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There's this vertical river-looking icon thing in my status bar? Nothing's claiming it in the notification window.

Crude recreation:

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This seems vaguely familiar. I'll let you know if I remember what it is. – Matthew Read Aug 9 '11 at 4:25
Complete Android Guide has nothing. I suspect it's a particular app. – Al E. Aug 9 '11 at 12:50
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The third table in this page mentions "Vibrate":

Even though the first table clearly depicts a different icon for the vibration mode, although with the same zigzag pattern.

The pattern is also the same as the icon I have for vibration mode on my SGS:

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Yup, the update (2.3) for the Droid X made the icon even more abstract and didn't include a phone thing. – Nick T Aug 9 '11 at 15:59

Looks like the icon for the "Silent" or "Vibrate" mode. These icons are different depending on the skin manufacturers/carriers put on their phone, but those wavy lines usually represent vibration.

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