Another common method is doing the name drop through an open window. Yes, it is very daring but if you’re interested, you’re interested. How better to get someone’s attention than directly on their phone. If and when interested you make a blatant gesture on your phone (i.e.checking, typing).
In their view, older generations are mostly unaware of such apps and disapprove of dating itself.
“Earlier, even Facebook was taboo,” wrote a 20-year-old Jeddah resident.
And it could get much worse.] Constrained by the state’s adherence to a particularly austere form of Sunni Islam, Saudis have long used stealthy tactics in pursuit of love and lust.
Before the Internet era, men would hang for-sale signs displaying their telephone numbers on their vehicles with the actual intention of propositioning female callers.
None of the men indicated that this had led to anything more than a telephone conversation.
One survey participant left his car in a lot with a “for sale” sign on the window and his phone number attached.
The woman is aware and participates by carrying her handbag slightly open for an easy shot.
I have seen/experienced the number drop in many forms.
Men have some pretty ingenious (and often illegal) solutions, I learned in my recent survey of 40 Saudi men.