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24 Aug 2012, 12:31 am

Usually when I hear my phone beep when I'm not expecting anyone to contact me, my first thought is "Oh crap, what have I forgotten to do? Where am I supposed to be?". Especially during the day (i.e. business hours).

Do you get happy or anxious initial thoughts when your phone beeps?



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24 Aug 2012, 12:53 am

My reaction is more like: "WHO- WHAT- WHERE- oh... It's just my phone." :lol:


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24 Aug 2012, 1:16 am

BUUUUURN ITTTT!

(Don't have a phone.)


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24 Aug 2012, 1:56 am

Ha! My phone is always turned off anyway unless I want to make a call.



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24 Aug 2012, 1:57 am

My phone ran out of battery a year ago, and I haven't gotten around to charging it yet.


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24 Aug 2012, 3:16 am

All those comments sound like me!

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24 Aug 2012, 9:30 am

"Another wrong number, dangit!"



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24 Aug 2012, 9:35 am

My thought is usually "Why must you contact me this way?" and that goes for texts and phone calls as I have to stop whatever I'm doing to deal with both. I'm a bad multitasker.



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24 Aug 2012, 9:36 am

Yeah, especially when the text tone of the guy I like comes on.



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24 Aug 2012, 4:14 pm

I think I'm OK with text messages or e-mail notifications. It's just a short beep and usually from someone I'm expecting. I hate it when my phone rings and the number of the caller is unknown. That really stresses me out. I must admit I don't always pick up, unless they call more than once.



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24 Aug 2012, 4:59 pm

Sometimes I get excited and sometimes I get annoyed. It's usually the latter.



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24 Aug 2012, 11:04 pm

Hahaha, a nice lot of phone haters, we are ;)



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24 Aug 2012, 11:41 pm

yellowtamarin wrote:
Hahaha, a nice lot of phone haters, we are ;)


Probably putting it lightly in my case. Despite that I actually have an iPhone 4 for my little phone uses, has to be some irony there somewhere. Reminds me, I forget to text a friend back a few days ago. Do I text them back to commence endless texts, or let it slide so I can remain in peace. Decisions, decisions :twisted:



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25 Aug 2012, 11:58 am

yellowtamarin wrote:
Do you get happy or anxious initial thoughts when your phone beeps?


It depends on whether I was expecting a text from someone mostly, but also who I'm expecting one from. If I'm not expecting a text and I hear my phone beep I get anxious because it means someone wants my attention and I don't want to be forced to give it to them. If I am expecting a text I'm not as anxious, and if I'm expecting one from my boyfriend I'm happy to hear my phone beep.


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25 Aug 2012, 9:22 pm

I always get happy when I receive a text.


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