Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Family Skills: "The Phone Stack"

To encourage people to favor facetime interactions over cellphone interactions, try "The Phone Stack."  You put all the phones together and the first person who answers theirs must pay a penalty, such as buying all the food if you're at a restaurant.  

It's a nice alternative to "Turn that damn thing off!"  At various times in the past, I've had serious problems with people coming to my house and then ignoring me for their phone, or even having the blasted phone go off during a ritual.  First person to answer their phone washes all the potluck feast dishes, heh heh heh ...
Tags: cyberspace theory, family skills, networking

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