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Sunday, June 24, 2007

Young Brits Prefer Phones Over Sex, Alcohol

A Mobile Life survey found that nearly a third of young adults (30%) in the UK would rather give up SEX AND ALCOHOL rather than their cell phones. A similar number said they wouldn't give up their mobile phones even for a million pounds (nearly $2 million). Nearly two thirds (63%) agreed that cell phones are "vital to maintaining their quality of life."

(props to TECH.BLORGE)

Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

As a Brit, I'd have to say that this is bogus. Now, if you said the same thing about IM's like Windows Messenger, AOL or Myspace (which isn't technically an IM but you get the idea of which programs I'm on about) then I could believe it. When you said 'They wouldn't give them up for £1,000,000', is that on about giving up mobile phones for good, or just the specific model they have at the time? If the latter, then I think they were probably using it as an idiom rather than actually believing it.

Monday, June 25, 2007 7:48:00 AM  
Blogger No Talent said...

You're taking this very seriously...

Monday, June 25, 2007 6:34:00 PM  
Blogger Mike said...

I can see young Brits preferring phones over sex, but alcohol?! Come on...

; )

Mike

Monday, June 25, 2007 6:43:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"I can see young Brits preferring phones over sex"

Well, remember. This is sex with other Brits so it's not exactly setting the bar that high ;)

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 7:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ooh there's lotsa British being slated here now isn't there =P

We don't drink too much; you drink too little!

Haha

p.s. sex + booze come first in my opinion

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 1:55:00 PM  
Blogger Jan Wedekind said...

Must have been one hell of a good mobile phone.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 2:50:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hmmm... Warm beer and tepid sex. At least the phone vibrate! We kid because we care about you poms!

Thursday, June 28, 2007 3:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lmao i guess broits have sex with there phones. especialy on vibrationg made lmao. no wonder they dont mind.


Fabio.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 2:40:00 PM  

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