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Cell Phone == Door Bell?

Chacham (981) writes | more than 11 years ago

User Journal 5

Ever go to someone's door, wonder why they don't answer, and then just call them on the phone? I did that today and yesterday, and probably many other times. I ask why, and laugh. It's just so strange.

Ever go to someone's door, wonder why they don't answer, and then just call them on the phone? I did that today and yesterday, and probably many other times. I ask why, and laugh. It's just so strange.

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because you might try to bear (bare? bayer?) ... (2)

mekkab (133181) | more than 11 years ago | (#4772244)

witness.

I frequently ignore my doorbell. Why? Its prolly just some schmuck trying to sell something. And I don't buy things door to door, I just don't do it.

So I could argue with this guy (and ultimately win becuase my wallet is not leaving my ass (great image...)) or I could just ignore him and he goes away. Much less trouble for all of us.

Its the same thing with the phone calls- I may or may not pick up. My wife WON'T.

Its the God/state given right to quiet enjoyment of the home. I take it seriously.

Re:because you might try to bear (bare? bayer?) .. (1)

Chacham (981) | more than 11 years ago | (#4773102)

Heh.

Today I was visiting my sister. Yesterday, I went to return my neighbor's computer to him. It was thier loss!

Let's just be happy that you're not my neighbor or my sister, 'cus then we'd have real problems. :-)

Re:because you might try to bear (bare? bayer?) .. (2)

mekkab (133181) | more than 11 years ago | (#4774701)

You could always leave a promotional flyer at my door!

"Chacham
! FOr a limited time only!

I'll be in your neighborhood for this once-in-a-lifetime deal! You get to see me. Benefits include:
irrascible wit
charm
stories
songs that will delight the whole family

all you have to do is ANSWER YOUR DAMN DOORBELL!"

(althought they probably won't read it)

Re:because you might try to bear (bare? bayer?) .. (1)

Chacham (981) | more than 11 years ago | (#4776315)

Bayer is nasty. They produced Zyclon B for the Nazi gas chambers.

Bare is naked.

You meant bear, and used it correctly.

Cute idea. It would be funny to try leaving a business card when I miss someone.

Why a doorbell? (1)

Com2Kid (142006) | more than 11 years ago | (#4781302)

Anybody who knocks doesn't need to come in in the first place.

Anybody who knows me just comes in.

The other day Rosia came in and sat down on the computer, /finally/, took me (comparatively) forever to get Her to realize that is indeed perfectly acceptable.

Hell it is what everybody else does. :P Awhile back on my Win2K machine I had accounts setup for friends so they could login if I wasn't home yet. . . . ^_^

Anybody who knocks is either pulling a joke or doesn't need to be let in to begin with. Well or the door is locked, take your pick. :)
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