That Question

Beep. A notification. Facebook Messenger. Someone I haven’t heard since university sends me a message. Hey, how are you? Do you still work for that Apple Reseller? Can you…
Boing. A DM on Twitter from a follower. *Hey, sorry to bother you but…
A dinner with family. *So.. You’re probably gonna buy that new iPhone? Can you…

It’s funny. A dozen variations to ask the same question:

What’s the best way to get an iPhone 6 on launch day and can you get me one?

Answering no is easy, but rude.
Answering with a TextExpander snippet is easy and polite.