I Pretend To Text On My Phone To Avoid Awkward Situations

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    Today my phone died and I couldn't find my

    charger so when my roomate's friends came over I just stared at a black screen acting like I was texting XD until I was caught by one of her friends and things got REALLY akward....
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2015

    At The Park...

    I can remember one time when I was younger I took my little brother to the park up the road for a bit. So first we had a play at the bottom end where the tyre swing and climbing frame and everything was. And Id just not that long getting a lovely Sweet Pink Samsung E900 slider...
    Bmoaner Bmoaner
    18-21, F
    Mar 17, 2012

    it never stops a guy from tapping me on the

    shoulder and asking be if im single,never mind that sr. im preoccupied mind your manners
    miimii0069 miimii0069
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2015
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    1 Response Sep 9, 2015
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    Oct 15, 2015

    Especially if I'm waiting

    for someone. Or I just play games. AND thanks to earphones! I can just listen to songs while waiting.
    shriie shriie
    22-25, F
    Oct 27, 2015

    As if people don't know

    that I'm pretending :-/
    LazyApe LazyApe
    36-40, M
    May 22, 2014

    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand

    Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are now and came across an article similar to this that said you could make thousands of dollars within weeks with only an initial investment...
    manusundr manusundr
    51-55, M
    Aug 22, 2015

    I do this when I'm with my family .

    They only seem to criticize me about things that I do . So talking on the phone or texting myself is way better then just listening to them. Especially if they have nothing nice to say..
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013
    Bryona Bryona
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I actually created a note on my phone called

    'Fake Conversations'... Lol, I know, pathetic. Whenever I find myself in an awkward situation, I pull my phone out and go to that note. I pretend I'm texting someone, but I'm honestly just making up a fake texting conversation between two fake people. Hey! Don't judge!
    AmeliaC2002 AmeliaC2002
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2016
    cupofteeee cupofteeee
    18-21, F
    Oct 9, 2015
    honeybree honeybree
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    Usually with people who I don't talk to,

    who aren't close to me. I just don't feel comfortable with such strange conversations..
    pro161 pro161
    16-17, F
    Aug 23, 2015
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    Aug 21, 2015

    I always do this. And

    if I'm walking into a social event where I'm not sure I will know anyone I do the same thing - so I don't look lost. :/
    amacgill amacgill
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2016
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    1 Response Sep 8, 2015

    Especially if it's a situation

    where someone is likely to talk to me, I'm glad I keep my earphones with me at all times. Because I cannot talk to people, not do I really want to, since I hate small talk. I'm so happy earphones exist, since most people feel too awkward to talk to someone while they're...
    EnigmaticExistence21 EnigmaticExistence21
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2015
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2016
    lumin123 lumin123
    26-30, F
    Sep 23, 2015
    Sk8borderAddie Sk8borderAddie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2015
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