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4. Ask the lingerer to leave
When all else fails you have to be direct. When Bob pulls up a chair, kicks back and begins to frolic ask him to leave and come back later or better yet open up your calendar and let Bob know that you'll put time on the calendar to do lunch sometime over the next month

5. Fake having to leave or having to take a call
If you are afraid to be direct and Bob is oblivous to the hints then when Bob comes up to chat and you realize it's not work related you can let him know that you have a call that you have to make, medicine with a glass a water that you need to take or a bathroom break that cannot wait
 
6. Just walk away
When Bob approaches you to chat just get up and walk Bob back towards his office
 
 
Remember in all times be gentle and kind yet firm.