I F You're Not In My Contacts, I Do Not Answer The Phone

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    This Is One To Live By

    This is like a golden rule for me.  I don't even answer my home phone unless I know someone will be calling me - telemarketing has never bothered me at all.  I do work in a call center and have been a telemarketer before though - so maybe the phone reminds me too much...
    plungesponge plungesponge
    31-35, M
    7 Responses Dec 23, 2009

    Unless I Am Expecting It.

    If I know someone is about to call me from a number that is not saved to my contacts, I will answer it.  Otherwise, I let it ring and look up the number on fonefinder.net.  That tells me what city the call originated from.  If I don't recognize the city...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    Dec 23, 2009

    That Is What Voicemail Is For...

    I hardly ever answer my phone to begin with. I hate talking on the phone. I hate the sound of my voice, and I am just so damn nervous on the phone. Often time when talking on the phone, I stutter, because i'm so nervous and anxious. I gotta keep myself calm enough that I don't...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2009

    I Hate Random Calls...

    I rarely answer my landline. If I know you, you'll be in my mobile phone address book.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2010
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