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I Hate Leaving Messages On Answering Machines

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Sorry to the people who message me! I know that I do this and sometimes I just don't have the energy to read and respond to 40+ messages a day.... That doesn't mean I don't care...
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    I get a lot of messages from people that just 'Hi', 'How RU?' Etc. I respond with a hello and then never hear from them again! WTF?
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    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 16 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate it when people dont have a profile pic, because if someone messages you you dont know what they look like, i like to know what a person looks like so that i have a better...
    crazygurl99 crazygurl99 22-25, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    Gayminniemouse Gayminniemouse 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    hifuckedupworld hifuckedupworld 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate fakes both online and in real life I will not add any males or people without a picture of themselves unless that person gives me a valid reason for staying anonymous, Ill...
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    What keeps you busy that you can't reply to my messages?! Argh!! I hate being paranoid!!😒😒
    yuwinokito yuwinokito 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    because I want someone who can really carry ok the conversation
    Kayshove Kayshove 13-15, M Aug 23

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    You say "Hi" or "Hey". Then ask a barrage of questions about my age, location, looks, relationship status etc. You give very little information in return. Then when I give up out...
    DexBeta DexBeta 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I don't hate them, they just annoy me a lot. Especially when I have to babysit 7! We have a huge family, 8 aunts and 4 uncles that gave us 20 cousins! 5 young adults, 5 teens that...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Well the title says it all! But to be specific, I am leaving experience project. Yes, I said it. For the last few months I have had wonderful time reading your messages you have...
    xjillmeyersx xjillmeyersx 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    I never thought I would have to write this, as my older brother has been the best brother in the world for my entire life. He is tall 6 ft 4 inches, in great shape, muscular, good...
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    Guys, I really hate that so make sure to send me plenty of messages, okay?
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