Insider might already have had a little too much eggnog this holiday season. We received a party invitation from a tourism board, promptly sent our RSVP and circled the date on our calendar. The day arrived, and we headed to the Manhattan hotel where the party was taking place. But all we could find, in the appointed ballroom, was a cardiologists' soiree. Those doctors were swingin', all right, and we were tempted to stay, but, dutifully, we looked at the invitation yet again and came to the horrible realization that the tour board shindig had swung the night before. The following morning, we were amused to find a fax from the tourism board thanking us for our attendance at its holiday party. Since anonymity is a condition devoutly cultivated by Insider, we chalked the whole sorry experience up as a plus.

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