(Closed) Avoiding my phone calls?

posted 9 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: When do you call back?
    Anytime I see a missed call, even with no voicemail. : (17 votes)
    20 %
    Only if there's a voicemail. : (66 votes)
    80 %
  • Post # 3
    168 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I usually only call back if a message is left.

    I would feel weird calling back after just seeing a missed call and saying “Hi, you called?”

    You know what I mean?


    ETA: Unless it’s like Fiance or my mom, then I’m okay with calling when there’s no voicemail. 🙂

    Post # 4
    1260 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I usually call back regardless, if I see a missed call or get a voicemail. That said, if you really want your friend to get back to you (since we don’t know their policy) I would leave a message stating “I would like you to call me back when you are free so wel can discuss “X”. At that point, there can be no mistaking your intentions!

    Good luck! Communication seems to be getting much harder these days…

    Post # 5
    988 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I never call back lol. I always wait for the text!

    Post # 6
    8351 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I only call back when there is a message.

    Post # 7
    2561 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I only ever call back when there is a message – if I see a missed call and they didn’t leave a message I figure whatever it was wasn’t important.

    Post # 8
    18628 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I would call back a friend even if they didn’t leave a message.  But if I didn’t recognize the number, I wouldn’t call without a message.

    Post # 9
    2054 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I only call back a number I dont know if there is a voicemail…if its someone I know(thats in my phone)  I usually call them back. 

    Post # 10
    1565 posts
    Bumble bee

    I actually always tell people NOT to leave me messages because it’s a pain to listen to them. I’ll call back if I see a missed call, and as far as I know, my friends do the same thing. 

    Post # 11
    2867 posts
    Sugar bee

    Depending on the kind of phone she has, sometimes you won’t get the information.  For instance, all of my previous cell phones/services I could view the number or it would give me the contact’s name, but my new phone doesn’t even notify me of a missed call, only a voicemail.

    Post # 12
    2006 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I agree with MsMini, if it is important I feel the person would leave a message 🙂 Otherwise, I don’t call back (unless it is my mom, work, or BF).

    I have an iphone so I have visual voicemail making it super easy to screen people’s calls!

    Post # 13
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    Depends on who it is, but I generally won’t call back unless they leave a message.

    Post # 14
    1194 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Is the friend generally good at answering phone calls?  I am absolutely terrible at answering phone calls and it’s kind of rare for me to respond to them.  It doesn’t help that I rarely remember to have my phone on me.  Actually, at this moment, I have no clue where I left it . . . maybe in the car . . .

    Most of my friends know that if they want to get through to me to email me, text me or contact my fiance.  So, if there another form of communication you can use to get ahold of that friend – email, Facebook, texting?

    Post # 15
    1102 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’ll call back if it’s a friend – most of us don’t leave voice mail bc it costs everyone money. Usually there will be a text explaining the call, which I guess counts as a message, but even without that I will call a friend back usually. If it’s an unknown number though I won’t call back.

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