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I Never Pick Up the Phone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Mainly Because.........

    It's not my phone & it's never for me. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10, 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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    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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    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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    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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    We have been arguing. When I see he talks to other girls, I am jealous. I have been asking him how come he can talk to other girls, except me. I am tired of dealing w/the...
    mindparking mindparking 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm addicted to my phone. It's like my life my communicator. I'm on it all day.. So my goal for the upcoming week is to limit my self to maybe 3-4 hours???? And stay off of...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I was half considering not picking up this call I just got from a friend that's not very close and anyway, I picked up after a few rings, and it turned out to be the sweetest phone...
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I honestly don't know what else I can do and say to get the same attention that everybody else gets when they text or call or anything at all. I try to do what I can and I try to...
    jdavid1979 jdavid1979 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for two years and we have never met. He lives in NY and I live in TX so there is a pretty large gap between us but web are working everyday to close...
    QueenCOLE29 QueenCOLE29 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    We have been communicating for over 2 years. We had our times that I would not hear from him, usually like a month. It's been almost 3 months since I've heard from him. He won't...
    brady120378 brady120378 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I have one true friend in this world. one friend who I have never met. she means the world to me. she has never hurt me and I don't think she ever will. I don't have a lot of...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    As you know HTC/LG sms and contacts can't be transferred simply by using a USB cable, but it's really necessary to backup them to computer. If you are puzzled in how to transfer...
    eveevea eveevea 22-25 Mar 18

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    I suffer from terrible anxiety but I don't know if that has anything to do with it....however whenever I am on the phone to someone I am always worrying that I will have something...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I fell in love at first sight 8 years ago and every year after that until now has been affected by that. We met in college as he was preparing to graduate in a year and I was just...
    wanderer89 wanderer89 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Yes, I will admit I am addicted to my phone, but it is because it tends to help me stay still when I need to sit...plus I can look things up and investigate and look things up...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 2

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    I am truly addicted to my cell phone and have been ever since I first purchased my first one. I carry it with me where ever I go either in from to room in my home and when I am in...
    femaleinhomesaunaandpool femaleinhomesaunaandpool 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    How timely it is to be back on here after almost a year when I shared about the feeling of not having true friends anymore at the time I was experiencing the consequences of my...
    VanCalhoun VanCalhoun 26-30, F Mar 7

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    Went to Gas station tonightThe one next to my home.I asked the clerk if I can use the phone.He says hesitantly, "Just for a few minutes"Then I pull out my planner with the phone...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M Mar 18

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    I always have my phone with me .. There's not a day I don't have my phone ... My phone is bae <3 && I love him :)
    eatmyasslikeacupcake eatmyasslikeacupcake 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have dated a few different girls in my life. Yet, after a few dates we went our way or just ended up becoming friends. In my teens I was awkward in both my looks and my feelings...
    Jay50000 Jay50000 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I love talking on the phone. I could talk for hours. Texting is okay, but there's nothing like talking on the phone.
    Khae9765 Khae9765 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I wear boys shirts and ties I dye my hair I cut it I curl it I straighten it I go out, without you I don't have to wait after class I go entire days without checking my phone I don...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I could care less for phones. I stopped using mine months ago. I love riding bikes to someone house or knocking on the door! My brother is the exact opposite. I hate how they have...
    petramullins petramullins 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Doesn't everyone love their cell phone. I love my cell phone.
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    all I eat is pizza just meat. I never eat fruits or veggies ever I never have. doesn't help that I work in a pizza joint I want to try new things but j will literally throw up
    karthuk93 karthuk93 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Windows Phones Are good :) A good competitor to both Android and Apple Phones:) I encourage more people to buy Windowsphones :)
    vickyvinoth vickyvinoth 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I'm finally getting a smart phone. I don't know which phone to get, a Samsung Galaxy or Motorola Droid?
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    And people have noticed. Came to hunt gold. Or health. Got discriminated against. Reported it. Got bullied for reporting. Found a mentor. Who just wanted a...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 3 days ago