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I Had a Strange Phone Call

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    Misdial Coincidence

    When I was in the 7th grade, I called up my friend Karen one lazy saturday afternoon. When I asked the lady (thinking it was her mom) if Karen could come to phone, she kind of softly chuckled and said “Well, there IS a Karen here but she’s two months old!” I asked what...
    MissLori79 MissLori79 31-35 Aug 22, 2012

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    What Model, and What Party?

    A few minutes ago I got a call on my cell phone from a number with a Maryland area code...and that's all I know about it.  I don't like to answer calls from numbers I don't know so I just let the person calling get to my voicemail. So I checked it, and the...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2008

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    Strange Call Playing Military Music...

    This morning, at 5 o'clock, we received a weird call. We didn't answer it because we were sleeping but they left a voicemail of so'me weird military music. So, using my cellphone's Shazam app, I Shazam'd it and it was The 82nd Airborne singing "We Were There". The call was from...
    DreamsofmyE DreamsofmyE 31-35, F May 17, 2013

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    Well the number was clearly out of the country,

    so I didnt bother responding but when the caller message me my name in text message it got interesting.. So I thought maybe she is from one of the instructor sites, I already had instructor so I didnt reply back. She called again yesterday, and she emailed me with a long email...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 8

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    I had a strange phone call,

    from an unexpected person too, last night. It was around 10:35pm, which is considered late and may seems-rude-a-time to be calling someone u barely know. What more when u;the caller,are someone attractive but is, as a matter of fact; my boss.. whom i kinda respected,actually...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2014

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    Drunk Dialed By The Local Carpet Cleaning Guy

    About 17 months ago some random guy drunk dials me around midnight and leaves a message on my voicemail.  He's slurring his words, calling me mild profanities, acting like he knows me and wondering why I wasn't at the bar where he was, already drunk.  The next morning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    Prank Call... Backfired

    A while back now,When I was en middle school...One day I invited a friend to my house after school let out. Everything was fine till we got the gran idea of making random prank calls. XDWe had made about five or six prank calls dialing randomly composed numbers trying luck to see...
    wickedlillie wickedlillie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2011

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    Calling For My Roommate

    Some guy I'd never met started flirting with me! He didn't even know my roommate; he was just calling for his job. He decided I "sounded hot" and proceeded to ask me out...I didn't go. I was a shy girl.
    GodlessSexMachine GodlessSexMachine 26-30, F Nov 8, 2008

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    Can I Speak To Sue, Please?

    My strange phone call didn't take place at home, neither did it take place at my workplace. It happened one Friday evening in November 2010 when I was on my way home from work at my local bus station.It was around 6.30pm and I had been out for a quick drink after work with a...
    JennyBee JennyBee 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    4 Am This Morning, A 213 Area Code # Called Me

    If anyone here looked me up and called, you are warned! Get a life, stay out of mine. Whoever you are, you sound like an immigrant. Shouldn't you stick to your own kind? Go **** yourself back to your mud hut country. Thanks!
    Missgwenxo Missgwenxo 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Creepy Experience With So-called "telamarketers"

    ok,so this is the story i came to this site,originally to post,lol.dont worry,this one doesnt have any spirits or anything.ok,so,have any of you ever received a call,from the following number,206-456-0661????if you ever do,DO NOT ANSWER!!! they are a scam operation and our...
    brit1975 brit1975 36-40, F 3 Responses May 19, 2012

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    A Call From The Texarkana, Texas Police

    Was a bit surprised to be recieving a phone call from a detective who once I confirmed to be who she was asking for accused me of taking a pistol some Dallas cop had left in the restroom at Lowe's in Texarkana... What is a cop doing losing a pistol in a public restroom ? It...
    13MrHappy 13MrHappy 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    Spanking Chelsea

    One day i was looking after Chelsea who was 5 years old for a friend as she had been naughty for a few days and her mum needed help to control her.....i had just put Chelsea over my knee for a bare bottom spanking and had just spanked her about 4 times when the phone rang,we had...
    mukydaz mukydaz 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    She Said She Forgot

    This just happened today.Some unidentified number called me through my cellphone today. Apparently, it had three miscalls before I even noticed someone was calling. The fourth one, I didn't pick up because I didn't know who is calling. I was pretty sure whoever it is, it would...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Nov 8, 2012

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    Just Now

    Someone just rang up - I answered and said "hello" about five times but no one would speak - then they just hung up! Hmmm - very stange! This isn't the strangest one I've had though. That was when I was in work back home in Wales. The phone rang so I picked up and...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Lol..i Think God Called My Phone To Warn Me!!!!

    i was auctually on this site,to share my recent ,very disturbing experience,with a telamarketer/scam thing,but something in someones post reminded me of an even weirder,supernatural experience,i had wit my cell phone,a few years back.i made a new friend,at the apostolic church,i...
    brit1975 brit1975 36-40, F 3 Responses May 19, 2012

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    I was getting phone calls from a number I

    didn't recognise through out the whole week and eventually I ended up getting like 12 missed calls from that number. I never answered though cause I didn't know the number, I kind of just guessed it was a wrong number. when they called again I gave the phone to my dad and he...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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    and another one! I'm getting quite popular and only a select few have my brand new phone number ;p it's a keeper.?.. ya Hurd me 985, 504
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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    I don't even know where to start... But, I've been abandoned since the day I was born... My mom was on heroin (& methadone) when she was pregnant w me. When she gave birth to me...
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    years ago i was at a horse racing event. there was this not overly tall guy in natural linen trousers and white shirt standing by the rails. he glanced over to me while the horses...
    mewishing mewishing 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Mrs called about 3:50p 7/16/2015. After an unenthusiastic greeting, she told me; " I want a divorce."
    fr34qee fr34qee 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    yah, from the Dr. my surgery is coming soon....oh my!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    yup! I got another call tanite, from my crush!!!! now he has referred to me as his buddy, does that make me friend zoned? lol
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    ya! my ex boyfriend called me n said he wants to be friends, but for me not to call him cuz his wife will find out!!! lol wtf? typical
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    Oh Ana (Anorexia), what a ***** you were. It baffles me now to think that I was ever so naïve to actually starve myself and think I was slowly rising into becoming “beautiful...
    light108 light108 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I got a all yesterday afternoon from my ex. I hear the phone ring twice and only twice. Why did he call? Was it accidental? That means h didn't erase my number or maybe he just...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I took a three hour nap and woke up feeling disturbed. My husband had disappeared and the kids and I had to search for him. We followed a steep trail up a mountain. My family...
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    This is a story I've only told to a judge, and my parents. I felt it as time, 8 years later, to share it. When I was young, I was having a sleepover. A friend of mine woke up...
    blondemermaids blondemermaids 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Howdy! I was born in 1961 with several congenital defects, most corrected by surgery. Soon after birth, the medical staff saw immediately I had both a heart defect and a fistula...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I saw all the posts here about how creepy it seemed. I thought so too when I first moved from the Midwest to rural North Carolina and ran into it a lot, specifically being called...
    babybearjean babybearjean 61-65, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This guy that works down the street from me asked me out. He always made me smile after many conversations, I decided to take up his offer. He was a half an hour late picking me...
    ladya333 ladya333 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Stats Canada keeps blowing up our phone. Four phone calls so far and it's only 1 pm They came here did their stupid survey. It was supposed to be over... Grrrrrrrrr!!!
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F a week ago

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    First and foremost I'm not a babe, I'm a hot mess!!! Second of all... Hun? Did you forget how to spell? Unless you're Poo Bear you have no business calling someone "hun" or "honey...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    I just dont like it-.- Like wtf?! You dont even know me but you call me babe. Its kinda annoying
    Eva88XOXO Eva88XOXO 13-15, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am not sure if it qualifies as a nightmare, because it was one of those dreams, that, unlike the general blurriness and chaotic forms with separate clear segments of most dreams...
    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 31-35, F Aug 25

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    March 25th 2015 I was quite happy as I'd had a few days off work, for the first time since Christmas 2014, and it had been incredibly demanding, so I was ready for a break. I'd...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M Aug 24

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    Usually with people who I don't talk to, who aren't close to me. I just don't feel comfortable with such strange conversations..
    pro161 pro161 13-15, F Aug 23

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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I was sitting against a tree reading. I didn't notice Kyle walking over. I was absorbed in my book when I felt him tap on my head. I looked up "hey." I simply said then looked back...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I had met a guy on an online dating site and we saw each other for 14 weeks. It wasn't regular because we lived a couple of hours apart and he was away with his job a lot. But we...
    Ali226 Ali226 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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