The Microsoft Waiter
Waiter: Hi, my name is Bill, and I'll be your
Support Waiter. What seems to be the problem?
Patron: There's a fly in my soup!
Waiter: Try again, maybe the fly won't be there
Patron: No, it's still there.
Waiter: Maybe it's the way you're using the soup;
try eating it with a fork instead.
Patron: Even when I use the fork, the fly is still
Waiter: Maybe the soup is incompatible with the
bowl; what kind of bowl are you using?
Patron: A SOUP bowl!
Waiter: Hmmm, that should work. Maybe it's a
configuration problem; how was the bowl set up?
Patron: You brought it to me on a saucer; what has
that to do with the fly in my soup?!
Waiter: Can you remember everything you did before
you noticed the fly in your soup?
Patron: I sat down and ordered the Soup of the
Waiter: Have you considered upgrading to the
latest Soup of the Day?
Patron: You have more than one Soup of the Day
Waiter: Yes, the Soup of the Day is changed every
Patron: Well, what is the Soup of the Day now?
Waiter: The current Soup of the Day is tomato.
Patron: Fine. Bring me the tomato soup, and the
check. I'm running late now.
[Waiter leaves and returns with another bowl of
soup and the check]
Waiter: Here you are, Sir. The soup and your
Patron: This is potato soup.
Waiter: Yes, the tomato soup wasn't ready yet.
Patron: Well, I'm so hungry now, I'll eat
[The waiter leaves.]
Patron: Waiter! There's a gnat in my soup!