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Nathan asked in Social SciencePsychology · 2 months ago

Can people hear you talking from outside your car?

I was having a private conversation with my dad, And someone parked next to me had their window down but their engine running. I realised as i was getting out the car my door wasnt completely closed but wasnt quite open, It was like partially latched. 

As I was getting out the car, I noticed the woman either smirking or smiling at me and now Im just getting anxiety that someone was listening to my conversation.. my car wasnt running/no radio, But theirs was running n they were about half a meter to a meter away from me. Can you usually hear people talking in their cars? could just be me and she was just smiling but it did kinda look like a smirk. Pretty annoying if so, Nosey people :/ 


Fully aware im somwhat "tripping out". I suffer from mental health issues, Im simply asking if its likely people can usually hear you from outside your car like that. 

3 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    Yes they could if they try listening.

  • 2 months ago

    I like to stop & listen to people using their phones in close quarters.  I know this bugs people but if they want a private conversation they shouldn't use their devices in public.  

    I think you are being just a tad irrational about this.  She probably didn't hear you but smiled as a greeting.  Just smile back.  Paranoid.  For me, it is pure curiosity & not nosy. 

  • 2 months ago

    Ur situation is nothing ur just tripping out 

     if someone is suspicious at u - U respond or react 

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