View Poll Results: Do you believe there should be rules of BlackBerry etiquette/use?

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  • Yes

    358 48.38%
  • No

    183 24.73%
  • Maybe

    199 26.89%
12-29-07 01:43 AM
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  1. dmevis's Avatar
    I really like when BB Users ignore actual real/living people to focus on their BB.
    12-19-07 01:59 PM
  2. CatPA's Avatar
    Put BB on vibrate only anywhere there is a chance you might cause a disruption, such as but not limited to religious services, meetings and seminars, movies, libraries ...
    12-19-07 02:02 PM
  3. mj2007's Avatar
    Answering a call in a movie, and not immediately getting up to leave while saying "hold on a minute, I'm in a movie and I need to leave!"
    12-19-07 02:07 PM
  4. jsanders's Avatar
    Me playing Pipes when I shouldn't be.
    12-19-07 02:11 PM
  5. skchoyee's Avatar
    There shall not be any other smart phones around in the presence of a BB.
    12-19-07 02:11 PM
  6. wrpmission's Avatar
    someone who replies to an email on their BB with their laptop right infront of them
    12-19-07 02:11 PM
  7. Charlesb's Avatar
    It's all common sense man don't try and have multiple converstions with real people in front of you and at the same time on you BB keep the interactions seperate
    12-19-07 02:12 PM
  8. Fripp's Avatar
    Just don't stare at it constantly while in meetings requiring active participation.
    12-19-07 02:24 PM
  9. mee8495's Avatar
    What you talkin bout Willis? If we outlaw Blackberrys - then only outlaws will have Blackberrys
    12-19-07 02:27 PM
  10. nugo74's Avatar
    Treat others better than you would want to be treated... It's the only way to go. Happy Holidays!
    12-19-07 02:27 PM
  11. Steve017's Avatar
    Rules shmrules!
    12-19-07 02:27 PM
  12. DadTo4XYs's Avatar
    Common sense. Everyone just needs to use common sense.
    12-19-07 02:28 PM
  13. DBC's Avatar
    No restaurants, theaters, try not to talk/text while out with friends and spending time with family. But sometimes...
    12-19-07 02:35 PM
  14. Ellipse's Avatar
    A friend of mine went to his doctor's office and he was checking his BB more then he was paying attention to his patient! (needless to say, he switched doctors)
    12-19-07 02:56 PM
  15. zerog46's Avatar
    There's nothing that bothers me more when a new memeber posts on a forum and starts bad mouthing the BB. That to me is a no no........
    12-19-07 02:57 PM
  16. jdiegs's Avatar
    There is nothing I hate most than people trying to show off especially if they don't have anything good to say.
    12-19-07 03:03 PM
  17. farrj's Avatar
    I've been leading meetings as people are distracted by the Blackberry. Once it starts then others join in. Stating that no checking Blackberry's during the meeting doesnt seem like a good idea though.
    12-19-07 03:04 PM
  18. evjordan's Avatar
    I am too new to blackberry to have encountered my first rude user. But it's out there, like turning 40 or 50. IT's out there and it's just a matter of time.
    12-19-07 03:05 PM
  19. R8Rberry's Avatar
    I was in a meeting at work and the consutant got a message and stopped her presentation to text message back to her friend. Later we found out that this was not a work related message. Needless to say, her company was not selected for the job
    12-19-07 03:10 PM
  20. acardin's Avatar
    I think this goes for all phone users. Don't talk on the phone when you are talking to someone else. This includes asking someone to "wait a minute" while they take a call and talking on the phone while ordering food at a drive through.
    12-19-07 03:10 PM
  21. mjmetzgar's Avatar
    I think it should be like your cell phone. Just be curtious when out in public.
    12-19-07 03:12 PM
  22. sjuno's Avatar
    Nah. I think if you are on the phone dont interupt the dude on the phone as well. Especially if they are talking on an awesome BB! Think about it! I like talking on mine when going through a drive through- it drives the person nuts! Ha. Just kidding
    12-19-07 03:13 PM
  23. kjklht's Avatar
    Need a headset, don't want to get a traffic ticket.
    12-19-07 03:24 PM
  24. jroher's Avatar
    I might be violating human etiquette by wearing my blackberry on a hip holster... When are they going to come out with a shoulder holster for these things?
    12-19-07 03:25 PM
  25. slimer's Avatar
    I can't find my discovery 510
    12-19-07 03:26 PM
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