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"I've got full bars – how about you."
Tags:prison, prisoners, prisoner, prisoners, prison cell, prison cells, prison bars, cell mates, cell mate, cell, cells, con, cons, convict, convicts, imprisoned, behind bars, incarcerated, cell phone signal, mobile phone signal, phone signal, signal, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile phone, mobile phones
'Dad! Dad! Dad!!. . . We lost our signal.'
Claire discovers the The Clapper operates on the same frequency as Don's pacemaker.
"Your sister got another promotion."
Tags:superhero, superheroes, hero, heroes, cape, capes, crime fighting, crime fighter, crime fighters, signal, signals, message, messages, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, son, sons, sibling, siblings, sibling rivalry, adult child, promotion, promotions, promoted, brag, bragging, boast, boasting, competition, competitive, technology, modern life
This way to Utopia. . . No cell or wifi reception here.
"I think it's his beeper."
Tags:beeper, beepers, pager, pagers, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, ring, rings, ringing, funeral, funerals, casket, caskets, wireless, signal, signals, faux pas, beeping, noise, noises, sound, sounds, funeral, funerals, funeral home, funeral homes, disturb, disturbs, disturbing, wake, wakes, dead, dead body, dead bodies
'No, this won't help your back, but I'm getting great reception for the big game!'
An ellipsis in the sky
Fred's Tie: A Momentary Lapse of Judgement or A Cry For Help?
Tags:fashions, fashion, fashionable, faux pas, fashion faux pas, tie, ties, crazy tie, crazy ties, loud, loud tie, ridiculous, gaudy, wide, men's fashion, men's, mens fashion, fashion for men, for men, cry for help, signs, signal, signals, signalling, signalled, insecurity, insecure, business casual, business wear, men's wear, mens wear, cry, help
"If he has a tell, I haven't found it."
Tags:poker, gambling, gamblers, chip, chips, bet, betting, bets, tell, sign, signal, tells, signs, signals, tell-tail, tell tail, bluff, bluffing, bluffs, obvious, oblivious, bluffed, bluffer, dog, dogs, cat, cats, pet, pets, canine, canines, feline, felines, wag, wagging, wagging tail, tail, wags, wagged, texas hold 'em, texas-hold-em, texas hold em
Three little pigs.
Tags:pig, pigs, signal, signals, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, crash, crashes, snow, snows, snowy, fire, fires, warm, warmth, brick, bricks, straw, twig, twigs, mountain, mountains, heat, cold, useless, smoke, firestarter, firestarters, fire starter, fire starters, burning, burn, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
A baseball game is played in an ancient Roman arena; the emperor gives a thumbs-down signal, declaring a player to be out of the game
Tags:history, historical, ancient, rome, roman, romans, emperor, emperors, caesar, caesars, colosseum, colosseums, amphitheatre, amphitheatres, amphitheater, amphitheaters, arena, arenas, stadium, stadiums, gladiator, gladiators, gladiatorial contest, gladiatorial contests, life, death, life or death, thumbs up, thumbs down, signal, signals, gesture, gestures, decision, decisions, deciding, sport, sports, baseball, player, players, athlete, athletes, umpire, umpires, out, safe
Netflix and chill?
Tags:euphemisms, emergency, emergencies, emergency signal, emergency signals, superhero, superheroes, superheroic, signal, signals, signalling, pickup line, pickup lines, pick-up line, chat up line, chat up lines, chat up, chats up, chatting up, hit on, hits on, hitting on, flirt, flirts, flirtation, flirtations
"At the bottom of the ocean – why, where are you?"
Tags:phone call, phone calls, call, calls, calling, caller, callers, bad signal, poor signal, cell phone signal, signal, sea, seas, ocean, oceans, ocean floor, ocean floors, sea floor, sea floors, swimming with the fishes, businessman, businessmen, business person, business people, fish, shark, sharks, crab, crabs, sea life, sea creature, sea creatures, absurd, absurdist
"Leave the lights burning when you go home. Pass it on."
"Can you hear us now?"
"I don't care what the revised forecast for the winter is. The wasps have built their nests higher up in the trees than usual, and that's proof enough for me."
Tags:weather forecast, weather forecasts, forecast, forecasts, forecaster, forecasters, winter, winters, sign, signs, bee, bees, signal, signals, prediction, predictions, predicting, weather man, weather men, season, seasons, cold winter, cold winters, seasonal change, freeze, freezes, freezing, expert, experts, expertise
'I feel awful. Coach was clutching his throat and turning blue, but I thought it was the 'bunt' sign.'
Tags:baseball, base ball, baseballs, base balls, ball, player, players, sign, signs, misread, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, coach, coaches, coached, coaching, signal, signals, signalled, signalling, bunt, bunts, bunting, bunted, medic, medics, athletic trainer, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
'Look! A buy signal.'
(You're cutting in and out.)
Tags:telephone, telephones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, phone signal, phone signals, bad signal, bad signals, bad phone signal, bad phone signals, immature, immaturity, childish, childishness, trampoline, trampolines, intermittent, signal, intermittent signals, excuse, excuses, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies
"I guess that's the message and I'm the medium."
Tags:married, marriage, marriage problems, medium, mediums, convey, conveying, travel, travels, travelling, substance, substances, bow and arrow, arrow, arrows, threat, threaten, threatens, threatening, divorce, divorcing, rid, get rid, remove, removing, removal, irradiate, violent, violence, message, messages, signal, signals, sign, signs, throw out, throws out, throwing out
Try that with a Kindle
Tags:desert island, desert islands, castaway, castaways, shipwreck, shipwrecks, shipwrecked, signal, signals, signalling for help, help, cry for help, book, books, paperback, hardback, ebook, ebooks, form, forms, materiality, materiality of texts, textuality, new technology, luddite, luddites, technophobe, technophobes, technophobic, book lover, book lovers, bookworm, bookworms
'Oh, this is just great... Now how am I going to get a Wi-Fi connection?'
"Teleconferencing makes it just like they're in the room with us - things are unclear and difficult to understand."
Tags:teleconference, teleconferencing, modern technology, modern technologies, communicator, communicators, communicating, communication, communications, understanding, difficult, teleconferences, meeting, meetings, boardroom, boardrooms, signal, signals, video conference, video conferencing, social distance, social distancing, social isolation, meeting, meetings, coronavirus, covid-19, covid, corona, work from home, working from home, wfh, home working
'It was only 500 yds across but as he visualised the GPS blind spot the risks seemed immense.'