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I Never Pick Up the Phone

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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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    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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    Mainly Because.........

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

    My phone was taken away from me and recently given back. But I am on it constantly. I try to leave it alone for a while but end up on it again. It's actually annoying.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    gosh life is super hard without a phone ive been asking for almost 2 years know but seem like im still not old enough or there just stalling because they think ill become a bad kid...
    ohhimlonely ohhimlonely 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Honestly, if I'm going to talk to someone, I either need eyecontact, or to do it over text. The best example I have of this is when I met a girl during finals week. We both had a...
    Grimthorn Grimthorn 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I miss this, especially those late night conversations, just talking about nothing in particular. Sharing moments from your day. Low voices, soft laughter. Hearing that special...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so sorry. I didn't mean for this to happen. I never wanted him to get so scared that I'll wait for him outside and beat him up. I didn't want him to be walked home or picked up...
    CallumSimpson CallumSimpson 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I hate when people are on their phones when you are trying to have a decent conversation with them. I guess I have abandonment issues and feel like I'm being ignored when they are...
    lexxrodriguezz lexxrodriguezz 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    who doesnt likee phone se.xxx
    niggercumslutt niggercumslutt 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Unless pals with phones accompany
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Any females wanna phone or listen inbox me anytime
    Asouthernmanwill Asouthernmanwill 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I get antsy when people want to talk on the phone for more than 5 minutes. I thought this anxiety would be gone by now.
    Jewelz62 Jewelz62 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I don't understand today's "obsessional" priority of a phone call...we've all got voice mail, so use it...if you're actually with someone that took the time out of their day to be...
    BooBoo493 BooBoo493 61-65, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    One day, maybe two years ago, I had attempted scuicide, I felt as if I was alone and at the time I didn't have any friends, they had all began to dislike me due to another "friend...
    Gage13Flores Gage13Flores 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am Brenda and I am always barefoot and can pick up lots of things with my toes. I use my toes all the time to pick things up.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I will tell my what my disability is.. I have a learning disability with a TMI.. Witch is traumatic brain injury and PST chronic PST and depression and anxiety.. People like me...
    wawbanunagway wawbanunagway 31-35, F a week ago

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    Have you ever had a Sony phone A battery that dies after 2 hrs use Internet so slow you die of boredom and use your data waiting for it to load A touch screen so small you cant...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I know im not the only one whose been brought to tears of frustration or snarled at some poor or naïve person trying to hold a job, just trying to find out how to get messages...
    luckylassie luckylassie 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Any females wanna phone or listen? Inbox me
    Asouthernmanwill Asouthernmanwill 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Any females wanna phone or listen? Inbox me
    Asouthernmanwill Asouthernmanwill 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Almost 30 and no girlfriend 29, in 2 months will turn 30, single, no real girlfriend. I don't socialized much as I used to and sometimes feel lonely. 12 years after I finish high...
    taiho110 taiho110 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Very picky!my mom gets annoyed so much
    FallingApart33 FallingApart33 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    So I'm not getting notifications from this incredibly frustrating app. I mean, it's always been slow to respond but I always got notifications until now. I've tried turning them...
    KindOfPoisonous1 KindOfPoisonous1 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 3

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    Talk to me baby Tell me what you're feeling You say you don't need to go Don't you pretend you didn't know How all of this would end up Girl I saw it in your eyes And baby I can...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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