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I Never Turn My Cell Off

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    Emergencies Can Happen At Any Time

    I used to turn my cell phone off a lot. I really hate talking on the phone, so I didn't see a point in having it on and wasting the battery. Then, one night we almost lost my mom. No one could get ahold of me, they didn't have time to drive to my house because they had to go...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2010

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    Primary Phone

    No Way! I use my cell phone as my primary phone. I have a land line but only for DSL on the computer and there's no phone connected to that line.  I have a wall charger, car charger, and an extra battery so I don't ever feel the need to turn it off and never do.
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    Why Would I?

    I do keep my cell phone on all the time. If it gets low on battery I just charge it. What's the point of letting it die? Seems a bit cruel just letting something die, don't you think?
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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    My Reaching Out and Waiting

     I'm there for someone who calls, any hour of the day or night.  When it's charging it's even on.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 3 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I'm....

    ...not sure it would turn back on again to be honest. I've dropped it so many times, Im on my second one of the same model now, that Im surprised it stays on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    I Don't Becasue

     I don't have many calls so I don't turn my cell off... I'm not disturbed. But I don't switch it off because what if something happen. What if my love is sad and needs me... what if someone need to talk and im not available..  
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Nope

     But I don't often look at it either...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 10, 2009

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    It's Never Off.

    I never turn mine off...ever. At the movies? Oh it's on...just on silent or vibrate. I make sure all sound is off. Dr's office...on but silent. Plus my cell never goes dead. I always make sure it is charged. Even when I am gone I have a charger in my car, just to make sure it...
    Gataki Gataki 22-25, T Jan 11, 2009

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    It Is The Worst Touture...

    ...for me there is.  Well, maybe not the worst... but it's close, lol.  I always feel like I am going to miss something when I have my cell phone off.  It is a big fear of mine that somone will need me and I will not know because my phone is off... Weird, right...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2010

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    I Don't

        i never turn off my cell phone . it is always near me . at work , at home , when i am sleepnig .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 2009

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    Always On

    my phone is always on. i am always there for anyone who ever needs me. i don't even turn it off at night, becausse i always want to be there if someone needs me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 26, 2009

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    Always On

    I always keep my phone on in the fact that someone will want to call or text me needing to talk about something. I'm known as the nice guy with all my friends so they always want to talk to me about something. I always tell them you can always call me even if I'm sleeping...
    nudistbuddhist nudistbuddhist 18-21, M Mar 28, 2010

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    Why?

    What's the point of me paying a 134 bill almost everymonth..on somethng and i don't use it. I do agree i dont chat as much as i used to, but still i do talk when i get a call. Also, what about emergencies, the only time my phone ever goes on OFF is when i'm not able to charge it...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Feb 11, 2009

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    Never.

    you never know when someone will need you. i try to always be there for the people in my life. no matter the time of day. a crisis wont wait until morning.
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F Jan 28, 2009

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    I Do

    I don't always answer it and if I am tired I will turn the ringer off,  but i leave it on 24/7. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Never

       My cell is the only phone I have..no home phone, so I keep it on all the time, even to charge.
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Only If...

    The only time that my phone gets turned off is if the battery is low and it dies.. which happens pretty often... and then its a ****** deal hahaha and sometimes if Im mad at a boy and he keeps calling.. then I will too.
    Took2MuchMan Took2MuchMan 22-25, F Apr 4, 2009

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    Never Ever

    i have two phones and im only 16 (to some this may seem stupid) but i find it imporntant cause im the type of perosn who is allways fixing other people problems and i cant deal with not havign one line open.. my friedns no they can call me any tiem 24/7 and they do.. cause...
    Casper92 Casper92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2009

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