When a series of text or instant messages are received out of intended order .
Bill sends a text to Brett " I sent that message 3 hrs ago! Damn it must have been textlag! "
When In The Process of texting a individual, You Send Them Two text with nothing in Common, but they are forced by Proper Texting Guidelines to respond to Both Texts, Causing A message Lag between you and the individual, Pushing you off topic.
Texter1:Hey When's Amy's Birthday?
Texter1:Do you Like My New Shoes?
Texter2:Nah, too Colorful
1) The temporary condition of slow responding when texting due to an unforseen circumstance.
2) the long time it took for a person to text back
"Sorry for the text-lag man, my girlfriend wanted to watch The Notebook..."
When delays and congestion in the cellular network cause frustrating delays in the delivery time of a text message potentially causing a social fail.
Original sender: 8:00 : "Bro, what's that address again?"
Recipient's Reply: 8:30 "idfk."
9:00 : "wtf took you so long, stop masturbating."
9:30: "I'm not man, it must be text lag"
The phenomenon when you go to send a text, or google something, on your phone and realize that you were already in the middle of some other task that you must finish before texting which leads to another task and then you forget the original task or text. Then you finally send the text a while later.
"Wait, I didn't text you? Oh, sorry, I sometimes get into a Text Lag loop and never catch up."