Call me maybe: How we choose to contact women in the digital age
0. phoneArena 07 May 2013, 09:50 posted on
OK, so relationships may not be what a geek's best at, but we do know a thing or two about dating. For example, last week we met this girl on Facebook. She's so hot, and you know what? Since we have absolutely no problem at all when it comes to communicating our thoughts and feelings, we simply told her she's hot. With a PM, of course. All of a sudden, we were blocked and we never saw her again... Can you imagine the kind of people there are on Facebook? She blocked us just like that, for nothing...
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1. bvalde09 (Posts: 172; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
..... Dating Methodgs Phonearena? how about if we stick to the phones and tech news
27. Stuntman (Posts: 715; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
Articles like this do have their place on tech sites. I find it a nice break once in a while.
35. bvalde09 (Posts: 172; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Im not saying no, but I would rather see something like impact of the tech on the relationships than this. How about some couple no longer call but text? since when started? Do we have less contact with so many tech around us. That sounds better dont you think?
2. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5404; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Ray, you shouldn't tell her she's hot, you should tell her "Hey, I just met you and this is crazy but here's my number (your phone number), so call me, maybe."
13. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1619; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
Do you just constantly refresh your page and when a new news comes out just quickly comment... Your first on almost everything! LOL
15. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5404; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Huh? I'm not the first one on this article. :)
19. quadrazeus (Posts: 359; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Guess this awfully cheesy guy has got nothing to do. Lmao!
25. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5404; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Guess this mean fishy guy has got nothing to do. Tsk!
20. quadrazeus (Posts: 359; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Please don't offer any advice, you're just a kid.
24. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5404; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
I didn't offer any advice, it's just a joke, and I'm a teen not a kid. DUH!
32. quadrazeus (Posts: 359; Member since: 03 May 2013)
I'm sorry, I didn't want to sound mean. :/
Anyway, a 14 year old teen is a kid. xD
40. jcarrigan (unregistered)
dude your a douche. how about making fun of someone who can legally drink okay? or how about you go back on Facebook, creep around on there, and bully someone. otherwise shut it! the 14 yr old teenager is just having some fun on a fun website.
41. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Xperia you're lucky as heck dude. When I was 14 all we had was a bike (if we were lucky), and Atari lol. My son's 16, and I can't believe all the crap he has. When I tell him no his mom spoils him and gets it for him. He has a droid razr, iPhone 4, iPad mini, x box 360 psp and a lap top, and that's just what I can think of, to his credit though he's an excellent kid and smart. Enjoy your teen years dude, they go by fast. Soon you'll be an adult with kids of your own.........and bills lol.
52. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5404; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
I don't even want to think about that, everything needs money, bills...bills...bills..., (sigh) but we can't stop that right? We'll just let the time pass.......
57. Webkimz (Posts: 3; Member since: 08 May 2013)
I can feel you dude, when i was 14 i was dying to get a family game, remember it?
4. msa1988 (Posts: 417; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
If you're serious about a date, be a man and make a phone call! Setting up dates and plans through texting is for high schoolers. Get your confidence up and make the call!
46. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
So where are all the girls gone!
Looks like there"s crisis finding a girl.
1 girl 10 guys chasing her.
1 guy 1 girl chasing him, wow™
50. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
LMAOOOOO 1 girl 10 guys is like a nightmare dude
7. the_s2 (Posts: 206; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
LOL PA, come up with more articles like this! looks like the fairer sex doesnt visit tech sites much ;)
9. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
lol most of girls are using iPhone...
10. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)
Since when Phonearena became Datingarena?
31. EclipseGSX (limited) (Posts: 1587; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
90% of visitors on Phonearena are single guys
47. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Married and my wife has an iP4s, wtf, she likes it, but I still call take the piss of her iS???p, she goes mad™
51. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
C'mon Troll you know you married her for her iPhone lol
11. shuaibhere (Posts: 1428; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
Any girls here???
What you girls think about this article???
12. imgod (Posts: 13; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
No matter what religion you are following(WP, Android, iOS, etc), this article gets us all together.
14. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1619; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
And the award for the weirdest comment goes to....
26. imgod (Posts: 13; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
Seems like you have a lot of awards bearing that title under your possession.
17. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2447; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
great article ray, funny as hell, but also real good advice :)
also in the first paragraph, second to last sentence, theres a huge typo lol you said you told her "HE'S" hot! lmaoooo
55. Owlet (Posts: 446; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)
I see he fixed that one.
Still need to change "things" in "there are two think you can do" in Cons of Voice calling.
56. Ray.S (Posts: 257; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)
Lol, I'm on a roll with the typos these days. Sorry guys!
18. nerdylish (Posts: 51; Member since: 13 Apr 2013)
Ray, I just love your articles.
Thumbs up for you!
21. Meleagru (Posts: 84; Member since: 03 Dec 2012)
From my own experience, women want you to call them. At least, they want me to call them. Something is lost when you text and it can hurt communication. That goes for email and Facebook, too.
22. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 505; Member since: 20 May 2012)
Simple, she's usually in the kitchen, ask her there.
23. imkyle (Posts: 983; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
This is what you say...
I think its good to get to know someone emotionally before physically. Although physically is what we are working towards.
28. Stuntman (Posts: 715; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
What about dating/relationship sites like eHarmony. A few people I know have met their significant others on sites like this.
44. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Would you rather go thru a site, or meet her by chance...like it was fate?
59. Stuntman (Posts: 715; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
What difference does it make how you first meet or get in contact with each other?
33. Droiddoes (unregistered)
Method #5: Sending random c*ck shots and hoping to get a bite
39. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Yeah you would do some pervert crap like that...wouldn't you.
36. _PHug_ (Posts: 380; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)
Speak for yourself.
I don't use Facebook or Twitter, I just spit game.
I get more than my share and nowadays it's so much easier because the competition (you) is busy stalking on Facebook and Twitter.
Try talking to a girl/woman face to face, you'll come off as exotic just because it's so rare now.
38. darkkjedii (Posts: 11224; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
+1 dude. I'm engaged to the last chick I spit game at. I'm off the singles list now, but the old fashion way works best. Chicks dig a confident manly man.