2. People say that when situations get awkward/boring we tend to look for
comfort in our cellphones. Do you agree with this? Have you ever been on a
date or out to dinner with anyone and found yourself using your cellphone
instead of talking to them?
Id have to agree with the majority of the reasons on why people use social
drugs from the article. It can help people relax, remove stress and anxiety,
become less nervous with socializing, escape from problems, keep people
awake, join in with whatever th
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I agree. I think this is going to keep happening for a long time but it concerns
me because over all, it has an effect on the relationships we build with people
compared to the way it used to be before everyone had a cellphone. I dont
When you say alcohol has a depressing effect? Is it safe to say that alcohol
amplifies the feelings you wish you had?
Which is why you'd have more fun than you would normally have when
drinking or a common example are people who are sad drink and become m
1) No. I have never even accidently used shortcut words. We were taught English,
grammar, and comprehension for a reason. If I did use shortcuts, I hope my assignment
would be docked an entire grade.
One of the most talked about social issues in the digital age is how technology has
affected our social skills and the way we communicate with each other. As
homoconnectus, a lot of us like to argue that technology has not changed the way we
1) I think people are put into social situations where the majority of peers are using
recreational drugs, and even though the ones using the drugs aren't peer pressuring
others into using the substance, the atmosphere of the room encourages the individua
Question 1: What are some of your own observations on why people take these "social
I would say the primary reason is to blend in. We tend to resemble the people around us
in order to make connections. I do not drink. But at some parties or social
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Do you think using slang in your writing has anything to do with the way we
text and IM? Or do you blame it solely on the way we speak?
1. Have you EVER found yourself using shortcut words you usually use