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I Never Pick Up the Phone

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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 use the phone line for fax applications. I don't even want a house phone anymore because tele marketers ...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 1 Response May 13, 2009

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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 had been gone for only a few weeks, but now with the knowledge that we may never see each other again. This went on...
    Laragn Laragn 41-45, F Feb 29, 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 her try harder to get me. Now I dont pick up at all, have removed voicemail and if she calls on my cell, I just reply by e...
    ash231 ash231 22-25 Jun 19, 2009

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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 the mobile as my eavesdropping family listen in on the calls. Mainly the calls that come through on the home phone are sales calls, the...
    strawberrybunny strawberrybunny 22-25, F 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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    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 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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    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 valuable time. I would be better reached via e-mail. Research has found that after communicating with someone, you are so enclosed to your...
    DrummerMichael DrummerMichael 16-17, M Jul 2, 2012

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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 it. i'm hopelessly romantic, hopelessly optimistic when it comes to someone i love. not always a good thing if the person doesn't...
    lifewater124 lifewater124 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2007

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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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    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. People who call me (and they're not returning a call I'm making) only call to bother me.  They need me to make...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M Oct 18, 2007

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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 terrible person.
    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 too many telemarketers, credit card companies, political organizations and representatives from my Internet...
    SingsDevilMusic SingsDevilMusic 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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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 that I cannot comfortably stretch out in, eyes squinting at the screen while having my ear chain to the desk as I hear cussing...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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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 is ever just sitting around waiting for the phone to ring... are they? People are always asking me why I sound so mad on the...
    miochiyo miochiyo 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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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 her try harder to get me. Now I dont pick up at all, have removed voicemail and if she calls on my cell, I just reply by e...
    ash231 ash231 22-25 Jun 19, 2009

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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 "that" phone call, my parents saying he was dead. Eventually I did get that phone call. Now, 9 years later my heart still skips...
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl 26-30, F Sep 2, 2008

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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 ONLY waste your time with nonsense and stupidity. So I cannot say I never pick up the phone...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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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 relationship as friends with children..  We regained our friendship off and on through the years.  For many serious...
    Laragn Laragn 41-45, F Mar 21, 2012

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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 calling (thinking it was someone who had changed my day) but it was always someone advertising something or people who wanted to...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Aug 31, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    Cell phones are a good for so many things other than talking.I can only recall a few phone numbers from memory and some of those are no longer in service. The memo pad is always...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I hate to grow a bond with someone special over the phone, via text messages. You meet someone, you like each other and exchange numbers. And everything is ruined. You talk every...
    CutePerfectionist CutePerfectionist 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Don't you understand how i feel? What we have, i thought was true, because it seems so real. I love you, but maybe were not meant to be. By talking to her, in a sense, you leave...
    Nolongerb Nolongerb 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I just can't get used to it. bit latter i am gonna turn out to be thirty this year and still i think i can't get ever be used to how telephone work in our daily life especially...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M Jan 5

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    So I was at my moms and step dads when me and McKenzie and my step sister Bailey were gonna play music but we were fighting about who's phone was going to play the music it was 10...
    basketballloverstepsisterhater basketballloverstepsisterhater 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I hate speaking on the phone. Lol hate when people want to call me to tell me something when they can just text me. Some claim they're "too lazy to type it", well I'm too lazy to...
    Feliciajake Feliciajake 16-17, F Jan 11

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    I want to have phone sex. Never tried it but would really want to. Message me if you would want to help me out
    jake188 jake188 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I love my phone to death. Losing it would just tear me apart. But, when I lived in China for four years I was antisocial. So really a phone did'nt matter. But when I got my frist...
    frownbunnie458 frownbunnie458 13-15 Jan 3

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    I keep it on because I had a bad , sad experience . My friend passed away in Canada and I was going to visit him in 10 days . I turned off my phone for 3 days for some peace from...
    olivetree1969 olivetree1969 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    My phones my life. I never go anywhere without it.
    viggers12 viggers12 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I noticed for years that if one of my dads siblings or one of my siblings who live elsewhere call him, he chats with them a good while. But for years now, if I call and he answers...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 3 days ago

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    In my twenties. Haven't had a boyfriend to date, and thinking it might never happen to me. I wonder why I happened to be this lucky? I think maybe I must have done something awry...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    “Picky Eater” was my title. It was what I hid behind. It made it easy for me to say, “No thanks, I don’t eat that. I’m probably the pickiest eater you’ll ever meet...
    jackylamenzo jackylamenzo 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm so addicted to my phone I'm always on it. Even though their is sometimes nothing to do on phone I always find something. And it sucks because their are others things I have to...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    First thing I do when I wake up: checking my phone. Last thing I do before I sleep: checking my phone. One thing I do a lot in between, yeah you're right: checking my phone...
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I've always allowed everyone to open up to me about anything. I've never been intolerant or judgmental. But Oh boy, somebody finally done it! They took advantage of that. Now I'm...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 4

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    I don’t really remember the day I started picking at my skin, but the day I started is the day my life got worse. Worse why? Because not only am I self conscious about my weight...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I have an android phone and it kinda annoying it is epic because it finally supports apps unlike my windows phone which didn't even support notepad app to avoid any legal issues I...
    Aireagoir94 Aireagoir94 18-21, M Jan 12

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    its been a little over 2 weeks since i posted anything on here and i was very optimistic and hopeful in my last blog but right now i just feel like ****, no matter how much i try...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Smart phone users are like "Smart phone, dumb battery" BUT MY battery can stay up to a week. Without using it of course. But as everybody knows, I cannot stay away from my phone...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F Jan 14

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    I'm okay with texting, but I absolutely hate talking on the phone. And I have no idea why! I just feel so much better talking in person. When I have to make a phone call...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 2

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    I always have my phone with me and am always connected to the world through the multitude of apps on my phone
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I know this is ironic that I'm saying this on here and all but I hate how every is attached to their phones. You can't do anything fun without every else around you constantly on...
    mfsc76 mfsc76 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    It comes in handy. You can store all your important info in a small system and have it when you need it. I actually don't care that i'm addicted to my phone it is a great thing...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Due to several problems with my phone, I had to revert it to factory settings. Sadly that meant losing all my contacts, including some from EP. If anyone wants me to have their...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate it when the phone rings and it is from a random sales person. They dial from number to number trying to sell their stuff. Once they find a valid number, they will phone you...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    FuDddddddGe - this is my second screen and third time i dropped my phone in 4 months. i guess its too late for a phone case huh :/
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 7 hrs ago