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    This old Eastern European guy came up to me, perhaps in his 60s, asked me how to text someone. I explained to him, then he goes and asks me for my phone number so that we could meet up sometime and I could teach him to use his phone. He also asked do I live around here. I wasn't really to keen on giving out my phone number to strangers, so I gave him my old phone number, which he then calls and then asks why it is going to 'number is unavailable'. On the spot , all I could say was that's my other phone which is at home. All upto that point he seemed very innocent and kind, but then his expression became a little more serious. He said thank you and I walked away. Is there anything I should be scared of? Or was he genuinely just a person confused with his phone? Am I overthinking this.
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    Sounds like a creep. He asked where u live and tried to get ur number I'd stay clear of him

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    This old Eastern European guy came up to me, perhaps in his 60s, asked me how to text someone. I explained to him, then he goes and asks me for my phone number so that we could meet up sometime and I could teach him to use his phone. He also asked do I live around here. I wasn't really to keen on giving out my phone number to strangers, so I gave him my old phone number, which he then calls and then asks why it is going to 'number is unavailable'. On the spot , all I could say was that's my other phone which is at home. All upto that point he seemed very innocent and kind, but then his expression became a little more serious. He said thank you and I walked away. Is there anything I should be scared of? Or was he genuinely just a person confused with his phone? Am I overthinking this.
    No you’re not overthinking at all. He seems like weirdo and creep try n keep clear of him. Esp if he’s asking stuff like where you live as if thats any of his business
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    This old Eastern European guy came up to me, perhaps in his 60s, asked me how to text someone. I explained to him, then he goes and asks me for my phone number so that we could meet up sometime and I could teach him to use his phone. He also asked do I live around here. I wasn't really to keen on giving out my phone number to strangers, so I gave him my old phone number, which he then calls and then asks why it is going to 'number is unavailable'. On the spot , all I could say was that's my other phone which is at home. All upto that point he seemed very innocent and kind, but then his expression became a little more serious. He said thank you and I walked away. Is there anything I should be scared of? Or was he genuinely just a person confused with his phone? Am I overthinking this.
    Why did he ask you, rather than someone he knows? Seems a bit strange to me.
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    If he was old and from a different culture and lonely (perhaps he was new to the UK) he may have been genuine and just trying to connect and was then hurt when you lied but it does sound weird so you're not nasty for being concerned.
 
 
 
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