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Should I buy my 6 year old a phone ?

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No, a little kid doesn't need a phone.

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yes

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no
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If they walk around alone or need it then yes otherwise no.

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A six year old should not be alone.
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No

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no! thats bad parenting. and thats coming from a 14 year old. hahahaha

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I finally figured it out
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Im only 14 and i think the same thing haha!
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Daaaaag I'll be coming to u for advice for my 3 yr old and 2 yr old twins.. Gotta green that !
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That's just common sense. I'm 16 and feel the same way.
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No they are to young and it would most likely end up lost or broken.

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Why does a 6 year old need a phone? Why would a 6 year old WANT a phone? Wait until he or she ASKS for one, or you need one to keep in touch, and that way you won't be wasting money.

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No!

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nope C:

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no well maybe a old phone only for emergency calls

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yes but she might hit 911
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Nooo

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This us just my opinion but I'd have to say, that's the most absurd thing ever!!!

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Ya(:

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If they know how to use it. And if yu want to.

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HuskyDog78

Why would you even think that?

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I have officially seen it all -.-

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WOW, I wish my parents were asking that question when I was 6 years old, I'm about to be 18 and still don't have a phone!!!

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You mean a phone made out of candy? Yeah sure..

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sagittarius1997
Haha! that's so funny. next time my 4 year old sister asks for and iPad I'll say "sure, made of candy"
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Haha go for it :)
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No!!!

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Umm... Nope! Probably wouldn't even know how to use it properly!

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NO. That kid is going to lose it or break it. And the kid will think he/she is all that for a 6 yr. old

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I don't think a 6 yr old is unsupervised enough to need a phone. My opinion is when a child is old enough to be dropped off somewhere and picked up later is when they need a phone.

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Now.. I want you to re-read your question and tell me what you really think the answer to that should be.

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No. Who would your kid even text or call?

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joshuabagel

Didn't have a phone until I was 16 and paid the bill myself, in other words
No...

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No

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Yes a play phone not a real phone unless he is a very responsible child. Your child may answer sale persons calls.

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Absolutely, positively NOT.

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No

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JayleneG

No

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Bye her a cheap starter phone because she can't get Internet and if she gets kidnaped or hurt or something she can can you for help or call the police.

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No you shouldn't they can break it
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No, studies show that kids under13 with phones end up having psycological problems thats what my sister told me and she is a psycologist by the way im 16

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Shouldn't even ask

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Nope.

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I think with the way the world is nowadays, I say get it for her/him. You just gotta modify it every day and night. You add the numbers in you want her to have and be able to call.

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Its a 50_50 cause sum things can go wrong like predators internet just to risky but also look at the bright side it can also save lifes.

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Definitely not

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Nope shouldn't do it!

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If you mean a cell phone, NO! Why does he/she need it? Nobody needs a cell phone! How about you get him a swing set instead.

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Well I could say it does cause skin and brain cancer.
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no he or she will just lose it or break it

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Only celebrity's kids get phones , no matter what ate they are :)

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NobodysFool

Are you kidding? TV took the place of parents in the 1950's, and now you hope cell phones will do the same in the year 2012? People who don't want to be parents shouldn't have children.

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Greeenie! :)
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Does he / she require one, for employment purposes?? If not, perhaps he / she can borrow yours, for a small fee??

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I didn't get a phone till i was 13

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Why? When will a child that age be without adult supervision? If something bad happens, do you think that the child would be permitted to keep the phone? Find another way to do what you want.

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It depends if you our a single parent because if you are and my mother was to she wanted me just in case because she had to sleep sometime and the best to decide that is you.

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Don't have minutes on it or if you are scared about her safety then only have your cell and emergency numbers. Otherwise don't just give it to her because she asks.

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i had one at six but only because my babysitter didnt have one. but otherwise no.

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No

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NO THAT IS WAY TOOOOO YOUNG! Who's is she gonna call or text anyway?!?!?!

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My daughter had one at four because of harassment from her father and the courts ordered her (me) to have her call her dad at 7pm every evening. Yes, she knew how to use it and still has it at six yrs. Old there are some situations when it is necessary. If it weren't for my situation she wouldn't have one.

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Sorry about your situation:(
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO wait until their 11 at least!

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NOOOO for what ? they too young

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not really... im 13 and i still dont have a phone and my parents only got my older sister one because she walked home by herself in junior high

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I just got my phone when I was in 6th grade, does he/she need it?

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lol yeshhhhhhhh! ive had a fone since i was 4...... yup i was the most popular preskooler in the word!........... it only had 5 buttons tho.

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Maybe it was a toy phone
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ummmm no it wasnt trust me..... it wasnt that long ago.... only 6 years....
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no! my 6 year old brother can barely read

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ps im 13 and i have a freakin emergency phone
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No A child that age does not need a phone he needs his parents

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Yes you should. Generations are getting more advanced and want to get into technology earlier so I would suggest you to get him some android phone where he can play with games and apps.

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Yea a toy phone, that makes noises.

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I got my first phone when i was 8. sure if you want.

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NO. You dont want your kid to be a spoiled brat that crys when they get the wrong iPad in a few years

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Definitely not. Your kid will not do anything else but want to use the phone just like how kids get so glued to the tv and video games instead of going outside and running around. Trust me, wait until they are much older.

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why would a 6 year old need it? they would probably break it before they even get to use it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! seriously!!! dont do it!!! did you get a phone when you were 6? i know i didn't and if you did......idk what to say to that

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to be honest **** no

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