here's my story. i'd appreciate any comments and/or opinions. i have the 3rd gen. 10 GB iPod. at the time of the purchase, i had less than 10 GB of music. as of now, i have a little over 15 GB of music. i also recently started using iPod while jogging. the problem is, the iPod's buffer is too small and tracks get skipped when it runs out. (compounding the problem is the fact i've encoded at 160 kbps and thus 32 MB RAM in the iPod fits less music than if they were encoded at 128 kbps.) i purchased a belt clip to see if it would reduce the shock. thus far, it hasn't. i'm going to try another configuration... now the question. i'm torn between three options: 1) keep the iPod, just deal with the shock and not having all my music in it. 2) sell the iPod, get the 20 GB iPod so i'll still have to deal with the shock but at least i'll have all my music. 3) sell the iPod, get the mini/armband so i won't have all the music (which, i think, is ok...) but i won't have to deal with the shock.