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How long does it take you to text someone back???

i swear some people text back days later. im thinking i always text everyone back??? what about you?

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rosesrred1

Asked by rosesrred1 at 2:35 PM on Dec. 6, 2012 in About CafeMom

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  • I don't really text- usually if someone has sent one, it takes me a couple days to even notice...
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 2:41 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • It depends. The rule of thumb for me is if I don't answer them within 30 seconds to 20 minutes then I'm likely to not answer them at all.
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 2:42 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • depends. I have a more important things to do. I will glance at the text and if its not very important I will text back the same day but not right away
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 2:43 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Depends. Some people get immediate responses (or immediate upon my awareness that I got a text, anyway), especially if it's a question or something that in some way requires a response. Others, I ignore until I'm ready to reply.

    I homeschool my kids, and when we started school back up, I had this one friend who would call, several times, then text several times, then call and text alternately, while I was trying to teach - and she knew that I was busy. So I had to make a rule and let everyone know that while we are doing school, I do not answer calls or texts. So in those cases, I don't respond for several hours. The only exception to that is my mother.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 3:00 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • If I'm able to text back and feel like talking to them....it's usually right away
    ILuvMyTots

    Answer by ILuvMyTots at 4:00 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Within a 1/2 hour.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 4:04 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Either when I get it, or when I remember I got it if I had been doing something when the message goes off.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 4:04 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • I hate texting and I hate talking on the phone. I shut off the text alert tone, so if it's not in front of my face, you'd be better of calling.

    Cell phones are like an umbilical cord, I swear......
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 4:15 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Years. I never have my phone on me.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 4:18 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

  • Like m-avi I do not like texting.
    If its family I text back right away cause we do not text each other much, so must be important.
    Anyone else depends on what the text is about maybe right away, sometimes a couple days if at all.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 4:20 PM on Dec. 6, 2012

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