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Old 05-12-2019, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Honestly, I use these in public places so that everyone doesn’t have to listen to my YouTube choices. But, they tend to fall out of my ears ALL OF THE TIME!! Are they only meant for those with larger ear holes?
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Old 05-12-2019, 03:17 PM
 
Location: location, location!
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Check out the Skullcandy Jibs and Ink'd earbuds. They're cheap but sound good, and they come with a couple of different sizes of the silicone inserts. Most earbuds are to big for my little earholes, but the first thing I do with a new pair of Jibs is to swap out the default size insert for the smaller ones and I'm good to go.
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Old 05-12-2019, 05:21 PM
 
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I bought my first wireless earbuds two weeks ago and they have been life changing. The freedom from bulky tangled wires is priceless and no more cables pulling the earbuds out of my ears. These things come with 6 pairs of silicon tips for any ear size.

If wired earbuds give you trouble, I highly recommend wireless ones. They all come with bluetooth 5.0, the latest spec.
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Old 05-12-2019, 06:37 PM
 
Location: ohio
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2nd vote for Skullkandy I have seen them for $5-7 on sale.

Put the wire behind your ear, then if they fall out, they hang from your ear.



There are earbuds that have a plastic hook that goes around the ear. Ive had some of these they work well.
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Old 05-12-2019, 06:39 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I have the same problem, plus they're very uncomfortable. I can't stand them!
Over the ear headphones are the way to go for me.
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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When it comes to earbuds, there's one pair that stands above the rest. And they come with different sized silicon tips that hook into the outer ear.

https://www.amazon.com/Bose-QuietCom.../dp/B00X9KV0HU
And are $250! Ouch!!!
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Old 05-15-2019, 01:25 PM
 
Location: McAllen, TX
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I have no problem with earbuds, AT ALL. I just had to find the earpiece that fits my ear snuggly and doesn't fall out. I work out with them, they may come a bit loose from time to time but do not fall out. As far as Bose is concerned, no thanks. Talk about getting ripped off. I think I know what good sound is, I've been into audio since I was a teenager, I'm 56 now. My $15 earbuds sound fantastic. I would have to get $10k speakers to match the sound. Do the Bose earphones come with insurance? I doubt it.

This is what I use as far as earbuds. I couldn't see myself using over the ear headphones while biking 10 miles.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 05-15-2019, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I use over the ears when I bike. No issues.

OVER THE EAR
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Old 05-15-2019, 02:18 PM
 
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Thanks for starting this thread! I hate earbuds, too, and could never figure out why they were so uncomfortable and still so popular. I thought I was the only one, but apparently some of us just have small or weirdly shaped ears? I'm going to check out some of these suggestions!
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Old 05-15-2019, 02:52 PM
 
Location: McAllen, TX
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I use over the ears when I bike. No issues.

OVER THE EAR
Yeah, and I would look (and feel) like a total dork with those on. lol If I was sitting on the couch relaxing, maybe but in 90+ degree heat, sweating like a pig, I don't think so. You can use them however you want but those are NOT for working out. Are those waterproof or even water resistant? I am not talking about swimming with them but I do sometimes come back soaked from sweat when I ride my bike 10+ miles.

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