The only case available for my new smartphone had a clear back. After a few days of looking through it at the utilitarian serial number on the back of my phone, I decided to print out a picture, trim it to size, and stick it between the phone and the clear plastic.
But as I was trimming the paper, I had another thought: Emergency cash! So I also stuck a twenty-dollar bill between in the case. I have no idea what I’ll use it for, but it’s nice to know it’s there just in case.
I wondered if this could cause the phone to overheat, but then I remembered that there are phone cases that are part wallet, cases made of leather, and even stickers you can print out to put on your phone… so I figured a piece of printer paper was probably okay. But if anyone can point me to case studies of phones catching paper on fire, let me know and I’ll take that $20 and spend it on ice cream instead.
Phones? Bras? Socks? Where do you stash YOUR emergency cash?