“You sat just in front of me during the Antigonick reading tonight. We were fairly close to the only elevated seating in the room, and the guy whose “not-quite-a-question” fell flat on what must have been a room filled nearly with Classicists. As things wrapped up, you turned around and we met eyes briefly — it seemed like neither of us minded.
Let’s get coffee or a drink sometime and get to know each other. Clearly you have good taste. To avoid a wrong connection, reply with some details about yourself or anything you remember about me.”