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    Post Stuck with a crappy BlackBerry.. 10 more days of misery

    So I figured since alot of people are switching from the Palm Pre to the HTC Evo, that I would sell mine a little early to avoid selling at the same time on ebay as everyone else was. I sold my Pre on ebay and sent it out today, and now am stuck with my dad's old Blackberry 8330 for the next 10 days, and I have to say, I ABSOLUTELY hate it.. I hate the browsing experience, hating not having a touchscreen, and everything is soooo SLOWWWWW.

    I don't know how i'm gonna make it through the next several days.
    Maybe I can freeze myself and wake up on the day of my appointment at BestBuy to pick up the Evo.
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    ^^ that sucks!!

    I've been stuck with my LG Rumor for about 2 years and 4 months!! I am happy to be able to have a new phone and a smart phone at that!!!

    Feels like my birthday!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthBayX415 View Post
    ^^ that sucks!!

    I've been stuck with my LG Rumor for about 2 years and 4 months!! I am happy to be able to have a new phone and a smart phone at that!!!

    Feels like my birthday!!
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    That's intense and a very good birth day present
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdarknessb View Post
    So I figured since alot of people are switching from the Palm Pre to the HTC Evo, that I would sell mine a little early to avoid selling at the same time on ebay as everyone else was. I sold my Pre on ebay and sent it out today, and now am stuck with my dad's old Blackberry 8330 for the next 10 days, and I have to say, I ABSOLUTELY hate it.. I hate the browsing experience, hating not having a touchscreen, and everything is soooo SLOWWWWW.

    I don't know how i'm gonna make it through the next several days.
    Maybe I can freeze myself and wake up on the day of my appointment at BestBuy to pick up the Evo.
    me too bro. I have the Bold 9000 and I'm really sick of it. Browsing is terrible. Apps are horrendous. I outgrew that silly bbm phase. I'm ready to move on.
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    +1 I have the tour and it sucks bad it only good for bbm
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    Yeah, excited for the EVO. Trading up from a Tour, which I love but looking for something more. Def gonna miss my BBM too, but I suppose the video chat, wifi, screen, fast processor, apps...pretty much everything about the EVO will make up for it!
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    Damn you just made it harder for me I don't think I can make it guys how many days do we have? (Very sad right now)
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    hahaha! no kidding. I must be on the forums and CNET and searching google 100 times a day now looking for new info!! I can't get enough.
    ***LOVIN' MY EVO!***
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roustermiller View Post
    +1 I have the tour and it sucks bad it only good for bbm
    Im in the same boat. I find myself giving my tour the side eye o_0
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    poor poor Tour...Such a great phone. May she RIP.
    ***LOVIN' MY EVO!***
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    Are we still 10 days away? (smh)
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    Can't wait to put my 8310 back in its box. Gonna miss its sturdiness, the memories, my BB survived falling in the pool. Wouldn't risk that with the evo though...

    But the interface is horrendous, the only thing that I love is the instant email notification, it knows that I have email before my computer does...
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    You think that's bad? Try rocking an AT&T GO Phone like I am. It's a flip phone with nothing but talk and text. And the text is on the number pad.

    I'm thankful I have the work Blackberry so I can at least get on the internet when I have downtime.
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    I also have the 8330. The browsing experience is the worst part for me. Opera Mini 4.2 is only a slight improvement over the stock browser and version 5 ran way too slow.

    I guess I'll miss the battery life a little...
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    yeah, the battery life is great...
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    I have an 8520... I want to smash this POS sooooooooo bad.... I cant wait for next friday... this is just torture now...
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    I too have the 8330. I've had it since it was released on sprint. It held me down for awhile but now I can't stand it. I get constant hourglass when loading webpages. The only thing I will miss is the BBM like someone stated earlier.
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    Quote Originally Posted by legacy View Post
    You think that's bad? Try rocking an AT&T GO Phone like I am. It's a flip phone with nothing but talk and text. And the text is on the number pad.

    I'm thankful I have the work Blackberry so I can at least get on the internet when I have downtime.
    You're not the only one rocking the GO phone temporarily. I had to so I could keep my # until 6/4.
    I didn't know how spoiled I was until I tried to text from the numeric keypad. I do have to admit it is kinda small and light.
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    Quote Originally Posted by feet View Post
    You're not the only one rocking the GO phone temporarily. I had to so I could keep my # until 6/4.
    I didn't know how spoiled I was until I tried to text from the numeric keypad. I do have to admit it is kinda small and light.
    and my battery lasts a week. I'm texting MUCH less with it though. It's a huge PITA not having a QWERTY keyboard. I have the GO Phone for the same reason (keeping my current number).
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdarknessb View Post
    So I figured since alot of people are switching from the Palm Pre to the HTC Evo, that I would sell mine a little early to avoid selling at the same time on ebay as everyone else was. I sold my Pre on ebay and sent it out today, and now am stuck with my dad's old Blackberry 8330 for the next 10 days, and I have to say, I ABSOLUTELY hate it.. I hate the browsing experience, hating not having a touchscreen, and everything is soooo SLOWWWWW.

    I don't know how i'm gonna make it through the next several days.
    Maybe I can freeze myself and wake up on the day of my appointment at BestBuy to pick up the Evo.
    Dude you're LUCKY.. I did the same thing two weeks ago (Sold my HTC Hero) and guess what I'm using? A Sanyo SCP-3100 lmao.. Its terrible.. I dont get my emails (business also, so thats kinda risky) and I have absolutely NO features.
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    my 8330 battery life is terrible and always has been.
    Some times I don't even get a full day on a charge.
    I figure my battery has prolly been crapped out since I got the phone but now I'll be ready for the crappy battery life of a real multimedia phone.
    And although I've always liked blackberry for the push notification and bbm, I can't wait to get rid of the 8330. It's slower than dirt. If I have to see that hourglass much longer I'm going to borrow a shotgun to skeet shoot the device.
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    Sold my Tour 9630. Picked up the Bold 9650 and returning it when the Evo comes out. Hey i couldn't go 2 weeks without a phone
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    Quote Originally Posted by kudosmog View Post
    my 8330 battery life is terrible and always has been.
    Some times I don't even get a full day on a charge.
    I figure my battery has prolly been crapped out since I got the phone but now I'll be ready for the crappy battery life of a real multimedia phone.
    And although I've always liked blackberry for the push notification and bbm, I can't wait to get rid of the 8330. It's slower than dirt. If I have to see that hourglass much longer I'm going to borrow a shotgun to skeet shoot the device.
    Just last month I was having a problem with my battery dying really quickly (like down to 15% after 5-6 hours) I pulled the battery and replaced it, now everything is better again.

    I am currently getting 2-3 days with regular use and no charge.
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    I am ready to thow my BB Curve 8320 out the window... it locks up every day and I need to do a battery pull!!

    Counting down... only 9 battery pulls left until the EVO!!
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