I bought one of those noodle-style earphones, and after a month of using it, it got broken, and the broken part was the faulty wires nearest the socket. If you don't know how a flat cable earphone looks like, it looks like this:Please Log In to view this link! (that is actually the same brand and model that I bought) so if you notice, there is nothing that supports the base of the earphone's wires as compared to this: Please Log In to view this link! so no wonder it got easily broken, so right now I just prefer buying those regular cable earphones. I was wondering if you have the same or contrary experience?