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I Never Pick Up the Phone

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    What Do You Expect After 40 Hours? -   Once more I will admi that the majority of humanity just confuse the tarnation out of me. So I am sitting there in a small cubicle...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    My Wonderful Telephone - I have a wonderful telephone (black and violet, furry...it's just fabulous) but I never pick it up. I used to answer in a hurry just to know who was...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Aug 31, 2007

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    Because I Hope It's Not Him - i never pick up the phone. never carry it around with me unless i have to. never answer anyone back...because i've conditioned myself to never check...
    lifewater124 lifewater124 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2007

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    Two Cell Phones - One in Ecuador with abductor and my son, one with me, waiting in vain, hopelessly for a call, something, just to hear my sons voice,  he was 10 at the time and...
    Laragn Laragn 41-45, F Feb 29, 2012

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    I Hate Phones - I hate phones.  I only have one because there are occasions when I need to call someone, so I'll use it then.  But when it rings I never pick it up...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M Oct 18, 2007

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    Why I Chose Not To Answer My Phone. - So many people are good about picking up the cell phone. I used to be really good at it, I then found out it was a complete waste of my...
    DrummerMichael DrummerMichael 16-17, M Jul 2, 2012

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    Can I Be Honest? - I never pick up the phone so that I can use, "I never pick up the phone" as an excuse with all those people I don't like to talk to. Tehe. I'm a...
    thetailorsdummy thetailorsdummy 21-25, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    Phones - I never answer my land line right away.  I always let the answering machine pick it up, and if someone worthwhile starts leaving a message, I'll pick up.  Way...
    SingsDevilMusic SingsDevilMusic 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    Not A Phone Talker... - I'm not a phone person. If someone needs to contact me they can Facebook me or chat me or something. Hell they'd even have a better time texting me lol.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Lol - The truth is that I have talked so much over the phone when I was younger, that I now find this a waste of time. Also there are so many people out there who...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    It Drives Me Insane - My aunt is driving me to the brink of insanity. She calls every day...if I don't pick up - then 2-3 times a day. No matter how much I say I am busy, it makes...
    ash231 ash231 22-25 Jun 19, 2009

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    Hello??? - My house phone has become obsolete, because anyone who wants me, usually calls me on my cell phone. The only function my house phone serves at the present moment is to...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 1 Response May 13, 2009

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    I Never Answer the Home Phone... - Because nobody calls me there. Everybody that want's to talk to me knows to call my cell. That's the only phone I'll answer. 
    chris914 chris914 46-50, M Oct 26, 2007

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    Ever Since My Grandfather Died - My grandfather was in the hospital and was not doing well. I was away at college and every time the phone rang I was scared it was going to be...
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl 26-30, F Sep 2, 2008

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    Spanking Good Or Bad - (I wrote this paper in college. I was estranged from the friend at the time and needed a topic for class. I remember the horrific experiences while in this...
    Laragn Laragn 41-45, F Mar 21, 2012

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    It Drives Me Insane - My aunt is driving me to the brink of insanity. She calls every day...if I don't pick up - then 2-3 times a day. No matter how much I say I am busy, it makes...
    ash231 ash231 22-25 Jun 19, 2009

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    Mainly Because......... - It's not my phone & it's never for me. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10, 2009

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    Yeah Im Kinda Dealing With a B... - yeah im kinda dealing with a bankruptcy issue so i have to dodge the bill collectors and other random people who want money.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Oct 10, 2007

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    I Hate Answering the Phone! - And I never listen to my voicemails! I hate how you have to drop everything and switch modes instantly when the phone rings. I mean, no one...
    miochiyo miochiyo 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Only Phone I Pick Up Is My Mobile - I will never answer the home phone as people who wanna reach me know to call my mobile. Even if the call is for me I will insist they call on...
    strawberrybunny strawberrybunny 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    I would have liked to have thought I knew better. I always say I'd have the upper hand. I suppose I wanted to see the little 'good' in you that I did see at times. But, this was...
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    It was a group phone chat service for adults... and we had to listen to keep people from being jerks or spouting out there phone number or addresses (you would be surprised,). We...
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    What do you consider about the actual telephones? Do you require them like a tool that may add a little elegance for your homes? Do they've potential in order to furnish the wonder...
    homeoffice homeoffice 26-30, F Apr 8

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    I have just got this app and this is my 1st post. Ok so I have been picking scabs for a about 50% of my life and I know I need to stop. I just can't even if I try my hardest not...
    Fattie987 Fattie987 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I was getting phone calls from a number I didn't recognise through out the whole week and eventually I ended up getting like 12 missed calls from that number. I never answered...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My friend never touched a piano until last week when we got him a keyboard. He doesn't know sheet music and is learning by ear. Within the past week he has already learned 3 songs...
    byssaa byssaa 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I wish that you had not initiated anything. I wish that you had just left me as a friend. I wish that you had never started texting all those sweet words to me. Those words have...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I tripped over a child safety gate last year, I fractured and partially dislocated my elbow. In this case, the top of my arm jumped out of the elbow socket and jammed. I was sent...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I really hate it. I only talk to my family on the phone! This person I've been talking to via text (haven't met him yet) wants to talk on the phone. I ignore his calls I feel bad...
    balletlover21 balletlover21 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I can usually manage talking on the phone to people I know, but even with family & friends I have trouble keeping in touch that way. I prefer texts, because you have time to take...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Mar 28

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    I am starting to see the value in using my phone camera for taking good photos. While my weapon of choice is my SLR, the camera phones, while simple, are now offering good quality...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Shaun was a nine year old boy, blind from birth. I was fortunate enough to meet with him while he was waiting for his taxi to take him home from school. He knew me by my voice. I...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    So, one night during the summer, my boyfriend and I were going through some turmoil in our relationship. I was so angry because he was supposed to pick me up from Anacostia Station...
    RoyautePrincess RoyautePrincess 26-30 1 day ago

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    Today is miserable despite of better weather. As usual,i got on the bus in the early afternoon . But today , The bus was so crowded I could hardly breathe. After i got off the...
    Dancingwithmycat Dancingwithmycat 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I would much rather text. The only person I can tolerate being on the phone with is my boyfriend and sometimes my best friend. Otherwise, I would rather text you. It's so much...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 20

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    THE LOOKS I GET, when I tell someone I don't have a cell phone. I have to assure them that I don't after they think I'm kidding. "If you don't want me to have your number, all you...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    And watching women swallow so make me truly ... I met a black woman off EP... She phones me regularly from NY and Im from the UK and the phone fun we get up to is incredible...
    MatureCockMaster MatureCockMaster 36-40, M Mar 25

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    The first time - I preferred real sex but when I started meeting women online I found myself in intimate phone conversations that were tremendous. The first time was with a black...
    BlackBritishEbony BlackBritishEbony 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Okay everybody I'm going to give you guys my phone number so you won't have to message me for it! :) It's going to be hidden with the words so look VERY carefully. I hope you know...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Answer your damn phone! One of the things that drive me crazy is when someone just lets their phone ring incessantly yet seem to be oblivious. Same thing with their screaming kids...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My cousin lost her phone at our local mall and it was about two weeks. He was talking to me. He said i have a d. I have a big one and i know you want to suck it. And then he...
    pikachulahyou pikachulahyou 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Ever since I was in middle school I was picked last or second last in games or special events. I used to think it was because I wasn't the very best at sports but then I realized...
    MysteriousShadow MysteriousShadow 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have to appear in court today from a car accident I had last month. I have never appeared in front of a judge before. I wrecked after driving on icy roads. I wasn't speeding or...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    When I graduated primary school we had a prom at the end of the year. I lived with my single f to m mother so he did not help me and knew nothing of how to dress I decided to wear...
    Mzamigo Mzamigo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It's strange i have loved but never really been "In love" with any man, maybe i have not found the right one as yet i'm picky when it comes to my men, and felt guilty in my last...
    vierge vierge 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    "The Joker" - Steve Miller Band Some people call me the space cowboy, yeah Some call me the gangster of love Some people call me Maurice 'Cause I speak of the pompitous of love...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I think I have the capacity for love because I care about friends deeply. I dated a few guys back in highschool. But I usually picked guys specifically so that we had physical...
    Growlin Growlin 22-25, F a week ago

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    Chapter 6.5 - My Family & Deja Vu1983 - I am married and have two boys age 3 and 6. We are on vacation and we leave our eldest boy with friends who have 2 boys age 5 and 7. We are...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    16, want phone sex. So yeah give me your number for a ring, I like older men ;)
    ringme1231 ringme1231 18-21, F Mar 31