17 Results for

butt-dial

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Siri butt-dial reportedly saves teen trapped under truck

Technically Incorrect: Sam Ray, who had been working on a truck, says it fell on him and trapped his arms. Then he reportedly hears Siri talking and manages to get her to call 911.

By August 14, 2015

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Your butt-dials aren't private, appeals court rules

Technically Incorrect: A federal court says that if you butt-dial someone and the person records it, the information can be used against you.

By July 26, 2015

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Papa John's apologizes for new low in butt-dialing

The pizza chain apologizes on Facebook after two of its delivery men butt-dialed an African-American customer and offered racist songs and epithets.

By May 28, 2013

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Alleged robbers butt-dial 911

Fresno police claim two men butt-dialed the emergency hotline, allowing a dispatcher to listen in as a crime was planned and committed.

By May 20, 2013

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Butt-dial to 911 spoils alleged drug deal

A suspected drug deal in Oregon goes awry when the alleged dealer accidentally dials 911 and the dispatcher listens in.

By March 2, 2013

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Man butt dials 911 during alleged drug deal

Police allegedly listen in to a drug deal as a Pennsylvania man somehow manages to allow them to butt in on the proceedings.

By August 12, 2012

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Larceny suspect butt-dials 911

Three suspects are reportedly caught allegedly discussing break-ins when one of them happens to have his cell phone in the wrong position and, police say, butt-dials 911. The dispatchers listen in.

By May 6, 2011

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Accidental butt-dial brings SWAT team to school

A man who works in a school claims the cell phone in his pocket was too close to his bottom and ends up calling his last-dialed number, his wife's. His wife hears gangster-like words and calls the police.

By January 5, 2011

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Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015

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Brilliant GPS navigation system changes to children's voice near schools

Technically Incorrect: A new safety feature installed in some GPS navigation setups tries to use an inventive way to get drivers to be extra careful where there are kids.

By August 15, 2015