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Tr@ce
November 5th, 2007, 03:49 AM
Wow, most of my polls have had random titles... lol

Well, anyways..........................................................

the real question is: Do you prefer: Im, Text messageing (sp?), or just talking on the phone?

Uhm, phone for me, but Im is pretty cool too

Melody
November 5th, 2007, 03:53 AM
Well, I prefer IM myself. It's a lot faster than texting. and I'm too shy to talk on the phone much

Eon-Rider
November 5th, 2007, 04:02 AM
IM then phone then text messaging. To tell the truth, I've only sent 1 text message in my whole entire life.

Pikabloo
November 5th, 2007, 04:04 AM
I'm much too shy to talk on the phone, and my friends don't use text messaging, so I use IM. Although, when I desperately need to get a message across to them, I send a text message.

Lumine
November 5th, 2007, 04:34 AM
Agreed mostly on MSN, but I prefer talking on the phone than to text mostly =|

Proto
November 5th, 2007, 05:15 AM
I prefer instant messaging over phone or text message, depending on who I'm talking to. Certain people I'd much rather talk to over the phone-- specifically, those who I'm closer to, simply because it's a more personal method of communication.

In most cases, however, IM is the way to go for me. :3

(Also, your thread titles are really, really annoying. >:O)

Sylphiel
November 5th, 2007, 05:24 AM
O_o

Text-messaging/IMing/whatever, for me. I have some rather severe phone anxiety at times, which means that even if it's someone I'm really close to, then unless they call me I'll probably have a problem with hitting "send" to actually complete the dialing on my phone. ^_^;;

Plus I often hate hearing my own voice, so. :P I get really self-conscious about that.

Memory
November 5th, 2007, 06:13 AM
Over the phone, if I'm talking to one of my friends in another state I get so friggin' shy xD I never know what to say.
So IM is the way for moi~ I don't like text messaging, I suck at it. D:

Sammi
November 5th, 2007, 06:43 AM
It has to be IM. I LOATHE the phone which is why I haven't called my grandma in town yet and I've never had a cell phone, so I can't text people.

...granted, I'm not always on IM. ._.

Went
November 5th, 2007, 07:22 AM
IM because it's faster, then PMing because you can write more and more in-deph because you have more time, and finally phone. I hate the phone.

diamondpearl876
November 5th, 2007, 09:09 AM
Definitely IMing for me.

I hate the phone. I have ADD or something when I'm on it too, because I forget I'm talking to the person and hang up or something.

Text messaging.. Um, no.

Tangerine Fox
November 5th, 2007, 09:50 AM
I'll follow the crowd and say IMing. I've never liked the phone, really. =/ It's just easier to talk to people online most of the time. I mean, I use a phone when I need to or when IM/E-mail doesn't fit, but that isn't too often.

I have a lisp and I trip over my words a LOT whenever I get a headache or migraine, which is often, so I sound like an idiot, anyway. |3

Cherrim
November 5th, 2007, 10:11 AM
Omg, I avoided this poll for days because of the title. Can you please make relevant ones? T_T; Please?

Anyway, I far prefer IMing people. It's my element. I hate using the phone, though I'm not even sure why. I can't text, though, since I don't have that option for my phone. I can receive them and hypothetically send them, but I have to buy a plan for it or something, so I haven't.

Astinus
November 5th, 2007, 11:49 AM
I don't really like the egg salad at work. It's gummy.

And I don't really like talking to people. I'm a real introvert 99% of the time, so I just don't talk to people. That said, I do prefer instant messaging over texting or the phone. I hate the phone with a passion, since I hate my voice, and I always think that I'm bothering the person on the other end. And my cell phone doesn't handle text messages. Plus, those cost money, which I don't have.

Johnny
November 5th, 2007, 01:02 PM
Yeah I don't use my phone anymore, i'd rather talk in person. It's much better, I don't feel safe on the phone.

Lady Nicole
November 5th, 2007, 01:03 PM
I like going on msn the most. But talking on the phone is more personal and wins if you want to pay full attention to a conversation =P I hate text messages, they can be a waste of money >.< Why can't people just talk on the phone?

Kyoko
November 5th, 2007, 01:15 PM
I hate being on the phone, I like being on msn much,much more. It's just less akward in my opinion :3

Waffle-San
November 5th, 2007, 04:12 PM
Well i like IM and the Phone. IM just because its there alot and phone because its easier to hint emotion. I absolutely detest Text Messaging though.

Crystal Clair
November 5th, 2007, 05:43 PM
IM
I dont talk on the phone at all (unless it's extremely special) I find it awkward
And since I dont have a cellphone, I never text message
I do use MSN a lot and used to be big on IRC chatrooms

Midnight Beat
November 6th, 2007, 07:48 PM
I really don't have a preference, I enjoy all three. Although I have been IMing a lot more lately.

Hakeen
November 7th, 2007, 04:03 AM
IMing. Even though I never actually IM people (if I did... it'd only be to ask a question I can't find out anywhere else), it's still better than talking to people on the phone.

Tsugaru
November 7th, 2007, 05:28 AM
MSN Messenger all the way. I'm way to shy over the phone and I'm not a big fan of text messaging either as I like grammar and It takes to long to type all the punctuation on a phone. xP

I've made many friends over MSN and I've used it since day one of starting to become active over the internet. MSN is more free in my opinion.

Virtual Headache
November 7th, 2007, 07:09 AM
Well, I don't really like talking on the phone, but I still like it better than text messaging.
It takes so long to type a message and you might probably forget something.

It's much easier to arrange things when you talk to someone.

Shika
November 7th, 2007, 07:30 PM
IM because it's free! -shot'd-
I hate to text message on the phone because it takes time.
And yeah, i just hate talking.

Tr@ce
November 8th, 2007, 03:32 AM
I don't really mind the people hearing my voice on the phone. O_o

Oooh... also, remember, this is the last poll ever to have a random name! Woooots!

Ayce
November 8th, 2007, 03:40 AM
In all forms of communication, including face-to-face conversations, IM is what I'm most comfortable with. Then comes phone conversations and maybe texting but only when little information needs to get across otherwise having a long text conversation can be a drag.

Now what does egg salad have to do with communication? Am I missing something? I know it's random and all but is there no analogy or metaphoric meaning or something? D:

♥~*Abby*~♥
November 8th, 2007, 01:14 PM
text messaging FTW. But just talking is cool too.

Lucy Lu
November 10th, 2007, 11:56 AM
I would IM only. I really don't use my cellphone that much, unless it is my family and very close friends. Or someone needed to reach me asap, I will have my cell.

But other than that IMing is the way to go. And I don't text, because it takes too long and it cost money.

TwilightBlade
November 10th, 2007, 12:06 PM
I prefer IMing on MSN Messenger. I'm too quiet to talk on a phone or in person... Text messages are fun but they annoy my mom when she has to pay the bill. Texting on the PS3 is fun. OR PICTOCHAT YAY. *shot*

Wish
November 11th, 2007, 06:12 PM
IMing on the phone is fun, although I go a bit overboard :\

Text Messaging is fun, ^.^ although I go overboard on this too.

I only call a few people, people who are close to me and mean a lot to me. Other then that, I tell them to text me.

Azonic
November 11th, 2007, 07:13 PM
I don't like to talk.

So I text message, maybe too much <.<;

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
November 15th, 2007, 01:59 PM
I like IM's because I am a good typer and Texting cost a lot for my plan and talking, I really don't like talking on the phone. I rather do it in person



:t354:TG

Oni Link
November 15th, 2007, 03:32 PM
Although it can happen with all three, there's a higher chance of the conversation drying up over Phone or IM, so Text is the way to go.

Natalie♥
November 15th, 2007, 06:42 PM
IM or text messaging. I've never really liked talking on the phone.

The Fallen
November 15th, 2007, 10:19 PM
I usually tend to text more than anything really. I like talking on the phone from time to time, but texting is very convenient.

Kylie-chan
November 15th, 2007, 11:30 PM
IMs. Definitely IMs.

I've suffered social anxiety for a couple of years, among other things; I was always just sort of unsocial before that, too. xD;;;; I rarely had many friends and I hated having friends over, or going anywhere, etc. My social skills always seemed failing, or at least different. And I didn't mind. I resented having people around. I was more comfortable with keeping them at a distance. The sad thing is that I love to talk -- with people I'm comfortable with. Then I won't shut up. x_o;

I hate the phone and I've never owned a mobile phone. Text messaging or anything would be redundant for me. The two people I'd be comfortable with text messaging I speak to on MSN every day. I rarely go out to socialise alone; if I go shopping, it's because I need something/I want a game or something for more excuse to hide in my room. Oh, well, I've become more socially capable in the last year; but it still tires me a lot. xD

As for the phone -- I cry inwardly when it rings. I'm homeschooled and I have to talk to my teachers on the phone regularly. I always desperately hope they'll forget, but... they never do. XD

Proto
November 15th, 2007, 11:42 PM
As for the phone -- I cry inwardly when it rings. I'm homeschooled and I have to talk to my teachers on the phone regularly. I always desperately hope they'll forget, but... they never do. XD
OMG, Kylie, I know exactly what you mean! O_O

Same here. I'm homeschooled, and I have to talk to my teacher about my work every week (and meet with him in person every 22 days x_x), and I hate it. It sucks so much. >_>;

*ahem*

On-topic-ness. Really, I wouldn't mind text messaging if I actually had a cell-phone. XD Only problem with it is that I'm somewhat picky about grammar, and it's pretty hard to do things coherently when using a number-pad. >_<

Firebird306
November 16th, 2007, 12:02 AM
Definitely NOT the phone, I don't know why. Maybe because of the stress of knowing once you've said something you can't take it back.

That's I prefer text messaging or IMing my friends, however my RL friends are sometimes annoying over MSN so I just use text messaging.

My E-Friends on the other hand are not annoying over IM (I feel sorry for my E-friends, as they have to put up with my ramblings of randomness XD).

Zaiku
November 16th, 2007, 12:58 AM
No way man! Egg Salad sucks! Huh? Text or phone... What does that have to do with egg salad? *Shot*

But seriously, I hate texting, I prefer phone calls, I like to hear a voice, not read and send, its too boring and pointless for me... Since, I'm not as shy as all the other members seem to be, I have no problem with talking to a human voice, which seems, to be nothing big if you ask me... But, I digress...

Zaiku says call>text.

Razer302
November 16th, 2007, 02:32 AM
I like texting out of all of them. I don't talk on the phone that much. I talk way more than I used to though. I start of shy but eventually get better. IM is good because you get a fast reply.