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Heartbreaker on the Phone

What do you do when the seemingly attractive person you recently met turned out to be the “nightmare guy of your dreams” just as he was asking your number?

Do you:

1.      Pretend you did not hear the question?

2.      Tell him you recently lost your phone?

3.      Opt out of the conversation ASAP?

Or use my own personal tactic of asking for his number instead (and losing it)?

What do you do if you’re a guy and you cannot politely decline a nice girl asking for your number?

Its your lucky day, ladies and gentlemen!  Because you can give them this number instead: 212-432-7827 (212-HEARTBR)

The organizers of the show “The Bachelor” has made up what they call the “Bachelor Heartbreak Line” where the caller gets to hear the message:

"Whoever gave you this number is trying to send you a message, and it’s not a good one. They don’t like you. No rose for you"

But fear not, because the caller then has the option to be cheered up the this season’s latest bachelor (I’m afraid I’m not really that familiar with this show) in three different ways:

1.     He can "commiserate about your wasted crushed heart,"

2.     Read you an "uplifting poem"

3.     Deliver a "straight-up pep talk”

Frankly, I do not know if this could work here, but the idea was amazingly wacky that I wanted to share it with you.  Maybe we need to have a local one.  And I recommend Ramon Bautista to do the “heart bashing”.

What do you think?

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