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This blog is called “Here Are Things I Like” because I like an awful lot of things and want to share those things with everyone else. That being said, I am incredibly spiteful. So to let some of that steam off I’m going to do a series more appropriate for a blog called “Here Are Things I Hate.”
Here are five ways to insure that I will hate texting you… By the way, if you know me and think something here is referring to you, it totally isn’t. This is referring to other people. Never you. Don’t worry.
#1 Replying with one word
This one is obvious. This makes everyone annoyed, but more so back in the day when people actually paid per text and it was 10 cents per isolated smiley face. FYI, I text people too much. That’s a fact. The response to this is often disinterested and composed of a single syllable. Should I cut back? Yes. But you know what, “LOL” is not appropriate in every situation! I understand that you’re trying to signal you are done with the conversation… but I also know I have had basically the exact following conversation and that is not okay:
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