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Are bluetooth headsets still considered douchey

Discussion in 'Technology' started by futuretacoowner, Sep 30, 2011.

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bluetooth headset=douche??

Poll closed Oct 30, 2011.
  1. YES!

    77 vote(s)
    76.2%
  2. no

    19 vote(s)
    18.8%
  3. whats a bluetooth headset

    2 vote(s)
    2.0%
  4. JUST USE A WIRED HEADSET YOU DOUCHE!!!

    3 vote(s)
    3.0%
  1. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:43 PM
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    futuretacoowner

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    Because of a fairly new law stating handsfree devices are to be used when talking on the phone while driving was implemented I bought a bluetooth headset. I know once upon a time they were considered douchey. Now that they seam more mainstream would you guys still consider them a douche device?
     
  2. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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  3. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    no, I'm actually thinking about getting one, cuz I'm away at college so when i do actually talk on my phone and not text, its with my family so its usually a pretty long conversation...like 45 minutes +...so my hand gets tired of holding a phone, I'm looking into getting an affordable but quality bluetooth headset...any suggestions?
     
  4. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    They are only douchey if one walks around wearing them when not on the phone. Come to think of it, they are douchey when being used anytime when in public and not behind the wheel.
     
  5. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:48 PM
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    I voted no but that's because I drive a 5 spd and it is handy as hell when driving. Wearing one all the time everywhere might be another story but it kinda falls into the who really cares thing for me. There's much worse douchenanigans afoot out there.......
     
  6. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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  7. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    I agree driving=not a douche

    when I walk around town I use the headphones/wired headset that came with my phone because most of the time I am listening to music. I got sick and tired of having an extra cable in the truck
     
  8. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    they are still douchey because you should have just spent an extra 100 to change out the radio with one that has bluetooth built in. then you only use it in your truck and are not a douche.
     
  9. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    Douchey. Yes. Less so in a vehicle, but definitely outside walking around.
     
  10. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    N.B. you get caught with a phone in your hands and its a $172.50 fine and 3 points off your license
     
  11. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    I cant tell you how many times I've been in a store or where ever and all of a sudden the person next to me starts talking so I'm like excuse me? Then they just look at me like wtf? :mad: So no I don't like them aside from for driving. And that is slowly making it's way out with new vehicle's having bluetooth built in like my Taco does.
     
  12. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:53 PM
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    I saw a guy one day with one in each ear, not talking on them. Why the F did he need 2?
     
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  14. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:55 PM
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    To look like a douche? :D
     
  15. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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  16. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    Oh, you guys just put that law into effect too? Ours is distracted driving in general. Eating, doing hair, makeup, cellphone, anything can net you a ticket if the cop thinks you're being a douche while driving.
     
  17. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    yup same here, but every case I have heard so far is people on cell phones.
     
  18. Sep 30, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    I have 3 lines of thoughts on this topic:

    1. YES!
    2. YES!
    3. YES!
     
  19. Sep 30, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    My wife and I refer to her cousin as "bluetooth" becasue of his use of the bluetooth headset.
     
  20. Sep 30, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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