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People Are Texting Their "Number Neighbors" With Mixed Results


Have you ever wondered about the person with the phone number that's just one digit away from yours? If you view your ten-digit number as occurring in a sequence of 10-digit numbers, you have two "number neighbors" — the person with the integer before yours and the one after. However, despite having nearly the same phone number, they could just as easily turn out to have absolutely nothing in common with you as they could potentially be your soulmate. The point is, you'll probably never know — unless you reach out to them.

That's what some people on Twitter have been doing lately — dropping texts out of the blue to the person with the number immediately before or after theirs with a friendly greeting. Let's just call the results... mixed.