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    Hotel offers detox for BlackBerry addicts

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    BlackBerry addicts have a crack at freedom when they check into one Chicago hotel: the manager will put the communications devices and others like them under lock and key for guests who want a break.

    Rick Ueno, general manager of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel, said the program which began Wednesday grew out of his own personal BlackBerry addiction. His one-step recovery was switching to a regular cell phone.

    "I was really addicted to my BlackBerry. I had an obsession with e-mail," he told Reuters. "Morning and night. There came a time when I didn’t think it was healthy ... I quit cold turkey." - Read More

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    Re: Hotel offers detox for BlackBerry addicts

    thats just pathetic

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    Re: Hotel offers detox for BlackBerry addicts

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    I can turn off my own BlackBerry when I want. If I want. But only if I have to.

    (almost sounds like a Possum Lodge credo.)

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    Lol! I work for a hotel and I can never see that working here.

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    Re: Hotel offers detox for BlackBerry addicts

    I don't need addiction treatment. I can quit anytime I want. No, really. I just don't want to. But I'm not addicted. No, really.

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    Re: Hotel offers detox for BlackBerry addicts

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    Lol @ BBadBoy - the first step is admitting you have a problem. Lol

    I wonder if there are any bb anonymous groups?

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    Funny story about "Crackberries" on CNN...


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