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Old March 13th, 2013 (6:48 AM).
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Do you delete your text messages? Why or why not?
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Old March 13th, 2013 (6:54 AM).
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No I KEEP THEM FOREVER SO IF SOMEONE HURTS ME I CAN ALWAYS GO BACK TO WHEN TIMES WERE GOOD AND WE WERE FRIENDS AND THEY CAN NEVER MAKE ME FEEL BAD IN MY MEMORIES. I HAVE NEVER DELETED A TEXT MESSAGE IN MY LIFE I KEEP THEM ALL EVEN THE SPAM, SOMETIMES JUST FOR EVIDENCE FOR WHEN I FINALLY SNAP PEOPLE WILL HAVE A WINDOW INTO MY SOUL.
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Old March 13th, 2013 (7:10 AM).
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    I usually don't delete them, but every so often I reflash my ROM and I forget to back them up so they all disappear.
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    Old March 13th, 2013 (8:28 AM).
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      I only delete text messages from stores or something sending me coupons if I know I'm not going to use them, or the texts that Verizon sends everyone on my family plan when we start using too many minutes :p

      I never really delete texts though, I will if it's like a one-time text thing to a co-worker or classmate about boring work/school stuff and their name is taking up space on my text menu, but that's really it.
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      Old March 13th, 2013 (10:43 AM).
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      I delete my messages only when my inbox starts to get really cramped up OR when i get useless mail junks.
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      Old March 13th, 2013 (11:04 AM).
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        I only delete my text messages if They are over three months old.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (11:13 AM).
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        I rarely delete my text messages; I don't recall the last time I did that wasn't because I needed a replacement phone. I think it was when I deleted the conversation I had with my old work but that's all really. idk I guess I figure I have better things to do than to spend a few seconds of my time deleting messages.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (11:43 AM).
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        I delete my text messages regularly. I go about deleting them when the little message pops up saying I'm low on memory. Don't want to not be able to receive an important text because the inbox is too full!
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (2:54 PM).
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        I delete them when I get some notification that my inbox is full and usually at no other time.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (3:26 PM).
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        I have every text message saved from the past 6 years across 2 different iPhones. :/ There's no reason to delete them, so I don't. Plus it's interesting to randomly look through them and see how things have changed.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (3:55 PM).
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        I used to never delete my text for no reason, but i don't anymore.
        My phone has a setting on how many texts per conversation should be kept, and as of now the setting is "200" i think, and that's fine
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (7:04 PM).
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        I don't text often at all but yes, I do delete them. Google Voice likes to create duplicate tabs for the same person I text so I end up having like four tabs for my conversation with one person. That and I just don't like to keep them for long - I prefer to clean them out so it's nicer on my eyes!
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (7:33 PM).
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        It depends on who it is from and what it is. If someone sends me something personal I delete it right away because I am paranoid that someone might see it. Anything else I keep.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (9:23 PM).
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        I only instantly delete those messages sent from my phone operator (DiGi, Singtel, Vodafone, Optus, etc.) containing advertisements and promotions and stuff. Other than that, I leave them to accumulate until it gets too much and my memory runs out.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (10:14 PM).
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        I usually delete some messages which are considered old for me, or deleting some spams, or promo which has already expired.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (11:16 PM).
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        I delete all my text message once a week. I have no reason to keep them.
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        Old March 13th, 2013 (11:51 PM).
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          I usually can't be bothered to clear my text messages unless my inbox is full. I would keep them if I could, though.
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          Old March 14th, 2013 (1:03 AM).
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            No I don't, I don't see why do I have too, after all, I got nothing to hide.
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            Old March 14th, 2013 (1:08 AM).
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            Only if my inbox is full... deleting them periodically would be a pain and a waste of time.
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            Old March 14th, 2013 (10:51 AM).
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              Only when my inbox is getting full, which is usually every 2 weeks.
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              Old March 14th, 2013 (1:21 PM).
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              I keep PMs, texts, emails, everything. I want to be able to search things later on

              Unless it is spam. Then I'll toss it.
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              Old March 15th, 2013 (5:19 PM).
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              I delete texts from my parents most of the time because it's just small talk I have with them, and the same for my brother whenever he texts me, but I never delete text messages from my girlfriend.
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              Old March 15th, 2013 (6:55 PM).
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              I rarely delete text messages, but I will on occasion. Usually, if I receive spam texts or texts from numbers I'm unaware of, I'll delete those right away. Other than that, whenever I'm in the mood, I'll delete the ones that have piled up after months to start off new. There really is no reason behind why I delete them, though.
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              Old March 17th, 2013 (1:04 AM).
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                I own this FANTASTIC phone, right?

                If I don't delete messages off my FANTASTIC phone, eventually it fills its internal memory until suddenly my FANTASTIC phone can no longer receive texts and won't notify my about them.

                This is a smartphone by the way. :^

                So I do indeed delete my texts eventually when they start to pile up
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                Old March 17th, 2013 (11:29 AM).
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                  The only ones I delete are ones from cold callers (or texters, in this case) that somehow managed to get my mobile number and keep spamming me with stuff about PPI repayment or some other crap. Everything else I keep. Not because I go back and look at them all, but because my phone has enough memory to store them all and I can't really be bothered to go through all of my texts to find the ones that I don't want to cherish forever and ever.
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