Ha! No thanksA seed has been planted...
It was definitely clever.I like his reply.
Not done that one but I managed to embarrass myself twice in my early days on newsgroups in the 90s.
One was an angry post which I opened something along the lines of "Are your really so stupid as to...". I managed to make the post in quadruplicate.
The other was something I thought was perhaps better said in private. There wasn't really anything that bad in the contents but I opened saying I'd rather handle it be personal email and then posted it publicly to the newsgroup.
He played it off pretty cool. Him and I started to work together, so things should be interesting on Monday.I did that once, my girlfriend's name is Jen and so is the mom of one of my son's friends. I went to send a text to my girlfriend, "Just sayin', I love you!" My son's friend's mom replied, "Oh thanks," and some other witty remark that I don't remember but I saw my mistake and was mortified, but my son's friend's mom laughed it off.