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  1. Iggy City's Avatar
    Any one else go through this scenario?

    You're sitting at your desk working/browsing/gaming away with your phone laying beside you. All of a sudden, out of the corner of your eye, you see the notification light blinking. Elated that someone is trying to contact you, you quickly stop what you're doing. You swipe up, only to be disappointed when no notifications show on the lockscreen. You reluctantly go back to working/browsing/gaming, only to have the samething happen again in 15min.

    Maybe I'm just crazy.
    03-07-14 04:22 PM
  2. jasonvan9's Avatar
    That's why they call it a "CrackBerry"

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 04:38 PM
  3. bspence87's Avatar
    You have a problem.

    I know, because I have it too...
    03-07-14 04:40 PM
  4. NamelessStar's Avatar
    You have a problem.

    I know, because I have it too...
    Lol this very statement represents pretty much everyone.

    Posted via CB10 on my blazing fast Z30 on
    03-07-14 04:44 PM
  5. 1REDRUM's Avatar
    Yes...and when I used to wear my old 9800 on my belt I would feel the Phantom Buzz / Vibrate

    Posted via CB10
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    03-07-14 04:47 PM
  6. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    LOL this has been happening since 2007! Even just earlier today it happened to me...

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 04:47 PM
  7. CecilTsunami's Avatar
    I think it's not just you.

    I don't know if I could ever have a phone without the led indicator. I'd just feel unloved.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 04:48 PM
  8. ravenskman1's Avatar
    It's similar to the phantom vibrate / muscle twitch in your thigh when you phone is in your front pants pocket and you think someone just texted you, but really you are lonely and just making things up lol

    Phantom Phone Vibrations: So Common They've Changed Our Brains? : All Tech Considered : NPR
    03-07-14 04:50 PM
  9. ronfc's Avatar
    Even without the light, I suddenly felt compelled to swipe up. The BlackBerry just keeps dragging you like a black hole.
    03-07-14 04:51 PM
  10. AnimalPak200's Avatar
    It is very real, along with the aforementioned phantom vibrate.

    Sometimes I make the mistake of placing my Z10 on the desk in the same vicinity as my laptop's LED indicators... it drives me nuts even though they are a different color entirely.

    So yeah... we're all messed up.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 04:51 PM
  11. Stewartj1's Avatar
    I don't have the phantom LED but I do get the occasional phantom vibrate on my 9900.

    I get no phantom alerts on my Z10.

    03-07-14 04:51 PM
  12. ronfc's Avatar
    I get no phantom alerts on my Z10.
    Probably because it's dead (the battery, I mean).
    03-07-14 05:04 PM
  13. Daytona123's Avatar
    I get that all the time! Dang LEDs :P
    03-07-14 05:04 PM
  14. zorgond's Avatar
    I experienced this too.. crazy

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 05:17 PM
  15. FuNKBerryZ's Avatar
    I used to have this issue with vibrate mode. It would feel like something came in... Nope.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 05:37 PM
  16. eldricho's Avatar
    Yup! This and the Phantom Vibrate

    At moments like that I keep staring at my phone like

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    My friends call me crazy

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    Attached Thumbnails Phantom Blinks: the Curse of the Notification Light-tumblr_ld6z5tzavs1qalkow.jpg  
    03-07-14 05:41 PM
  17. Sheaner19's Avatar
    Yup I have an addiction lol the first step towards recovery is admitting you have a problem lol

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 06:20 PM
  18. hxcellent's Avatar
    Phantom led happened to me many times.
    03-07-14 06:23 PM
  19. stlabrat's Avatar
    There are gadget you can put on to lid up all your phone (drain your battery too) or you can just put it on vib.
    03-07-14 07:17 PM
  20. silversmith75's Avatar
    I don't get phantom ones on my z10. But I find the the hub+ app takes its sweet time to turn off. I will get a text or a BBM. And check to see from who, answer then put phone down. Then notice it's blinking so I think oh they answered back I didn't hear. Only to discover it was original message. I wish BlackBerry would integrate the led color it into the hub or contacts. And get rid of 3 Rd party led notifications.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 09:46 PM
  21. lengend's Avatar
    I get it so often it drives me nuts lol.

    I also get phantom vibration and phantom sounds

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 10:07 PM
  22. Iggy City's Avatar
    I get it so often it drives me nuts lol.

    I also get phantom vibration and phantom sounds

    Posted via CB10
    The 3 signs. You can see, feel, and hear the 4th dimension. You are the chosen one.
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    03-07-14 10:21 PM
  23. BBUniq01's Avatar
    I feel ya. Crackberry addict here too.

    Zed 10 with 1925 leak
    03-07-14 10:55 PM
  24. 93Aero's Avatar
    Its just the endorphins triggering telling you its time to pick up and use it again!
    03-07-14 11:03 PM
  25. mnc76's Avatar
    Yeah. I get it from time to time. Nothing in the HUB or Notifications...

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-14 11:59 PM
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