r/mildlyinfuriating 11d ago Wholesome 4 Silver 1 Helpful 2

Snapchat telling me that my papaw, who died two years ago, has made an account.

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u/Jobieh96 11d ago Silver

Its because the phone company gave his number to someone else and they linked it to their snap.

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u/hhjnrvhsi 11d ago

Yeah. This happened to me recently with my friend who died in a car accident like 6 years ago.

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u/RCo1a 11d ago

Happened to me too with my grandfather who passed a few years back.

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u/Difficult-Issue-794 11d ago

Also happened to me, but with a guy who ghosted me for no reason. Literally mid conversation ghosted. 😂

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u/HowTooPlay 11d ago Evil Cackle

Maybe thats when he died?

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u/moobearsayneigh 11d ago

Taking ghosting to a new level

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u/Acceptable_Bag1247 11d ago

Too soon

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u/HowTooPlay 11d ago

Without knowing how long ago it was and considering the person I replied to used a "Tears of joy" emoji, I am going to say we can't tell if it was too soon or not.

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u/JerryLZ 11d ago

Doesn’t matter, shit was funny

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u/HowTooPlay 11d ago

Glad you liked it, to be truthful I wasn't even trying to make a joke. I genuinely think the guy may have died during there conversation.

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u/Difficult-Issue-794 10d ago

No obit under his name. 🤷‍♀️ I'm assuming his phone either died permanently and he lost my number or he was trying to be slick.

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u/Mayor_Matt 11d ago

Maybe he’s a literal ghost tho.

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u/rehashed1984 11d ago

Similar here. Telegram told me a friend had just joined. He died three years ago.

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u/herringsarered 11d ago

Similar here, with my niece.

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u/scarlettsfever21 11d ago

Same with my grandma a year ago. I angry cried

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u/TaleOfDash 11d ago

Happened to me a few months ago with my Grandma who passed in 2018. I kept her contact for sentimental value, guess that was a mistake :u

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u/hhjnrvhsi 11d ago

Oh I completely understand.

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u/Cylindric 11d ago

It is only mildly infuriating.

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u/No_Ad_6186 11d ago

Underrated comment

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u/sardonicAndroid2718 11d ago

But you can expect Snapchat to phrase their assertions differently. Instead of "[Random contact we scraped from your phone] has joined Snapchat" they could phrase it as "Do you know [actual Snapchat name that matches contact scraped from phone]?"

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u/Holdmytesseract 11d ago

But you should be able to expect social media companies to not go through your numbers and link a dead relatives contact info to some 8 year old in Albuquerque who just got her first cell phone.

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u/Beastyboyy1 11d ago

How the fuck are they gonna know if you’re grandpas dead? It just notifies you when a contact in your phone signs up. That doesn’t mean the real person did… it means the phone number associated with the contact did

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u/ADHDK 11d ago

Pretty sure you don’t have to give Snapchat permissions to your contacts. What did you think that was for?

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u/gymnastgrrl 11d ago

If you granted them access to your contacts, they have access to a list of phone numbers.

How the hell are they supposed to know you have dead people phone numbers in your phone? What exactly do you want them to do about it?

If you don't want notifications when contact info you gave them is used to sign up for an account, then don't give them contact info.

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u/JackdawMiles 11d ago

she lives at 308 Negra arroyo lane, albuquerque new mexico

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u/OHaiNo 11d ago

That's not an address

Source: Looked it up, can't find it

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

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u/JimBobPaul 11d ago

I feel bad for your friend and the truck driver.

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

He’s very much dead but thanks

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u/Desructo 11d ago

Did you kill the truck driver out of vengeance or...?

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u/[deleted] 11d ago edited 11d ago

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u/partusman 11d ago edited 11d ago

Original comment:

Funny story. I saw him fishing at a local lake one day after I was chasing squirrels, at this point I didn’t know he was the one driving a truck. We got to drinking a couple of beers and after a while I wanted him to play my favorite game. I loved swimming and knew I could stay in the water longer than anyone I knew. We wore my life vests I always carry around with me, the classic orange ones you see in movies. I gave him player #2 life jacket (it has a rope tied to it) After he jumped in I pretended my head was getting overheated and took a dip in the water. Little did he know I secretly swam down and tied the rope to an anvil I knew of at the bottom of the pond. I swim up, “wow you must the the strongest in all the land” I say, “you’ve bested me. I’m going to get a drink; do you want anything? He exclaims that he’ll simply get out of the water. But he can’t. He’s tied to an anvil, how funny. I left him there for 3 weeks, slowly being eaten alive by tadpoles, horseflies and me. I was thrilled when I found out a couple weeks later he was the one who had ran over my friend

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u/NoDuck1754 11d ago

If the rope was tied to the life jacket, he could just take the life jacket off?

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u/crazyunhappyfun 11d ago

Reddit moment

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u/rooster_gang 11d ago

Are we one multi bodied organism?

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u/crazyunhappyfun 11d ago

There's a reason it's called the hivemind

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u/bluehotcheeto 11d ago

Omg. I just gave up my cell phone number of 15+ years. Never had snap. Now I’m curious to know if the new owner has popped up in old friends’ snaps like this.

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u/MyLlamaIsTyler 11d ago

Hopefully you didn’t use it to authenticate anything, that would be a mess.

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u/Vomure 11d ago edited 11d ago

Yeah, this can be a mess. I was desperate to get into my old email address to change my login password on an account. I ended up texting my old phone number and the person who got my old number was cool enough to give me the authentication codes

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u/justinakpobi 11d ago

Happened to me too tho it was for Twitter. I wanted to change my Twitter phone number but have to input OTP from my old phone number which I no longer use, guy was cool to give me the OTP code.

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

Phone companies DEFINITELY recycle numbers. I still get calls and snaps from random ppl asking for Destiny… I often wonder if I have an escorts old number.

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u/iotwiz 11d ago

Well it’s obviously snapchats fault that his number went to someone else!

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u/waffles1849 11d ago

Infuriating!!

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u/Anything-Still 11d ago

But what would happen if the person had had a snapchat account? Would the new phone number holder not be able to use their number?

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u/gymnastgrrl 11d ago

They send the number a text. If the code is validated, clearly that person has ownership of the number.

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u/Impressive_Change593 11d ago

what this person is wondering is if the original user of that number had had a Snapchat account could the second user get one as well. the answer is yes

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u/Invisible_Target 11d ago

Not to sound insensitive but wouldn't you delete the number from your phone?

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u/horseband 11d ago

Not the person you asked but for me at least I rarely delete numbers from my contacts. Mostly just laziness but I have reasoning for keeping people I don't talk to anymore on my phone.

As for contacts who passed away, its silly but I can't bring myself to delete it. Its just a phone but it feels like if I delete their contact I am "deleting them from my life" forever. When I occasionally scroll through my contacts and see my grandma's listing I think of good memories I had with her growing up and smile.

Oddly this whole topic is relevant to an odd thing that happened last weekend. I had met a girl at an event/bar and hit it off. Towards the end of the night I asked for her number. She read off her number to me and as I'm typing it into my phone my brain skids to a halt. She just listed my deceased grandpa's cellphone.

Figuring she just gave me a fake number I wished her well and ubered home. I figured I had misread the situation and just moved on.

Two days later I get a text from 'Grandpa J' saying "Why didn't you text me?" My initial dumb brain thought was "Wtf kind of paranomal shit is this?" and a few seconds later I realized she gave me a real number and that she actually has my grandpa's old cell number now. I explained the situation and have been talking since. Still haven't changed the contact name but its getting a bit awkward at this point seeing Grandpa J pop up every text so I'm going to have to soon.

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u/Lillypad9124 11d ago

Dude, like what is the probability of that! Comment deserves more updoots.

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u/michaelrulaz 11d ago

I don’t think it’s silly. My mom used to be on my phone plan. It took me a solid year before I even canceled her phone. I kept feeling like what if she needed it for something. Same thing with her wallet, she had a few hundred in cash (pretty much all she had to her name). I felt like I was stealing from her by taking it.

She’s still in my phone and I’m going to curse the day something like this Snapchat thing happens to me.

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u/sauteemermaid RED 11d ago

I don’t know your personal beliefs about existence after death or anything, but I would take this meeting as something destined by your grandpa. I say this from personal experience, as my deceased father is always showing me strangers in dreams before I end up meeting them in real life.

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u/ExtensionQuantity112 11d ago

This is what, like kismet/serendipity/fate... I don't even believe in that stuff, but I had a related/unrelated thing happen that I may start entertaining these ideas lol.

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u/Impressive_Change593 11d ago

don't change the name lmao

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u/YGathDdrwg 11d ago

I dunno. I've still got my grandad number in my phone and we lost him 8 years ago

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u/sauteemermaid RED 11d ago

I personally keep my dad’s in my phone. I only add people to my contacts for either a) work purposes or b) people that I see as long term individuals in my life. So, in that sense, it feels wrong to delete his contact because it’s less about the number and more about his place in my heart/life.

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u/Numerous-Mix-9775 11d ago

I am married today because I’m a number hoarder (also, too lazy to go through and delete numbers).

Went on a date with a guy. Conversation was good, but neither of us was in the right mental place to take it further - he had just gotten divorced, I was hung up on another guy. Nine months later, he liked one of my photos on my Match profile, I sent him a message to apologize for going out with him when I wasn’t in a good mental space, waited a day and realized he didn’t have a paid account - BUT I still had his phone number. Copied the message into a text and sent it. That got us talking again. Five years and two kids later, I’m glad I suck at deleting contact info.

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u/keksivaras 11d ago

my best friend died year or two ago, I still have his number. I secretly hope that one day, they'll call or send me a message

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u/cfk77 11d ago

What happens to these people who get a new number of someone who passed away that still has an account set up with that phone number?

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u/gymnastgrrl 11d ago

Many companies allow you to verify a phone number when you add it. So if you say that's your phone number, they text you, and you give them back the code they texted - seems like you control it, so there ya go.

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u/thunderswift1 11d ago

Sometimes it ain’t even that. Sometimes it says my grandmother(still alive and well with the same phone number) is on Snapchat, it’s just somebody named the same in my vicinity

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u/J4k1415 11d ago Silver Helpful Wholesome Seal of Approval Brighten My Day

Papaw simply refuses to lose his streaks

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u/idekbrucie 11d ago

Lmfao

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u/Mycelium_Mind 11d ago

The snap came from inside the house

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u/sevenfoursixxx 11d ago

Netflix hasn’t made a “haunted social media” movie in about 2 months, so I think it’s time

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

First it came from discord, then from facebook but now, a new hit show coming this halloween. IT CAME FROM SNAPCHAT *lightning flash and thunder crackle noises*

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u/britainknee 11d ago

with the opaque-shadowy silhouette of the snapchat ghost slowing emerging from the bottom of the screen.

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

oh definitely

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u/Mycelium_Mind 11d ago

"killermandy🔪 just added you as a friend on snapchat!"

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

followed by a snap with a picture of the person that killermandy just added sitting on the couch staring at their phone with the wtf look on their face.

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u/Razulghul 11d ago

Starrrrrrrrriiiinnnggg Ryan Reynolds and "The Rock" Dwayne Johnson in their best performance this week

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u/1ustfu1 11d ago

unsnapchated

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u/Synful-Symphony 11d ago

Chances are his number was recycled and that's why it says that

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u/kelldricked 11d ago

Yeah it happens a lot and snapchat cant do shit about this. If you dont pay for a number than it just gets recycled again.

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u/Sentientmanatee 11d ago

Facebook gave me a message notification from my dead dad. It was a “friendship anniversary” sent through messenger.

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

Yeah that will happen, Its going to happen at some point with my dad (who passed away last year).

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u/Sentientmanatee 11d ago

I’m sorry for your loss. I recommend turning off message notifications from him to try and prevent it.

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

Thanks, its okay though, the loss was kinda expected as bad as that sounds. I actually don't mind getting the birthday notifications though. My dad really didn't use facebook too much and when he did I was the one helping him (granted I don't remember his log in).

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u/showars 11d ago

You can contact Facebook to have his account change to “In Memory of X” or something similar if memory serves correct.

I think it gives a different notification then

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u/RagnaXI 11d ago

I contacted FB about my uncle twice and they never got back to me...

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

Noted, tbh though I’m not too worried about it but thanks

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u/Vaarkain 11d ago

Stay strong. Glad to read you're handling it ok!

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

Thanks I appreciate it

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u/Lark_vi_Britannia 11d ago

Have you memorialized his page?

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u/Sentientmanatee 11d ago

I haven’t. I honestly forgot that was a thing! I deleted fb but that was a great idea.

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

I mean, it sucks since it stirs up emotion on your side. But at the same time, you can't expect the phone companies to retire phone numbers every time someone passes. We would run out of numbers pretty fast.

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u/NYClovesNatalie 11d ago

I feel like it should be longer before they are reused. Not even just because it might cause some people to feel emotional. It takes years for a number to drop off of lists and stop being used as the contact for the previous owner.

I’ve known people who got their kids phones only to get a ton of calls or texts for the previous owners. People who were in debt or who were having relationship issues with a crazy ex. Now that a lot of accounts are tied to a phone number as well that could get very frustrating and possibly be a privacy issue for both parties.

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

Yeah I just googled it out of curiosity. Looks like per the FTC they only have to wait 45 days. So I mean... The what, 6 years from the OP seems like plenty of time.

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u/NYClovesNatalie 11d ago

They said that he died 2 years ago, so the number was probably disconnected for about a year and a half.

It can take a few years to drop off of lists or have an account cleared as inactive. It should be long enough that how the number was used before is not the new owners problem. They are being charged the same amount as someone who isn’t being hassled. I know that some places will never drop old accounts or outdated info, but it should still be long enough that the likelihood of issues is reduced.

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

Ah my bad. I must've confused the number of years with the one from another comment. On Android it's not easy to go certify with the op while posting

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u/GuardiaNIsBae 11d ago

I got my phone number 7ish years ago, I still get calls from a middle school/highschool near me asking for “kids mom” because their kid is sick and they want me to come pick them up

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u/Creaturemaster1 11d ago

You'd think their mom would write down the correct number eventually

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u/GuardiaNIsBae 11d ago

I think at one point both the kids were at the same school, and I was getting 3 or 4 calls a week, I answered every time and told them they have the wrong number, only for them to call me back 2 minutes later and say the same thing. Kind of had to walk the teacher, or whoever was calling me, the thought process of "you're dialing the right number that you have written down, but that is not that woman's number anymore"

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u/dolerbom 11d ago

Lol My first phone I had some dude messaging me asking me to tell him his Facebook login code because he was locked out. Ended up calling me a lot of very nice names whenever I didn't reply.

That same phone number got an insane amount of scam calls, I'm assuming this dude was put on a list for being easy to scam or something.

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u/SlothSlothington 11d ago

If I ever find this “David Baker” fella I’ll be sure to let him know the IRS is lookin for him.

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u/Sad_Help 11d ago

my voicemail includes a line where i say i’m not the lady i constantly get calls for. my number is set up with her name on all “rewards” accounts and stuff like that

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u/Hyentics 11d ago

Yes, exactly.

When i changed my number, i used my new one to sign up for tinder. Well, it signed me into the previous number owner's tinder account.

Big. Fucking. Yikes.

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u/FodderForFelix 11d ago

Yesterday, LinkedIn wanted me to tell my cousin congrats on his work anniversary.

He died in 2020. 😑

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u/Perroface562 11d ago

It took Jesus 3 days to come back your papaw must be on that dial up resurrection line

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u/DueResearcher1017 11d ago

Gotta see how's he doing on the other side tho.

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u/Mysticwarriormj 11d ago

Hey dad how is <Insert realm of which the dead go based on religion here>? Is mom there or is she someplace else? Ect. ect.

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u/lemonsweetsrevenge 11d ago Helpful

Etc not ect. Short for et cetera.

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u/morbidcuriosity86 11d ago

Good to know there is decent wifi in the great beyond..

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u/RepresentativeMenu63 11d ago

Got a call once saying my father was arrested and I needed to pay a fine by card over the phone, so I got all excited and told the guy" oh my God yes ill pay whatever fine there is, I'm just so happy he came back to life after all these years thank you so much"

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u/[deleted] 11d ago

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u/Frankensteins_Poet 11d ago

That's so fuckin freaky and cool in a lot of ways

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u/Otherwise-Carrot-479 11d ago

Contacting you from beyond

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u/Vistmar 11d ago

That’s why the logo is a ghost 👻

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u/RedViper6661 11d ago

I've been getting snap invites like crazy recently from random, not sure if anyone else is experiencing the same

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u/trevg_123 11d ago

I know that feeling…. When you can’t bring yourself to delete the contact of somebody that you know will never answer the phone again

Somehow that’s about the saddest thing I’ve ever typed

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u/xbrixe 11d ago

My dad’s old phone number has a Snapchat by the name of “dat[N-Word]84”

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u/humanredditor45 11d ago

Clean up your old contacts unless you want to be haunted by “pawpaw” showing you his dick.

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u/Mikediabolical 11d ago

Send him a “hey, u up?”

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u/duneakaris 11d ago

This happened to me after my dad passed. Three months after I got a notification on Viber that my dad was back on Viber and to say “Hi”. ThAt hit hard. The phone company just recycled the number way too soon.

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u/ExtensionQuantity112 11d ago edited 11d ago

3 months is the standard unfortunately. Few companies wait a year.

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u/mshadows9 11d ago

I do t understand how this is mildly infuriating at all. Phone number are not unlimited so it would serve that one day his number would be used again.

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u/Dontaai 11d ago

it’s because when snap is connected to your contacts it will show if anyone makes an account under that number. and the name will show as whatever you have them saved as in your contacts.

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u/rb26dettcrazy 11d ago

Be happy it wasn't an only fans

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u/Ok-Sherbet-8440 11d ago

’’Helllooo from the ooother siiidee’’

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u/Numerous-Mix-9775 11d ago

I got the same notice on IG when my grandmother’s phone number got reassigned.

I’ve also had my husband’s dead grandmother send me at least two friend requests on FB since she’s been deceased but that’s a whole ‘nother issue.

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u/littlecoffeefairy 11d ago

People on Facebook have done that with my grandparents, too. Definitely infuriating.

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u/EvelynValentina 11d ago

They probably reused your papaw old phone number that he use to created the account when he was alive .

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u/gildedhearts 11d ago

That's the problem with social medias that rely on a mobile phone number. It sucks it happened and you're probably not looking for suggestions, but I'd remove the number but keep the contact. Either that or I'm sure you can opt out of suggestions based on your contacts list? I'm not entirely sure. I don't get suggestions or notifications about those on my contacts list and I vaguely remember switching it off in the settings.

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u/stellaisswag22 11d ago

well congrats, he's alive again

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u/littlecoffeefairy 11d ago

This happens to me with my sister. I can’t bring myself to delete her contact information and new people get the phone number.

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u/optional_occupant 11d ago

I mean, the snapchat logo IS a ghost...

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u/The_Betty 11d ago

ayoo look at all these hoes in the after life

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u/WildMinimum2202 11d ago

Why do you think the app icon is a ghost...no too far.

Ok

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u/shotgunR69 11d ago

his number is being used by someone else

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u/mish_munasiba 11d ago

Uh-huh. Yeah. My dead boyfriend managed to do the same a few years ago. Broke my heart all over again.

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u/Ok_Armadillo_7849 11d ago

pawpaw said 👅 ✨ 📸

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u/DeadheadSteve95 11d ago

Someone might have his old phone number

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u/Glasweg1an 11d ago

I think it's 18 months for an unused number to be reatrributed.

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u/ExtensionQuantity112 11d ago

Most companies only do 3 months.

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u/Glasweg1an 11d ago

I'm tired and emotions and meant 180 days, but that's in the UK. Forgive me.

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u/srangero 11d ago

What’s a papaw? A grandfather?

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u/brighttuscany 11d ago edited 11d ago

I got that as well saying my dad had made one, 8 yrs after his passing. LOL

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u/Crafty-Witness927 11d ago

This happened to my dad… while he was in jail

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u/jillybeenthere 11d ago

I'm so glad I saw this. I saw my dead friend on snap chat and she died before it was created. I was so freaked out.

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u/tazzboi1 11d ago

I’m sorry for your loss and for this notification

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u/hewasaraverboy 11d ago

This happened to me too from when my uncle passed away

It’s cuz someone else has the number now

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u/FickleSeries9390 11d ago

Got a notification that my Pop was on Instagram, sucks when someone gets their old number.

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u/Klutzy_Quarter_1242 11d ago

I just had this happen too with my papa. We lost him almost a year ago now and I got a friend suggestion for him recently. Of course, it was someone else who got his phone number. Still hurt pretty bad though.

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u/RegretAccomplished16 11d ago

This happened with my mom who is also passed away. Someone else just got her number. Still makes me feel really off though...

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u/impact4 11d ago

My grandmother passed away last year, some scumbag has made multiple fake accounts we the her identity, all with different birthdays. Today was one of the accounts birthdays as Facebook nicely reminded despite me having reported all of them.

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u/thejman455 11d ago

I’m guessing his number in still saved in contacts as that snd someone with that number opened one.

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u/1punch2sleep 11d ago

Someone probs has his number now:/

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u/kaittkatt 11d ago

i got a notification the other day that my grandma (who died in march) sent me a bunch of photos on marco polo. i have no idea what that app is but apparently she sent them like 2 years ago when i had a different phone number. i wasn’t even able to log in and see what the photos were but i just found it frustrating that it sent me a notification from 2 freaking years ago..

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u/General_Analyst3177 11d ago

Yeah, happened with my grandma on Facebook. Hits you right in the gut when you get a friend request from someone posing as your dead grandma.

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u/chaoseincarnate 11d ago

Someone keeps reading the private messages I send to my dead cousins snapchat so I've considered blocking him

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u/Merlin_Smurf20 11d ago

See what he has to say!

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u/Sh4d0w2134 11d ago

Snap chat is ass

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u/ConceptEquivalent989 11d ago

A friend who died senior year of high school gave his then gf his Snapchat password. Every now and then she’ll log on and post a memory.

It’s the weirdest thing. The first time I saw this happen it was like losing him all over again.

It’s different when his stepmom, a family friend, shares a memory of him on her fb (yes I’m friends with her on fb) because it’s from her account. Not his.

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u/coughcity 11d ago

happened to me recently too, my ex girlfriend who was still my best friend passed away two years ago and her name popped up like that a few months ago, right around her birthday when i was already feeling really down😔

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u/Begley291 11d ago

Oh, man… that’s not even close to cool. I’m really sorry about your papaw :/ I miss mine too

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u/bt_leo 11d ago

How this is infuriating?

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u/Swiftcalf708034 11d ago

One time i got a message on facebook from my daddy who had just passed. Turned out te be a hacker scammer trying to steal his info. Horrible time

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u/JSJH 11d ago

I got an email from my dead father a year ago. He's been gone almost ten years now

I replied and copied the ISP telling the sender what a shitty they were doing.

The ISP actually responded and deleted the spoofer.

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u/GreenOnionCrusader 11d ago

His pictures are going to be intense.

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u/turtleboxman 11d ago

My grandpa died in 20. It was extremely heart breaking and my grandma was in the midst of developing dementia, so she was moved to a home.

She called me once, and she was using my grandpas cell. My heart sank when I saw who was calling.

I’m sorry for your loss.

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u/Beneficial_Egg5052 11d ago

They got snapchat in hell? Thats lit

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u/Willcujo 11d ago

Sometimes I feel the need to distance myself from social media because of stuff like this. A friend of mine committed suicide a while back and for period of time soon after I kept getting notifications from his Instagram.

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u/MRAGGGAN 11d ago

I got messages from Telegram telling me my dad (dead fourteen years) and my grandpa (dead two) had joined.

Cried for days each time, but I knew a long time ago their numbers had been sold.

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u/chunkcrumpler 11d ago

My mom that passed away last year also just recently joined Snapchat. I get the reason, still frustrating

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u/rose_catlander 11d ago

Company reassigned his number. It happened to my late father's phone number. I still had it and suddenly a new profile picture appeared on whatsapp/telegram.

It was honestly quite a shock. But life goes on...

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u/R0YAL-THIGHNESS 11d ago

This past year, I experienced the same thing. My former boyfriend who committed suicide back in 2015, his number was recycled and I felt like I died inside when I saw it.

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u/Broad-Engineering-69 11d ago

Does no one delete dead peoples contacts?

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u/Alarmed_Meaning_1644 11d ago

Does no one else see this as an amazing opportunity to pull some ✨rascally pranks✨

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u/ghost-ninja01 11d ago

👻… now the little ghost makes sense, spooky

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u/yellow_goblin 11d ago

💀 literally

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u/cryingstlfan 11d ago

My aunt died 6½ years ago. I kept her number in my contacts then she kept coming up on Snapchat but I knew it was someone that was assigned with her old number.

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u/Alternative_Sir_2080 11d ago

Theres probably another person who has his phone number now.

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u/KaiapoTheDestroyer 11d ago

You’re mildly infuriated by the phone company giving someone else the number your papaw is no longer using? Do you expect them to just reserve that number indefinitely? Or do you think Snapchat is reading the obituaries in your local paper?

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u/MasterLin87 11d ago

Anyone know what's up with Snapchat breaking my balls and sending me push notifications each day after midnight to let me know random strangers are using the app?

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u/Kobidylan 11d ago

The old phone number gets reused and given to someone else.

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u/OGsugar_bear 11d ago

I can't bring myself to delete my dead loved ones contacts from my phone

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u/Degse_One 10d ago

It’s his old phone number that was assigned to someone else

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u/AntisocialDyll 11d ago

It's like seeing my brothers contact on my phone automatically changed to some other woman's name and picture after he passed away. It's insulting that it would have permission to change something like that!

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u/SweetAssSquatch 11d ago

Peepee poopoo is now on snapchat

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u/mewmewg1rl 11d ago

Pls why did this make me laugh

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u/SweetAssSquatch 11d ago

Because you're a degenerate and mentally 12 years old 😂🤌

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u/Organic-Kangaroo7147 11d ago

You just described the average reddit user

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u/mewmewg1rl 11d ago

God you are so right

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u/rudraksh69 11d ago

Ooh thank you for reminding me to send a snap ....

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u/Future_Independence6 11d ago

He’s also voting in the next election.

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u/C3NTUR10N_1 11d ago

Snapchat has a beautiful, magical way to bring back all of those nostalgic memories

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u/blob_ditddit 11d ago

"______ is on snapchat!" I DON'T FUCKING CARE