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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 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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    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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    It's just plain rude! I'm not even talking about silly text messages or cute kitten spam emails to co-workers. Generally people seem to think it's decent to ignore messages that...
    thewhiterose thewhiterose 31-35, F Oct 28

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    I bother to send messages and give them the time of day. They view the message, view my profile and ignore. The only ones that message me are crazy, or ones that cannot put a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 10

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    Twit can't find iPhones for over a year Mac machines 2 years..
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    Chris is hunting for the insurance She cannot locate.....it's out..like the iphone, mac machines for 3 years now.....
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    Connect her too all busted machines and we're done....easy .. He puts up with this trash for whatever reason ....he's not even getting a good bang out of this mess The stupid...
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    I need this profile All machines were repaired Guess. ... Peace
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