Bad Date? Use Your Cell Excuse

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Bad Date? Use Your Cell Excuse

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NEW YORK -- The peak time for dates from hell in New York City is Friday at 8 p.m. -- judging by the cell phone calls delivering emergency excuses to bolt.

Truth is, they're fake "rescue" calls -- now being offered by two cell phone providers, Cingular Wireless and Virgin Mobile USA. In an era of Internet-set dates, it's just customer service -- a hip way to wiggle out of an uncomfortable encounter.

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http://wired.com/news/culture/0%2C1284% ... _tophead_7

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