Making a Late Night “Booty Call” in the Days Before Smartphones

Life Before Smartphones 2 of 5: Making a Late Night “Booty Call” in the days before Smart Phones

In order to make a drunken booty call at 3:05am, back in the days before smartphones, you had to open your second-floor bedroom window, stick your head out as far as you could without falling into the rose bushes below, and, praying your slurred words might carry all the way ‘cross town along the cool twilight breeze,  scream the following phrase at the top of your lungs: “HEY JACKIE!!!” Long pause to steady your wobbling knees, catch your breath and collect a second load of air into your chest, and then, for all you’re worth, cry into the darkness: “U AROUND?”

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If you want to further your education, please check out the other “lessons” in this series. And be sure to check back in for next week’s lesson!

Life Before Smartphones

Playing “Angry Birds” in the Days Before Smartphones

Making a Late Night “Booty Call” in the Days Before Smartphones

Taking Down a Girl’s Number (When You’re Hammered) in the Days Before Smartphones

Taking Snapshots (Without Having to Lug Around a Digital Camera) in the Days Before Smartphones

Navigating Your Way Out of a Big City in the Days Before Smartphones

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4 Responses to Making a Late Night “Booty Call” in the Days Before Smartphones

  1. becca3416 says:

    I’ve done this while in possession of a smartphone. I lose at life.

  2. cestlavie22 says:

    This sounds like a Friday night after the bar to me- are you insinuating we have evolved from this? 😉

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