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1995hoo

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I don't understand why so many people....


....regardless of what phone they use (Apple or Android) seem to take it as a personal insult that other people use and like something different. We see these constant threads, or subthreads basically constituting a threadjack to give useless replies like "change to Android" that don't help anyone, on the Sabre and elsewhere that are just a way for someone to complain that someone else uses a different brand of phone. It reminds me of the old Stones lyric—"he can't be a man 'cause he doesn't smoke the same cigarettes as me." Who gives a flying frutiger what phone anyone else uses, unless the "anyone else" is an immediate family member who looks to you for technical support? I tried the iPhone and I tried various Android phones back when I first got one. I simply liked the iPhone better—and, like DownTownHoo says, I bought it at a Verizon shop. I've been to Apple Stores a few times, but I've never bought an iPhone at one, just some accessories, and usually if I go into an Apple Store it's to kill time at the mall while Ms1995hoo is at Talbot's or similar. Surely even the most anti-Apple posters on this forum could understand preferring to go into the Apple Store versus waiting around in a women's clothing store.

(To be clear, I'm not directing this comment at DownTownHoo. His post is simply the one that prompts me to make the comment.)

(In response to this post by DownTownHoo)

Posted: 09/28/2021 at 08:13AM



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