Just like running into an ex, or eating something with black beans in it; the opportunities for awkward moments with phones is very real. And I’m not just talking about when your ringtone goes off loudly in line at the bank (Baby Got Back). I’m talking about red faced, cringe when you think about it, big girl awkward. So, without further ado- here are some awkward moments brought to you by cell phones.
When you take a Snapchat selfie in a bathroom stall but your volume is all the way up so everyone hears you just took a picture.
So people think I just took a picture of myself on the porcelain throne (which I did- but the lighting in here is prime), or that I took a picture of the deuce I just dropped (which I have been impressed with myself enough to do on occasion.) Either way- I’m going to make a beeline from the stall to the door without lifting my eyes from the ground…right after I choose the right filter for this selfie.
Showing someone pictures on your camera roll and scrolling into a bunch of ugly selfies.
Those new Snapchat filters that distort your face are simultaneously the best thing and the worst thing. One on hand- I ruin my makeup laughing so hard at how silly I look lip-syncing Celine Dion with the filter that makes my face look three times longer than it actually is. On the other hand- when you let your crush scroll through your vacation photos but they go too far…you might as well just see yourself out.
When someone’s voicemail is,”Hey, what’s up?!”
They might as well say,”Yo, wanna hang out?” or,”Hey dude, I’ve been meaning to call you!” Sitting there, taking your sweet time to answer my calls, thinking you’re slick. No. I feel silly and now, now I won’t answer your call-back. By the way, don’t listen to the voicemail I just left you.
When you try to low-key take a picture of someone in public but the flash is on.
“Oh no, I wasn’t trying to take a picture of you, random celebrity that I happened to see at the post office! Yeah, see, like I was trying to take a selfie and it flipped… and the flash was on. You know, those post office selfies are a must.”
Or just plain trying to pretend that you don’t know how to work your phone.
“Whoops, that was an accident. Stupid phone.”
No, stupid excuse.
“Oh, and can I have an autograph?”
When you accidentally send a roast to the person you were roasting.
Have you ever taken a screenshot of Emily’s texts because you can’t believe how utterly moronic she is, go to send it to David to make fun of her, appropriately captioned,”This bitch!!”, but then accidentally send THAT text to Emily herself. Sorry, Emily, but you’d find out sooner or later.
Or, do you have a friend with a (cute) lisp that youth been dying tho make fun of, but sthend your mockery in the group chat that they’re in? Whoopsth.
….I might just be an asthhole.
Have any awkward cell phone stories? Leave them in the comments below!