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Text 31 56.36%
Talk on the phone 24 43.64%
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:42 PM
 
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I dislike how people only text nowadays because I hate texting, I only text if i gotta send my email addy, an address, a picture, etc.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:45 PM
 
Location: USA
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I work two jobs and can't have calls at one of them. The other job...well, calls are frowned on. So I text. Otherwise, my friends would never get to hear from me.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:45 PM
 
Location: The Present
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I prefer a conversation where eyes aren't hidden.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:01 PM
 
Location: Middle of the valley
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I talk on the phone and to people in person for a living. Anytime I can, I text instead.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Miami/ Washington DC
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Texting is easier to talk about more things while the day goes on. With very contradicting research out there right now it seems that texting is the much safer thing to do too.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:13 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I have several friends that basically text. It takes me longer to text a message than to just call. It appears that serial texters practice advoidance, it keeps everyone at an arms length away.

Just my 2 cents, I could be totally wrong.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:25 PM
 
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Text. But I hate one word texts! Especially when I wrote a very long text and the only response I get is either "oh, okay, oh okay, cool, lol, yeah, or awesome." I also don't like it when people don't elaborate or don't put any emotions into their texts especially when they were the ones to start the texting. I stopped texting a friend of mine due to this.

Here was our typical daily texting:
Her- Hey
Me- what's up?
Her- nothing much. You?
Me- (put whatever I'm doing...)
Her- cool.
Me- (not knowing what to put, I just put yep.)
Her- yeah.

A few hours later...
Her- hey
Me- what's up?
Her- watching tv
Me- what are you watching?
Her- (whatever she's watching)
Me- (try to talk about the show)
Her- yeah

Another few hours later...
Her- Hey!
Me- (annoyed) hey...
Her- what's up?
Me- (I put whatever I'm doing)
Her- cool or oh.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Text. Its instantaneous, it's quick, and it's straight to the point. If it's something important I can respond, if it's somebody texting me B.S. Or somebody I don't want to talk to I can ignore it.
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Old 11-09-2011, 07:01 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Texting is great for short messages, but for long conversations talking is better. I have had lengthy text convos too though...sometimes I don't really feel like talking.
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Old 11-09-2011, 07:34 PM
 
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Texting is great for short messages, but for long conversations talking is better. I have had lengthy text convos too though...sometimes I don't really feel like talking.
This is how I feel. Like someone could text me a question and i'm looking at the text for like 5-10 minutes wondering how to answer it through text. Its frustrating.
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