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 ATLShorty21
Joined: 5/16/2005
Msg: 76
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?Page 4 of 17    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17)
Can you say "stalkers"??? I don't blame anyone for not giving out their home number. I don't remember the last time I gave a guy my home number... people are nuts these days- men and women alike- and you have to protect yourself.
 DacaInaru
Joined: 8/18/2005
Msg: 77
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 1:20:41 PM
hmmm well I don't judge guys who give out there cell numbers..

see the reason why is cause I myself don't have a home number.. I never used my home phone and couldn't justify having a home phone and paying for it when i'm not using it.. so I disconnected and soley use my cell..

so don't automatically assume they are married.. they might have a similar situation to mines.
 Joeda
Joined: 2/5/2005
Msg: 78
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Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 1:28:49 PM
If a guy is "legitimate" (in this case, I mean "single"), he probably is giving out out his cell phone #, because he has no land phone or he is more likely to be available via the cell phone.
However, the best way to know if he is legitimate, is to ask to call him after 9 PM, especially on a Friday or Saturday night. And do it a few times! If he is married, then he will not be able to take such a call that easily. (A wife will "cramp" his styleor his game!) If he is single, and has only a cell phone, then he will be able to chat for a while.
And on weekdays, call after 9 PM are free on most cell phones!

There are other sign which will steer the way towards a man being married. Besides the phone, here are three:

1. He will rarely, if able, be available to see you on weekends or overnights.

2. You will never see his house or apartment.

3. You will never meet a member of his family, especially a child.

The phone situation will only be an "alert". If any of these other three sign appear, then it is time to ask questions. And if more than one of the three are in place, get out! Drop him like a rock!
 Joeda
Joined: 2/5/2005
Msg: 79
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Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 1:29:59 PM
If a guy is "legitimate" (in this case, I mean "single"), he probably is giving out out his cell phone #, because he has no land phone or he is more likely to be available via the cell phone.
However, the best way to know if he is legitimate, is to ask to call him after 9 PM, especially on a Friday or Saturday night. And do it a few times! If he is married, then he will not be able to take such a call that easily. (A wife will "cramp" his styleor his game!) If he is single, and has only a cell phone, then he will be able to chat for a while.
And on weekdays, call after 9 PM are free on most cell phones!

There are other sign which will steer the way towards a man being married. Besides the phone, here are three:

1. He will rarely, if able, be available to see you on weekends or overnights.

2. You will never see his house or apartment.

3. You will never meet a member of his family, especially a child.

The phone situation will only be an "alert". If any of these other three sign appear, then it is time to ask questions. And if more than one of the three are in place, get out! Drop him like a rock!
 kce33
Joined: 6/2/2005
Msg: 80
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 1:44:58 PM
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ....................... this is all bullshitt, if people are so scared and parinoid, they should got dig a hole and crawl in.....
or learn how to live and make it in the real world....

yeehaw

kce
 kce33
Joined: 6/2/2005
Msg: 81
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 2:36:19 PM
OP, this whole phone thing... is BS
i'm just another guy that don't have a line phone... i have a line phone back home for my dsl computer connection, but i do not have a phone in the house.... hell i have not been home for almost a year.....

i'm just amazed at the dummies that don't have a clue to how the world works, how people live now dats,,,, most of these people need to crawl back in there hole for another century, don't cha think....

kce
 Jim33903
Joined: 11/16/2005
Msg: 82
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 2:45:17 PM
I see someone else already mentioned the fact that many people are doing away with land line telephones and are relying on a cell phone exclusively. I happen to be one of those guys.

But I sure can see where a woman might wonder if there is a Mrs. at home on a land line. Some guys will do and say anything to get to meet a woman on the side. NOT THIS GUY!
 molonel
Joined: 12/20/2005
Msg: 83
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 2:51:46 PM
I haven't had a land line in over two years, and I rarely used the land line I did have before that for two or three years. I access my internet through a cable modem.

No, that's doesn't mean he's married. Unless there are other clues - he never wants to talk in the evenings, for example, or never wants you to see his house - I think a woman is being a bit paranoid.

Lots of people, both men and women, only have cell phones, now. It's not that uncommon.
 smilescolorado
Joined: 10/7/2005
Msg: 84
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 3:04:06 PM
Hotpinkangel- love your name:

I would not read anything into that,maybe they are never home, working all the time,
and they only have a cell phone.Most people have their cell phone with them at all times.
I never give out my home phone number, for that very same reason,only time my home phone rings is for my teenagers.
I think my kids should pay the phone bill. lol

It is to easy for a cellphone user to get caught cheating; phone logs are on all cell phones, they are very assessable.
Little FYI if you are cheating on your partner in life.
 seventiesbaby2
Joined: 12/23/2005
Msg: 85
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 3:36:25 PM
Most guys who talk to me on here give me there phone number I assume they are cell numbers. I am curious as to what you think of men who give you no phone number or only call you from payphones when they call you. Yet they claim to be divorced or totally single.Most of the guys I have talked to on here give me there number the ones that or wont I sometimes wonder why. Any ideas.??
 smilescolorado
Joined: 10/7/2005
Msg: 86
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 3:43:19 PM
shygirl516- Big red truck! They are players,married,girlfriend, and have too many contacts from pof,they have a little black book or date card.
 singlefloridamom
Joined: 12/3/2005
Msg: 87
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 7:45:19 PM
A lot of people don't even have "home" phones anymore
I havent had a home phone in almost a year now
Just my cell.
Why pay for a home phone that costs you almost $30 or more a month when you are already paying so much for a darn cell phone and thats what you use most anyway
I dont need the phone for internet anymore so its gone
 indy38
Joined: 11/19/2005
Msg: 88
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Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 10:59:49 PM
I'm surprised how many people still have home phones...
 Keljo
Joined: 12/28/2005
Msg: 89
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 11:33:32 PM
I work for the phone company today and many people have given up their land lines in favor of cell phones.

Besides, people can look up your landline and FIND A MAP TO YOUR HOUSE.....

*duh*

I give out my cell phone number simply because I have it with me all the time, where as my home phone is always at home!
 Wildcard74
Joined: 12/1/2005
Msg: 90
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/6/2006 11:41:35 PM
I give my cell phone number instead of home number. Once we get into something more serious, I'll hand out my home number. But until then, it is the cell phone. It is much more convenient and I will be less likely to miss your call when I am out and about.
 arri
Joined: 10/5/2005
Msg: 91
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/7/2006 12:23:48 PM
Once its time to exchange phone numbers .. both parties should exchange both phone numbers.

Nice way of showing a little trust.
 Riggity
Joined: 8/29/2004
Msg: 92
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/7/2006 7:10:53 PM
NO...... Not at all. I don't even have a land line! Only my cell phone. Give me call sometime okay? 416-967-1111 - it's a cell.
 Riggity
Joined: 8/29/2004
Msg: 93
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/7/2006 9:34:20 PM
Arri,

Forget it.. Ain't happening. You have to get her number, and do all the calling yourself. Get use to it.
 fl_cntry_boy
Joined: 2/22/2005
Msg: 94
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Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/7/2006 11:02:11 PM
I have a house phone stricklty for internet and as soon as I get satt house phone will be in the past. I never answer my home phone because only people trying to sell somthing know it lol.
 get_over_it
Joined: 1/7/2006
Msg: 95
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 5:09:51 AM
simple answer, because they carry the cell phone with them and will be able to immediately receive your call.

Don't just assume it because he's got a S.O. Its "possible" but not a sure thing.

Some people don't just sit at home waiting for the phone to ring and would miss alot of calls if they didn't have their cells.
 smilescolorado
Joined: 10/7/2005
Msg: 96
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 10:02:44 AM
piere39 -still waiting for your email to give you my number
 arri
Joined: 10/5/2005
Msg: 97
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 10:06:58 AM

Arri

Forget it.. Ain't happening. You have to get her number, and do all the calling yourself. Get use to it.


I don't chase paranoid chicks .... that would be her loss.

And I have been fooled dating supposedly separated women who still live with their exes for the sake of the children No home phone number .. no nothing. NEXT
 c3sparling
Joined: 12/29/2005
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Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 10:17:57 AM
has anyone ever thought maybe the guy dosnt have a home phone. i knwo a friend she has only a cell phone she says she likes it this way because she gets better plans on her cell phone then she could on a home phone.
 ShockNRockN
Joined: 1/6/2006
Msg: 99
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 10:36:31 AM
I don't think so but it could be a possiblity but most of the time people just use cell phones because they are easier to get a hold of when they aren't at home. I thought of when I get my own appartment someday that I was just gonna use my cell as a house phone so I can only pay for a cell phone bill instead of too many bills.
 arri
Joined: 10/5/2005
Msg: 100
Why do guys give cell phone numbers instead of home numbers ...is that a clue they are taken?
Posted: 1/8/2006 11:01:55 AM
^^^ he might also be a great guy ... who is going to think of you as someone with paranoid tendencies .. and say to himself ... fuk it .. there are plenty of fish out there ...
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