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Carrying a Tablet (Kindle, Ipad, Nexus,etc) While Male.
Maddie10 | 2/5/2014 | Maddie10

Posted on 02/05/2014 12:10:08 PM PST by madison10

Okay, I need to know this BEFORE I give my husband his tablet for...all the gifts for the next year. Purchased a tablet for him because he will be spending time with his dad who is in a care center/home bound about an hour from our house. Only internet access for him will be at the care center and husband needs something to bide his time.

How does a guy transport a tablet from place to place? I have a purse, obviously transport is NOT an issue. What sort of bag, luggage, case, does a guy use and not look like sissified? I KNOW the issue will come up as he's all about not looking like a metrosexual. LOL

Help...


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1 posted on 02/05/2014 12:10:08 PM PST by madison10
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He’ll just carry the same as a paper book.

I’m female and that’s what I do, anyway, when it won’t fit in my purse.


2 posted on 02/05/2014 12:12:13 PM PST by SouthernClaire
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To: madison10

I use a briefcase or a backpack. Nobody comments on the daisies but that may be the spiked mace at my belt...


3 posted on 02/05/2014 12:12:15 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: madison10

I carry my Ipad in a folding cover in my hand.


4 posted on 02/05/2014 12:12:35 PM PST by Lockbox
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To: madison10
husband needs something to bide his time.

Well, instead of dicking around on facebook he could actually pay attention to his father. Honor him, you know?

5 posted on 02/05/2014 12:12:55 PM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: madison10

Just buy a case for the tablet and let him carry it.


6 posted on 02/05/2014 12:13:20 PM PST by Taylor42 (No more Bush!)
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To: madison10
"What sort of bag, luggage, case, does a guy use and not look like sissified?"

The correct answer is a MAN carries whatever he damn well pleases!

Something from Copper River bags or Saddleback Leather (pricey) might be what you're looking for.

Or you could look at Maxpedition's many offerings.

7 posted on 02/05/2014 12:13:44 PM PST by Edward Teach
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To: madison10

Buy him a hard case in which he can secure his tablet or reader; he should be able to use it while it is in the case and not need to be removed. It will last longer.
Other than that, nothing to it.


8 posted on 02/05/2014 12:14:09 PM PST by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: madison10

Hubby carries his in a padded fabric briefcase. He also carries books, magazines notepads in there, and a wireless hot spot.


9 posted on 02/05/2014 12:14:21 PM PST by passionfruit (When illegals become legal, even they won't do the work Americans won't do)
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To: madison10

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/survivor-case-for-apple-174-ipad-174-mini/6592078.p?id=1218760167672&skuId=6592078&st=categoryid$pcmcat218000050000&cp=1&lp=13


10 posted on 02/05/2014 12:14:35 PM PST by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: madison10

Just a cover...carry in hand as if a book. No need for a Pajama Boy man purse (murse).


11 posted on 02/05/2014 12:14:35 PM PST by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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12 posted on 02/05/2014 12:14:45 PM PST by Bobalu (Happiness is a fast ISR)
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To: madison10

Put it in the type of case that is simple, but functional. A hard sort of case, preferably black or grey in colour.

You could also ask him. If it’s supposed to be a surprise, you could ask him when you “happen” to see an ad with a male model carrying it, or if you see it when you two are shopping as to how a male might carry it and keep his masculinity.


13 posted on 02/05/2014 12:15:33 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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14 posted on 02/05/2014 12:16:08 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: madison10

I carry my kindle in an ammo can.


15 posted on 02/05/2014 12:16:52 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Sirius Lee

If his father is in a care facility, he’ll be unconscious half the time. During these sleepy moments, do you suggest the man just stare at a wall?


16 posted on 02/05/2014 12:17:08 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: madison10

The most efficient way he can. :)

After he breaks it he’ll put it in a case to carry it.


17 posted on 02/05/2014 12:17:32 PM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: madison10
How does a guy transport a tablet from place to place? I have a purse, obviously transport is NOT an issue. What sort of bag, luggage, case, does a guy use and not look like sissified? I KNOW the issue will come up as he's all about not looking like a metrosexual. LOL

Great question - if it's not too late, get him a 7"/8" tablet. It fits inside a front pant pocket / jacket pocket, this eliminating the "metrosexual" look.

18 posted on 02/05/2014 12:18:10 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Sirius Lee

re: “Well, instead of dicking around on facebook he could actually pay attention to his father. Honor him, you know?”

Wow, about a 10 on the hostility/judgmental scale, Sirius.


19 posted on 02/05/2014 12:18:26 PM PST by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Sirius Lee

1) Husband does not DO Facebook
2) His dad is sleeping most of the time when husband visits, of course he pays attention and helps out when his dad is awake.
3)Not just for internet, more for the music, movies, apps.


20 posted on 02/05/2014 12:18:31 PM PST by madison10
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To: Lockbox

I carry my Ipad in a folding cover in my hand.
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Also, in a pinch, it is a nice weapon if someone decides to ‘hinder you from your self-appointed rounds’.

Back before cell phones, I had talked my Company into buying the portable 2 way radios— told them that way they wouldn’t have trouble locating me...(HA) ....

Served 2 purposes...when going into a bar, just set it on the bar and if it started crackling just go to the pay phone and mention the reception was bad.

Also, that radio made for a nice ‘weapon’, right in your hand if the need arose...
And paving the streets in NE and SE Washington DC definitely needed a ‘deterrent’.

My pad fits snugly in my back pocket - Just have to remember to remove when sitting down...

They will only withstand so much ‘pressure’.....


21 posted on 02/05/2014 12:19:24 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Every wonder why when they refer to People of Color it doesn't include Asians??)
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To: Starstruck

What’s an ammo can? That sounds good.


22 posted on 02/05/2014 12:19:26 PM PST by madison10
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To: Lockbox
I carry my Ipad in a folding cover in my hand.

This. Leather zip-up case. I'm a Network Administrator, so if I need the horsepower of my laptop... I put the iPad in a side compartment of my laptop bag.

If I'm going to meetings, worksite, etc... I just carry it in my hand.

23 posted on 02/05/2014 12:21:47 PM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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I have a magnetic leather case that I carry my Kindle in. It automatically turns the Kindle on when you open it. I take the Kindle every where with me. When my wife goes shopping, or into antique shops, I sit outside and read. It’s a life saver!


24 posted on 02/05/2014 12:22:05 PM PST by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: madison10
I like Oberon design. Some are very feminine but others suit me just fine.

Oberon Design

25 posted on 02/05/2014 12:22:53 PM PST by Politically Correct (A member of the rabble in good standing)
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My tablet fits nicely in the pockets of my cargo pants. It would probably fit in my fanny pack, but that's where my gun is.
26 posted on 02/05/2014 12:23:02 PM PST by JoeFromSidney (Book: Resistance to Tyranny. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: ThomasMore
The most efficient way he can. :) After he breaks it he’ll put it in a case to carry it.

LOL That's it. I'm trying to prevent the breaking PRIOR to the hard lesson learned.

27 posted on 02/05/2014 12:23:13 PM PST by madison10
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To: madison10

When I am out I wear a photographer’s vest. I carry all my necessities in it including my Kindle Fire.


28 posted on 02/05/2014 12:25:26 PM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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I carry my kindle in a leather case. closed it looks like an organizer or personal calendar. BTW posting this from my kindle.

CC


29 posted on 02/05/2014 12:29:37 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: madison10
What’s an ammo can? That sounds good.

That's just a joke. He would look manly carrying it around but it is bulky and has some weight.

30 posted on 02/05/2014 12:31:09 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

That’s it!


31 posted on 02/05/2014 12:31:35 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: madison10

They usually have a leather cover that make them look like a portfolio. But I would suggest a backpack. That way he can bring other stuff, snacks, etc.

I was in that same situation with my dad. Tablet was a nice relief.


32 posted on 02/05/2014 12:33:48 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: madison10

They usually have a leather cover that make them look like a portfolio. But I would suggest a backpack. That way he can bring other stuff, snacks, etc.

I was in that same situation with my dad. Tablet was a nice relief.


33 posted on 02/05/2014 12:33:49 PM PST by DannyTN
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The guys I know carry those in “laptop” type briefcases...or satchels.

Black, leather or leather look...can hold a laptop, or a tablet, plus other stuff.

Doesn’t look feminine at all...more businesslike.


34 posted on 02/05/2014 12:34:26 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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Get him a case with a picture of Chuck Norris on it. Problem solved.


35 posted on 02/05/2014 12:34:44 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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Anything manufactured by Pelican Products or Plano is acceptable for a man to carry.


36 posted on 02/05/2014 12:34:52 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Sirius Lee
Well, instead of dicking around on facebook he could actually pay attention to his father. Honor him, you know?

That was completely uncalled for.

37 posted on 02/05/2014 12:37:21 PM PST by Drew68
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http://www.pelican.com/

http://www.planomolding.com

38 posted on 02/05/2014 12:37:23 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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ScottEvest....

http://www.scottevest.com/

manliest of man purses.

KYPD


39 posted on 02/05/2014 12:38:13 PM PST by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: Drew68

Yes it was. Honor your father and stop being a selfish ingrate.


40 posted on 02/05/2014 12:42:25 PM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: madison10
Whats-a-matta you? Why not one of there: Italian map case.

Comes with authentic Italian quirks.

41 posted on 02/05/2014 12:45:31 PM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: SouthernClaire

My daughter bought me a SENA ZipBook Case for IPad which is a nice black leather case. You can search those words on Amazon. It also has a stand on the back similar to a picture frame stand.


42 posted on 02/05/2014 12:46:16 PM PST by mommyq
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Go to Amazon and look for a distressed leather or canvas messenger bag. OK, yes, a "man purse" so to speak except there's nothing feminine about a messenger bag. If Indiana Jones and Jack Bauer can carry one, so can I. Nobody's going to mistake it for a girly purse.

It's quite practical these days for those of us who carry around a tablet or netbook, iPhone, charger, adaptors, etc. in this modern world we now live in.

43 posted on 02/05/2014 12:46:35 PM PST by Drew68
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Fro a truly manly approach, try this one, too: Bulldog Cases COLT Tactical Notebook Case with Tri-Double MOLLE Magazine Pouches

Keeps those all-important reloads handy, too. And - it's tacti-cool.

44 posted on 02/05/2014 12:48:41 PM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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Before he passed on, my grandfather was in a care facility. He was weak and not very capable of carrying on a conversation. He specifically didn’t want a lot of chat. What he wanted was company. Just someone in the room with him while he napped after lunch. So, we had a routine, I’d go through the dairy queen drive thru and get him some small treat, usually an ice cream cone, that he couldn’t get at the nursing home. He’d eat it, we’d visit and then he’d drop off for his afternoon nap. I read a book while he slept. When he woke up a couple of hours later, we’d visit for a few more minutes, I’d help him get up and get ready for dinner and he’d go to the cafeteria with his friends and I’d go home.

He just wanted someone’s physical presence in the room. He even fussed at me for reading. Told me I needed to crochet like my grandmother did. Apparently that was their afternoon routine after they retired. He’d nap and she’d crochet.


45 posted on 02/05/2014 12:49:29 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Jeff Chandler
I've bought a range of Pelican cases for expensive camera equipment. They are rugged, have never failed me and are pretty cheap.


46 posted on 02/05/2014 12:50:50 PM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: madison10

In high school, boys carried books at their sides like they were a plank of lumber, girls carried books on their hips like they were a baby.


47 posted on 02/05/2014 12:52:01 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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They are so common now that no one will really even notice. I’ve got my iPad in a Griffen Survivor case and it goes everywhere with me. It is no worse for wear after a year. It’s fallen off the kitchen counter, been slammed by my trunk lid, and accidentally left on a patio table in the rain.


48 posted on 02/05/2014 12:54:09 PM PST by philled (If this creature is not stopped it could make its way to Novosibirsk!)
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Quit using the language you used, that filth belongs at DU, not here.


49 posted on 02/05/2014 12:54:19 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: madison10
Get him one of these.

He'll have a place for his pad, his phone, snacks, a newpaper and whatever else he might want. Guarnteed he'll never be mistake for a metro.

50 posted on 02/05/2014 12:54:37 PM PST by tacticalogic
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