themanbat, 9-12-2013:

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When you get a fake sensation on your leg that your phone is vibrating when it's not.

0 Psylock486, about 4 years ago:
IIRC that feeling is actually an itch, but the brain gets confused and interprets it as a vibration instead.
1 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°), over 3 years ago:
It's actually called "Phantom Vibration Syndrome" xD

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Ringxiety

Submitted by: boofar
"I've been having crazy ringxiety lately, but I know my phone is in the car..."

Heard it on NPR about this.

271

Ghost Phone

Submitted by: fatdolladolla
My ghost phone is blowing up today. If only I had real friends that would call me.

134

Phantom phonecall

Submitted by: pinkbabooshka
"my phone was blowin up earlier and now i'm getting all these phantom calls on my leg"

amputees get phantom limbs, so it makes sense for it to be a phantom call!

7

Hypervibrachondria

Submitted by: jizkidjnr
"Every time I sweat my hypervibrachondira really spikes."

Invented by british radio legend Tim Shaw about 7 years ago. He then tried to get it into the Oxford English Dictionary live on air.

4

Vibraesthesia

Submitted by: stanislav224819
Got vibraesthesia just thinking about my phone.

1

Phantom Vibration Syndrome

Submitted by: Authaeosplays
it is what it is scientifically called

0

phantom vibration

Submitted by: mborek55
A phantom vibration made me think I was getting a call

Comments

0 Psylock486, about 4 years ago:
IIRC that feeling is actually an itch, but the brain gets confused and interprets it as a vibration instead.
1 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°), over 3 years ago:
It's actually called "Phantom Vibration Syndrome" xD