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Check The Local Coffee Shop If You Have Recently Lost Your Phone
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If you have recently lost your cell phone, you are probably going crazy trying to figure out where you might have left it. You have checked the car, cleaned the house, and checked with all of your friends and family, but you still have had no luck locating it. By any chance have you checked the coffee shop? You could have left your cell phone anywhere, but you will likely find it there. Why?

One reason you might find your phone at the coffee shop is because you are likely to be in a hurry when you go there. You might stop in for a quick breakfast on your way to work, for example. You eat a pastry, drink a cup of coffee, and then hurriedly leave for work. When you are rushed, it is very easy to leave items behind. Waiters, waitresses, and managers can tell many tales of items they have found that belonged to customers who left in a hurry. Items such as cell phones and reading glasses are often left at these establishments.

Another reason why you might find your phone at the coffee shop is if your last visit there was with a group of friends. You and your friends probably visited this restaurant late at night. You walked in, tired after your day and eager to catch up with your friends to see how their day went. You and your friends walked up to the counter one by one and placed your orders. Then, after getting your coffee, you went to a table in the back. You took your cell phone out of your pocket, laid it on the table, and sat down. You wanted to be prepared in case you got a call, rather than missing it because you did not hear it ringing or because it stopped ringing as you pulled it out of your pocket. The call might be important. Then you got into a discussion on the latest gossip and casually sipped your coffee as you talked. The night went on, you continued talking, got sleepy, and finally left with the group. The phone, however, was left behind. A coffee shop is not the only place where you might find your phone. You might also check the grocery store. Why?

Grocery stores are busy places, and many people who visit grocery stores are in a hurry. A child might need a sports drink for soccer practice, for example. A father may be picking up a pizza for his family's dinner on his way home from work. When people are in a hurry, it is easy to leave something behind, such as a phone. You take the phone out of your pocket, set it down so that you can get to the cash to pay for your purchase, pay, get the receipt and the item, and hurry to get out of the way so that you do not hold up the person behind you, who also appears to be in a hurry. In the rush, you leave your phone behind.

Think of everywhere you have been recently. Go to these places, describe your phone, and see if someone found it and turned it in. Hopefully the two of you will be reunited.


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Hollie, my wife owned a coffee shop, she had a box full of cell phone some came back others never. What is it about coffee and phones?

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Thanks!

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great tips Hollie.

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