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How Normal Are Your Phone Habits?

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  1. 1. How many app icons do you have on your home screen?

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1. How many app icons do you have on your home screen?
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  1. 2. How many unread emails does your phone show right now?

    Zero
    1-10
    11-100
    100+

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2. How many unread emails does your phone show right now?
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  1. 3. How many unlistened-to voicemails does your phone show right now?

    Zero
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    4-6
    7-10

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3. How many unlistened-to voicemails does your phone show right now?
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    Zero
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    7-10
  1. 4. How many unanswered texts do you have right now?

    Zero
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    7-10

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4. How many unanswered texts do you have right now?
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    Zero
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    7-10
  1. 5. How long does it typically take you to respond to a text?

    Less than a minute
    1-10 minutes
    11 minutes to an hour
    A few hours

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5. How long does it typically take you to respond to a text?
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    Less than a minute
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    1-10 minutes
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    11 minutes to an hour
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    A few hours
  1. 6. When you preface a text with “sorry, just getting this,” is it true?

    Yes, I've been busy!!
    No, but what else am I supposed to say?

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6. When you preface a text with “sorry, just getting this,” is it true?
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    Yes, I've been busy!!
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    No, but what else am I supposed to say?
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  1. 7. When you get a phone call and text back later, “Sorry I missed your call,” is it true?

    Yes: Again, I'm busy.
    No, talking on the phone is terrible.

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7. When you get a phone call and text back later, “Sorry I missed your call,” is it true?
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    Yes: Again, I'm busy.
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    No, talking on the phone is terrible.
  1. 8. When you want to respond to a text in the affirmative, is “K” an acceptable response?

    Yes
    No, I'm not a monster.

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8. When you want to respond to a text in the affirmative, is “K” an acceptable response?
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    Yes
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    No, I'm not a monster.
  1. 9. Do you use emoticons?

    Yes
    No

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9. Do you use emoticons?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 10. Do you use emoji?

    Yes
    No
    Wait, what is the difference between emoji and emoticons?

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10. Do you use emoji?
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    Yes
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    No
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    Wait, what is the difference between emoji and emoticons?
  1. 11. Do you and one or more friends share personalized emoji definitions?

    Yes
    No

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11. Do you and one or more friends share personalized emoji definitions?
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    Yes
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    No
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  1. 12. Is it OK to break up with someone via phone call?

    Never
    Sometimes
    Always

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12. Is it OK to break up with someone via phone call?
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    Never
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    Sometimes
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    Always
  1. 13. Is it OK to break up with someone via text message?

    Never
    Sometimes
    Always

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13. Is it OK to break up with someone via text message?
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    Never
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    Sometimes
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    Always
  1. 14. How do you convey laughter via text?

    lol
    lolololol
    haha
    lmao
    :)
    I don't

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14. How do you convey laughter via text?
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    lol
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    lolololol
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    haha
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    lmao
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    :)
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    I don't
  1. 15. How do you perceive the tone of this text: “Sorry.”

    Apologetic.
    Aggressively unapologetic.

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15. How do you perceive the tone of this text: “Sorry.”
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    Apologetic.
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    Aggressively unapologetic.
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  1. 16. What is the subtext of this text: “See you later.”

    There is none.
    I hope you die before I have to see you again.

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16. What is the subtext of this text: “See you later.”
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    There is none.
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    I hope you die before I have to see you again.
  1. 17. When would you send a text in all caps?

    IF I WERE REALLY ANGRY.
    IF I WERE REALLY HAPPY/EXCITED.
    WHAT DO YOU MEAN, ALL CAPS?
    Never.

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17. When would you send a text in all caps?
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    IF I WERE REALLY ANGRY.
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    IF I WERE REALLY HAPPY/EXCITED.
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    WHAT DO YOU MEAN, ALL CAPS?
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    Never.
  1. 18. If you get a call from an unknown number, do you answer?

    Sure, why not?
    No, are you crazy?

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18. If you get a call from an unknown number, do you answer?
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    Sure, why not?
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    No, are you crazy?
  1. 19. If you get a text from an unknown number, you:

    Ask who it is.
    Keep talking and try to figure out who it is.
    Don't respond.

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19. If you get a text from an unknown number, you:
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    Ask who it is.
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    Keep talking and try to figure out who it is.
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    Don't respond.
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  1. 20. Do you delete your exes' numbers from your phone?

    Yes, good riddance.
    I don't delete the numbers, but I change their names to something like "Don't text!!" or "Butthole"
    No.

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20. Do you delete your exes' numbers from your phone?
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    Yes, good riddance.
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    I don't delete the numbers, but I change their names to something like "Don't text!!" or "Butthole"
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    No.
  1. 21. Are there people who you text fairly regularly, but still haven't gotten around to adding to your contacts?

    Ugh, yes.
    No, what??

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21. Are there people who you text fairly regularly, but still haven't gotten around to adding to your contacts?
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    Ugh, yes.
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    No, what??
  1. 22. When you go to the bar with a friend, your phone is:

    Put away.
    On the table.

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22. When you go to the bar with a friend, your phone is:
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    Put away.
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    On the table.
  1. 23. Is it OK to respond to a text message while you’re on a date?

    Yes, who cares?
    Yes, if s/he's in the bathroom.
    No

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23. Is it OK to respond to a text message while you’re on a date?
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    Yes, who cares?
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    Yes, if s/he's in the bathroom.
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    No
  1. 24. Is it OK to respond to a text message while you’re out with a friend?

    Yes
    No

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24. Is it OK to respond to a text message while you’re out with a friend?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 25. Where do you keep your phone at night?

    In my bed.
    Near my bed.
    In another room.

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25. Where do you keep your phone at night?
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    In my bed.
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    Near my bed.
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    In another room.
  1. 26. If you heard a notification on your phone while having sex, would you check it?

    Yes, what if it's important?
    No

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26. If you heard a notification on your phone while having sex, would you check it?
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    Yes, what if it's important?
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    No
  1. 27. Do you bring your phone into the bathroom while you shower?

    Yes
    No

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27. Do you bring your phone into the bathroom while you shower?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 28. Do you bring your phone into the bathroom while you poop?

    Yes
    No

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28. Do you bring your phone into the bathroom while you poop?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 29. Would you ever talk on the phone while going to the bathroom?

    Yes
    No

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29. Would you ever talk on the phone while going to the bathroom?
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    No

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