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Do you use "text talk" when texting?

I do not. I don't care how many texts it takes to say what I have to say, I refuse to type in that gibberish. However, I do use lol, lmao, and rofl (in text and online), because saying "I'm laughing" sounds ridiculous. =P


Asked by -AJ at 5:16 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • No, I refuse to follow the 'text speak' fad. I think it takes people longer to decipher what you're saying with the gibberish typing than the time it would take you to just type it out in normal English.

    Answer by Nanixh at 5:40 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • No, not since I learned I could send "pix" messages without a "pix" and get 1,000 characters in one text vs. 160.


    My texts have PARAGRAPHS!

    Answer by geminilove at 5:19 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I use complete sentences and no not use the "text lingo".

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 5:20 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I do a little bit of both.. sometimes it is easier to type "u" instead of "you" and it also depends on who I am texting.. If I am texting someone who has the same phone company as me, I usually type out the words because I don't have a limit of characters.

    Answer by FatGirl239 at 5:21 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • no I( write it out

    Answer by raisingmen at 5:24 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • i usually write it all the way out except if its really long ill usually do u for you

    Answer by meagan678 at 5:34 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I may shorten up some stuff but not much.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 5:37 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I might shorten a you to 'u', if I find I run out of room at the end, but I won't do much more than that. I do use lol too often, though.

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 7:59 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Don't you just LOVE that?! Now, with Verizon, you can do regular extra-long texts when texting another Verizon customer.

    Comment by -AJ (original poster) at 5:21 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • @Nanixh - Amen!

    Comment by -AJ (original poster) at 7:11 PM on Nov. 17, 2010