Is there any simple and frequently used expression that means "I'm at an event right now", like "I'm here", or "I'm present"?

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    You gave two examples; "I'm here" or "I'm present"... both are common. – Elliott Frisch Jan 22 '14 at 17:42
  • 'In attendance' is also somewhat common. – DopeGhoti Jan 22 '14 at 18:22
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    The more you can tell us about how you want to use the expression, the better the answers you will get. Different responses are appropriate depending on the situation. For example, are you trying to get the attention of other guests who are there? Checking in on a social networking site? Telling someone who is not at the event that you are busy? Trying to be sure the people running the event know that you showed up? – aedia λ Jan 22 '14 at 19:03
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    What aedia said: please explain your context, otherwise we will have to put this on hold as "unclear what you're asking". (For example, you'd say very different things to people also at the same event vs. people elsewhere.) – Marthaª Jan 22 '14 at 20:38

"I'm indisposed" is a way to say that you're not available (for example, because you're at an event somewhere).

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    "I'm indisposed" literally means, and even non-literally at least implies, that you're not feeling well. I'd never ever use it to mean that I'm busy at an event. – Marthaª Jan 22 '14 at 20:36
  • Hmm, I've seen it used in vernacular to mean simply busy (not necessarily at an event) on many occasions. – TylerH Jan 22 '14 at 20:41
  • I could see it as a sarcastic euphemism (if you know what I mean) for "I'm busy", but it doesn't actually mean that. – Marthaª Jan 22 '14 at 20:43
  • @Marthaª like TylerH, I've seen "I am/will be indisposed" used in speech to mean that the person will be unavailable. The second definition via Google's dictionary is averse; unwilling. "the potential audience seemed indisposed to attend", so I can see why, even if it's not strictly correct. – Doc Jan 22 '14 at 20:43
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    @Doc and Martha, I guess it is normal to say indisposed without meaning ill so long as there is some context suggesting otherwise, whether implied or directly stated? – TylerH Jan 22 '14 at 20:52

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