A: Invite B to go somewhere this weekend.
B: Politely refuse A’s invitation.
A: Call and tell your boss (B) you can’t come to work because of illness.
B: You think A is bluffing (not really sick).
A: Ask B to teach you to play tennis.
B: You hate coaching for free.
A: Try to get B to divulge a secret about someone else.
B: Don’t be persuaded to do it.
A: Ask B to give you a ride home.
B: A’s house is out of the way, and your time is limited.
A: Call and tell B you can’t come to the party on Friday.
B: Try to get A to come to the party. (It’s a surprise party for him/her.)
A: Try to get B to smoke marijuana.
B: You don’t want to use any illegal drug.
A: Call to order a pizza.
B: Wrong number. You sell pitas, not pizzas.
A: Present B with an unsolicited gift.
B: You do not feel comfortable accepting the gift.
A: Try to get B to go on a date with your niece/nephew.
B: You can’t stand A’s niece/nephew.
A: You ran over B’s favorite pet with your truck. Apologize to him/her.
B: You are very upset with the news. The pet is irreplaceable.
A: You lost your wedding ring. Tell your spouse (B).
B: Get angry with A for losing the ring.