On TV, people are always hanging up on each other.
Sometimes it’s meant rudely.
“You’ll see my smiling face in court.” CLICK.
Sometimes it’s just a natural end to the conversation.
“I gotta go.” CLICK.
I’ve never been able to do this, either way. Even in a heated argument with a customer service representative, the conversation ends like this:
“This is the poorest excuse for customer service I’ve ever seen. You’re telling me it’s not worth it to you to make an exception and extend a small, one-time courtesy? You just lost a long-time paying customer.”
“Is there anything else I can help you with today?”
“No, you haven’t helped me at all.”
“Thank you for your time.”
“Yeah, thanks a lot for nothing. Goodbye.”
“Have a good day.”
“Yeah, wouldn’t that be nice. You have a great day.”
“Thank you for choosing Time Warner.”
“I don’t choose it. Fios isn’t available in my building.”
“You take care now.”
“OK, oops, I’ve got to jump off. That’s my other line, I’ll talk to you later. Love youuuu!” CLICK.
I know one person who really hangs up on people.
My friend Victoria. But it doesn’t really count, because she announces it:
“OK, I love you, I’m hanging up on you now.”
And then there’s still a round of “bye, I love you.”
See? No one really does it. Do they?
Wouldn’t it be so lovely to just hang up without notice? Like, OK, I’m bored now. CLICK.
Have you ever actually hung up on someone?
Or been hung up on?
Do you even have phone conversations anymore?
TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS.
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