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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 20, 2021
“Start every phone call with, ‘My battery is almost dead‘“

"Start every phone call with, ‘My battery is almost dead.’ That way you can hang up on them when you’re bored” is a jocular piece of advice that has been printed on many images.

“Start every phone call with ‘my battery’s about to die’ so you can end the call anytime you want !! #crafty” was posted on Twitter by Kenny on September 12, 2012. “When talking to some people, i start every phone call with ‘my battery’s about to die’ so they don’t waste my time!” was posted on Twitter by EL CHAPO on July 7, 2013.

“Start every phone call with ‘my battery is almost dead’, that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored” was posted on Twitter by ℌ on July 10, 2018. “Start every phone call with ‘my battery is almost dead’ so you can end the conversation at any point” was posted on Reddit—ShittyLifeProTips on May 5, 2019.


Twitter
Kenny
@kendo1
Start every phone call with “my battery’s about to die” so you can end the call anytime you want !! #crafty
3:36 PM · Sep 12, 2012·Echofon

Twitter
EL CHAPO
@Abdul4ril2
When talking to some people, i start every phone call with “‘my battery’s about to die” so they don’t waste my time!”
12:12 PM · Jul 7, 2013·Twit JadÜllz for Abdul ツ

Twitter
Marc Grierson
@MarcGrierson85
I like to start every phone call with “my battery’s running low!” So I can hang up as soon as I get bored of the conversation…
12:45 PM · Nov 19, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
queen bxtch
@Enagirl808
Start every phone call with “my battery is about to die” so they don’t waste your time.
6:58 PM · Sep 12, 2017 from Kahului, HI·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter

@HyoomanAid
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead”, that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored.
1:05 PM · Jul 10, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Crown روشم
@rshm_xo
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead,” that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored
1:14 PM · Jul 17, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Faten
@faten91_n
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead” , that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored
10:14 AM · Jul 21, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
PamPam_ellah
@Pam_ellah96
Start every phone call with, “my battery is almost dead” that way you can hang up on them when you are bored.
4:24 PM · Aug 24, 2018·Twitter for Android

Facebook
TotallyAlone
May 4, 2019 at 12:07 PM ·
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead” , that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored

Reddit—ShittyLifeProTips
Posted by u/z84847369 May 5, 2019
SLPT: Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead” so you can end the conversation at any point.

Twitter
BLESS
@__BlessyC
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead,” that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored
12:11 PM · Feb 12, 2021·Twitter for Android

Facebook
Crazy World
February 20, 2021 at 3:59 AM ·
Start every phone call with “my battery is almost dead,” that way you can hang up on them when you’re bored.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Saturday, February 20, 2021 • Permalink