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I Hate Leaving Messages On Answering Machines

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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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    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 6 Responses Apr 5, 2011

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    God I really hate when you text or email someone a long message with tons of things to respond to or questions I want answered and you get the "k".... I also hate small messages...
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    Firstly, I just want to say how pleased I am I found this site, for the last few years I have been feeling like I must be an extremely messed up person to hate one of my step...
    Shimmergirl Shimmergirl 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Argh weird messages from someone who seems normal but actually pervs! Argh! Block!block!😓😤
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    I on average get 20-30 messages a day from random people on here telling me how I'm ugly, or dumb, or fat, or even sl*tty, But you know what.. I used to argue with them, but I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 42 mins ago

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    I get really upset when people ignore my messages to them and feel I don't want to have anything to do with them again ...
    stefanv stefanv 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    I gave ep a break for 2 months. I get back and I have 312 ppl that added me to their circle and double that amount of messages 😱 too manyz to counts lolz!
    jade0417 jade0417 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    On 13 Dec 2014, I rushed to the ATM to withdraw some money. I needed that money urgently to pay some workers. These workers had installed something at my house early in the morning...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    After almost 2 and a ½ years, I have learned a lot over the last couple of weeks…..I am so struggling…. I believe that most of what I’ve ever been told negative about my...
    Spec208 Spec208 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Basically it's a stress answering people. If I don't, it's for valid reasons. I just don't like to talk to people. Because it never goes well. 1: I can tell you are a sicko or a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Nov 28

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    People saying why you complaining and other such things...... Seriously? I'll be honest when I open 20 messages I don't respond to Hi or Hey there or hey Beautiful, or such. There...
    Ownedforaprice Ownedforaprice 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    If you get messages from someone who constantly asks you if you've gone to the bathroom recently, the last time you were spanked, etc, block and report them. They make numerous...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I hate seeing 50 yr. guys or older on here have a lot of sexual experiences and then seeing them have most of their circle be a bunch of girls my age. And i hate seeing guys in...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    Subliminal messages and notion are connected to the thought of mind Handle, as well as roots of this are placed quite considerably back in our heritage. Intellect control is in...
    Matthew8157lzn8 Matthew8157lzn8 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Subliminal messages and notion are connected to the thought of mind Management, as well as roots of the are placed really significantly again in our background. Head Command is...
    Matthew8157lzn8 Matthew8157lzn8 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Sometimes when I get messages from peeps and it's your normal convo starters like, hey how's it going? Or something along those lines I cannot be bothered replying. This especially...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Tips: 1: Change your gender to U (which means you have not listed your gender). 2: Put your age range around what I have. Avoid too young or too old. 3: Do NOT put your avatar...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 9 Responses Nov 22

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    Private messages are done. .. What's next. ...I phones Debbie abusive messages are done Also
    xes5152 xes5152 51-55, F Dec 6

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    But what makes it worse is ppl sending messages of support to all these unhappy teens so you read the persons profile who messages the teens and you scream at your phone don't talk...
    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F Dec 9

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    There is this one particular member names contentio. Used to be called 2stepsforward3shoves back. Or something like that anyway. Well we have all heard of billy Madison and this...
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    What I hate even more is waking up in the middle of the night...alone. Some might think how lucky I am....no snoring partner that steals the covers, but that also means I have no...
    Macy24 Macy24 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    not so much the fighting, but the loooow battle cry before the fight. The one that sounds like a person saying ROOOOOOUUUAAAAAAr...or the kind that sounds like a baby crying...so...
    Shells4Belles Shells4Belles 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I really hate when u text someone and its takes so long to,text back but god forbid if u do it to them they Eighther complain n (or) cut u off if ur,busy just say so please don't...
    howard1945 howard1945 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well maybe not everyone HATES me but i definitely feel like most people won't miss me when I'm gone. Generally feel like I'm jay in the way.
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40 1 hr ago

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    I hate how I been treated all my life by girls and women. I always been nothing to women. I was always not important to them. They always liked other guys. They always went around...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    It all goes back too all the machines names and addresses Your failures in the hacking world also
    debracameup debracameup 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I need this profile All machines were repaired Guess. ... Peace
    letsrock70 letsrock70 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    My group has control over the women's machines a year now
    onemorethingthatsit51 onemorethingthatsit51 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Or all of my friend requests. As far as friend requests are concerned, if you haven't messaged me, or attempted to, I'm not going to add you automatically. I will check out your...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I don't know how often I'm going to get on anymore. Don't really have much of a reason to be on anymore. I might get on to look at messages. Maybe even every day that I can, hoping...
    eaglescout97 eaglescout97 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    it is sad how some people become the all in one judging machines labbeling people as they feel..i think such people seriously need help.as have some serious complexes in life!
    romell romell 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    Myjoourney3. Who the **** is me.... A stupid moron who broke My Machines ..
    bestmovieyet223 bestmovieyet223 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Using interpersonal accusation to hurt other’s sensitivities knowing that the accused person will get destabilized and utilizing that display of vulnerability as a means to...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    You're actively talking to someone through PM then you see them online answering posts and questions but don't even bother to answer a question where your convo left off or say...
    LoveJaney LoveJaney 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I feel so judgmental right now. I do not want to contact all the beautiful youngin's, I feel to opinionated to be considerate of the more mature age groups, I feel the boys will be...
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M Dec 2

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    Tonight I found out my brother attempted suicide. No one will tell me what's going on and if he's even alive. Mums with him at the hospital but isn't answering his phone.
    Lasey94 Lasey94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Feeling very suicidal and upset right now. It really is time for me to kill myself. I don't belong on earth. I'm unwanted, unloved and hated by every person on this planet. I feel...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found out that I was blocked by this guy! He didn't say anything before he could block me. I guess its because I didn't reply to him bacj for a long time. So to you buddy...
    callmeLys callmeLys 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love answering questions and filling out surveys. Everytime we go out and see a survey I always do them. And I can't sleep at the moment. So, does anybody have a survey that's...
    fairyprincessjess fairyprincessjess 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand the boys who thinks only sex.****!I hate your pictures and sexual messages .
    maryannna maryannna 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Oh go away to these idiots.... I was upset at the time because of dating sites. So I posted in 'I hate men'. Then he goes and sends me this hate message. Even sussing up my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 30