Many people have confused SI with affection. They think, 'Gosh, I really like that guy I share a cubicle with. I'll invite him for dinner!' only to find that the drool actually foams, the smell has been reported down the street and those hilarious stories cleared the room after a mere five minutes. Where SI gets really messy is during those big deals when the long hours make everyone feel intimate. The ugliest woman is suddenly a Playboy Pin-Up. The answer: come back in the morning and review the situation.
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