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  • You know we all do it (or Texting Under the Influence)

    I am dying laughing over this one, cause it is sooooo true! Friends don't let friends text message when they are drinking.

    The article is from The New York Post's Gossip section, aka Page Six.


    Originally posted by Page Six Article
    In some cases, a word is worse than a thousand pictures - from the late-night booty call typed on a BlackBerry to abbreviated vows of love sent via drunk texting.

    Joe Praino, a stand-up comedian and writer, admits he's a "huge" drunk texter - mostly to his ex-girlfriend.

    "I have amazing revelations," he says. He types them into his cellphone, and away they go. But while inebriated 3 a.m. calls used to end with a furious hang-up, Praino's scrambled musings are preserved for him (and his ex) to read and remember.

    Come morning, the 25-year-old Williamsburg resident realizes his message wasn't full of amazing revelations, after all.

    "Our biggest problem is we're afraid of being 'typical,'" was the result of one wild night spent with his cellphone.

    He laughs about it now: "I don't even know what that means."
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    I have neved "texted" anyone from a cell-phone while drunk.

    I don't drink alcohol.

    I don't own a cell phone.


    Worst I've ever done is write important emails on too little sleep. For example, I wanted to tell one friend that I'm divorcing my wife. I opened an email from the friend, hit reply, wrote the message and then hit send....... Almost immediatly I received the email in my inbox...... "How the hexx?"

    Did I somehow "reply all" to an email I'd written to the friend???? Nope!!!!! The email from the friend had come to me via a Yahoo Group.... I responded to the WHOLE freakin' Yahoo group!!!! About 100 people that are regulars at several of the dance clubs we go to..... including my soon-to-be-ex....

    Good thing I took full responsibilty for the breakup and didn't say ANYTHING negative about her.... Well, I did say "I hope we can still be friends, but it seems like she can really hold a grudge."


    ANYWAY....... That kind of sucked.

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    • #3
      I hate texting and IMs, even when drunk.
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      • #4
        My cure for this pesky problem is simply to get too drunk to locate my cellphone. Nobody ever gets drunken messages from me.
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        • #5
          I HATE text messaging. I'd rather just call than waste my time trying to find the proper letter to insert to spell a word.

          And, I don't drink, so that goes without saying.

          As for friends texting me when drunk - please don't. Your drunk ramblings are not worth the dime it costs me.

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          • #6
            Hey I resemble that remark~!

            I have NO IDEA what prompted you to post that particular story!!!
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            I admit to sending drunken tm's, yes I do. ALthough, I do have a specific group of people that get my drunken pm's(for the most part)and I stick to that list.

            I've also received a TON of drunken tm's, things like screaming from a Duran Duran concert and messages from a large group of friends saying things like "we're at Uva where are youuuuuuuu" Wonder who that could be :lol:



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            • #7
              There is a reason my phone is hiding from my self sometimes... when i barely use 20 Texts.. and i pay for 300...

              Though i am only 18 and no where near canada or mexico...

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              • #8
                Well I cannot text anyone here......but I will likely be posting while a touch marinated this evening. Just got back from Trader Joe's with a 5 dollar bottle of Burnett's....and the seventh seal has been broken.

                :devil:
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                • #9
                  I've never drunken text messaged, however, a good friend of mine does it every weekend. It's freakin' hilarious to be on the receiving end sometimes... the stuff that comes out of her fingers... you just have to laugh hysterically. I keep copies and then let her read them the next day :devil:

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by MegarooFifi
                    I've never drunken text messaged, however, a good friend of mine does it every weekend. It's freakin' hilarious to be on the receiving end sometimes... the stuff that comes out of her fingers... you just have to laugh hysterically. I keep copies and then let her read them the next day :devil:
                    gonna post those gems or what? I need a good laugh!
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Ortizmo2000
                      gonna post those gems or what? I need a good laugh!
                      Oh, now that wouldn't be nice. It would be fun though... :devil:












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                      • #12
                        I haven't ever done it, but I have been around people that were in the act of doing it. I remember hearing him say "I'm drunk so it must be time to send her one of those text messages."
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by dsnylndmom
                          I've also received a TON of drunken tm's, things like screaming from a Duran Duran concert
                          Bwahahahaha!!!! Who the HECK would do THAT??? :devil: :lol:

                          I've gotten some funky TMs....including one this afternoon.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Ortizmo2000
                            gonna post those gems or what? I need a good laugh!
                            I delete them after I show them to her. However, knowing her, I'll probably get some this weekend... I'll post them then!

                            I believe the last one had something to do with flying monkeys shouldn't be blue. I told you they were wacked! And of course, they're filled with tons of hilarious spelling mistakes...

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                            • #15
                              Half of my posts are courtesy of vodka or skotch. but not right now.
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