10 Ways To Hide A Phone Disaster From Your Mom
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10 Ways To Hide A Phone Disaster From Your Mom

Oh snap, there goes my phone!

10 Ways To Hide A Phone Disaster From Your Mom

Have you ever left your phone in your back pocket and forget it's there? What about when you're about to use the restroom and the next thing you know - plop - it's in the toilet. Or, perhaps you just have your phone in your hand and you're not paying attention and it gets knocked out? Well I can proudly say I have only ever done this one time and it was a very scary moment. For many reasons I was scared: for starters my phone is not very old, I got it in October for my birthday last year. Secondly, my mom surprised me with it, which was very exciting. And thirdly, I knew she wouldn't replace it and it would be my responsibility. I truthfully don't have the money for a replacement right now, without an upgrade because that's about $600 for another iPhone and it's just not going to happen. If I was unable to revive my phone with the rice I put it in, I had a few stories concocted in my head.

1. The first way to hide this disaster was to tell her my phone was updating while it was in the rice. (Which I actually did do this because I was able to message her off of my Mac and tell her I would call later after my phone updated)

2. Secondly, I thought about telling her someone knocked it out of my hand and after flying five feet across the ground I picked it up and it was black. The screen was shattered and there was no sign of my lock screen lighting up. Even though this could be a large stretch of imagination, it's still logical and could happen!

3. I truthfully considered the whole "Matthew didn't know it was in the floor with me and he stepped on it!" This could really happen, Matthew is pretty careless and he actually has almost stepped on my phone before. I'm not sure how this would blow over, I still think she would say it isn't her problem, she bought it the first time.

4. There's also the possibility a leprechaun decided to take my phone and put it somewhere over the rainbow. This honestly could be a possibility (if you have a creative imagination) but it still could happen, the sky is the limit!

5. The next alternative could be, I left it on top of my car and I had no idea until it was too late and it slung off and I couldn't find it! There's also the possibility that it slung off and I ran over it and it was demolished beyond repair. Either of these options would not be pleasant to go over with my mom.

6. I had this theory that "someone stole it at my house" (like this could happen). I mean honestly I could tell her while I was showering I left it to charge in the living room and I came back and it was gone! My mom has bought many of my lies before, but I can guarantee this isn't one she would.

7. What if I said I took the trash out that day and I must've had my phone in hand and threw it in as well. By the time I noticed, it was too late and the trash cans had already been emptied by the city. This excuse could actually happen, I could see myself accidentally dumping my phone and noticing too late. She would have no room to be mad about this one because she's thrown her phone away too.

8. My eighth excuse would consist of something like, Matthew took my phone to work. This could be a viable excuse because I always give Matthew my phone to put in his pocket when we are out. I would be able to use this coverup up until she tries to call me that evening and I have no way to answer. Perhaps she doesn't try to call but I see her really soon and she'll ask where my phone is.

9. As my excuses are nearing an end, I could definitely use the "I went to Walmart and must've laid it down somewhere and someone took it!" There would be no hope to find my phone because I keep "find my iPhone" off on my phone to conserve battery power and storage space. Mom would probably say this is impossible because my phone is glued to me at all times and there's no way I walked off after laying it down without notice!

10. Lastly, I could just tell her the truth even though this is the least fun excuse I've come up with yet. I truthfully did not want to come to this because I did not want her to fuss at me for dropping it even though it still worked perfect! She sometimes gets a little on edge about matters such as this which is why I'm so thankful that the rice saved my phone so I didn't have to tell momma I had dropped my phone in the toilet. Believe me I have never had quick reactions until this life or death situation to save my phone's life.

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