"Please try to save one; my client's going to need some cheering up when he gets the death penalty."
It's a subject no one wants to put any thought or effort into, so women get stuck with it by default because we still see housework as a woman's chore ... even if said woman could be making a few hundred bucks spending an hour with a client instead of explaining to her underlings that eight cheese dips and 12 deserts don't constitute an appropriate potluck.
These are utterly thankless responsibilities that stick women in a no-win situation. Sure, Steve will have nice things to say about your cupcakes, but unless he's on the compensation committee, that not's going to do any tangible good. Women don't get brownie points for doing office housework, but they will get called out if the quality of their real work slips because they've lost a few hours to putting up the office Christmas decorations. But if they turn down these extra responsibilities, they're viewed as selfish by their colleagues, while men can say no and suffer zero consequences.
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"You want me to make cupcakes? Like, with my penis? Don't be absurd!"
As with much of this list, there's no conspiracy or even malicious intent here -- men simply figure that if women didn't enjoy these extra tasks, then they'd just say no. So unless they want to bluntly spell out the problem to their co-workers, women essentially have to resort to trickery, like making themselves scarce when an assignment comes up or volunteering for a new task and then introducing a rotation system as part of their approach. Alternatively, they could start gently poisoning the cupcakes.