Why don't people have an actual conversation? Now all they do is text.


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Corey The Goofyhawk Profile
Corey The Goofyhawk , Epic has no limit, answered

The irony of this question is that it is through a version of texting, lol! That's not entirely true. At least, not for everyone. For me, I don't live with my parent's or siblings anymore and we all live busy lives, so it makes sense to send a text every now and again. Best of luck to you!

Didge Doo Profile
Didge Doo answered

Depends who you mean by "people", Megan. I've only sent about 6 or 8 texts, ever. Like you, I find it difficult to understand the fascination.

Just an afterthought: on Ask I was often baffled by questions like, "What's the best way to ask for a date by text?" and, unbelievably, "What's the best way to break up by text?"

It's beyond my comprehension.

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yeahsure linda
yeahsure linda commented
I hate hearing a coward did that. Man up or woman & face them.
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
Cowardly, for sure, but not quite as bad as the Australian company (a couple of weeks ago) that advised it's staff by text that the business had closed and they no longer had jobs.
yeahsure linda
yeahsure linda commented
Thst really sux
Roy Lovett Profile
Roy Lovett answered

I think texting is great! There are many people I can't see anymore, we can't always talk in person. Texting (calling even) is a nice alternative.

PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

If i want t converse with someone I call. If I just want a question answered I text.

Allo Vera Profile
Allo Vera answered

I only text if meeting somewhere ie

"I'm leaving"


"Meet you in 15"


Otherwise I ring because I don't like the impersonal. Many human interactions are being replaced by machinery, it cuts us off from eachother, there's no warmth in machinery. 

Arthur Wright Profile
Arthur Wright , Florida Paralegal with a BS degree in Social-Psychology, answered

What's texting??  Is that reading a classroom text book?  No wonder they can't carry on a good conversation as they're busy reading.

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