I finally bit the bullet- have you?

Discussion in 'The Fire Hydrant' started by ~Jessie~, Apr 27, 2012.

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Do you own an iPad?

  1. Yes, I could NOT live without it!

    6 vote(s)
    9.4%
  2. Yes, and I really like it!

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  3. Yes, I own one and it's okay

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  4. No, but I want one

    15 vote(s)
    23.4%
  5. No, I think they're a stupid and pointless waste of money

    8 vote(s)
    12.5%
  6. No, I don't believe in tablets

    3 vote(s)
    4.7%
  7. No, I have no use for one

    17 vote(s)
    26.6%
  8. My spouse/mom/dad/sibling has one that I mooch off of

    2 vote(s)
    3.1%
  9. I have a Human Cent-iPad

    3 vote(s)
    4.7%
  10. Hummus in a pita

    7 vote(s)
    10.9%
  1. ~Jessie~

    ~Jessie~ Chihuahua Power!

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    After saying it was an unnecessary and pointless product for me for the last couple of years, I finally ordered an iPad last night. I never really had a "real" reason to want one until now so I bit the bullet.

    It will be great for our trip next month- it will save us from having to take the laptop (which I would CRY if it was stolen!).

    So... anyone else have one? Couldn't live without it? Think it's stupid? Share. lol.
     
  2. stardogs

    stardogs Behavior Nerd

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    DH and I want one, especially now that we occasionally both want to use our Kindle at the same time, but since we are saving up for a car right now buying one is not an option currently. :p
     
  3. ~Jessie~

    ~Jessie~ Chihuahua Power!

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    I voted for hummus in a pita, lol, since I forgot to make a poll option to correspond with my choice! I assume I will LOVE it since I own every other Apple product and love them all, but I don't have it in my hands yet! I'm hoping it will be delivered early next week :D
     
  4. ~Jessie~

    ~Jessie~ Chihuahua Power!

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    We have a MacBook that we both share, and since Ian is in grad school he's generally the one who is always using it. I'm sick of browsing on my iPhone and it's hard to do certain things on it... so this will be a good option for if one of us is using the laptop and the other wants to use the iPad. So I know how you feel!
     
  5. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Don't have one but want one. it would be great for all of us... hannah included. It's easier for her to use than a laptop is and there are a TON of great apps for kids both educational and fun. she would probably end up using it more than either brian or I lol

    but yes... I want one lol
     
  6. ACooper

    ACooper Moderator

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    We don't do apple.

    We do have a 10 inch tablet, a 5 inch archos, a nook (regular ereader), a netbook, three laptops, and three desktops (one is a server) So we aren't lacking in any type of computers around here, LOL I mainly use the nook and the desktop. I think if I traveled more, I might use the tablet more often, they are convenient and light weight, but then again so is the netbook for about 1/4 of the price!
     
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    Greenmagick New Member

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    We have two desktops, a laptop, and two iphones. I have a simple touch nook as I dont want backlit for reading. If I were to ever get a tablet, I dont think I would go for an ipad, would probably get a nook tablet or similar.
     
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    zoe08 New Member

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    I voted no, but I want one. Although I think that if I were to buy a tablet I am leaning towards the Asus Transformer Prime, mainly because of the micro SD and HDMI.
     
  9. Sweet72947

    Sweet72947 Squishy face

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    Don't have one, don't want one. My roommate has an Ipad, and rarely I will play games on it, like that marble one that I like, but I really prefer using a laptop for Internet use, etc.

    As a side note, I'm really going to have to look up that Southpark episode. Lol
     
  10. Jules

    Jules Magic, motherf@%$*#!

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    We don't do apple here, either. I'm due for s new laptop, but other than being outdated and huge, mine still works fine. And I don't really take it anywhere with me where that would be a problem. I might want a tablet sometime in the future... But I'm not sure.
     
  11. Taqroy

    Taqroy Active Member

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    We have the Samsung Galaxy tablet. I <3 it, even though it mostly gets used for displaying/looking up knitting patterns in the living room. It's freaking awesome for traveling though - when we went to Hawaii I didn't have 10 pounds of books weighing down my carry on AND I had movies/crosswords/games to entertain me. It was awesome.

    I had to vote hummus and pita though because there's not an option for "Have a tablet, but not an iPad". And I don't like hummus. *sulks*
     
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    I don't have one, I have a MacBook Pro that I love but I am utterly intrigued by the iPad and think I might *need* one in the future...or some sort of tablet. We travel a TON and it might be nice to not haul my laptop, his laptop, my Nook or several books to keep me occupied. I have a Nook too so then I think, do I really *need* a tablet?
     
  13. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    I have a Kindle Fire that I'm pretty set with, and my iphone when I'm outta wifi (though now I really want the 4s!). I see a lot of people at agility trials using them to record runs though.
     
  14. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    Also not a huge apple fan, but not sure I want a tablet. I have a computer and a netbook. I have an ereader that isn't back lit for a reason.. and its smaller and more book sized..

    I just don't really have a need that a tablet would fix.
     
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    I have a Pandigital. It's an "E-Reader" but it's basically a tablet. It is so much more of an e-reader than a Nook or Kindle since it has music options, comes in color, games, web browsing, backlight, touchscreen, email, apps, WiFi, so on. And I got mine around $100.

    Better tablet would be great eventually, though. I can't decide if I want a Mac, Camera, or Tablet first. Kinda pointless to have a camera without a good system to back up all the files, though. Unless I get a point and shoot. But really, shouldn't I just wait and get a good one?

    Sigh. Technology.
     
  16. RD

    RD Are you dead yet?

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    I really want one, but honestly I think I'd rather have an iphone or ipod touch that does almost the same amount of stuff for less money. But hell, I would SO not say no to an ipad. Especially for watching movies on!
     
  17. RedHotDobe

    RedHotDobe aka RedHotBabe

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    I have an iMac, Macbook Pro, and an iPhone; he has an Alienware desktop, a Macbook Pro, and an Android phone. He got an iPad just because and never really used it. He doesn't have the Kindle anymore, so now he uses the iPad to read on the Metro, but other than that it doesn't see much use. I doubt I'll ever have one, but Adam likes to collect "stuff."
     
  18. nikkiluvsu15

    nikkiluvsu15 Wild At Heart

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    I don't have one, but my brother does and I steal his sometimes :p I have a MacBook and iPhone though, so I don't really need one very often haha
     
  19. Southpaw

    Southpaw orange iguanas.

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    Don't have one, don't really see the need for one.
     
  20. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    I'm with Dekka. I have no current need that would be fixed by a tablet. I actually have an older tablet PC (runs XP) and I rarely use it.
     

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