e) Weixin: This is a cell phone application that allows you to see and communicate with others within a 1 kilometer radius.
The disadvantage to this is that you won’t know what they look like right away.
Even if you just spoke with her 15 minutes earlier and she was “on her way,” invariably, as the time comes, she will text saying that she has “something” (wo you shiqing) and can’t make it.
I only know of one surefire way around this, once again courtesy of my Chilean roommate. Then I will take back the i Phone I bought you as a gift.” Guaranteed immediate callback. Don’t answer until after an hour or so, as if you are busy returning the phone.
Ask her if she’ll accompany you to go look at a place.