Post # 1
Do you guys prefer to talk to friends/family via text or calling on the phone just to chat? I hate talking on the phone just to chat I prefer textinf to catch up but since I have been living in Georgia for a little over 2.5 years and I’m originally from Phily I know some of my friends and family prefer to hear my voice so I try to make an effort to call people on the phone.
Post # 2
- Wedding: April 2017 - City, State
It depends on the person. I have one friend I was on the phone with for 2 hours today. We’ve always talked on the phone and the conversations generally last a long time. I have other friends I never speak to over the phone and we only text to check in or make arrangements to meet. So for me it’s person specific regarding how we communicate.
Post # 3
- Wedding: August 2018 - Location
Depends on the person. Immediate family I speak to on the phone, others text/email. I’m not in the habit of phoning friends but am not opposed to it.
Post # 4
It depends on the person for me too.
I live abroad and there are some of my friends back home who I have hour-plus long Skype dates once a fortnight or once a month; there are other friends who I am in touch with multiple times a week by messenger chat. I normally Skype my parents once every 10 days and email once or twice in between.
For local friends where I live now, it’s much more a culture of phonecalls so that’s what I do.
Growing up I never really liked having to make phonecalls or answer the phone, but I’ve grown out of that for the most part.
Post # 5
I dislike the phone, but am perfectly capable of using it. I think it depends on the person. If I have a good line of communication with a person in written format, I would prefer to text. If the written word tends to be dry and not very effective at having a chat with that person, I would prefer to call.
Post # 6
- Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre
I prefer talking on the phone when having a conversation. When its just a statement like I’m running late, or I’m on way then I will text
Post # 7
I prefer texting generally but I like to talk to family on the phone.
Post # 8
The only time I talk on the phone is if I’m making an appointment or something like that. I hate talking on the phone.
Post # 9
depends on the person, i can easily talk to my parents/sister or husband on the phone for how ever long. But to be honest anyone else i prefer text unless its something super important/urgent, im not big on mindless chatter, id rather receive that through text.
Post # 10
I hate talking on the phone. I only talk on the phone with my mom and bf. Everyone else I wish they would just text. I choose services based on if I can book it online.