Originally Posted by eddie bolted
Yes it is rude! The way i feel about cell phones is......hold on someone is calling me,i'll be right back.
Even at work, if somebody is in my office for help or a meeting, I never pick up the phone... that's what voice-mail is for.
In a private setting I am ok if check who is calling - but if you answer your phone every 5 minutes you may just go and visit that person you are talking too.