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With hilarious responses to wrong number texts regularly going viral, the promise of internet fame might inspire you to try out a clever response yourself.
But this cautionary tale of one man, his phone and an unimpressed boss might make you reconsider that witty reply. It might just be your boss on the other side of the phone
The disastrous consequences of Cory Hrobowski's reply to an unknown number - who turned out to be his boss - is so beautiful and relatable, it's practically a modern fable.
Warning: It gets a bit a sweary, as is a expected in a situation as awkward as this.
He told BuzzFeed News he assumed the text was from "a random girl" as he often doesn't save numbers. Irritated with being told what to do, he responded:
Okay I’ve still yet to respond can someone tell me wtf I say to this 😅 — SznVibes (@SznVibes)
@SznVibes just reply "I am so sorry, I just saw this. My girl must've had my phone and been paranoid as usual. Anyw… https://t.co/9VHuIUC5dM — Sej (@Sej)
@SznVibes “bitch i said i didn’t schedule any dick appointments” — Shady (@Shady)
@SznVibes Should have replied back “I run a business after work hours I apologize “ — مورجن (@مورجن)
I never responded and she texted me last night and said “I’ll be giving you a call tomorrow to discuss the terms of your employment with us” — SznVibes (@SznVibes)
HT BuzzFeed News
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