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I Am In a Different Time Zone Than Most of My Ep Friends

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    It's hard to have deep

    and lengthy conversations. All we seem to have time for is 'Hi, how are you?'. Then it's off to work or bed or our free time runs out.
    ImperfectHuman ImperfectHuman 46-50, M May 10

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    A lot of people seem to be on a different

    continent and then theres me in Ireland 😳
    simplexminds simplexminds 18-21, F Jan 30, 2014

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    Tropical Time ...

    Where I live right now is a tropical country in Asia Where the current local time is 8.30 PM While the current time there in the states would be around 8 AM I am 12 hrs ahead your time I start my day sooner and end it earlier Still.. time differences couldn't stop me from...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Timestamps?

    Has anyone worked out how to get the site to display the times messages were sent etc in their own timezone rather than GMT-6? I've set the "timezone" thing on my profile to GMT, but it doesn't seem to have made any difference.
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    That's Right

    I live in Canada. We have the pacific time zone.  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Sep 19, 2009

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    It's A Bit Sad

    it's a bit sad to live in different time zones.when i wake up, almost all of my friends are sleeping...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 13 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Different Time Zone

    hi i live in the uk so at worst i am +8 hours pacific time and +5 hours eastern time. most of my friends are in the United States and its so hard for me to talk with them. i cant chat really just message people. if i go to bed at 3am sometimes i can talk to people as it is...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2012

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    I'm Right In the Middle.

    I'm in the GMT time in the middle.. Most of the time my friends are just going to school when I've just come back.. or they're going to sleep when its still the middle of the afternoon for me. It can be sort of annoying sometimes when I really want to talk to someone but as...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F Sep 28, 2009

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    It's Dinner There, and I'm At Work

    Then it's dinner time for me, and time to put the kids to bed for them. Then it's. . . You get the idea
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I am living in West part of Canada.

    I have friends are from U.S.A, India, Europe. Of course I have Canadian friends from Ontario. *Hello to East from the West*
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Different Time Zone

    i really like EP a lot and the problem seems to be that most of my friends are in the United States. i am in London England and am at worst way 8 hours ahead of Pst ie California im typing this at 19.16 so there it will be 11.16 am so people are at work. even EST ie New York i am...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Apr 27, 2012

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    Made A New Friend And Can Barely Talk To Him...

    It's somebody I met online. I was depressed and was venting my feelings, he happened to read them and liked my story...Here on EP! He's my age... He's not in the same country, I haven't had a long heart to heart with him or anything.. I was at a point of total loss. I'd been...
    xSilverWillowx xSilverWillowx 18-21, F Jan 3, 2011

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    I Miss His Voice...

    When I wanna just call him cause I cant sleep, I cant cause we're in a different time zone I really miss being able to talk to him for hours and then falling asleep on the phone..
    Ilovemyhero282 Ilovemyhero282 26-30, F Mar 26, 2012

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    He always has to go to sleep

    when I still have a big chunk of my day left... I wish we had more time...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    It's A Bit Difficult

    Most of my friends are literally on another continent, so I'm always atleast 5-15 hours behind or forward. I wake up when they're sleeping or vice versa. I can talk to them now cuz I'm on summer vacation, I don't think I'll be able to when school reopens.
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F Jun 7, 2010

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    Well this sucks ****!

    All you you guys live in the states :L and like the uk then there's me at the *** of the world! NEW ZEALAND! F you! You stupid time zone!!!! I. HATE. YOU.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Jul 26, 2014

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    Central Time

     I live in the central time zone but most of my EP friends live elsewhere.For instance, MrSadist and Passionfruit3 are in Pacific time, Matiaslopez4 is in Mountain time, and Ew18 is in UTC/GMT +8 hours.But I do have some that are in the same time zone as me: Donnied23...
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Definitely

    I do live in a much different time zone to many of my friends. I'm going to bed as they're getting up and they're mid afternoon when I get up to go to work the next day!! We're 10 hours ahead of GMT/UTC and 14 hours ahead of east coast US which makes it hard to catch up with...
    Becnme Becnme 56-60, F May 20, 2010

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    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    Hey, I love a lot of things more than most people, but there's something about a cute, fuzzy little creature coming up to give you free cuddles. She's pretty much the only...
    Shinoyo Shinoyo 16-17, F May 6

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    I didn't sleep at all tonight since I accidentally slept in more than usual. Just in case I didn't tell anyone and since I don't know what's expected when messaging people: I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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    I'm not friends with many girls because they all feel sorry for themselves, because of things THEY caused themselves. And most of them are compulsive liars who actually believe...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Have you ever felt that people around you are crazy and you're the only sane one? I feel like that at my job a lot of times. Like today, I was overhearing a few co-workers talking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5

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    I'm great friends with this boy right, and we have been for more than a year. Now I love having heaps of friends at times, but we just like to walk and talk with our little group...
    PaintOverItBlack PaintOverItBlack 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    this is so true.. if people were only as loyal to other people as a dog is, I'd have a lot more friends. I know my dog will never be mad at me, always be happy to see me, never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

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    Yes I am a girl so obviously I still fall under the categories of being a girl and don't get me wrong I have some amazing girl friends and still think girls rock but I sometimes...
    dabc12 dabc12 18-21, F May 4

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    I have always had a dog. my dogs have been my best friends. They are loyal kind generous affectionate and fun to be around. When I was a teenager my dog would sleep on my pillow...
    weadkeys weadkeys 46-50, M May 13

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    I'd rather hang out with my dog most of the time. He's always excited to see me, he never lies, and he always cuddles.
    amculater amculater 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    Recently i have been losing all my friend. They have been dropping like flies. no one. really knows how much I wanna just give up on people. Ive been beaten down by my "friends...
    singingpanda1414 singingpanda1414 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I have like 2 female friends and like 8 guy friends whoop
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 1 Response May 4

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    I have a LOT of guy friends cause girl friends are a lot of drama
    kayeheyII kayeheyII 13-15, F May 5

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    I have a lot of friends but in my friendship circles the males out number the females.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response May 5

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    It's true, and it seems to me the majority of my guy posse ends up falling for me... I don't want to come off as an ego-maniac and stuck up *****, but I don't understand why.. Sure...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    my pets are the only thing that makes me smile most days
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    I wish I was born in the late sixties. A time period where everyone isn't obsessed with their image or any of the sort.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    is when you are low and need need something. I had surgery yesterday and I've found out who my true friends were. I've deleted some of my life.
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 2 Responses May 13

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    at school i'm more reserved & mysterious but at home im a damn comedian & some-what an open book ????
    Oddgirllili Oddgirllili 13-15, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I am indeed very social at high school...but only because I need to...if I was emotional and antisocial in school like I am at home I'd probably be bullied again like I was in...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 4 Responses May 3

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    Pretty sure I'm just another one of the guys... Oh well could be worse 🐼
    TimeTravelingWomanOfJustice TimeTravelingWomanOfJustice 18-21, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I find chemistry essential in a relationship and if chemistry and communication are not there or not enough then problems arise Other people, no things in common disconnection etc
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    My sweet boy found the sunny spot. Makes my heart smile.