They'd replace 'em all with robots if it were possible. It's just that there are some things the automated system can't handle yet. (Clones, after all, would end with the same problems as clones had their own experiences.) My boyfriend has just left for a full day of being yelled at by people having problems with their cell phones that aren't his fault and are pretty likely to be their own.
Originally Posted by Davidlpf
I use "my pleasure" sometimes when it is, genuinely, my pleasure to do something. I will also say "no problem" occasionally, though mostly "you're welcome" or even "you're quite welcome." Of all the courtesies, or not, how people respond to "thank you" is not my biggest issue. At least they're responding at all; a lot of people don't.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"