Memorizing phone numbers for many people is a thing of the past, mostly because we no longer have to and we are no longer repeatedly dialing those numbers manually; we simply look for a name in our contact lists and push a button. So if I forgot my cell phone, I might run into the same problem. I have to wonder how we managed before? Actually, how we "managed" before cell phones was exactly this scenario: if there was a miscommunication or someone got held up, the other person waited and waited and waited, tried calling from a pay phone (which only worked if the person you were meeting hadn't left home yet) and eventually gave up. This was usually followed by a phone call much later that evening: "Where were you? I waited for an hour and gave up." "Sorry, my car got stuck in a ditch" or even, "I waited and waited too. For an hour. Oh, you meant the Starbucks on X and Y street? I was waiting at the Starbucks on A and B street."
So I guess this thread just illustrates the problems we had BEFORE this technology.
FWIW, I think Vicky should have popped her head inside the restaurant. And to me, "meet at 7" means you meet at the destination. If I was going to someone's house first, I'd say, "I'll come over to your place at 7."
Still, I don't think anyone should be mad at anyone. It was clearly a miscommunication.