Subject: “Die Hard Quiz.”

Check out this message from a HubSpot employee that certainly turns the tables on the email sender. Right when you thought you were the one requesting action, the recipient sent back an assignment — a fun one, at least.

While the sender waits for your response to their email, take the sting out of your absence by involving them in a holiday survey, like the one below.


Sorry I missed you. I’ll be out of the office and slow to respond until after the break. While I have you, though, help settle an argument among my colleagues and me:

Die Hard Quiz

What was the best Die Hard movie?

  • Die Hard 1: The Office Christmas Party Gone Wrong.
  • Die Hard 2: Airport Conspiracy.
  • Die Hard 3: Samuel L. Jackson. Enough said.
  • Die Hard 4: Cyberthreat.
  • Die Hard 5: You should probably not pick this one.
  • Impossible! It’s like choosing a favorite child!