1. iheartvi's Avatar
    Ok this is confusing...so I was texting this guy and for some reason he knew who I am. We've never spoke on the phone only text message each other back and forth. So my question is: How does he know my full name? I left the show my caller ID on so are u saying that someone can tell it's me by just a text? I gave him an alias name but he somehow knew who I am...
    09-25-2010 09:25 PM
  2. Slyfi's Avatar
    that is decidedly creepy... maybe this guy works for the government (conspiracy >.>) or maybe he just googled the number? if you have it listed anywhere (like on facebook) it might be visible
    09-25-2010 09:31 PM
  3. iheartvi's Avatar
    I just got the iPhone 4 and I googled my number and nothing came up....I don't have fb. U think it came up when I text him?
    09-25-2010 09:37 PM
  4. chobbs1's Avatar
    It is coming from your caller ID, I believe, the text IS coming from you phone number. It is not a creepy conspiracy. If you don't want that Info out there turn off your caller ID.
    09-25-2010 09:39 PM
  5. Slyfi's Avatar
    ohhh come on chobbs dont kill my conspiracy
    09-25-2010 09:44 PM
  6. iheartvi's Avatar
    Sorry, Chobbs I don't think that's it. When u text someone even if u have "show your caller ID on or off" u will only get their phone number not full name unless u gave it to them and they saved it in their contact. I think this guy works for AT&T or got some app. I feel violated!
    09-25-2010 10:20 PM
  7. iheartvi's Avatar
    So I asked him flat out how he got my full name and he said that he ran my number through some database. He said he got friends everywhere. That's creepy. I'm not talking to this guy anymore.
    09-25-2010 10:26 PM
  8. RepoJoe's Avatar
    Why were you texting someone you don't know anyhow? That's "creepy".
    09-25-2010 10:44 PM
  9. iheartvi's Avatar
    That's none of your business. Thanks everyone else for helping out and not asking stupid questions.
    09-25-2010 11:34 PM
  10. chobbs1's Avatar
    Wow! Now ireally wanna know why! Lol lol lol muahahahaa…boo!
    09-25-2010 11:48 PM
  11. Slyfi's Avatar
    wow i feel like i wasted my life commenting on this at all


    Wow! Now ireally wanna know why! Lol lol lol muahahahaa…boo!
    09-26-2010 12:59 AM
  12. chobbs1's Avatar
    I know. The OP was kinda rude. Oh well, it really isn't our business but it definitely was not a stupid question.

    Prolly has to do with a dating app that they were banned from. I know this from another thread they posted on about it.
    Last edited by chobbs1; 09-26-2010 at 10:34 AM.
    09-26-2010 01:11 AM
  13. Slyfi's Avatar
    sounds legit
    09-26-2010 01:25 AM
  14. vietalogy's Avatar
    Why were you texting someone you don't know anyhow? That's "creepy".
    agreed .
    09-26-2010 09:32 AM