- the activity that occurs when a ringing cell phone causes everyone in the room to check and see if it's theirs.
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yuppie\ gunfight — when two or more people reach for their cell phone when one rings. see also cellphonic appraisal when ron, justin, and mike heard a cell phone ring, it was a yuppie gunfight to see who could grab their phone first … Dictionary of american slang