My thing carried is a cellphone. It’s convenient, awesome, and just great to have around. It represents everyone’s social status. Keeping up with friends is also ten times easier. I carry it with me always to keep in contact with everyone I know. My phone also serves as a multi-purpose fun machine. I get to play silly games when I’m bored, watch movies I put on my phone. Fight Club, mostly. Every night I make sure to charge my phone. A day without my phone is worse than it should be, but most people depend on their phone. So it doesn’t bother me.
A person’s phone in a small way defines a person. I have seen a ton of different phones in my day. If you see someone with a 2005 cherry red flip phone, you’re never going to assume they could be a CEO of a major company. He would have a Blackberry, and every girl in high school that wears Ugg boots instantly has an iPhone from the last 2 generations, minimum. It represents your class and how social you are. A perfect fit for high school. Kids definitely judge you on your phone to a certain extent, if it’s “cool” or “in”. No one will actually say something or bully someone based on a phone but the intense judging is still very present. I feel like it would really fun if no one had cell phones. People would actually have to talk to other people to accomplish things. Everyone would feel more social, alive, and joyful. Of course, this dream will never happen so as long as cellphones are still in every single persons pocket.
I will continue to keep my cell phone on me at all times if for no other reason than to keep in touch with everyone, because everyone else loves phones. Phones are definitely not all bad, they are really amazing to have on you. It just doesn’t seem worth it to miss out on the social parts of high school. This opinion doesn’t seem to be too common among most high-schoolers. Its only because they don’t understand how fun it would be to actually go on adventures with friends and be