Really Disgusted

Back when cell phones were relatively new, does any one besides me remember the ” Do not call list”?

What the hell happened to it?

Jim got a call today claiming his social security numbers, yes numbers- tip #1, were all fraudulent. You get a call from the IRS and return the call to the far west, in this case, Arizona, saying you are in big trouble with the IRS and your wages are going to be garnished.

Instead of helping America get better again, how about helping old and Senior Americans, and putting scammers behind bars.

Party

I am rude.

I am at a family gathering on the phone, doing, of all things, a blog post.I am not the only one.

  
It’s rough when you aren’t a parent, or have made all the conversation possible, and you’re supposed to, uh, twiddle your thumbs?

I guess folks won’t invite me back if they think I’m rude. My guess is they are too busy talking to notice.

Just Listen

Communication sucks.

Or should I say lack of communication sucks?

People will text each other until the cows come home.They’ll Skype or face time basically for the initial novelty of it, but once it fades. so does the communication.I go on public transportation and look around to see that on a bus of 25 people, all but two are reading their phones.

Maybe it’s a question of people not being heard by the people they live with.Maybe it’s a question of people not being heard by people they work with.Maybe it’s a question of people not being heard by their friends.

It might be time to put the cell phones down, the tablet down, the laptop down, and talk and LISTEN to the other guy.

What do you think?

Sorry, Wrong Number

For all the bitching and moaning I do about people talking on cell phones on transportation, the gods conspired against me last night.

I got two calls in succession from my sister-in-law,Joanna. The first one, she said she got a busy signal.When I answered, I could hear her, but she couldn’t hear me.The second call she made, she said she got voice mail right away Again, I heard her, but she didn’t hear me.

My carrier? Verizon.

I was on their trouble line two times, and basically camped out unit 11:45pm.They finally, after bouncing me around and around, escalated me to a second trouble level around 11:00 PM.**sigh**
I got off the line with the at 11:45PM. I couldn’t see straight, I was so tired.

Allegedly, my phone is fixed.

***shh…don’t tell anyone…my phone is back in my hand.***

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Really?

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I am tired of folks walking into me with cell phones.

It started today, rather this morning, when I was on the bus.People getting off the bus looking at their phone when they get up from their seat, walk toward the front and bang into me because they have no clue of what is by them.Really? Candy crush and you tube are that important?

I got onto the train and got off in center city. Instead of folks walking through the air-conditioned mall to go to work, they are reading Facebook as they are walking, or something of that nature.Really? Your office is how far away that you can’t wait?

The lobby of my building has college age students in they’re coming in to test in the morning.Plugged into phones, staring at them…now the infamous purple Kool-Aid has dialing abilities?

What I’d love to see are the statistics for broken bones and injuries for this new addiction.

Life is short, folks. Take a minute to look up from your phone and take in life.

Disgust

I am done jury duty and treating myself with a pedicure.

We wrapped up with a mistrial of 11-1 guilty,3rd degree murder. Yup, you heard me- murder.

The picture shows a woman looking down at her lap.She was the holdout and was playing games the whole time and no one stopped her.She copped an attitude if you called her on it.

Sure,we all had cell phones, and were getting disgusted at the end of the trial with this girl.She wasted taxpayer money, along with everyone’s time.

The ok side of this?The defendant goes back to jail, awaiting his new trial.

**sigh**

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