Phone Stack: Unpressable buttons for social etiquette...

There's little denying that ever-present devices and always-on networks have taken a toll on basic social interactions - it's never been easier to be with friends or family without really being there.  To combat this, some people make rules: I'm sure oodles of parents enforce a strict "no phones at the dinner table."  To apply it to your peers, though, takes a little something extra - and gamifying the rule might just do it.  This game, most commonly called Phone Stack, is pretty simple:  stack your phones on the table at the beginning of a meal, and whoever breaks the stack first pays for everyone.  It makes your buttons unpressable, literally - unless you want to pay.  In the meantime, I guess you'll have no choice but to socialize with the other people who are actually there!
[via Gizmodo]