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I Never Pick Up the Phone

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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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    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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    Mainly Because.........

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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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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    tenente tenente 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't answer the phone to anyone outside my contact list. I have answered the phone a few times, and all I get is silence on the other end. WHY call me if they aren't going to...
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    I wanna play daddy while having phone sex!
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    They make me feel like there's a bunch of secrets or things wrong on there. Always hiding the phone, so will I. Tired of phone secrets
    IntoxicatedFairy IntoxicatedFairy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Yeah... I remember when those didn't exist.. I did everything by hand when I wrote my stories or wrote in a journal. I was the last member of the family to own a computer. I hated...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 days ago

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    anyone want to talk on the phone?
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    I am slow at adopting technology and only use it when it actually suits me. I like the Internet because I am a knowledge hound, and email allows me efficient access to people, but...
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    Three years ago we stopped talking. Three years ago I've deleted your phone number. I just don't understand why I still freakn' remember your phone number. Ugh. I don't even...
    ComplicatedWounded ComplicatedWounded 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I never got the chance to tell my father goodbye...when his new girlfriend came to town he decided that he would go.....he never told me but my aunt did a few days after he moved...
    Raven424 Raven424 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My bf is one of those who is so secretive with his phone, that he would flip out if I use it to check the time! If you have nothing to hide, why is it such a big secret?
    MissKennybabe MissKennybabe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    AmorTiana AmorTiana 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I actually dislike talking on the phone and prefer texting.I never answer unless its someone i know.And never call anyone just to talk.
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M Jul 19

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    Yes I do :) phone camera is easiest.
    Parkerluv1 Parkerluv1 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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