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Would they not leave a voicemail for something as pressing as a kidney transplant? The vast majority of these calls don't go to my voicemail, and the two a month that do are easily picked up by voicemail transcription.



FOMO. Its not like a job offer. I don't want to be playing phone tag on voicemail. I know someone who missed out and had to wait another 2 years for a match.


If you need a kidney, would you count on them leaving a voicemail?


On ththe other hand why use such a broken system for something that is literally life and death? I don’t willingly use phone calls for anything important and will be happy when they’re relegated to being a goofy fun old-fashioned thing like postcards, never used for serious business.


> On ththe other hand why use such a broken system for something that is literally life and death?

What other synchronous mode of communication is more reliable than a phone call for this use case?




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