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17 Things That Are Too Real For People Who Always Drop Their Phone

Phones are slippery, it's not your fault.

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1. When you got your phone you saw the screen protector and thought "I don't need this shit".

I'm not five. I can look after my damn phone.
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I'm not five. I can look after my damn phone.

2. But then five seconds later, this happened:

Tried to take a selfie & dropped my phone

Oh.

3. And thus began the journey towards the inevitable.

I dropped my phone in spaghetti and Allison got a picture of it

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4. Despite a history of phone smashing, you probably still don't have insurance.

Once again @christinab_xo has smashed her phone😂😂

5. Because frankly, there are more important things you'd rather pay monthly for.

Besides, you're different now. You've changed. You won't need insurance.
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Besides, you're different now. You've changed. You won't need insurance.

6. And what kind of protection could a phone cover offer you?

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Nothing is a match for your clumsiness. Nothing.

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7. The first time you crack the screen, your heart genuinely breaks.

Noooo, not again.
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Noooo, not again.

8. But people just never ever have sympathy for you.

Smashed my phone screen, isn't it good to know i have a lovely sympathetic boyfriend and friends😊😊😊

I do though, I know your pain.

9. And they get tired of trying to decipher your texts.

Instagram: @theyoungerdegenerates

"cnatypeproperlyyspacebuttondoesn'tworkcrackedphone". You think I want to write like this?

10. Or receiving screenshots...of your screen.

I TOLD YOU MY SCREEN WAS CRACKED! Oh right. Yeah, um. OK IGNORE THAT BYE.
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I TOLD YOU MY SCREEN WAS CRACKED! Oh right. Yeah, um. OK IGNORE THAT BYE.

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11. But you'll be damned if you have to use an old spare.

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12. So until you've got some cash to get a proper replacement, you'll just carry on and hope it makes it through each day alive.

13. You'll just try to be as careful with it as possible.

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It's not your fault your phone tends to have a mind of its own.

14. Problem is, you will drop it again.

It's practically in your DNA.
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It's practically in your DNA.

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And again.

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And again.

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15. Until your phone cannot cope any longer.

Ok now it really is a piece of shit.
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Ok now it really is a piece of shit.

16. And you realise that looking at your phone is like looking at a shattered life.

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Is this my life? Has my life gone to pieces? Am I broken?

17. So when you finally get your new phone, you vow to take care of it like it's the most precious thing in the world.

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I know what it's like to have lost. It won't be like before. I'll take care of you babygirl.

Shit.

You should probably get some insurance tbh.
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You should probably get some insurance tbh.