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Help! My Cell Phone is Missing!
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Help! My Cell Phone is Missing!

My wife suffered a trauma. Why?


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Visitor Comments: 20

(20) Rivke, June 30, 2012 4:15 PM

Got my phone wet two weeks ago

Was traveling. I did have a workaround for contacts, but the ability to receive calls was important, and to use the network. I was often out of wifi range, limiting my use for coordinating meetings, etc. While I found the incident funny, as I'd fallen in a rather cold mountain reservoir.....twice..... I did have some concerns about my contacts and some photos I'd taken. Apple fixed me up (props to the folks in Littleton , CO) with a step up phone for nothing, I could have upgraded to a 4, but I don't need that. (and that has been interesting, hearing all the people who think I should have upgraded) In the end, while I was afraid I'd blow my insanely tight budget on a repair and have several days without a phone, it didn't happen. My old phone dried out enough to function as an iPod, so I'm not sure if that is a good use ( I have a need for a player for work), or if I should clear my data and donate/recycle it. My largest fear is a hacker getting sensitive contact information.

(19) Donna, June 30, 2012 3:57 AM

Regarding our reliance on cell phones: We are more connected with more people around the world via the internet and airplanes, but we are less connected to what is really important-- Our Families. So, I think that our "panic" when we lose our cell phones, is an indication of a sense of loss of Family. We could remedy that by "turning off" the phone, and make an appointment to see our families (if they are grown) or summoning the children and spouse and doing something impromptu and fun!

(18) Anonymous, June 27, 2012 7:51 PM


It's not just a "phone". It's photos, personal text messages, personal information, ie. phone numbers, email addresses. It's an xray of who we are, who we know, what we do and on and on. In a strangers hands this information can be as dangerous as.. It's too scary to think about. I don't own one. I want one but I don't need one so for me it's not a problem. If it's just a phone without any apps, info, or other personal data then there's nothing to worry about. The thing is, it's not just a "phone". Is it.

(17) alejandro levy, June 27, 2012 11:45 AM

is our conection to others

The cellphone has become our way to stay connected to the others, to the world..I can only speak for myself, but i do not have a land line and i do not many people who has one at home... hence the phone is such an important tool.. Particularly if you are from out of town and your family lives overseas..

(16) Simcha, June 27, 2012 9:38 AM

Cell Phones During Davening!!!

For several reasons, I do not have a cell phone and am not interested in having a cell phone. I was in a minyan for mincha this week and someone's cell phone rang in the middle of the "Amidah" (silent prayer). The person answered and while davening spoke to the person with all sorts of noises. The cell phone has become such an idol that there is not even courtesy towards G-d.

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