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This often led to traffic congestion in the telephone network, as the line to a destination telephone was often busy.
In December 1942, University of Tennessee's strategy in an American football game versus University of Mississippi was revealed to the opposing coach as a telephone on the Ole Miss team's bench had been inadvertently wired to the same party line.
In the early stages of getting-to-know-you, everything you say is used to project what type of person you are. Use that vague question to give an intentional response, to share something about yourself that you deliberately want him/her to know. It says you are fitness oriented (you run), you’re the type of person who has sustainable relationships (you’ve maintained a friend for 20 years since college), and you’re an energetic, positive person (I’m great! ).” Obviously don’t make anything up (i.e., don’t say you went running if you really didn’t! Don’t grill: Getting someone to talk about him/herself is not the same thing as peppering him/her with frequent or mundane questions. Don’t ask more than one question per minute (inject comments and reflections in between questions to minimize the quantity of questions, making it a real conversation, not Q&A session). He did the Top Ten Reasons for things overheard waiting in line to see Avatar…. ” Asking someone to guess something is a great way to flirt and keep things interesting. So sorry about that, I was really enjoying our conversation….
), but proactively think of something positive about yourself that you want him/her to know whenever you are asked a mundane question. Turn the tables (casually): Follow up your intentional response with a related question that lets him/her talk about him/herself, such as “So, do YOU run, or what kind of exercise do YOU like? Also, don’t ask boring questions, even if s/he asked you a boring question first (Avoid: How are you? And raising a third party topic (e.g., The David Letterman Show) will make you seem easy-going because you aren’t like all the other girls or guys probing to find out if someone is Mr./Ms. But good luck on that big presentation on tomorrow, and I hope to talk to you soon! What Never To Do: While talking on the phone, never chew food or gum, never go to the bathroom or flush a toilet, even if you mute the phone (don’t risk a malfunction!
It is common that only the male has to pay to participate.
A majority of Bell System subscribers in the mid-20th century in the United States and Canada were serviced by party lines, which carried a billing discount over individual service; during wartime shortages, these were often the only available lines.
Now, some dating app creators say there has to be a better way to help people forge connections IRL.