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Old 06-16-2008, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I've just joined the site and am looking for some advice on whether the extra costs in getting a BB would be worth it?

I'm a mature student psych nurse living on a bursary so money is unfortunately the over-riding issue but I was looking at the BB as an investment to help organise myself. I don't email a huge amount, I Facebook a little bit but like the option of being able to use the web etc when I am out and about or away camping at the weekends. In the UK on Orange, the BB plus data will be around 10 a month more - is it worth it? Have any other students got one and found it to be invaluable? The general feel I get from lurking in the forums is BB is the best thing since sliced bread, but would people who use them for personal use recommend them?

Sorry to waffle on but I would appreciate any comments before I take the plunge. It's an 18 month deal and a bit more expensive than what I am paying just now. Thanks so much
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Mine is for personal use and couldn't be happier. Totally worth it for me. Also welcome.
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Mine is for personal use and couldn't be happier. Totally worth it for me. Also welcome.
Thanks very much for your reply If you don't mind me asking is that with a lot of email use or just the whole thing?
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short on money and need to help organise yourself?

ever considered a dayrunner notebook?


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I use mine mostly for personal use

email
tasks
schedules
birthdays/anniversarrys
special dates

school schedules
bill payments

EMAIL

you truly have to make the decision yourself

I find the BB an invaluable tool in my personal life and also work life
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Thanks for replying... they don't look quite as good though Good point though... I guess I am trying to work out if that extra 10 a month will be worth it... its another incentive to stop smoking I guess
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I use mine mostly for personal use

email
tasks
schedules
birthdays/anniversarrys
special dates

school schedules
bill payments

EMAIL

you truly have to make the decision yourself

I find the BB an invaluable tool in my personal life and also work life
Thank you... I could sync all this to my Mac at home as well, I think.
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Thanks very much for your reply If you don't mind me asking is that with a lot of email use or just the whole thing?
The whole thing, but I do about 40 or so emails a day also.
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