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TO THINK IT IS careless to drop you mobile phone down the toilet.

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picketywick Mon 14-Jan-13 09:54:33

I heard a radio broadcastcast in which several people admitted dropping their mobile dow the toilet? How about you|?

I have dropped mine almost everwhere but the toilet In shops, On trains, In the library etc etc.

WorraLiberty Mon 14-Jan-13 09:55:42

I think it's the number 1 'reason' for mobile insurance claims isn't it?

<< Cynical >>

mrsjay Mon 14-Jan-13 09:57:30

down the loo and in the dogs bowl that was spectacular the dog looked at it and then trotted off with it soaking wet and dripping hmm Ive actually misplaced my mobile atm dunno where it is confused

Catsdontcare Mon 14-Jan-13 09:58:50

I've done it more than once blush terrible habit of putting it in back pocket of trousers and then when you go to loo and pull trousers down out it falls.

It is careless and I nearly died when I did it with my I phone. (Praise The Lord that rice and airing cupboard fixed it!)

Ihatemytoes Mon 14-Jan-13 09:59:16

I dropped mine down thw loo, when I pulled my jeans down to, er, go, and forgot that I had my phone in my back pocket..........

Ihatemytoes Mon 14-Jan-13 09:59:44

x post with Cats!

5madthings Mon 14-Jan-13 09:59:54

I have done it, I always keep my phone in the back pocket if my jeans and when pulling them down to go to the logo it fell out into the toilet.

I dried the phone out and it was fine tho and now I have an expensive phone I am super careful!

raininginbaltimore Mon 14-Jan-13 10:00:07

I've done it three times. Not the same phone! Twice it was in my pocket, and as I pulled trousers up it popped ou and down toilet. Other time I was rushing to assembly (teacher) and has it in a pile of register etc as I went into cubicle, I stumbled forward and it slipped off into bowl.

InNeatCognac Mon 14-Jan-13 10:00:09

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

5madthings Mon 14-Jan-13 10:00:19

X post!

3mily Mon 14-Jan-13 10:00:27

I had mine in my back pocket too!

picketywick Mon 14-Jan-13 10:01:12

Great Mrs Jay. If you have a landline and have lost your mobile in the house; you can ring it on the landline. And then have fun chasing the ringing

nevermindthecrocodiles Mon 14-Jan-13 10:01:55

I guess if it's in the back pocket of your trousers it's probably quite easy to inadvertently drop it down the loo...I haven't done it personally but it's probably inevitable! <clumsy>

Fakebook Mon 14-Jan-13 10:03:03

I've never dropped it down the toilet but I have dropped it in toilet cubicles at work loads of times. It's those cardigans and trousers with shallow pockets that are the reason for this. They should proper pockets on clothes.

I had 6 phones in a year once, I dropped one on a road while crossing it and it got run over, dropped 2 in the bath, one into a cup of coffee and left one in my pocket and then put it through the washing machine. I tend to go through about 1 a year now because I'm pretty clumsy.

Waitingforastartofall Mon 14-Jan-13 10:11:30

I drop my phone constantly but have never dropped it down the toilet. the reason I have insurance on my phone is because I break them so frequently totally by accident!

HorraceTheOtter Mon 14-Jan-13 10:14:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

cloudpuff Mon 14-Jan-13 10:18:01

never done it myself as I dont keep my phone in my pocket, my friends has broken at least three of her dh's phones by washing them in the washing machine.

MammaTJ Mon 14-Jan-13 10:21:25

I dropped mine in the toilet at work. I had it in my tunic pocket. Went to the loo, lifted up the tunic to pull my trousers up and the phone fell in the loo. I haven't dropped it anywhere else though. hmm

Theicingontop Mon 14-Jan-13 10:23:45

Once down the toilet. Several times on concrete in carparks. Once on gravel (which cracked the screen).

Once, as I was crossing a busy road to work, and a lorry ran over it.

blush

freddiefrog Mon 14-Jan-13 10:24:58

I've dropped it in the loo twice.

Once it fell out of a pocket, I made a grab for it and ended up knocking it in the loo

The second time I'd taken it out of my pocket to avoid a repeat of the above and put it on the cistern. It promptly slid off straight into the loo

I've never dropped it anywhere else though

ScaredySquirrel Mon 14-Jan-13 10:25:16

i did it too when it was in the back pocket of my jeans.

complexnumber Mon 14-Jan-13 10:27:29

'I think it's the number 1 'reason' for mobile insurance claims isn't it?' worra

I'd have thought quite possible to be a number twos reason as well! [smile

NewYearNewNagoo Mon 14-Jan-13 10:31:50

That's why women drown more phones than men. I reckon if you factor in the extra pants-down toilet action we have compared to men, we are definitely still more careful than them [competitive]

It is careless, but we are human and you can't be on-guard all the time.

picketywick Tue 15-Jan-13 12:30:29

I left a mobile in Library Rang the bloke who had it,. Said he wud return it to Lib. He did not keep promise

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