I want to? Nope.

I admit that I don't use the "cell phone" part of my smartphone very often. My house has bad cell reception, so I tend to have in airplane mode with WiFi on when at home. And since I work from home most of the time, that is most of the time. But, it is useful for when I do go out.

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Posted 02 June 2014 - 12:42 AM

As in this modern cell phone had become an very familiar and common thing and it is very popular from kids to old age people it is depend upon the people who can live without cell phone also.

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Posted 02 June 2014 - 11:09 AM

Never owned a cell phone. No longer have a land line, either...use Skype. Seriously thinking about ditching

cable TV, too.

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 06:41 PM

Yes but without internet impossible  :guitar:

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:51 AM

Like some of you've said, I could live without my cell phone, but I would rather not.  I've grown accustomed to using it for quick Internet searches, and it's so much more convenient when I'm on the go and I don't have my laptop with me.

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 10:11 PM

Hi everyone.
My vote. yes. 
I am in the Rocky Mountains right now. There are no cell phone towers and I don't think there ever will be where I am...way far up.  
So, I have done without my cell or any phone service for the past 3 days, closest signal is about 15 miles as the crow flies or an hour drive. 
Haven't really missed it so far. Maybe I will have messages and texts when I return to civilization lol...but I think I don't miss it because I have the computer and Internet...if I didn't have that, I definitely would feel totally disconnected. 
Cell phone...right now I think it is a convenience, not a necessity. And it's very nice to get away from the phone and just away sometimes :)

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 01:51 AM

I hate to admit it, I really do.... If forced to I could, but if I had the option, a definite "no". 


Its not that I hang around all day with my phone, but especially when I have to go someplace I like to be able to rely on the option to communicate. 

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Posted 29 September 2014 - 01:49 AM

They're nice to have but I'm not that weak... 

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 06:50 AM

For me it's mission impossible :)

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Posted 18 October 2014 - 06:02 PM

I could live without my phone but I need it for Gmail two-factor authentication and similar stuff. I suppose I could disable those but that would make it less secure

Edited by Tyraelx, 18 October 2014 - 06:03 PM.

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