07-20-08 10:08 PM
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  1. Incogkneetoe's Avatar
    I have one out of need. I'd love to have a slim stylish fashion phone, but I run 2 fitness companies (1 gym and 1 consulting company) and Email and on the go calendaring are needed. I also keep detailed notes on contacts as well. I've had every smartphone platform available and I chose blackberry for it's simple menu system and unflinching OS reliability and Hardware build quality. I've been using a BB now sinch the 6 series with mnochrome screens.
    07-20-08 05:43 PM
  2. ballinsol14's Avatar
    I have a blackberry because, honestly, I like to have nice things, and I like to be on top of the technological side of the world. I've got a nice lap-top, digital camera and blackberry (phone, lap-top and camera in one).
    07-20-08 05:48 PM
  3. iCandi's Avatar
    i got one cuz i can keep in contact with everyone at all times

    email IM BBM text whatever you want to call it

    and i can put my programs on it too
    07-20-08 05:48 PM
  4. bmcclure937's Avatar
    The question should be : Why not have a BlackBerry? lol
    07-20-08 05:50 PM
  5. WackBerry's Avatar
    Most of the reason I got mine so I could be in contact with the people I work with and not have to pay for it-they use a different carrier-so I was able to drop my minutes a substantial amount
    Otherwise, I wanted to be able to access the internet when I couldnt otherwise and be able to check my personal email when I couldnt bc of not being near a computer. I am also horrible with remembering where I need to be, when I need to be there, so it helps me keep important dates---birthdays included ;-)

    My friends and I went out last night for my birthday and we lost the address of the place we were going-i pulled out my phone-googled the place and voila-got the address.....this was something I didnt even consider when I got the phone.
    Last edited by WackBerry; 07-20-08 at 08:31 PM.
    07-20-08 05:52 PM
  6. theprep's Avatar
    Organization to hv multiple ways to stay in contact w ppl. I normally put due dates for school assignments in the calendar. And I just like technology and style.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 05:55 PM
  7. DravenX's Avatar
    I told the wife I need it to put my appointments on it to help me remember them. Which is true but I just wanted a BB.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 06:14 PM
  8. gdasilva16's Avatar
    my life would not be right without my BB.
    07-20-08 06:14 PM
  9. WackBerry's Avatar
    my life would not be right without my BB.
    LOL this is how I feel now that I have it!
    I have no clue what I would do without it
    07-20-08 06:19 PM
  10. SimeonAS89's Avatar
    Originally I got it because I wanted a Full QWERTY keyobard. I saw the pearl and realized I didn't want it because I got the same price for both the Pearl 2 and the Curve, so I went with the Curve.

    It also helps me manage my life. When I was working it would help me remember which days I worked. I use it for important events such as birthdays, I'm going into the military so when I'm not able to be near a computer my GF/Fiance will still have a way to write me and be in contact with me.

    Also some neat like mentioned above, I use it to look up directions quite a bit. There's always an app to fit my needs, Its overall the best phone I've ever owned personally.

    Yeah I can say I'm addicted
    Once You Go Crack, You NEVER Go Back

    Posted from my CrackBerry @ wapforums.crackberry.com
    Last edited by SimeonAS89; 07-20-08 at 06:34 PM.
    07-20-08 06:30 PM
  11. jenaywins's Avatar
    Uh. Why wouldn't anyone have a berry!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 06:37 PM
  12. csiguy1's Avatar
    It just works, and works, and works. You get the picture!
    07-20-08 06:38 PM
  13. teal's Avatar
    Initial purchase was a business decision but now wouldn't be w/o the BB even if retired.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 06:41 PM
  14. .m.e.'s Avatar
    in a word .. cause its the best ..
    07-20-08 06:56 PM
  15. Jeanetteh1960's Avatar
    I got a BB for work -email & appointments. Now I don't know how I got along without it. It is so much more than a phone. I can have everything in one place - calendar for everything work & personal -contacts -email - the internet - its great
    07-20-08 06:57 PM
  16. ok4a56's Avatar
    I got it because I needed a better way to keep track of my appointments, and stuff at work. In addition, I have three kids and all their reports are now done via PowerPoint, so I have little time on the home computer. My BB has made my work and personal life so much better.
    07-20-08 07:04 PM
  17. tjlikes's Avatar
    Because I can! Who wouldn't want to have such a diversified communication device?

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 07:38 PM
  18. robree's Avatar
    utility + stability!!
    that about sums it up.

    for starters.. multiple email accounts, jive talk im, sms and mms messaging, pin messaging, phone, internet, calendars.......

    jeez.

    i could go on and on.

    but STABILITY is my key reason.
    07-20-08 07:56 PM
  19. Lloyd_Humph's Avatar
    For biz, mainly.

    I run a graphic and web design company and if people want something done fast (you would be surprised how many people need "super quick" work doing. It's also worth a "super big" premium so it was worth it. My Treo never seemed to want to work with me, more against me, so I figured I'd go BB before I went to T9+HP 211

    Still, I love full QWERTY (because I can type like a demon on them) and also I'm a fan of the trackball. I've had it a few days yet with the ease of use, I can quickly fly through everything without even looking at the thing! It's really intuative and cool, so to be honest I bought it because it works with me. Not against me.
    07-20-08 08:01 PM
  20. sgocka's Avatar
    Well the easy reason is because I'm a geek. But i've had pda's and or smartphones since highschool. Going back to the handspring. Now I have become so reliant on having mobile email and web that I no longer "want" a blackberry its has become a genuine need for one. Getting rid of my Blackberry would be like getting rid of my truck......could i do it? yeah but I sure wouldn't know what to do with myself
    07-20-08 08:10 PM
  21. jidx's Avatar
    Work and personal, there is no better phone
    07-20-08 08:13 PM
  22. John Yester's Avatar
    Work and personal, there is no better phone
    Couldn't have said it any better.
    07-20-08 08:14 PM
  23. arcin220's Avatar
    Because I like being able to only input information once. I use to have a PDA but found I would still have to do things twice. It's all about efficiency for me. Plus I'm a full-time student and it keeps me organized.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 08:18 PM
  24. nmaguire001's Avatar
    need to get to my email and assorted accounts with security
    07-20-08 08:23 PM
  25. detman101's Avatar
    Cause with a wife and kid I barely get to turn on my $2500 custom gaming rig before I'm interrupted by something. My berry is the only way I can check my email or watch youtube or do anything on the internet without interruption.

    Thank god for these things, my bathroom time is now complete.

    Dm

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-20-08 08:32 PM
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