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Saying No

What do you say or do when someone out of the Blue - generally a fellow user who rarely comments and so is quite new to you - suddenly e-mails for the first time saying he or she will be in town, is interested in something you could help with and would like to have a drink with you?

It's clearly a friendly invitation but how do you politely decline, without having to lie and/or appearing to be a stuffed shirt?
posted by MiguelCardoso on Oct 21, 2004 - 45 answers

Email etiquette desired

Does American real-life, i.e. (in this case) geek etiquette (as opposed to the mainstream standard), require that all e-mails, however perfunctory or informative, be answered? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Jan 24, 2004 - 23 answers

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