Use, misuse, and electronic countermeasures. Cell Phones are Everywhere Out of every calls made on cell phones, I would estimate that at least are completely unnecessary, and another 50 are less than urgent and could be easily postponed. The typical cell phone user seems quite entertained by the sound of his or her own voice, which apparently is reason enough to place a call. Sometimes I suspect these solipsistic people are just talking to a dial tone, just to make themselves look important. You have probably noticed the number of narcissistic pinheads unless you're one of them!