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February 22, 2011 11:22 pm at 11:22 pm #595234chayav inish livisumayParticipant
many people say that teens shudnt text. why not??February 23, 2011 12:28 am at 12:28 am #745291✡onegoal™Participant
As a teen you will never know.February 23, 2011 1:21 am at 1:21 am #745292metrodriverMember
Chayav Inish L’…; Teens (and everyone else) shouldn’t text while driving.February 23, 2011 1:31 am at 1:31 am #745293shuliParticipant
i know a family who doesnt let their girls text b/c it is bad for their thumbs (dont ask me whats with this)
another family, becauuse its not tzinius. peopl have different opinions.February 23, 2011 1:52 am at 1:52 am #745294
i dont really understand whats wrong with texting i dont think someone will just text someone they dont know and if they would they would also pick up the phone……..February 23, 2011 2:20 am at 2:20 am #745295yentingyentaParticipant
I’m a teen (but almost not) and i can say, txting is addicting. even txting friends and whatever, its very easy to exchange 100 txts a day, and thats just with one person!! B”H for unlimited txting plans.
as long as the txts are appropriate, not containing L”H, or inappropriate exchanges between girls and boys, why not? if it were not for txting, i would have NO social life.
the one negative thing that i got from txting is that e/t gets abbreviated. there’s not enough room in the message to write it out whole.February 23, 2011 2:29 am at 2:29 am #745296
texting is really useful if someone is unavailable and need to ask someone something u can just text without starting longconversations that u cant put down and i dont abbrevaite so that is a plus i spell out everything (basically)February 23, 2011 2:30 am at 2:30 am #745297TumsMember
or inappropriate exchanges between girls and boys
That attitude is the problem. There should be no text “exchanges” between boys and girls. That itself is “inappropriate”.February 23, 2011 2:38 am at 2:38 am #745298yentingyentaParticipant
tums: i know someone who txts a guy. 1, he’s older, 2 he’s married, 3, they talk “shop” (they are both in the medical field)
so there ARE exceptions to every rule
but in general, i agree, girls should not be txting boys
and i probably just got myself in major trouble in the CRFebruary 23, 2011 2:44 am at 2:44 am #745299
i dont get this all ppl r worried about texting is that boys and girld shouldnt be conversing it ges with everything emails phonecalls texting and seeing each other whats texting so different from all these?February 23, 2011 3:07 am at 3:07 am #745300cshapiroMember
u say things over text that u wud never ever dream of saying to a persons face or over the phone…February 23, 2011 3:13 am at 3:13 am #745301
thas true with u on thatFebruary 23, 2011 4:41 am at 4:41 am #745302truth be toldMember
thas true with u on that
Its true with just about everyone. Better off are those of us who realize itFebruary 23, 2011 4:48 am at 4:48 am #745303Shmuel294Member
If boys and girls really wants to talk they could find so many other ways that texting would be no factor in this at all. Therefore it is wrong to blame it on texting.February 23, 2011 4:49 am at 4:49 am #745304dunnoMember
I’m with Shmuel. Texting can be used for good and bad just like many other things.February 23, 2011 4:55 am at 4:55 am #745305truth be toldMember
Same reason why so many people who would never buy certain magazines fall in the internet dept.February 23, 2011 8:18 am at 8:18 am #745307YummyYummyMember
agree wholeheartedly with cshapiro.February 23, 2011 10:24 pm at 10:24 pm #745309
texting has good and bd sides to it end of story! so does everything else in life u cant just ban it but learn how to use it in the right wayFebruary 23, 2011 10:40 pm at 10:40 pm #745310oomisParticipant
Th mn rezun 2 nt txt is b/c it czs pur splng sklz.February 23, 2011 11:08 pm at 11:08 pm #745311☕ DaasYochid ☕Participant
if it were not for txting, i would have NO social life.
That’s a great reason not to text.February 24, 2011 4:41 am at 4:41 am #745312chayav inish livisumayParticipant
shuli- bad for thumbs???
not tznius???March 1, 2011 2:45 am at 2:45 am #745313neekMember
i have texting and im a teen. texting can be very addicting. i once read: if you find yourself checking to see if you have recieved any new texts every minute, you are addicted!”
i think its true.
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