Of The Muse In You: message in a bottle

Welcome to this interesting journey where you muse me:

muse
The story so far…..

I sat at my laptop, about to press the delete button on an email from an unknown number but the universe spoke…. Take a chance

So the decision was unanimous Take A Chance (thank you all who voted now we proceed)

Just as I was about to press the delete button, I realised that I had been humming along to a song playing on the radio, a golden oldie classic by ABBA, Take A Chance On Me. What further sign did I need from the universe?
Here goes nothing, I thought as  I clicked open the email. I paused a little bit, half expecting my antivirus to pop up a notification with a red alert sound warning announcing threat detected. I really should mute that option, it had gotten me into several awkward situations, but again it was another one of those things I meant to do but never did quite get round to, anyway all was quiet on my antivirus front so I guess it was safe enough.
I quickly scanned through the email, then read it again slowly.

Hi Stranger
I randomly entered your email address and hit the send button. Think of this as a message in a bottle.
I will understand if you don’t reply I am not asking for much all I want is simply a friend to talk to. I hope you reply
Regards
Nya Chiuta

I stared at the screen wondering what I should do…..
1 ignore the email
2 delete the email mark sender as spam
3 forward it to my know-it-all friend
4. Google the sender and email address to check if they not listed under any scam artists
5. Reply to the email
6. Other…. comment your suggestion

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25 thoughts on “Of The Muse In You: message in a bottle

  1. To be honest my curiosity always gets the better of me, and I throw all caution to the wind. So me as me, I would reply. I am also trying to say please reply, besides I suppose its the only way that will keep the story flowing and its common knowledge I go bonkers over a good story. Okay enough rumbling, just take a chance!!!!

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  2. I say reply too. It’s what I would do. Because I always want to know the end game. Of course this may sometimes land one in trouble but you will never know until you try 😉

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  3. To be honest, I voted like I would do in real life and went with a quick google! But, then I’d probably reply if no scams were present. Of course, since this if fictional I want to go with just email back, see where the adventure of the unknown takes you! 😀

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