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    16 Things You Think When You See The iMessage Ellipsis

    Three little grey circles bursting with anticipation.

    1. Yess! You're responding.

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    2. You totally loved my joke and are typing out a long set of "haha"s

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    3. You were offended by my joke and are not sure how to word your response.

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    4. You actually didn't even know I was joking. I should probably clarify.

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    5. But I've waited a long time and if I go now, we'll awkwardly cross texts.

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    6. You're typing a long paragraph now. Probably serious.

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    7. You're bringing up something you've been meaning to bring up for a while now. I thought maybe this was coming.

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    8. I should scroll up and review everything I've said in this conversation.

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    9. On the other hand, maybe you just got distracted and stopped typing.

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    10. I'll just act like I'm distracted too. I'm not going to sit here and watch for your response.

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    11. *Watching*

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    12. This could really be a turning point in the story of our friendship.

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    13. I'm so ready to apologize for all that I've done wrong.

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    14. The anticipation is unbearable.

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    15. I can hear the building music - it's like a tense moment in a movie that makes you squirm in your seat. The ambiguity. The tension. It's. Just. Too. Much. I need to know what it is you're saying!

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    16. Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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