Or Hotazhell, or geezy5000 or something, and you could have all these crazy conversations with people that were within ten feet of you.
And you didn’t know who it was, so the options for cruising multiplied in so many ways. In 2004, these Arabic satellites starting having all these music-video channels.
There were all these guys walking around with two phones and multiple phone numbers, and girls were doing it as well.
You know, it wasn’t even like girls were saying, “Don’t call that guy, he’s calling, like, ten girls.” The illusion of courtship became so exaggerated and reached this strange dimension of virtual reality. Her parents didn’t know about her second phone, either, because that would really have given her away.
The idea among Kuwaitis with phone-dating was to keep the other party guessing.Cruising wasn’t as hardcore as it was in the Nineties. When cruising started, every time you left the house, it felt like you were trespassing on male territory. And to this day she talks like that when she’s on the phone with a man. You’re almost thirty, like, when are you going to stop talking to guys that way?