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    read them off your hand?

    Does "read them off your hand" mean "read something on your hand" or "read something that fell off your hand"?

    - I never get my messages.
    483316 - You get your messages.

    485184 - It doesn't count if you have to
    485184 - read them off your hand...
    488521 - after you've fallen asleep
    488521 - on the couch.

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    Re: read them off your hand?

    The character is complaining that his friend is not passing on the phone messages he gets while he's out. He's saying that it's not good enough for his friend to just scribble the messages onto his hand and then fall asleep on the couch. That's how I see it.

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