"I told him [his] butt looked amazing that night and that I had been thinking about him all day at work," she said in an e-mail.
They flirted back and forth over text message but, eventually, she said, he blew her off.
In an ideal world, that would have been the end of their relationship. But, unfortunately, it wasn't.
The next day, she found out that she would be his boss on a project at work.
Immediately after the situation, they laughed about it. But she said, "I would NEVER have texted without some drinks in me and it haunted me until I left the job."
Could Mail Goggles have prevented this situation? Pamela says no.
"It might take me a little longer, but the more [alcohol] I have, the more determined I am," she said. "The only thing that might have worked would be a breathalyzer test!"
Brian is equally doubtful that math problems could have stopped him from e-mailing while intoxicated.
"Every time I sent those e-mails I could tell you what five times two was," he said.
What he needs, he said, is a function that totally blocks one's ability to communicate with certain people -- like exes -- between those dangerous, late-night, mischief-making hours.
Echoing comedian Chris Rock, Brian said, "Has anyone really ever taken $200 out of an ATM at 3 a.m. for a good thing?"