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Could you live without your phone for 10 days?

  1. iloveglee83 profile image59
    iloveglee83posted 6 years ago

    Could you live without your phone for 10 days?

    Stupid question I know, but I work in a call center and we offer repairs on cell phones. Our process can take up to 10 days. This time frame includes the shipping back to you. About 80% of the call I get a day will be for something major with the phone and out of those 80% only 20% will send their phone in for repairs, the other 60% state "I cant live with out my phone for that long". I mean seriously, I get it you use your phone for work, etc. But do people not keep emergency phones anymore? I Do, but even if I didn't I would still send it in for repair rather than buying a new phone.

  2. telltale profile image76
    telltaleposted 6 years ago

    Have to admit that it is difficult to live without my phone for 10 whole days.  But repairing the phone to get it returned within 10 days is quite a long time, even including the shipping back time which may be only a day or two. Why does it take 10 days to repair a phone? That's the question.

  3. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I would be thrilled to lose my phone "privileges" for 10 days.  The constant phone ringing whether landline or cell is very stress inducing.

  4. iloveglee83 profile image59
    iloveglee83posted 6 years ago

    you would have to take in to account that your phone is not the only phone in the repair center, there are hundreds if not thousands from all over the US and parts of Canda. That is why the process takes alittle longer along with the fact that they want to insure your phone is working properly before sending it back to you.

  5. Alecia Murphy profile image77
    Alecia Murphyposted 6 years ago

    Yeah, I'm not much of a talker. I'd rather email someone who has email. Now for emergencies, obviously it's good because not everyone has email up 24/7. No, I don't know anyone with an emergency cell phone. But to not have to worry about who's calling or what's it about would be great for a little while.

  6. Anna82 profile image57
    Anna82posted 6 years ago

    Since I spend most of my working day on computer, I mostly contact people using eMails. So, I can easily live 10 days without a phone.

  7. JEDIJESSICUH profile image78
    JEDIJESSICUHposted 6 years ago

    I probably could, to be honest. I don't really text or call anyone who can't reach me via the internet.

  8. Rob Jundt profile image87
    Rob Jundtposted 6 years ago

    I could since I currently do not own a phone. Yes, this the truth. Once I get back on the communication wagon, I am sure not having a phone would be yes, an inconvenience, but I could live without it. After all, I can not eat it or breathe it.

  9. sanathara profile image60
    sanatharaposted 6 years ago

    It is difficult but I can live without it as long as I can access net.

  10. Elizabeth Hayl profile image60
    Elizabeth Haylposted 6 years ago

    I'd be HAPPY to live without my phone for 10 days (could we make it 1000?)! I really only have a phone because my parents like to call when I'm at college, but yeah, it's completely shameful how dedicated people are to their phones.  All the ringtones and vibrations and junk can really get on a person's nerves after a while!

  11. Majadez profile image78
    Majadezposted 6 years ago

    Generally, no.  But, if I were stranded on a deserted exotic island with a sexy partner, I'll go even longer than 10 days! wink

  12. supplies expert profile image61
    supplies expertposted 6 years ago

    I think in a situation like that, I would be very annoyed with the whole idea of the 10 days without the phone. But I could easily do it. I have made it a few months without my phone, since it broke a month before I was allowed to upgrade. And that's even with a smart phone where my whole life is in one small device lol.