Calls from the future

I'm pretty sure someone is trying to call me. From the future. No, really.

Sometime last year, the phone rang and Ola picked up. It was a guy, sounding distant and echoey. He said something like "HELLOO? CAN YOU HEAR ME? HELLOO?", some static, then a click and a beep. His voice was really distorted. We thought nothing of it, since our number is one digit off a taxi number and thus we often get wrong numbers.

Towards the end of the year, the phone rang and I picked it up - it was a guy, sounding distant, echoey, panicked and distorted. "HELLOO? CAN YOU HEAR ME?! HELLO?!", static, click, beep. I was instantly reminded of when Ola told me about her answering an identical call many months before. I joked about it being a guy from the future, reminded of the south park episodes where Cartman called himself. It was almost exactly like that.

Yesterday, the phone rang, and guess who it was! Future-man. He sounded panicked, distorted, distant and echoey. "HELLOO? CAN YOU HEAR ME? HELLOO?!", static, click, beep. It was 100% identical to when I last took the call, again many months before, except he sounded more rushed this time. Of course, each time it was a little faster than that one sentence; I'd try to talk to him, say hi, I can hear him, etc. But he'd just repeat "CAN YOU HEAR ME?" or "HELLOO?" and then hang up

I'm convinced that it's someone I know from the future, who has to tell me something important that may change the fate of the world. Or it's a guy who frequently gets the wrong number and has a broken phone. But I prefer the first explanation.

If you're reading this in the future and you have an important message to tell the past-me: I can hear you, even if you can't hear me!

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  1. citricsquid

    # citricsquid on 03/21/2012 1:46 p.m.

    It's supperbone!

  2. Kris

    # Kris on 03/21/2012 1:51 p.m.

    Yeah.. Calls from Australia do that to you =P We're 8 hours in the future XD

  3. Future-man

    # Future-man on 03/21/2012 2:20 p.m.

    Do not - I repeat: DO NOT - eat the burrito!

  4. Foulwynd

    # Foulwynd on 03/21/2012 2:59 p.m.

    I'm sorry, i'm reading this in the past, can't help..

  5. Martok

    # Martok on 03/21/2012 3:21 p.m.

    Actually, using a blog as the "forward-channel" to a one-way call from the future is awesomer than any sci-fi I have read.

    It has to be true, then.

    Do you have caller id? He probably encoded something in his (obviously fake) phone number. Your birthday or something, as a proof of identity.

  6. Phixion

    # Phixion on 04/05/2012 2:06 p.m.

    scary *_*

  7. TheGreatiis

    # TheGreatiis on 04/19/2012 10:57 p.m.

    HeroBone 0_o

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