It originated from people with little credit on their mobile when they needed to make an important call, now it is misused for unimportant calls and many people wont return the pranking even from friends. It is frowned upon to do so and people who do it often generally end up with little respect.
Tony: "Dude she is doing that to you way too often"
John: "no shit"
Tony: "what a cheap ass gold digger"
''Thanks for calling back! For an online quote for lower cost car insurance go to www. ...'' Click!
"Damn, I wish they'd stop pranking me".