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Old 11-25-2013, 09:52 PM   #11
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I still don't text with my thumbs. Maybe that will make it easier. It's the only way my two youngest communicate. Dialing the phone is so twentieth century.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:14 PM   #12
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Typical text message:

"Do you want Chinese food or pizza"?

"Yes. LOL"
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:15 PM   #13
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Also, while they do make the occasional phone call they absolutely do not listen to voice mail messages.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:16 PM   #14
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My daughter's voice mail message turns to text on her phone... otherwise, she'll miss out on Thanksgiving dinner... ROFL.
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:22 PM   #15
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Also, while they do make the occasional phone call they absolutely do not listen to voice mail messages.
I thought it was only my adult son that does not listen to his voice mail! What a relief.

When I took typing many moons ago, there were only a few guys in a class room of girls. The teacher liked having us so it was fun. Little did I realize how useful it was to become when the computer came along.
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:44 AM   #16
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The summer after fourth grade, I was bored and my mother handed me a typing book and told me to learn to type. It was my only marketable skill when I graduated from college.
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:57 AM   #17
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Had a choice of Latin or Typing in grade 11.
Took typing. Best choice I ever made.
My mom taught me to type before taking Typing 10. Typing and Shop tied for my two highest marks in high school. : I am glad though, as I can still type fast and proper.

It has been proven through many discussions with friends. If you text your daughter, expect a reply almost instantly. Text your son, and only if it something to his benefit will you get a text back at all.
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:47 AM   #18
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...It has been proven through many discussions with friends. If you text your daughter, expect a reply almost instantly. Text your son, and only if it something to his benefit will you get a text back at all.
My experience exactly Jim.
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