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Old 06-10-2013, 08:18 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 10 (UPI) -- Some U.S teens and young adults with broken smartphone screens say they're in no hurry to get them fixed, considering them instead hard-won, cool battle scars.

The spider webs of a cracked screen have become status symbols like torn T-shirts and ripped blue jeans and something of a fashion statement, they admit.



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Old 06-12-2013, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Vallejo
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"If you were the only person with a cracked screen, you would probably run out to get it fixed. But everybody else's is cracked, so why not leave it?" 18-year-old Kaitlyn Wilson, of Liberty, Mo., told The Kansas City Star.

"Then Sharpie it, and make a design out of it on Pinterest."

Cracked phone screens as art?

"Color it in," Wilson said. "I've had friends that tried to crack their screen on purpose so they could Sharpie it."



Read more: Some youth see cracked phone screen as mark of "street cred" status - UPI.com

Holy crap. Kids these days are retarded. Might as well just run for the cliff. Everyone else is doing it.
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Well I guess one not mentioned advantage is that if it's cracked you don't have to worry anymore.... about cracking it.
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:38 PM
 
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T eenagers are total idiots these days. The cinnamon challenge proves it and i has some talk to me two weeks ago, asking me if mermaids were real and these are 15-17 year olds! It scares me that these teenagers will soon be running this country
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