What is your occupation? Do you use a case?

Do you use a case?

  • Yes

    Votes: 227 55.6%
  • No

    Votes: 133 32.6%
  • Film Protection

    Votes: 48 11.8%

  • Total voters
    408

GeeSixx

macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 27, 2011
123
0
California
If you don't mind contributing to the poll, I'd like to see what you do for a living so I'd be able to gauge the level of risk you take with your iPhone. Just curious.

I'm a Security Manager for a casino. I don't like cases, but due to the nature of my work, I use minimalist style cases.
 
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VivaLaFisica

macrumors regular
Sep 17, 2012
139
1
Physicist. I use a skin. I may get an otterbox (defender), but just for those days when I'm out of my routine where it may be risky for my phone.
 

xraydoc

macrumors demi-god
Oct 9, 2005
7,317
1,551
192.168.1.1
Physician. I tend to use the most featherweight, minimalist case I can find, mainly to prevent scratches from putting the phone down on tables and other surfaces. But I do like to go naked when I can :)
 

Blueline29

macrumors 68020
Jun 16, 2009
2,291
514
Saint Augustine, FL
I work from home, for a bank, and the greatest risk my phone faces during an average workday is my cat knocking it off of my desk onto a carpeted floor. That said, I still use cases all of the time because a) I want my phone to remain as nice as it was the day I got it as long as I'm using it, and b) a pristine phone will sell for a hell of a lot more than one that has scratches or dings.
 

iRetired

macrumors 6502a
Apr 21, 2012
626
104
WNY
Retired college engineering professor - using a Sena leather sleeve/pouch for my pristine 4S.
 

phlux

macrumors newbie
Feb 22, 2012
26
0
Marine Science Technician in the US Coast Guard reporting in. I use a case.
 

idr

macrumors newbie
Jul 17, 2002
1
0
Optometric physician, photographer, mountain biker...

A cheap, thin case at minimum, that I replace every few weeks. Also, I keep more ziplock bags in my car than a drug dealer to place my iPhone within to protect from sweat, mud, water, etc.
 

sdyoyo

macrumors regular
Dec 15, 2006
111
28
Government Analyst

Case is necessary because of the subway and the phone is always hidden in my pocket because of subway.
 
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jmp2071

macrumors member
Sep 14, 2012
45
0
House painter. I am rough as hell on my phone so I use an Incase slider. I have owned every iPhone and used a slider on all of em and my phone stays in awesome shape every time.