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Cell Phone Users Admit Faking Calls to Avoid Awkward Interactions

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by willpower, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. willpower

    willpower Senior member

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    A national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project found that 13 percent of cell phone users reported deflecting awkward conversations by faking phone calls.

    Anyone do this? I'll bet hot chicks do it to avoid being hit on.
     


  2. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    a pseudo-celeb once rode with a friend of mine and in the car she pretended to be talking on the phone instead of having to interact with my friend. how did he know she was faking it? phone rang while she was "conversing"
     


  3. Cordwinder

    Cordwinder Senior member

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    Didn't one of the phone companies offer a service that allows the user to arrange a phone call to his or her cellphone at a preset time? I think the examples I read was to have the phone ring during a date and fake an emergency as an escape.
     


  4. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    I've faked phone calls at parties because I didnt have anyone to talk to for a few moments :foo:
     


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    lasbar Senior member

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    That's really sad...
     


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    Pennglock Senior member

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    This sounds like something a person from California would do.
     


  7. willpower

    willpower Senior member

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    Population of California is 35,484,453 so there's a statistical possibility of this.
     


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