How New Game 'The Phone Stack' Is Civilizing Dinners Out With Friends

01/10/2012 05:21 pm ET | Updated Mar 11, 2012

Don't you hate it when a nice meal with friends is constantly interrupted by beeping iPhones and Androids? Well, a buzzy new game called "The Phone Stack" offers an amusing solution. Here's how it works:

After everyone orders, they stack their phones in the center of the table, face down. Even as the phones buzz and ring throughout the meal, no one is allowed to grab his device.

If someone is unable to resist the smartphone's siren's song, he or she is responsible for picking up the check.

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