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Dial-up narcissism?

Edited by Jill Wright,

Have you by any chance noticed, ever since you bought that oh-so-useful smartphone, that you've suddenly become surrounded by people whose ideas and conversation ... well ... people whose IQs and personality and all-round attractiveness are inferior to your own?  Do you find relating to those people is a poor substitute for a fascinating session with your little electronic friend...