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Jacosaur
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12 Jun 2013, 1:41 am

Does anyone here absolutely suck at texting or using their phone? Whether you hate it or are too nervous to reply etc...Any feedback would be great.



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12 Jun 2013, 2:17 am

<--- Doesn't text because he has no one to text to.



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12 Jun 2013, 4:24 am

I got one of those old qwerty real touch buttons phones and it helps. texting can take hours if using that other number system. I despise using texting/sms language too. but now I don't have anyone to text to because nobody text me back. They prefer BBM (blackberry) or e-mails or facebook or mxit, skype...



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12 Jun 2013, 7:55 am

texting back is not a real problem for me, but sending the first text of a conversation is still hard...
if you have problems with the physical texting; i recommend a newer phone, most have landscape-orentated qwerty if you flip then 90 degrees. also, samsung has a 'swype' system that will allow you to type without lifting your fingers, aided by autocomplete.



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12 Jun 2013, 11:10 am

I text with on my dropDDroid Razr Maxx


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12 Jun 2013, 11:28 am

izzeme wrote:
texting back is not a real problem for me, but sending the first text of a conversation is still hard...


Same for me. I sometimes have a hard time ending a text conversation unless the other person ends it.



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12 Jun 2013, 11:42 am

JMac26 wrote:
izzeme wrote:
texting back is not a real problem for me, but sending the first text of a conversation is still hard...


Same for me. I sometimes have a hard time ending a text conversation unless the other person ends it.


I have that problem with all conversations.


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12 Jun 2013, 1:09 pm

i hate texting i either write a full letter with dear+your sincerely or text yes/no



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12 Jun 2013, 1:19 pm

I prefer texting to calling by several orders of magnitude.


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12 Jun 2013, 2:12 pm

I have the lowest bundle on my phone, still do not ever use up the inclusive minutes and texts.



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14 Jun 2013, 3:30 pm

I am ok with texting.



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14 Jun 2013, 11:29 pm

Texting is my main - and my favourite - way of keeping in touch with people.


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15 Jun 2013, 3:15 am

I totally hate texting. It takes forever but that's a lot to do with the fact that my phone keypad is not qwerty but numbers.

So even though I'm not that comfortable with making or taking a phone call, I'd actually prefer to talk on the phone than have to text back and forth. You can exchange more information just speaking right at each other in one minute than you can having to stand there texting over and over.

One person I know does this to me and it drives me crazy. If more than one exchange is needed to have the conversation, why doesn't she just CALL me and we can very speedily SAY what we need to say, is my mindset about it.

My truly favorite way of keeping in touch is e-mail. I love e-mail.


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15 Jun 2013, 9:04 am

I'd so much rather text than talk in person or on the phone.


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16 Jun 2013, 10:13 am

Texting is okay in moderation, but it gets time-consuming. I prefer the phone, actually. Emails are nervewracking because sometimes people don't respond and you start obsessing over whether you've said something wrong.


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