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BlackBerry Email and Internet Outage Effected 100 Percent of RIM Customers Throughout North America

How Did You Spend Your 8 Hours Without BlackBerry Email?

In case you missed it (and if you're rocking a CrackBerry, how could you not?), BlackBerry users suffered through eight hours without Internet and email services yesterday evening. During the second massive outage in a week, 100 percent of customers (around 32 million people across North America) were affected and finally started receiving emails again in the wee hours of this morning. I don't know about you, but I'm kind of obsessive when it comes to checking my email and Google Reader throughout the night on my iPhone, so if it were me, I'd be a little out of sorts today. Besides, I'm not sure how I would react: feel totally free to do whatever I wanted with my evening, or constantly check my cell to see if I was receiving emails again.

Geek out and tell me — how did you spend your eight hours without BlackBerry Internet and email? Did you even notice?

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BuffBabe6108 BuffBabe6108 6 years
I was at a friends going away party and we were doing a scavenger hunt so I noticed it right away that the internet wasn't working. Luckily the bb is my work phone and I have an iPhone as my personal cell so I was able to use the internet on there.
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 6 years
I didn't even notice. I was too busy cleaning my house for guests
rach716 rach716 6 years
It happened late in the day for me, I was home from work & wrapping Christmas presents so I didn't even notice for a while. By the time I realized something was going on I was getting ready for bed. The outage a few days before hit me hard though because it was middle of the day... so annoying!
courtneybella courtneybella 6 years
Since I only have BIS, it's not like any of my email is so super important I can't wait until I get to a computer so I could check it, but if I was a BES subscriber, and my email was vitally important to my job, I'd have been a bit more than peeved, I'd have been super pissed.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 6 years
For a college class I did an experiment where I relinquished all forms of technology for a week. It was so horrible, I didn't even lasted two days. Believe me, you don't feel liberated; you feel anxious.
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