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Posted: 1/19/2015 12:29:20 PM EST
Maybe your at a meeting, or at some social event and you dont want to appear to be staring off in space. Do you just look down at your phone and pretend to be doing something?
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:31:46 PM EST
I can intently look a person in the eye and be off on some particular island in my mind no problem. As far as they know I'm hanging on their every word. Playing with a phone is just straight up rude.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:32:50 PM EST
I have the internet in my hand.

No pretending required.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:34:14 PM EST
I can be pretty anti-social, so usually when I don't want to talk to people and some chatty Kathy is looking to run her mouth.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:35:09 PM EST
I pretend to read posts in GD sometimes.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:36:29 PM EST
All the time. Every time I see some mother fucker I know is going to drone on and on, I act like I'm talking on the phone.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:39:21 PM EST
I'm sorry, what did you want?
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:42:03 PM EST
Sometimes it's the only way to get rid of a barfly.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:46:39 PM EST
No, usually the opposite. Trying to do something on the phone without anyone know I've messing with my phone.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:47:25 PM EST
The "I'm looking at my phone" gag is the international sign for "don't talk to me".

I can't claim to do it but I have seen it done to other people a lot, particularly in elevators.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:49:12 PM EST
only when having sex



Link Posted: 1/19/2015 1:07:36 PM EST
is this like pretending to work while posting on arfcom?
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 1:08:39 PM EST
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Originally Posted By keroppl:
I have the internet in my hand.

No pretending required.
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