Wacky World of Dating (Part 1,987,433)
I experienced the fastest rejection ever last night. We met online (a respectable site) a while ago and finally started talking again. We talked on the phone while I shopped and had a nice ongoing conversation without any gaps. I walked to my car, got in, and explained that the phone was going to pair with the car’s Bluetooth and that I might have to reconnect it once because Honda’s Bluetooth module is teh suck.
I connected the phone and reconnected it and heard sounds on the other end. I said, “Hello?” and there was a pause and then the call disconnected. I called back immediately. The phone rang twice and I was pushed to voice mail. I left a message and then started thinking that maybe I wasn’t interesting enough to talk to again. I don’t understand how I called right back and got pushed to voice mail when we were in the middle of a conversation. It was rude (we were in the middle of a conversation, but you just hang up?) but I can’t get really mad at it because not much was invested.
The bad thing is that there are thousands of valid excuses for what could have occurred, but due to the overwhelming abundance of jerks in the dating pool, no excuse aside from collapsing from a heart attack will suffice these days. Anyway, it was the fastest rejection and added a new level to going “ghost” on a person you’re not interested in; just take the easy out while a phone pairs with Bluetooth in a car.
Ah, the wonders of technology in the modern age.