19 Reliable Lines to Get You Out of Brutally Boring Conversation

We’ve all been there: you’re accosted at a party by a close-talking, mouth-breathing, halitosis-afflicted person who won’t stop yammering but says nothing of substance. You eye the bar, the buffet, and the dance floor but can’t make eye contact with anyone to come and save you from the utter hell that is a boring conversation. We can’t change the past, but there is hope for your future social life. Memorize these 19 reliable lines and you’ll be able to get out of any conversation, no matter how mind-numbing, with just a few words. Be brave, party-goer. We believe in you.

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