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If you had a business and someone tried to break in and rob you, you would go to the police and file a what???

Also, where do high school boys carry their cell phones?

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#1 - September 05, 2011, 03:19 PM
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Teenage boys (from my experience) carry their cellphones in their front pockets on the rare occasions they are not in their hands so they can text, text, text.  :EmoticonPhone:
#2 - September 05, 2011, 03:26 PM
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On a business you call the cops [to make sure no one is STILL in the building], then you file a police report.

On the phone, I agree - front pants pocket.
#3 - September 05, 2011, 05:54 PM
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I agree with front pocket pants. Since it's just too hard to get out of your back pocket or even worst you end up sitting on it *CRUNCH* :slaphead: But if a boy is wearing a sweater with pockets, then the phone often goes in that pocket .
#4 - September 05, 2011, 07:23 PM

My teenaged nephew keeps his phone in his front pocket... but like others have mentioned, he more often has it in his hand, on his chair, on his knee--anywhere he can get to it the moment he has a text message!
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Every teenage boy I've ever known (and I teach all different nationalities of them) has carried his cell phone in his front pants pocket.

Somebody please put me out of my misery and change that 'compliant' to 'complaint'. You have no idea how tripped up I got trying to imagine who a 'police compliant' could be. Somebody who really liked going along with the police? A willing snitch who grassed on others for free?   :neck
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people who carry their phones in their back pocket are known to do 'butt dialing.'
#8 - September 14, 2011, 03:34 PM
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people who carry their phones in their back pocket are known to do 'butt dialing.'

Like those teenaged boys, I carry my phone in my front pants pocket, and more often than you would think possible a button on the side of it gets pressed that turns on the voice commands function--at which point a female voice can be heard coming from my pocket saying "Please say a command!" And if I don't, it's "Please try again."
#9 - September 14, 2011, 06:55 PM
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people who carry their phones in their back pocket are known to do 'butt dialing

I think most phones are locked now to prevent this. All you have to do to unlock them is run your finger down the screen.
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My 12-year old keeps his phone in his cargo pockets (those big ugly pockets on the sides of the shorts or pants.

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HaroldU--That is one of the funniest things I've heard in a while.  Thanks for brightening my day.


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#12 - September 16, 2011, 10:13 PM

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Is this a riddle?
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My brother recently told me he accidently managed to dial (isn't it amazing we still say dial?) 911 when he stuck his phone in his pocket.  Needless to say the sheriff's department thoroughly checked out his house after they called back and drove by all night long to make sure he truly was alone.  :paperbag
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My 12-year old keeps his phone in his cargo pockets (those big ugly pockets on the sides of the shorts or pants.

As does my 13 yr old-- there or in the hoodie pocket or sometimes front pocket. He buys trousers specifically for those ugly pockets.

Daughter's boyfriend & friends (18) are all front pocket or hoodie pocket. By that age, they seem to have surrendered the cargo pockets.
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