Monday, October 19, 2009
Hold on to your phone, chronic phone-loser!
Sure enough...I saw a certain facebook status that I seem to see every weekend: Lost my phone, please send me your numbers!
Aww, that really sucks for that person.
You know that you see this same status update too! It has become all too familiar!
Another one I've seen WAY more than should be is "dropped my phone in the urinal...need new one."
WTF??? Why are you talking on your phone or texting while peeing?
I mean, I would absolutely HATE to lose my cellphone, as it has so much information on it. My email, my calendar, my contacts... Gotta hang on to that tightly!
But I do understand. In some moment of weakness, whether it is due to an overabundance of alcohol or not, these people let down their guards for a second. And POOF...missing phone.
I am sympathetic to you, as we all have misplaced things here or there. We are only human, right?
However, I find it difficult to feel any sympathy for those of you who are constantly losing your phones. I'm sorry, but come on already!
Yeah, i said it!
We all know them. "Lost my phone again...I don't know why this keeps happening."
Ummm...could it be that:
1) You are completely irresponsible, and don't think before you do things?
2) Or...maybe you're just a drunk who can't control yourself?
3) Or...maybe you don't use your own hard-earned money to pay for your personal belongings, so you don't value things as much?
I happen to be friends/acquaintances with a few chronic offenders. And pretty much, they can be easily associated with at least one of the 3 qualifications I had just listed. Or, all of them...
When I go out and know I will be drinking generously, there are 4 things that I place on my body to make sure that I have them with me at ALL times: My wallet, my phone, my house keys, and my chapstick. (the chapstick is a personal addiction of mine, so you can disregard that one if it doesn't apply to you. he he...)
NOT inside a coat pocket, because that gets taken off and set down.
NOT held in my hands.
NOT given to someone else to hold for me.
But actually 'on my person.' In my pockets, no matter how bulky they may look.
At least then I have the peace of mind that they are there!
I want to help you. Because I love you...and I know how awful I would probably feel if I lost my phone,
So, if you are someone who loses your cellphone quite frequently, then give this a shot! Make the checklist, and run through it a couple times a night to make sure you still have everything!
Then, go have another drink, with the serenity & tranquility that ALL is right in the world! :)