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I Say the Phone Reaches Both Ways

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    My Mom...

    That woman is the worst when it comes to this, lol. She always says she has 7 kids and they should be the ones to call her first, but I make the argument that it would be nice if she called me once in a while first. I guess she is getting better about it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 3, 2011

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    Stone-Age Way of Thinking

    My stubborn grandfather will never do the calling. He feels the children should think of the parent and make the first move. This includes grandchildren. It is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard. He talks to my mom every night at 6:30pm and SHE always has to call. Blah...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    MY Stupid Ex

    My ex is such a child . He calls me the other day, and i ask him did he forget that CHRISTMAS isnt a new hollyiday. I know you may think iam a b itch but hes over 25,thoudsand dollars behind in child support, and he had gone 6 months with out paying childsupport. well he told...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    My Dad

    due to the magic of technology, phones are able make outgoing calls as well as to receive incoming calls. and it's not just my phone, either! all phones are actually able to do it! my dad seems completely unable to understand this concept. if i haven't called him for a few...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2008

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    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 1 day ago

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