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#1 Hum

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 21:05

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade®, the #1-rated protection today released the results of its annual Clumsiest States Index. The Index reveals how states fare year over year when it comes to their citizens' rate of iPhone accidents and damage. The Index is based on claims filed by state between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013.

SquareTrade protects mobile devices, laptops and tablets, and other consumer electronics and appliances from malfunctions, accidental damage and life's frequent mishaps.

Top 10 Clumsiest States in 2013:


1. Washington DC  
    
2. Florida

3. Georgia

4. New Jersey

5. Utah

6. Texas

7. New York

8. California

9. Louisiana

10. Wyoming

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#2 vetneufuse

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 21:15

Washington DC isn't a state...but lets not get into semantics....



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Posted 16 December 2013 - 21:22

YAY...IL isn't in the top 10.  



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Posted 17 December 2013 - 11:51

Washington DC isn't a state...but lets not get into semantics....

It is the District of Columbia ....

 

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a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
 
State has multiple meanings.
 
And two of these states have the highest senior population -- just saying. :shifty:


#5 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 07:50

Which one was in the 'state' of denial?



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Posted 18 December 2013 - 16:40

Why am I not surprised that Florida is right there near the top of the list. :D



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 00:46

by the USA's definition of a state in the union, DC is not a state

 

 

It is the District of Columbia ....

 

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a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
 
State has multiple meanings.
 
And two of these states have the highest senior population -- just saying. :shifty:

 



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 15:47

Which one was in the 'state' of denial?

 

Don't know, but I'd imagine that they're all in a "state" of dismay at all the broken iPhones! :p



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 15:59

1. Washington DC

 

Its the Politicians I tell you, they lose electronics quicker than they lose elections



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 16:08

 

It is the District of Columbia ....

 

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a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
 

 

 

 The District is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and is therefore not a part of any U.S. state.

 

Rhode Island is the smallest state at 1545 sq/mi and DC is only 68 sq/mi



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Posted 20 December 2013 - 22:53

^ State has multiple meanings.

 

No one said D.C. has statehood.



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Posted 21 December 2013 - 21:32

In the USA, a state has one explicit meaning when it's in the union.....

 

^ State has multiple meanings.

 

No one said D.C. has statehood.



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Posted 21 December 2013 - 21:49

While D.C. isn't technically a state, it isn't a part of any state either, and is often included in studies and statistics as if it were a state.

To argue that it isn't a state when it's included in a statistic of the states really is just toiling in semantics.
 

Which one was in the 'state' of denial?

 
Washington D.C. takes the top of that list too :)

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Posted 22 December 2013 - 02:27

Does this account for population percentages or just raw numbers of warranty claims?