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I Hate Leaving Messages On Answering Machines

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    Wierd

     I really do not like sending messages on the answering machine. I usually don't only unless I have to. After the answer machine lets me give my message, I need to expedite my message quickly. I state the who I am , and why I am calling. I get the urgency after I...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    I Feel Dumb

    I really don't know why, but I can't stand the way I sound on a recorded message. Others tell me they like my voice but I never have.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 5, 2011

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    I Always Feel Nervous

    I don't know why I have so much trouble doing it, but I do.  It just feels so weird for me.  When I call someone and they don't answer, usually I just hang up.  Then, my mom will ask me if I got them, and when I say no, she'll say, "Then leave a message...
    AloraPeace AloraPeace 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Awkward

    I hate leaving messages on answering machines; I just don't know what to say, and I get tongue-tied. I usually say my name, call me, and leave my phone number, so they can call me back. I never felt comfortable leaving message on answering machines, and I never...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    it really bothers me when I reply within the same min and they're not there. dont rattle my chain if you dont have time to chat. you could be interrupting something important, just...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Apr 17

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    Hi everyone, there's something I need to get of my chest and it's killing me. I'm a 27 year old woman who recently got out of a relationship with a muslim man. I met him about 7...
    Katef88 Katef88 22-25 1 Response Apr 8

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    Answering machine message Theme music from Peter Gunn: My name is David. What people call me is something else entirely. I'm a P.I. It says so on my door. I would have been here...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 15

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    UGH they disgust me! Honestly, some people on here are a disgrace to humanity. Do they have no decency whatsoever?! Seriously, day after day I get messages from people of all ages...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I'm thinking about leaving EP. I haven't been here all that much but have made some good friends. I have enjoyed my time here, loved reading posts and enjoyed answering all the...
    Shi7 Shi7 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    There is nothing I dislike more. Sitting around. Waiting. Poking. Prodding. Sterile environments. Cold people. Even colder machines. Machines whirring and buzzing over you...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I love getting messages in my inbox. I love talking to people and getting to know them. But I won't talk to 20+ year old men. I'm not saying they're ALL perverts. Most are though...
    gabi0010 gabi0010 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    These messages usually creep the hell out of me.'If u didn't send this message to 10 people within half an hour you will be dead/your dreams will be broken/you will suffer...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Seriously guys, I know you think I won’t notice. I know you think I’m not aware that you’re trying to manipulate and trick me but I am. And it erases any kind of amicable or...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I have already had fully grown men send me inappropriate content on here, and I only just changed my profile picture. If you are one of those people, then what the hell do you get...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    It's a waste of time and money. All of my "friends" would probably agree because they prefer to text message me instead. I also hate answering my phone when it rings. Even the...
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F Apr 8

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    How do you make pervs go away? Someone asked me messages which is not nice today. So i just text him back ''Gua gua!'' He thought i'm crazy lol and he's gone. Done. Seriously...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10

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    If they watch your every move, they are a fan! its impossible for a hater to hate just another person from the crowd, they always hate on the stand outs. The fearless ones, that...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies. Pushing all the mercy down down down. I hate my mother in law. The first day I met her, she and her sister were screaming in my face...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21

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    My past two relationships were like that. One day we were fine, no fights, no problems, nothing then one day they just stop talking to me. Lucas and Ken were my last two and they...
    ceceophie ceceophie 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just don't like it when some EP'ers message me weird and questionable things. For example yesterday a guy on here asked me if I could send him a picture of my shoes. There have...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    With the popularity of Android smart phones, almost all users will store some of the important data on their mobile phones. And among the data of the users store on the Android...
    Werfkjl Werfkjl 26-30, M Apr 13

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    I honestly think i'm in love with my crush Elliott. Our story first began in Year 9 (currently in year 10) when we sat next to each other in Maths. He was sweet, adorable and liked...
    IISweetDreamsII IISweetDreamsII 13-15 Apr 11

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    I choose to post in this group as it's a group that was started by me. And just to clarify, the days of hate are behind me. Perhaps I will create another group in time when...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 23

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    I sent a request two weeks ago to my HR department for a request to transfer office back to Europe. As week passed. y where my email was unanswered so I resent another email as...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    man i was in jail they hated me cause i was white but im not im spanish...
    chrissosad chrissosad 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I hated and liked my previous roommates so much that I decided to create a website about them. The website where anyone can review their roommates whether they are good or bad. By...
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    I hate my brother, he's a racist to white people, spits everywhere, dates white gals and sucked them, then break up wid them entirely...I totally need to vent because I couldn't...
    mayumi26 mayumi26 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    I hate creeps to. So if you send me inappropriate pics or messages I will block you. go away pervs!
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    Thank God I'm not married yet. I am engaged to a guy who for the most part has been good to me in our relationship. I have 2 issues that are preventing me from marrying him; My son...
    stepmominpgh stepmominpgh 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    Everytime I get these perverted messages by people who are decades older than me. I hate it... it even got me to delete mist of my pictures and add anime pictures... and sadly...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 25 Responses Apr 17

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    I hate when someone messages you and then they block you after asking you a question
    Ellebasor Ellebasor 22-25, F Apr 20

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    I used to love this site. It was one of the few outlets I had to express the the things I could not - - - would not, never in a thousand years - - - say to the people in my real...
    marcodesade marcodesade 31-35, M Apr 20

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    Haters gonna hate, I guess. :/
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like receiving messages. Sucks that the majority is about perverted stuff haha which at some point i don't mind but I am addicted checking my EP and would love to see messages...
    samurai160 samurai160 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    It's hating my family for abandoning me, despising my friends for always leaving me, having to endure real loneliness, just being completely on my own through life and I'm so sick...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Apr 22

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    How is this going to stop people traveling to fight ? either this people are stupid or fooling their own stupid people !! everyone leaving this country owns a passport in fact...
    yobbostralia yobbostralia 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I never thought I'd be saying something like this, but I'm so glad to have found an outlet for it because it's taking my sanity lately. My fiancé and I have been together for...
    DookSilvur116 DookSilvur116 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I mean this is a serious kind of hate, not the whiney "my parents didn't let me get my way" kind of hate. Sometimes I have murderous thoughts... I want to hurt them but I won't, I...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 28

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