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Old January 6th, 2013 (12:25 PM).
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I'm not a big fan of either to be honest ... I usually go without. But if I had to choose, I'd choose headphones. More comfortable and better sound quality.
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Old January 6th, 2013 (5:45 PM).
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I like headphones if they are high-quality. However, if they are just cheaply-made headphones, I prefer earphones.
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Old January 6th, 2013 (7:48 PM).
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I like the earbuds waaaay better. I get paranoid when I have headphones on that I'm going to miss something important and I never like to wear them in public lol.
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Old January 7th, 2013 (2:07 PM).
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In-ear headphones are now pretty good in terms of sound quality, so I'd go for that.
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Old January 13th, 2013 (2:10 PM).
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Just depends on the situation for me. When I'm just relaxing at home I'll use my headphones, but on-the-go I'll use my earphones. I just use a cheap pair of earphones since they seem to break a lot for me. It's not like I need super-high quality on-the-go, just need to be able to lisen to whatever I'm listening to without disturbing others. (Like when I'm playing Pokemon.)
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Old January 13th, 2013 (2:18 PM).
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I feel like an idiot wearing headphones (and they're painful for some reason), but earbuds fall out of my ears haha. x: So I'm stuck with headphones, though I don't ever wear them in public. Just if I want to listen to music when other people are around.
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Old January 19th, 2013 (8:25 PM).
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Neither. I don't like headphones or earphones because I don't listen to music that much, and besides, I don't want to damage my eardrums.

But if I really had to choose, for the sake of this thread, I'm going with headphones.

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Old January 20th, 2013 (5:25 PM).
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My computer's speakers are broken (magically, they worked like a week ago) so I'm stuck with any listening device I have.

I usually go with my iPod earbuds because it's cool idk it's the only thing I have
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Old January 20th, 2013 (8:15 PM).
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Earphones for me are usually for on-the-go. But headphones for sound with my computer at home, and because there's a microphone with the headset as well.

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Old January 20th, 2013 (8:38 PM).
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Headphones because I prefer their quality and short-term comfort level more, but mine broke so I've been making due with these earphones recently. The only problem that I have with headphones is after a while they feel like they've been crushing my ears, but that's a tiny price to pay.
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Old January 21st, 2013 (3:18 PM).
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I like earphones for the portability. I can be listening to stuff when I'm travelling, then put them in my pocket when I need to talk to someone without causing a massive fuss or fumbling around trying to appear civilised. When I'm at home, I try and just listen naturally, so I only really use earphones when I'm out: and they're definitely the more practical option.
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Old January 24th, 2013 (6:36 PM).
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Headphones. They are pretty chunky but they get the job done. Better sound quality from personal experience, outside noises getting blocked and best of all, no leaking music or embarrassing earwax buildup!

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Old January 25th, 2013 (7:17 AM).
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I prefer to have headphones rather than earphones, because if you are listening to something quite loud, it's not as loud to other people than if you are wearing earphones.
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Old January 26th, 2013 (2:36 PM).
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I love listining to music, but I've always wore headphones rather than earphones, even though my Ipod came with a free set of earphones. I just feel that earphones stick too close to your eardrums and, like Laugh said, I wouldn't want to damage them.
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Old January 26th, 2013 (3:02 PM).
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Headphones at home because they give louder volume/better quality. Earphones outside because they are more compact.

That's the purpose for both of them so why not use both? I'm not going to wear my fatass headphones outside because I'll look and feel like a tremendous douchebag. It's not like earphones are completely unlistenable.
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Old January 26th, 2013 (3:24 PM).
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If I'm going out somewhere I'll use a pair of earphones because they're smaller and easier to carry than headphones, unless it's my pair of Solo Beats. But if I'm at home then I'd rather use a big pair of headphones for better music quality and bass.
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Old January 26th, 2013 (5:12 PM).
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I like headphones a lot more, the noise cancellation is great.
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Old January 26th, 2013 (5:31 PM).
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I prefer earphones over headphones any day. I just don't like anything covering my entire ear. I feel like I am blocked out from the rest of the world; it also makes my ears super warm, which I don't like, either. :3
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