A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 17, 2020
“I hate when someone rings my doorbell because then I have to pretend I’m not home”

"I hate when someone rings my doorbell because then I have to drop whatever I’m doing to be silent and pretend I’m not home” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. “When someone rings my doorbell. I always pretend like I’m not home. I never like to answer the door.....” was posted on Twitter by Megan 🦋 on October 28, 2012. “When someone rings my doorbell I freak out and pretend I’m not home...” was posted on Twitter by Emilie Prindiville on July 26, 2013.

“i hate when someone rings my doorbell because then i have to drop whatever i’m doing to be silent and pretend i’m not home” was posted on Twitter by Sean on May 29, 2017.


Twitter
Nat Delgado Chegwin
@natinde
I have so many devices and programs to help me stay in touch… Yet when someone rings my doorbell, I pretend to not be home.
1:34 AM · Sep 2, 2011·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
Megan 🦋
@shoutwhenever
When someone rings my doorbell. I always pretend like I’m not home. I never like to answer the door.....
1:52 PM · Oct 28, 2012·iOS

Twitter
Emilie Prindiville
@emiliejo_
When someone rings my doorbell I freak out and pretend I’m not home…
11:26 AM · Jul 26, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Sean
@seanforhire
i hate when someone rings my doorbell because then i have to drop whatever i’m doing to be silent and pretend i’m not home.
8:01 PM · May 29, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
muhammad hassan
@mhmkhuwaja
I hate when someone rings my doorbell because then i have to drop whatever i’m doing to be silent and pretend i’m not home.
10:42 AM · Jul 5, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Petra Hitchens
@Fleimkepa
I hate when someone rings my doorbell
because then I have to drop whatever I’m doing to be silent and pretend I’m not home.
9:35 AM · Sep 26, 2017·Twitter Web App

Google Books
Title When Someone Rings My Doorbell, I Remain Silent And Pretend I’m Not Home: Fun Gag Gift Journal Notebook
Author Gag Gifts
Publisher Amazon Digital Services LLC - KDP Print US, 2019
ISBN 107102244X, 9781071022443
Length 122 pages

Twitter
lifes2short
@ioannhe
I hate it when someone rings my doorbell. Then I have to drop whatever I’m doing, be silent and pretend I’m not home.🤣
9:49 PM · Oct 17, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Jenn
@GrnEydGirlyGirl
I hate when someone rings my doorbell....
Because then I have to drop whatever I’m doing, to be as silent as possible, and pretend I’m not home.
12:32 PM · Dec 17, 2019·Twitter for Android

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