> odds are high that he or she is a complete dork.
Wouldn't tell them that though.
Good chance they work for a three letter agency that either needs to notify a lot of people simultaneously and without delay...and/or they work in secured information facilities that cellphones are not physically allowed in and wouldn't work if you risked espionage charges by sneaking one in.
Or they work for a hospital in a position that allows them to stick needles into you.
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