How to Avoid the Dreaded Chain Text
If you've never received a "chain-text" before, consider yourself lucky! A chain text is a text message that prompts you to forward its contents to a certain amount of people. Sometimes there's a promise of good luck, while other times there's a punishment for not complying. Essentially, chain texts are completely worthless and annoying. Sure, most of them come with well-wishes and pretty pictures. But who the hell wants to waste their time bouncing the same lame text back and forth for hours? Not Me! That's why I created this hub!
Here's how to dodge the chain text bullet...
Let It Be Known
Usually, the person who sends you a chain text does so because you are important enough to have popped into their heads when they read the message. Considering the good intentions behind such forwarded messages, you want to be very diplomatic about your approach.
Sometimes it's easier to just delete them and say nothing at all. However, this doesn't always stop you from getting an inbox full of crap. If you want to stop the chain texts for good, you have to be proactive. Try writing a witty chain text reply and save it to your phone. Also, make sure it contains an eye-catching picture so that it is guaranteed to be a hit. Then, all you need is a bite! As soon as you receive your next chain text, send yours off as the reply ;) Here's the one I created to send to my friends (if you like it, feel free to use it!)
Fwd: Fwd: Fwd...lol!
This is the friendship rainbow- a symbol of love & joy. Just wanted to say that I think you're the coolest, most awesome UBERest person ever & I love you very much! So, please don't take offense if I don't return or forward chain texts. I sincerely appreciate the thought, time, & effort it takes to send them, but I'd really rather tell you that you're fabulous in person than flood your inbox with eJunk.
Feel free to pass this rainbow along to remind your loved ones that you won't get dumped, have bad luck, lose your job, go broke, suffer severe acne, or die a miserable, lonely death for boycotting chain texts. Best wishes & biggest hugs!
P.S.-----> F_ _ K texting, write poetry!! XD
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