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David M Mallon wrote:

Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

You get this with older people?

I see it most with younger people. I have begun calling them the smart phone generation, since they literally NEVER put the thing down. I see it with younger workers who will literally quit if you tell them they can't have their phone at work, and certainly can't be constantly checking it or texting when they are supposed to be working. I even see it with younger people who have driving jobs, bus drivers, truck drivers, ect. And they are going to get someone killed.


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Aranna wrote:
You get this with older people? I see it most with younger people.

You misunderstand-- most of my friends are in their 30s and 40s, so I'm not used to the fact that people my own age and younger do this.


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Nothing like waking up at 5 AM having a massive anxiety attack about nothing. Today is going to be a great day.


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I might get someone to help me learn how to draw. I just need a tablet.

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Aniuś the Talewise wrote:
why can't sepia be the most common background color instead of white

White text on black background please.

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David M Mallon wrote:

Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.


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  • Incorrect. One cat is too many. Multiple cats is insanity. And not the good kind.

    drunken lies!


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    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.

    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I am also unfortunately 10 years older than David.

    I hope to absorb some of his youth this weekend.


    Aranna wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    You get this with older people?

    I see it most with younger people. I have begun calling them the smart phone generation, since they literally NEVER put the thing down. I see it with younger workers who will literally quit if you tell them they can't have their phone at work, and certainly can't be constantly checking it or texting when they are supposed to be working. I even see it with younger people who have driving jobs, bus drivers, truck drivers, ect. And they are going to get someone killed.

    dopes.

    Silver Crusade

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    Freehold DM wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.

    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I am also unfortunately 10 years older than David.

    I hope to absorb some of his youth this weekend.

    Sounds kinky.


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    Freehold DM wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.

    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I am also unfortunately 10 years older than David.

    I hope to absorb some of his youth this weekend.

    I most heartily recommend zhis course of action.

    How many times?

    Vunce, ha ha ha!
    Tvice, ha ha ha!
    etc, etc.

    Where's Buffy Van Helsing when you need her, eh?


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    Freehold DM wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.
    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I'm the exact opposite. I hate talking on the phone. Even to family.

    Skype is really the exception, and that's more like a vocal chat-room than a phone call, really. Either that or it's the people who I'm talking to that I enjoy rather than the people I end up talking to on an actual phone.


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    Am I the only one that hates talking on the phone and will text everyone, all day, for the stupidest s%!$.

    However, I'm a big fan of person to person contact, so I don't sit there tuning everyone out so I can twiddle on my phone, I excuse myself to twiddle on my phone. Also I don't text people sitting right next to me, unless it's my wife, then we like to talk s#%% about the other people there with each other.

    I should note if I'm with my extended family I twiddle on the phone the whole f#~!ing time, those people had decades to listen to what I had to say and didn't listen to a Damn thing I said, so now the turntables have turned, f+## them, I regret nothing!!

    Of course none of this helps David, as I'm way older than Freehold (despite what the frequent buyers club card he has from The Red Cross says)


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    I'm honestly not much of a phone twiddler but I hate talking on the phone and do prefer text. But I prefer person to person contact above all. Also getting phone calls gives me anxiety.

    If I don't like talking to you I'm more likely to go on my computer or tune you out to think about other things.

    I just get annoyed when people twiddle on their phones while walking and don't pay attention to where they're going. Pedestrians have this magical tendency to veer randomly into my bike path and it's very annoying.


    Bizarro Freehold wrote:
    Freehold DM wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.
    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I'm the exact opposite. I hate talking on the phone. Even to family.

    Skype is really the exception, and that's more like a vocal chat-room than a phone call, really. Either that or it's the people who I'm talking to that I enjoy rather than the people I end up talking to on an actual phone.

    clearly, you are reverse me. I only enjoy Skype for certain....activities....


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    Orthos wrote:
    Aniuś the Talewise wrote:
    why can't sepia be the most common background color instead of white
    White text on black background please.

    this is also easier on the eyes in the dark when your brain is trying to grind itself into a pulp


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    Aniuś the Talewise wrote:

    I'm honestly not much of a phone twiddler but I hate talking on the phone and do prefer text. But I prefer person to person contact above all. Also getting phone calls gives me anxiety.

    If I don't like talking to you I'm more likely to go on my computer or tune you out to think about other things.

    I just get annoyed when people twiddle on their phones while walking and don't pay attention to where they're going. Pedestrians have this magical tendency to veer randomly into my bike path and it's very annoying.

    I usually fire proton torpedos full spread when that happens.


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    Well in Madison we have a zillion bike paths, everywhere, so I get pissed when someone blasts by on their bikes and act like I should move, when literally across the street is a two lane bike path with no one on it, so no sympathy here, get off the sidewalk if you don't like it.


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    captain yesterday wrote:
    Well in Madison we have a zillion bike paths, everywhere, so I get pissed when someone blasts by on their bikes and act like I should move, when literally across the street is a two lane bike path with no one on it, so no sympathy here, get off the sidewalk if you don't like it.

    I do not ride on the sidewalk unless it is an emergency.

    Shadow Lodge

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    captain yesterday wrote:
    Am I the only one that hates talking on the phone and will text everyone, all day, for the stupidest s~#$.

    You are not.

    Quote:
    However, I'm a big fan of person to person contact

    And I am not =) With a few limited exceptions, and often only for a limited amount of time. After that, I want to be alone.


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    You should come to Madison, the whole city is linked by bike paths, you can even take bike paths to all the cliche little Suisse towns around it, wineries, breweries and quaint little cheese shops nearly every 5 miles.


    Bizarro Freehold wrote:
    Freehold DM wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.
    I prefer to talk instead of text.

    I'm the exact opposite. I hate talking on the phone. Even to family.

    I hate talking on the phone... Especially to family.

    Texting is the way of communication for me unless you are sitting in the same room...

    I don't spend my time over a phone all the time, though. It might have something to do that I still have a seven year old honest Sony Ericsson phone, not some not-so-smart-phone. Which surprises some people, especially those who know that I worked in phone servicing company.

    For now I have a tablet that fills similar purpose where wi-fi is available but I use it mostly when I am alone. Or during the sessions when I want to check relevant things.


    captain yesterday wrote:
    Well in Madison we have a zillion bike paths, everywhere, so I get pissed when someone blasts by on their bikes and act like I should move, when literally across the street is a two lane bike path with no one on it, so no sympathy here, get off the sidewalk if you don't like it.

    the campus doesn't have designated bike paths.


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    Freehold, have you attempted to set your black manliness for Chali 2na yet?


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    Yes it does, oh you mean yours.


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    I despise texting. I'll DO it, because my student workers almost refuse to respond to any other attempts at communication, but I won't like it.

    When I had to buy my own first cell phone, (My first one ever was through my old job) I just wanted to buy a CELL PHONE.

    Sales person-"We have this new model, it now has a camera"

    Rags- "I have a camera. I need a phone."

    SP-"THIS model lets you surf the web,..."

    Rags- "I have a PC for that. Do you have a phone?"

    SP- "With THIS model you can both surf the web, and check your email!"

    Rags- "Again, I have a Computer for that. Do you have a PHONE? You know, that makes PHONE CALLS?!? This IS the Cingular CELL PHONE store, yes?"

    Yeah, I have an attitude problem sometimes,...

    In short, my mother and I agree, I will text you, or respond to a text from you. But if the answer requires multiple lines of typing, or more than 2 texts, your getting a phone call. ;P

    EDIT- I'm a stage manager and lighting designer. I stare into Lights for a living. ;P The last thing my near-sighted worn-out old eyeballs need to be doing is staring at a little tiny screen with itty-bitty print on it for long periods of time! :P


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    I did a report on Wisconsin as a lad, I loved writing that paper.

    The first gay man I ever met was at my mom's job at an even younger age, he was from Wisconsin and told me I should visit; the cows were intelligent and would welcome me when I got off the bus.
    A few years after that, I visited a petting zoo/farm. While the guide spoke about the basics of dairy farming the cow that was his partner turned around and nodded sagaciously at each point the speaker made.

    I have also heard Wisconsin women are hot.

    I will probably visit Wisconsin sooner rather than later. Maybe for a con.


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    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.

    Done this, but it's not what it looks like. I have an inner ear disorder that in addition to causing crippling vertigo interferes with my ability to hear in loud places like restaurants. Texting lets me interact with the people I'm eating with. It's either that or we all learn sign language. Which is on the list of things to get around to, but obviously haven't done it yet. :)

    A lot of people like to make disparaging remarks about cell phone use, but you never know what's actually going on with other people. Sometimes the amazing communication tool is just that. And sometimes people need to learn how to set better boundaries for themselves. It just irks me when folks assume it's always the latter. (General observation, not personalized statement. Not yelling at any one person in particular. Just to be totally clear.)


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    captain yesterday wrote:
    You should come to Madison, the whole city is linked by bike paths, you can even take bike paths to all the cliche little Suisse towns around it, wineries, breweries and quaint little cheese shops nearly every 5 miles.

    That actually sounds,... nice.

    Sounds like something I could actually enjoy.
    You know, if I had time, and money,... and oh yeah, a bike. :(

    But it sounds nice! :)


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    Madison is actually pretty sweet, every FaWtLer should come, just not between November and the middle of May, it's cold as f%@$ out, in a soul sapping sort of way.


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    captain yesterday wrote:
    Madison is actually pretty sweet, every FaWtLer should come, just not between November and the middle of May, it's cold as f$!% out, in a soul sapping sort of way.

    notes to visit cy for xmas

    Ho Ho hoooooooooooooooo


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    lynora wrote:
    Orthos wrote:
    David M Mallon wrote:

    Is it normal for people to be on their phones all the time checking their messages when you're trying to spend time with them, or am I just really boring?

    This is what happens when all of your friends are 10+ years older than you. I don't know how anything works, and I can't figure out how to interact with people my own age.

    It's apparently exceedingly common. I've heard people talk about groups at the same table texting each other rather than speaking aloud.

    Done this, but it's not what it looks like. I have an inner ear disorder that in addition to causing crippling vertigo interferes with my ability to hear in loud places like restaurants. Texting lets me interact with the people I'm eating with. It's either that or we all learn sign language. Which is on the list of things to get around to, but obviously haven't done it yet. :)

    A lot of people like to make disparaging remarks about cell phone use, but you never know what's actually going on with other people. Sometimes the amazing communication tool is just that. And sometimes people need to learn how to set better boundaries for themselves. It just irks me when folks assume it's always the latter. (General observation, not personalized statement. Not yelling at any one person in particular. Just to be totally clear.)

    cyborg Treppa needs a friend.

    That friend will be cyborg lynora.


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    Oh, so Madison is sort of the Anti-Louisiana?

    Here between April-Sept it is hot as h@!!, in a soul-sapping sort of way.
    ;P

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    I hate phone calls. I'm not sure what changed from childhood. Maybe I just have more things demanding my attention. I just don't like meandering conversations that take up time and hands. I want to impart the information needed and get back to whatever else I was doing. If you've got time to chat you have time to drive over and hang out.


    The Doomkitten wrote:
    Freehold, have you attempted to set your black manliness for Chali 2na yet?

    I love sleeping dogs so...yeah!


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    Freehold DM wrote:
    captain yesterday wrote:
    Madison is actually pretty sweet, every FaWtLer should come, just not between November and the middle of May, it's cold as f$!% out, in a soul sapping sort of way.

    notes to visit cy for xmas

    Ho Ho hoooooooooooooooo

    D'oh! Forgot about the holidays also being a good time to visit, it's starting in January that the soul is truly sapped:-)


    Ragadolf wrote:

    Oh, so Madison is sort of the Anti-Louisiana?

    Here between April-Sept it is hot as h@!!, in a soul-sapping sort of way.
    ;P

    schedules Louisiana for winterization


    I really hate the mta.


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    Freehold DM wrote:
    I really hate the mta.

    Ascension? Awakening?

    Silver Crusade

    captain yesterday wrote:

    Am I the only one that hates talking on the phone and will text everyone, all day, for the stupidest s!$$.

    However, I'm a big fan of person to person contact, so I don't sit there tuning everyone out so I can twiddle on my phone, I excuse myself to twiddle on my phone. Also I don't text people sitting right next to me, unless it's my wife, then we like to talk s&## about the other people there with each other.

    I should note if I'm with my extended family I twiddle on the phone the whole f&#@ing time, those people had decades to listen to what I had to say and didn't listen to a Damn thing I said, so now the turntables have turned, f!*+ them, I regret nothing!!

    Of course none of this helps David, as I'm way older than Freehold (despite what the frequent buyers club card he has from The Red Cross says)

    I despise texting, I can get more accomplished in a 2 minute call than in 40 texts.


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    Well Pea Bear should be out on the lake now for her lake science class, it should be fun :-)

    Silver Crusade

    captain yesterday wrote:
    Madison is actually pretty sweet, every FaWtLer should come, just not between November and the middle of May, it's cold as f*@@ out, in a soul sapping sort of way.

    I was in Wisconsin twice, once in the army for some winter training in january by Eau Claire and once in Milwaukee for GenCon

    Grand Lodge

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    Tin Foil Yamakah wrote:
    I despise texting, I can get more accomplished in a 2 minute call than in 40 texts.

    Meanwhile everyone else that calls me wants to spend 20 minutes on what could be two text messages. :/


    "that's the rule"

    I don't care about that. What I care about is getting something to eat because I'm hungry. This is a dining hall at a campus where most student living on campus have unlimited dining hall access because that's how meal plans work, not an exclusive club.


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    TriOmegaZero wrote:
    Tin Foil Yamakah wrote:
    I despise texting, I can get more accomplished in a 2 minute call than in 40 texts.
    Meanwhile everyone else that calls me wants to spend 20 minutes on what could be two text messages. :/

    Lol. This sounds like an argument I have with my husband. He hates texting. Calls rarely work for me. He calls anyways. And then the argument ends with him wondering why dinner is late. (Because he wouldn't get off the phone and I can only do so much with only one hand free. All he wanted to know was what was for dinner. And then can't figure out why I was mad. It's like that.)


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    lynora wrote:
    TriOmegaZero wrote:
    Tin Foil Yamakah wrote:
    I despise texting, I can get more accomplished in a 2 minute call than in 40 texts.
    Meanwhile everyone else that calls me wants to spend 20 minutes on what could be two text messages. :/
    Lol. This sounds like an argument I have with my husband. He hates texting. Calls rarely work for me. He calls anyways. And then the argument ends with him wondering why dinner is late. (Because he wouldn't get off the phone and I can only do so much with only one hand free. All he wanted to know was what was for dinner. And then can't figure out why I was mad. It's like that.)

    *Glomps*

    Hi! Haven't seen you in a while! HowareyoudoingareyoubetterwhataboutAvalon?!?!?


    come to connecticut, we have cold snowy winters and hot humid summers.

    Shadow Lodge

    lynora wrote:
    TriOmegaZero wrote:
    Tin Foil Yamakah wrote:
    I despise texting, I can get more accomplished in a 2 minute call than in 40 texts.
    Meanwhile everyone else that calls me wants to spend 20 minutes on what could be two text messages. :/
    Lol. This sounds like an argument I have with my husband. He hates texting. Calls rarely work for me. He calls anyways. And then the argument ends with him wondering why dinner is late. (Because he wouldn't get off the phone and I can only do so much with only one hand free. All he wanted to know was what was for dinner. And then can't figure out why I was mad. It's like that.)

    Yep, this is me as well. I am not interested in heavy socialization most of the time; if I was, I'd be on Skype (yay wireless headset!) or talking to you in person. A text will get my attention and get you the answer you need and then we can both go on with our lives. Get the info out in a text or two, then leave me be.

    The only person I carry on long conversations with in text is Scint, and well that's a special case. And even then, we'd rather be in Skype or in Google Chat or something; texting convos are exclusive to when we're both at work and those options aren't available.

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