Emily: I've called several times the past few weeks and you've skillfully avoided every call. Lorelai: No, that's not true. I've left messages on your machine. Emily: Yes, messages. And then if I happened to pick up, you'd hang up. Or if the maid picked up, you'd ask for me, then claim you were driving through a tunnel so you might get cut off, and then you'd make garbling noises and hang up.