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I Dont Answer the Phone When I Dont Want Too

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    Me Too

    And I pay for it! I didn't answer the phone once I felt really bad, and didn't want to be disturb. It turn out to be an out of country call from my sister! and she was not home!!! I learned my lesson!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F Mar 7, 2009

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    Aggravation

                                             im not much of a phone person. i dont...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    I Isolate, So No, I Don't Pick Up

    more and more, over the last 5 years, i've been isolating. so yah, i go through stretches where not only do i not answer the phone, but voice mails don't even get checked. everything else is out too: no texts or emails. needless to say, i've lost almost my entire support system...
    blandaversion blandaversion 31-35 3 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    I Don't Feel Like Talking Right Now..

    There are some times when I just don't feel like talking.. or some people I just don't want to talk to.. I don't answer my phone all the time.. and these are usually the times I don't. Also, I'm busy with 3 kids.. and sometimes they're loud and my youngest, my son who is almost 6...
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Lol

    name of this group says it all. GOOD GAME CALLERS!!
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2010

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    No More Phone

    I had gotten so fed up with the unwanted phone calls I was getting that I had my phone cut off. For many months I used my answering machine to screen my calls but I was still getting 2 out of 3 that were unwanted.  So, I was having to clean out my voice  mail everyday...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F May 20, 2009

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    Phone

    I never answer the phone 99.9% of the time it isnt for me.  And on the rare occasion that it is or the person on the other lines pretends like they know me...they are only selling something, doing a servay or want you to donate.  Now dont get me wrong I do...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 5 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    It's All Your Fault ....

    I SCRREEEEEN my PHOOONE Calls!!  -- Gwen Stefanni. But yeah - I do screen my phone calls - all of them. It's not that I don't want to talk to you, it's that certain friends drama I can NOT handle at certain times of the day. IF you call before...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    RING Ring Ring Ring Ring Ring Ring Ring Ring Ring

    I hate talking on the phone. Guilty as charged. Never was a big fan of this invention. LOL Most of the time it only rings when somebody needs me to do something for them. UGH. It's not like I don't already have enough things to do here at home. It's really annoying when I hear...
    craftingnut91 craftingnut91 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    When I'm Annoyed.

    I don't answer my cell. I hit the ignore button.   or when i don't want to talk to someone. I hit the ignore button. then it says Missed call.
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 1 Response May 20, 2009

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    By Pressin' "silent" Button ..

    I dont answer the phone when I dont want to especially when Im sleepin' and phone's ringin' ... I just press "silent" button .. and sleep in peace again ... =)
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Which Is Always

     Yesterday, the phone on my nightstand rang every thirty minutes, between the hours of 9am and noon. I, of course, had only just gone to bed around 4am. In my sleep-haze I must have tried to find the off switch and, failing that, thrown the phone into a box full of packing...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F Apr 21, 2009

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    No Thank You Sir.

     It's not that I don't like you. It's that at heart I don't like phones, I don't like talking. I don't mind typing to you becuase I don't have to speak. :) and I can use the delete button. I'll text you. But unless I feel like talking (which isn't often...
    sacredvision sacredvision 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    It's My Phone

    Just because it rings, doesn't mean I have to stop what I'm doing to answer it. I always say, "if it's important, they'll leave a message"  They usually leave a message...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Love Caller Id

    I love caller ID. When the phone rings if I'm busy or don't feel like talking I don't have to answer. Leave me a message and I'll call you back. On the land line it's almost always telemarketers anyway.
    yakfisher yakfisher 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 3, 2009

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    One Word Caller Id Well 2 Actually Lol

    i am the worst person at picking up the phone i never want to lol. i check to see who it is and half the time i just hit ignore or silence.  i just don't feel like talking on the phone and it seems like the times i do pick up its the one person who never wants to get off the...
    ariez ariez 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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    "I Don't Answer the Phone When I Don't Want Too"

    I never answer the phone, unless I want to.  I'm just so grateful for the invention of caller id.  I have 2 people that are my friends, but not my best friends.  They are really rather annoying.  They are the 2 people who also chomp and chew in my ear, all the...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Hardly Ever Do.

    I only answer for certain people.  If I don't know the number, I don't answer the phone.  If it's important they'll leave  a message.  I prefer texts above all else.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2009

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    Hardly Ever...

    I'm always paged at work. Every friggin 5 minutes, I get a page over the intercom to pick up line 101 or 102, etc. I'm always busy, so i have to stop what I'm doing and answer the damn thing. As a result, I hardly ever answer the phone when I'm home. Not that anyone really calls...
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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