How To Refuse An Invitation

Here is a funny, cute email that you can use to refuse an invitation to something that you don't want to go to or simply can't attend.

You know what I'm talking about. It's an awkward situation and you're feeling a little uneasy about turning somebody down for something and you really don't like saying "no" but you have to!

However, if you can do it in a humorous way, then maybe both parties will be OK about it.

Try this template below. It should help you refuse an invitation.

Cheers,

Darry


Dear

Thanks for inviting me to [ ]the cell block [ ]the party [ ]the yodeling contest [ ]the broccoli festival [ ]the pub [ ]the opera "open mike" night [ ]the naked bike ride for ingrown toenail research [ ]the game [ ]the mud wrestling [ ]the Yak grooming class [ ]dinner [ ]the mud wrestling tournament

but unfortunately, I'm going to have to decline because [ ]that's my laundry night [ ]I'll be in Nepal at that time [ ]my goldfish are feeling lonely and need more personal attention [ ]I'll be working that night [ ]I'll be picking up my Nobel Prize that day [ ]I don't get out of the clinic for another 2 weeks [ ]the parole board won't let me associate with you [ ]I've already committed to another outing that night [ ]Jeopardy might be calling me that day [ ]I'm afraid of peanut butter!

Maybe we can [ ]get your people to call my people and set up lunch [ ]warn others about the alien abduction [ ]spray paint your name on the overpass [ ]grab a coffee together soon [ ]go over your "State Of The Union" address [ ]learn to photosynthesize so we can become house plants [ ]meet for a drink [ ]track down a Yeti

and then at least we will [ ]be able to catch up on our lives [ ]have appeased the god of the volcano [ ]be able to try some liver stew [ ]be immortalized [ ]have sharpened our sleeping skills [ ]have connected [ ]have faked enthusiasm [ ]have qualified for a PHD in egg planting.

Get back to me soon.

Cheers,


How To Transfer This Template Into Your Email Program From This Refuse An Invitation Page

Here's A Fun Way To Say No Thanks!

(These directions are for Outlook Express users but will generally be the same for all email programs.)

Open your email program and click on the "Create Mail" button.

Return to this Refuse An Invitation page and highlight the verse above.

Right-click on the highlighted text and click "copy".

Return to your email program and in the box below the subject line; click once to get the cursor in the box and then right-click on the mouse and click "paste" and the text (from above) will be transferred into the body of your email.

Put a CAPITAL "X" in the brackets beside the words or phrases you want to use in your message.

Add your name at the end.

If you are sending this email to an individual, then you will also want to type his/her name at the top.

You may then want to enter a word or two in the "Subject" line. (What's the email about?)

Finally, you must enter your friend's email address and click send. (Hopefully, you can just select their email address from your address book.)


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