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Group Chat Accidentally Texts Foreign Stranger for a Year

It only dawned on this group that they might have the wrong number when their friend mentioned that he felt lonely and wondered why no one texted him. Turns out they'd been texting a foulmouthed total stranger the whole time. For a wholesome mistake that went on way too long, here's a story of a woman who mistakenly thought a random office was a dog daycare for months.

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    Text - O r/tifu - Posted by u/tjmaxal 23 hours ago TIFU by assuming my friend was joking in Russian for almost a year Obligatory stuff: This is not a throwaway account. I'll just own this one. This actually started in May 2019 but was only discovered today. So my close friends and I have a few on going group chats. They are all variations of like the same 10 people but I've know them all for decades and on my iPhone I've just been adding numbers to their contact profiles for well over a decade a
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    Text - So in May 2019, I started a new group chat that shuffled a few folks around to keep up with texting preferences. (you know some people wanted in, some people wanted to take a break. It happens. NBD) So I add in my friends, and I'm just clicking on their names without looking at the numbers (cause who looks at contacts numbers anymore?) well I don't know how but one of my friends got added with an old number. It still worked and he's pretty busy so nobody thinks it's a big deal that he nev
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    Text - Fast forward to late February / Early March 2020 for obvious reasons we all start texting a bit more than usual. So my friend Scott, starts chiming in a bit but it's in the Cyrillic alphabet. We can't tell if he joking around or what so we run it through google translate. Google doesn't understand all of it but it's a lot of fucks in between indecipherable garbage. We all laugh and joke about it and send him links on how to change his default language back to English because that would to
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    Text - Any way fast forward to today. We're giving "Russian" Scott hell on the group chat because this is either some really stupid joke or he's a dumb ass and can't fix his phone. We are cracking up and dying from laughter, when real Scott calls me. He's worried about the world and a bit down because he hasn't heard from us in awhile. I'm like what? Haven't you been playing some kind of Russian joke on us lately? We thought you were just text lurking. We trade notes and quickly figure out that
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    Text - Umm Oops. So now I'm trying to figure out the best way to send him a year's worth of a stupid group text to help him feel included again. We missed his birthday from his perspective, and Christmas. Of course, we celebrated all of that with Angry Russian Scott! TI;dr I screwed a friend's number up on a group text almost a year ago and didn't realize till today we'd been hanging out with a Russian spammer and our friend felt abandoned.
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    Text - Edit: If anyone knows a way to forward a years worth of texting on an iPhone to a different number, I'd love some advice. Preferably a way to do it on the phone itself? Edit 2: Because Redditors never believe anything here's some screen shots. I tried to hide my actual friends personal stuff. Guys I'm sorry if I did a bad job. https://imgur.com/gallery/Z3KrXIS Edit 3: I understand they are not a spammer now and edit 2 has been updated with a number redacted link. Edit 4: I added line brea
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    Text - Заебали! Отъебитесь! ummm.... Это. Русские somebody check on scott. I think he's having a stroke. В гостях I don't speak russian or emoji or russian emoji... 8:20 1 Google Translate Detect language English Text Message Pay
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    Text - I don't speak russian or emoji or russian emoji... 8:20 1 Google Translate Detect language English RUSSIAN Заебали Отъебитесь Это Русские В гостях Zayebali Ot"yebites' Eto Russkiye V gostyakh Camera Handwriting Conversation Voice ENGLISH Fuck Fuck It Russian On A Visit hahahaha hahahaha Text Message éPay
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    Text - Пошли нахуй пидерасты Заебали Damnit Scott! haha Again Scott English...! 9:57 1 Google Translate Detect language Danish RUSSIAN Пошли нахуй пидерасты Заебали Poshli nakhuy piderasty Zayebali Camera Handwriting Conversation Voice DANISH Fuck Piderasts Text Message Pay
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    Text - Detect language Danish RUSSIAN Пошли нахуй пидерасты Заебали Poshli nakhuy piderasty Zayebali Camera Handwriting Conversation Voice DANISH Fuck Piderasts Y'all I can't breathe damn 'rona 8 year olds dude. Text Message Pay
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    Text - GIPHY via #images This is a real thing the NYC health department had to make: www1.nyc.gov Today 11:41 AM Real Scott, not Russian Scott: can you see this ? Today 4:49 PM Russian Scott, You're Famous! reddit.com Text Message Pay
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