Frequently given answers – an article at Spiegel online has some of the answers you will need when being asked by research administratives or journalists for your work.

  • Everything is possible, we will make progress, future research will show, adds significantly to our understanding – blabla attack
  • Sorry, could you repeat your question (usually when asked to give short! summary) – the noway attack
  • Can I send you some more documents – the flooding attack
  • sorry for having to go now to the kindergarden – the privacy attack
  • no idea – the unpolite attack
  • silence – the ivory tower attack

Please, please, please don’t try on my phone.