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Teen Sends Over 14,000 Text Messages in One Month

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This Kid's a Text Maniac

I bet Greg Hardesty was glad he had AT&T's unlimited text messaging plan when he counted how many text messages his teen daughter sent in a month. His eyes almost popped out of his head when his 440 page AT&T online statement revealed that his 13-year-old daughter Reina had sent 14,528 text messages in one month! Hardesty calculated that Reina had to have sent 484 text messages a day, or about one text message every two minutes she was awake that month. Holy crap. That's a lot of WTFs, OMGs, LOLs and ROTFLs! Click here to read more about this text-crazy teen.

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CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
thats hilarious, did anyone ask what on earth she was texting? or do they just not care? No child should have a phone anyway. IMO. Or one that just has the ability to call home, emergency and God.
smartiez smartiez 8 years
holy cow!
smashedpotatoe13 smashedpotatoe13 8 years
i have an unlimited text plan. i can easily do 14,000 a month too.
heatherhas heatherhas 8 years
This is ludicrous. Its about time the parents set some boundaries. Maybe get her out of the house and involved in some sports.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I'd rather text, too. I can absolutely see doing this many if texts had been around when I was a teen.
Seitan Seitan 8 years
I remember sitting on the phone for many hours was the norm for teen girls before cell phones, so I'm not really surprised. Altho that number does make me cringe a little.
Gennifur Gennifur 8 years
14,528 text a month is pretty insane. But I can understand. I actually text way more then I talk on the phone. I'd rather txt someone then call. What if they're busy? They can get to my Text when they're free.
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
aren't most text messages something like "late out"? why bother? i don't get the whole texting thing.
Cocoangel Cocoangel 8 years
My 14 yr. old did 10,343 last month. Yup, we have the unlimited text plan. She does in one day what I text in a whole month.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Holy...that's insane!
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