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There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?

Let’s find out.

MOBILE PHONES, EH? Where would we be without them?

In this day and age, the odds of someone not having a phone are pretty much zero.

But we have noticed distinct differences between all the phone users out there. They’re a varied bunch, alright – from the technologically-challenged to the early adopters.

So, we’ve rounded up six of the most common types of phone users we know about. Where do you fit in?

1. The early adopter

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No, this doesn’t mean someone who got bitten really young by the technology bug – although it soon could.

This person is the one with the latest and greatest of all the gadgets. No matter what you have, they had that version two years ago – if not longer. They’re the ones you go to for advice when you’re looking to upgrade your phone. Although you may be you sorry you asked soon enough.

2. The ‘always plugged in and on’

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Everyone knows one of these – no matter what they’re doing, they’ve got their phone attached to their hand. They could be having dinner, talking to just about anyone, in class or work – but they’ll always be plugged into the great world wide web. Text, IM, Facebook, Twitter, email – doesn’t matter. They’re on it.

Usually all at once.

3. The ‘never has credit/data’

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There’s always one isn’t there? They’re so attached to their screen that they chew through their data plan before they know where they are and spend the rest of the month living under a rock completely out of the loop or updating their Facebook status (from a computer) to ‘No credit, Lol, call me, lol. Lol.’

So not ‘Lol’ for the rest of us.

4. The incessant texter

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This one’s actually a two for one – there’s the person who is just  constantly texting, always on their phone, barely attendant to any conversation IRL (in real life, duh). But also there’s the person who texts because, basically, they’re afraid of phone calls.

5. The technophobe

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This poor soul is all but afraid of their phone and uses it the absolute bare minimum. You can tell this type by the look of sheer horror that flashes across their face whenever the phone lights up for some reason – any reason.

They can just about manage calls and texts but please, don’t torture them by making them aware of the more new-fangled things they can do (in theory) on their phone. They’re happy as they are. Promise.

6. The ‘never has any battery’

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It’s painful when your phone is so old that you’re constantly needing to recharge it and have to lug cables around with you at all times.

However if the reason you have no battery all the time is because you’re on your phone constantly, we have slightly less sympathy for you.

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