All iPads Ever drop tablet on your face dozing off in bed?

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Ever drop tablet on your face dozing off in bed?

  1. Yes...

    57 vote(s)
    52.8%
  2. Never...

    33 vote(s)
    30.6%
  3. Almost...

    18 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. abercrombie macrumors regular

    abercrombie

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    #1
    I always bring my 10" tablet to bed before sleep, there have been many times where I've almost dropped it my face when it's time to doze off. But I never have... yet. Now I got the smaller & lighter tablet and worry less about breaking my nose or tooth. :apple:
     
  2. thewitt macrumors 68020

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    #2
    I make sure its far enough back so when it does fall it is short of my face :). Happens all the time
     
  3. Pressure macrumors 68040

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    #3
    Don't take those kind of gadgets with you in bed :p
     
  4. SnowLeopard OSX macrumors 6502a

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    I don't hold my tablet above my face when I'm in bed, haha. I usually lay on my back and bend my knees up and rest it against my knees, sit up, and keep it on my lap, or I just put it on an angle at the side of me to use. Don't kid yourself, the iPad mini is still capable of knocking a tooth off if you drop it on your face.
     
  5. Night Spring macrumors G5

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    #5
    I've seen other people do it, but never done it myself. But then, as the poster above says, I never hold it up above my head.
     
  6. alhavel macrumors newbie

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    #6
    Yeah, and I sleep with my glasses on a lot!!!! The damn thing is so comfortable and warm, it's nice to wake up to. too.:)
     
  7. Jacquesvw macrumors regular

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    #7
    I've dropped plenty of woman on my face while in bed, but never a tablet...
     
  8. WillFisher macrumors 6502

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  9. yinz macrumors 6502a

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    Almost several times. Good thing the iPad 2 is heavy so it woke me up when I lost balance..
     
  10. maflynn Moderator

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    #10
    Can't say that ever happened, and I don't expect it ;)
     
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  12. CrickettGrrrl macrumors 6502a

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    2 or 3 times, d'oh! --And the heavy 1st Gen model too. :eek: Now I keep it propped against a pillow. Or use my iPod touch. :)
     
  13. paulbennett95 macrumors 6502a

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    #13
    I did it with my moms ipad 2 once, but I do it weekly with my iPhone 4S.
     
  14. 1rottenapple macrumors 65816

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  15. Lya macrumors member

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    #15
    Never happened to me, thinking about this situation makes me laugh
     
  16. irDigital0l Guest

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    #16
    Since I have an iPad 1...that would suck hard.
     
  17. Gunny011 macrumors regular

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    #17
    no, but I have woken up to some very interesting positions with my iPad and iPhone...
     
  18. nightlong macrumors 6502a

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    #18
    My iPad had several near death experiences sleeping with me. Then I got a Hover Bar. Have mentioned this on some other threads .... The HB clamps into bedside table and so my iPad is very secure, perfect angle, easily adjustable.
     
  19. clyde2801 macrumors 601

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  20. Paulywauly macrumors 6502a

    Paulywauly

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    #20
    Wow i'm glad its not just me. It became less painful after i got a Kindle for reading in bed though
     
  21. lokster macrumors 6502

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    ive had my phone and my ipad drop on my face a few times:D:D hahahaha
     
  22. abercrombie thread starter macrumors regular

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    #22
    I haven't dropped a tablet on my face yet.

    But wanted to mention I was dozing off in bed last week and ended up dropping it on my groin. Hurt for a little bit. :eek:
     
  23. FlatlinerG macrumors 6502a

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    #23
    iPhone/iPod Touch - Yes. iPad - almost. I usually have the iPad resting on my chest or stomach area when watching Netflix or using it otherwise before going to sleep so if I do nod off then it just falls forward or backward and misses my face. A few times, though, it's been pretty close.
     
  24. Shrink macrumors demi-god

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    #24

    My...my! Aren't we the stud!

    And thanks so much for sharing...

    :rolleyes:

    :)
     
  25. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    you like em big huh;)
     

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