Have you ever dropped your ipad? Bumped it?

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  1. SweetPoison

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    I sat on my yesterday:eek: I don't have a case yet, it should be here any day. Sacramento has NOT ONE case anywhere!

    Anyways ~

    I have been leaving it at home because I am so worried I will drop it or something ~ slippery little suckers.:p

    So I wrapped it in this towel and put it in my briefcase, then I took it out and put it on my car seat, wrapped in it's towel, put my purse in the trunk, and got back in and sat down.

    On my iPad! I thought wtf is that? I jumped up and said: "oh my God oh my God!"

    I was looking to see if it was bent!!!:eek::) Or broken. But it was okay.
     
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    Lucky escape!
     
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    I cartwheeled across a carpeted floor and into my TV stand when it slipped out of my hand, but no harm done.
     
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    Cleaning the basement monday. Had the iPad in its case sitting on top of the freezer playing a video.

    Moved a table, bumped the freezer and watched in agonizing slow motion as it gently toppled forward off the freezer and headed for the inevitable encounter with the concrete. Got a sneaker under it just in time and trapped it between my calf and the freezer.

    Picked it up, placed it on a more stable surface, changed my undies, and got back to work...
     
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    I've been very cautious with the iPad and have, so far, avoided any drops or dings. I have a cheap folio case mainly to provide grip but am awaiting the Otterbox case for protection. Sadly I'm afraid that I'm going to buy a lesser case like the Hard Candy Street Skin because it seems that Otterbox can't get its case into production.
     
  6. SweetPoison

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    Wow. We all got lucky!

    If the ipad hit the floor, it would shatter, I'm thinking? I shudder to think.:(
     
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    The thin metal would almost definitely dent at the very least. My iPhone did, back in the day.
     
  8. SweetPoison

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    Let me know how you like it. I got a bundle thingy off of Amazon for $27/ I really really want it to come today!
     
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    I'll surely report when I get it installed. From all I've read and seen, it looks to be the most rugged.
     
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    Oh good! There are so many dif colors too!
     
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    The Hard Candy Street skin should be pretty good. I have the Hard Candy Sleek skin which is thinner than the Street skin. My iPad fell onto its side edge and hit an empty wire shelving bin when I accidentally knocked the iPad off my desk. I thought I'd get a dent for sure, but the Sleek skin provided enough cushion.
     
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    Hey Purple ~

    I see that you have the Invisible Shield that goes on the front of your iPad. Does that protect it you were to drop it? Again?:p Was it expensive?
     
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    Excellent! That's exactly the information I need to place an order! Thanks.
     
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    I'm always careful with my iPad *touch wood*
     
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    I droped mine from my bed about a 3 foot drop there was a nice quite indent on on the outside frame and also had dead pixels crossing the screen on the side of the dent...
     

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