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Top ten signs you’re an iPod junkie

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Sunday, November 30, 2003
News Categories: Humor

To paraphrase an old saying, it’s okay to love your iPod…just don’t love your iPod. So in the name of helping you determine whether you’re addicted to your iPod, here are the top ten signs that you’re an iPod junkie: (Click ‘Read more’)

10. You write letters to your Congressman, urging the creation of a national “Take your iPod to work day”.

9. You can name every single retail chain that sells the iPod, including stores that you’d never previously heard of and don’t know where they’re located.

8. You spend more time in the iLounge forums than the moderators.

7. For the first time in your life, you’re tucking in your shirt…and it’s only so that others can see your iPod on your belt clip.

6. You have six brands of iPod cases, including four that you’ve never used.

5. You’ve submitted an online review of the iPod’s solitaire game.

4. You’ve purchased iTunes tracks from bands you don’t even like, simply to boost your iPod’s total track count.

3. You wear your earbuds even when your iPod is on its charger.


2. You have a battery backup for your battery backup…just in case.
and the number one sign that you’re an iPod junkie…

1. You sold your car and moved back in with your parents just so you can afford give everyone on your list an iPod this Christmas.

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Comments

1

YES! I’m not an IPOD JUNKIE! I didn’t match a single criterion! Yes!

Posted by Sam on November 30, 2003 at 7:31 AM (PDT)

2

Hey, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re not an iPod junkie…just that you perhaps hide it well.  wink

- Bill Palmer

Posted by Bill Palmer on November 30, 2003 at 8:00 AM (PDT)

3

lol…ok i’m guilty of at least 4 of those!!

Posted by azdude_15gb on November 30, 2003 at 8:03 AM (PDT)

4

Lame.

Posted by Jaguares in Bay Area, Ca on November 30, 2003 at 11:30 AM (PDT)

5

Bill, you’re right, I am. ;p

Posted by Sam on November 30, 2003 at 1:07 PM (PDT)

6

What the heck makes this “news”?

Posted by Chupacabra on November 30, 2003 at 1:40 PM (PDT)

7

LOL!  Not funny.

Posted by hamp on November 30, 2003 at 2:49 PM (PDT)

8

this thing is horrible

blah

Posted by hrpsky on November 30, 2003 at 3:54 PM (PDT)

9

so lame

Posted by dan on November 30, 2003 at 6:18 PM (PDT)

10

the only one that even comes close to applying to me is (7), and its just the opposite. my school gave me $hi7 about wearing my ipod, so i started wearing my shirt OUT!

Posted by dg on December 1, 2003 at 2:03 AM (PDT)

11

I could do number 9 months before i even bought my ipod =)

Posted by koolio on December 1, 2003 at 2:13 AM (PDT)

12

Not funny at all.

Posted by Snolly on December 1, 2003 at 6:20 AM (PDT)

13

Glad this is a news site & not a comedy site.  I’ll stick to The Onion for laughs. 

Posted by evbo on December 1, 2003 at 6:45 AM (PDT)

14

Really.  Lame indeed.

What makes it funny is if people can actually relate to the top ten list.

Posted by Z on December 1, 2003 at 10:05 AM (PDT)

15

Geez you people are stuck up - what crawled up your bums and died?

Posted by JL on December 1, 2003 at 11:40 AM (PDT)

16

so , is it necessarily a bad thing living with your parents. well at least everyone on my christmas list loves me

Posted by traktimino on December 1, 2003 at 4:18 PM (PDT)

17

6 outa 10 isnt that bad ... is it

Posted by truman on February 22, 2004 at 1:14 PM (PDT)

18

everyone always makes fun of me for always listening to my ipod, but i dont apply to ANY of those!

Posted by ebernardo on April 8, 2004 at 11:16 AM (PDT)

19

Let’s see:

1-eXo Skin in indigo
2-Jam Jacket - clear
3-Podsling in red
4-Mareware sportsuit in red
5-MacClear zip case

Whew! That was close.

Now let me go have my dinner break so I can hurry up and come back home.  Oops!  I mean…here.

Posted by iPodite on April 8, 2004 at 11:49 AM (PDT)

20

The # 1 thing was sorta dumb but the others were good.

Posted by Cory on May 1, 2004 at 5:40 PM (PDT)

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