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The 15 Emotional Stages Of Being Stuck In A Crappy Mobile Phone Contract

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1. Optimism:

“Amagawd... It’s finally time to renew my contract!”

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2. Panic:

“BUT WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE MY NEW PHONE?”

3. Joy:

“Yay, I have a shiny new phone! These next 24 months are gonna be friggin' awesome! #upgrade."

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4. Despair

[silence]

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5. Regret:

“FFS, why didn't I just get insurance?"

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6. Denial:

"It's all good, I can make do with a cracked screen..."

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7. Frustration:

“OK, fine. Someone please just take my money and repair this forsaken thing.”

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8. Relief:

“OMG you’re back in my life!”

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9. Pissed:

"WHY AM I PAYING FOR THOUSANDS OF MINUTES I DON'T EVEN USE?"

10. Anger:

"WHY IS THERE NEVER ANY COVERAGE WITHIN A MILE RADIUS OF MY HOUSE?"

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11. Envy:

"WTF is that phone in your hand? Please don't tell me they've already released another model..."

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12. Longing:

“OMG I need one so bad.”

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13. Rage:

“But wait, I still have ANOTHER 12 MONTHS LEFT ON MY CONTRACT.”

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14. Desperation:

“I can’t wait any longer!”

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15. Fury:

"You kept me on hold for THREE HOURS, and all I wanted to do was cancel this stupid contract!"

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