Spike Mafford / Getty Images You are attending a dinner party and see the above place setting before you. What dish do you eat with the left fork? x Preto_perola / Getty Images Dessert Spike Mafford / Getty Images Main entree LeszekCzerwonka / Getty Images Salad OlegShishkunov / Getty Images You get an invite to a bridal shower. You're not sure you want to commit to going or not. What do you do? x Don't go to the event Wait to RSVP until you've decided RSVP no alien185 / Getty Images In which of the following instances is it acceptable NOT to send a thank you note? x Tom Merton / Getty Images After a job interview mustafaU / Getty Images Receiving a birthday gift John Howard / Getty Images Getting invited to a party DeanDrobot / Getty Images You are going to a show with a friend and it begins at 7:00. You can't find the right outfit, so you're running a little behind. You... x Decide your outfit doesn't matter and leave with just enough time to make it by 7. They'll understand, you take your time to get ready and grab a snack before you leave. Text your friend that you will be a little late. monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images What topic is generally off-limits at a party? x Adam Gault / Getty Images Money Robert Daly / Getty Images Celebrities Chris Ryan / Getty Images Religion Siri Stafford / Getty Images Work kzenon / Getty Images A coworker's parent has passed away. You... x You attend the funeral. You post a message on their Facebook wall. You send flowers and a card. You console them at work. Robert Daly / Getty Images Which of the following has no place in a work email? x Getty Images / Getty Images Personal information aleepiskin / Getty Images Emojis yukipon / Getty Images Exclamation marks! ALL CAPS demaerre / Getty Images You are having coffee with a friend and get an important text. x You ignore the text. You check the text and read it to your friend so she doesn't feel excluded. You put your phone away so as not to be distracted. You apologize and quickly read and respond to the message. zoff-photo / Getty Images You're waiting to get on an elevator and the door opens. You... x Get on and ask the elevator which floors they need. Get on the elevator Follow suit of whoever you are standing with Wait for people get off the elevator Paul Bradbury / Getty Images When is gossip acceptable? x As long as the person you're speaking about is not present. When you're with your closest friends. Never!