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I Never Answer My Phone

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    Usually I Don't

    Sometimes I answer it, but usually it is a customer or a sales person etc...so I tend not to.
    Gelfwings Gelfwings 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    Ha!

    I am one of those people who if their head wasn't screwed on, they would lose it. I rarely EVER have my phone on me. And even then, they better hope I'm in the mood to talk or I'm not answering! And if they call back a certain amount of times, I will answer to see what they want...
    theatergirl theatergirl 18-21, F Mar 9, 2011

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    Nope

    Seriously, don't call me. I won't answer unless you're immediate family. I'll reply to texts, but unless I can't avoid talking to you I won't answer a phone call. There's really only one person I know who seems not to have got the message... For her benefit, even though she'll...
    maydaybandit maydaybandit 22-25, F Jan 6, 2010

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    Phones Can Go To Hell...

    I hate phones. Especially home phones. I hate being interrupted when I'm trying to do something because someone calls for me. The only time I answer is when I'm waiting specifically for someone to call. My friends constantly get mad at me because I don't pick up or if they call...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180 18-21, F Jan 15, 2012

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    Don't Call My House!

    My house phone is mostly for decoration purposes only.  I'm (we're) never home so it would be pointless to try to reach me on my house phone.  Everyone knows to call on my cellphone if you really want to talk to me.   So every time the house phone rings, I ignore it.  I...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    I Never Do

    i never  answer my phone whats so ever . unless i know exactly who it is . and then sometimes i don't answer it . best way is for someone to text me .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 2010

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    I never answer the phone unless I'm expecting someone important to call. So therefore, I don't answer the phone 99% of the time. If someone constantly rings the phone wanting me to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I am not a slave to my phone. Sometimes I am doing something and I don't want to be distracted. I don't take my phone in the bathroom with me. I sleep. My full attention is...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Sometimes when my phone gives a ring, if it's someone that always lets me down and never answer my calls of help, I won't answer the call. Or if I'm lazy I won't answer the call...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F Nov 24

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    1) How big is your bed? Queen bed at home; single bed here at university. 2) What colour are your bedsheets? Dark blue at home; white with a geometric print here at school. 3...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was naive to have believed you when you said you loved me. I didn't even know that i would fall so in love with you when we first met. I treated you as a good and close friend...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I think The Lord answered a prayer. Before I even started to pray for it (not 100% sure... Perhaps not) It was answered very unexpectedly. So 6 weeks ago my mothers iPad mini...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 18

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    Because meh. 1. Name? Carissa, duh. 2. Male or female? Duck. 3. Were you named after anyone? Probably not. 4. Does your name mean anything? I'm pretty sure it means beloved...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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    1) How big is your bed? Both are singles. 2) What colour are your bedsheets? At my mum's my sheet is white, but my duvet cover is floral. At my dad's my sheet is pink and my...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I remember being brought up in the early 80's and my friends houses all had the phones with the circle dial holes that would go back every time you selected a number, then it was...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 29

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    1) How big is your bed? I have two..King size and a double. 2) What colour are your bedsheets? normally blue. 3) What was the last thing you were doing in/on your bed? knocked...
    acomoclite acomoclite 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I don't answer the phone unless someone is in trouble, in crisis, or mad. #SorryNotSorry
    Icelayna Icelayna 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I will answer any question you ask. ;):)
    Justrandom12 Justrandom12 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I don't like phone calls. Well, I try to avoid them. If I can't, I like to keep things straight to the point. I suppose it's the whole instantly having to react to what's being...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    1) Birth name: Zachary Gannon Marten (my last name) 2) Name backwards: Nodnal 3) Were you named after anyone?: Not that I know of.. 4) Does your name mean anything?: Landon...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Nov 24

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    Here's A Bit About Me  1. Name? Sorry....it's a secret ....shhhh 2. Male or female? Female 3. Were you named after anyone? No 4. Does your name mean anything? Yes 5. Nick...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    People constantly call my phone all day. I usually avoid it, I know they usually want me to go visit them or the H needs something. I purposely avoid his phone call because I know...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I tend to let my phone ring until it is sent to voicemail. It's so weird. I feel nervous sometimes. I'm not anti social or anything. I have a rather outspoken personality. I'm...
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F Nov 22

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    People don't quite understand no matter how much I tell them. If I pick up a book I'm dropping my phone. If I nap, I'm not going to message you for hours, if i don't feel like it...
    Wislinefrancois Wislinefrancois 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Its feels very uncomfortable to talk to our friends over the phone.. However they think i am loose footed champ..!!
    sreejithu1991 sreejithu1991 22-25, M Dec 4

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    The phone just rang and I was standing right next to it... I just let it ring.
    badazzbasicbich badazzbasicbich 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand why you did what you did and blame me for you smashing my heart into a thousand pieces. You think I was bluffing when I said that I loved you? I don't...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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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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    it's not the most fancy but to be honest I've never had the best of the best anything. Droid maxx is what I got and I have to say going from 3g only to 4g is so different in so...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't answer ever. Rarely. Don't call. Text. I tell people that all the time.
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F Nov 20

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    God. I'm so fixed on my phone it's unbelievable...It's no longer a 'want' but a 'need'- I have absolutely everything on my phone; personal and work related! it's become such a...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    You can ask me any question. Please note however that questions of a libellous or overly personal nature will be referred to my lawyers. Ungrammatical or misspelled questions will...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It is so sad my cell phone is MIA and I feel so bad. I don't know what I'm going to do without it. I never get calls but still it matters.
    lifeschallenge lifeschallenge 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Oh lord please never let me lose my phone. I would be ****** with a capital F
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 19

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    I really never have anything to say over the phone and there is usually some awkward/quiet moments coming from my end. I think it's because I feel pressured and my mind goes blank...
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I was at work today and it bound to me that I have not once or ever asked a stupid question. "Stupid is what stupid does" type deals. I found myself blown away by what a serve had...
    FatFur FatFur 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am very much addicted to my phone, I'm always on it and it never leaves my hand! My family always gets mad cuz I'm always on it! Lol
    Blissfullkim Blissfullkim 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Yes never! I think that day will never come. Or when it comes I live under a rock.
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It ruins my entire day if I have to make a phone call to someone I don't know. I sit for hours trying to work up the nerve to dial the number and then I hang up once or twice. I...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 19

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    I hate the phone. I hate talking on the phone. You'd have to be very special to even get me on the phone.
    nylaa nylaa 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Ok so Ive never done this before. Fire away and I will be honest with my answer
    Nightwing420 Nightwing420 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    If i'm not at work, i'll be on my phone constantly. I am always checking it, even when I know I didnt get a message or a notification. I cant have a conversation without holding my...
    Cath947 Cath947 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    My grandmother says that we all have that someone special, and those special things that happen between two people that we need to keep to ourselves. I didn't think it could ever...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    They totally have like I don't really use a phone anymore I use my iPod its kind of the same I guess but I only use it when I'm alone and I understand taking photos but when you...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've never given any of my amazing friends here on EP this oppurtunity to ask me things. So, now is your chance! Ask away and I shall answer. :)
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    For a while I've been having these dreams about this girl I've never met before and I think I've fallen in love. It's been almost a year I've been having these 4 weird dreams and I...
    bayley92 bayley92 22-25, F 3 days ago

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