This is an oldie but goodie with technological advancements. Receiving a phony phone call telling you there is an emergency has to be the most famous way to escape your dreadful rendezvous. Not only is it effective, but it has also become easy and you don’t even need a friend’s help. There is a phone app called Fake-Call Me, which will actually call your phone at any time you schedule. So if you can’t rely on a friend to get you off a bad date, you can rely on this trusty app.
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