posted by Rory Duffy
Classic Ghosting. Elliot applied and auditioned as a trombonist for the 2nd Diáspora album. Elliot was approached for the paid recording work and took from 4th September to 18th November to decline his offer. During this interim period of 2.5 months, the enquiry was sent:
The defendant was advised always best to respond to a query even if the answer is "no". That way the other person knows where they stand and can safely make alternative arrangements if they need to.
Unresolved Queries #1: Enquiries
Unresolved Queries #2: Reviews
Why has this been posted?
Begin forwarded message:
All messages were read.
[08:42, 07/10/2019] Rory: Hi Elliot
Elliot remained on the WhatsApp group until after the photoshoot on 17th November, at which point he left the WhatsApp group (scroll to the bottom to see).
You created group “Diáspora Photoshoot 2”
All messages were seen.
OCT 7, 2019, 8:43 AM
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Freedom of Speech
Less Talk More Action
Productions vs. Bands
Unresolved Queries 1
Unresolved Queries 2
What happened to Diaspora Collective?