If you call a call center, for the sake of the guy or gal on the other end, please don’t be inebriated. I know calling to get something repaired can be boring, but if you cooperate, we can get through this quickly. Please.
Me: Can I get your serial number please?
Caller: It’s 123rrr987
Me: Ok, so is that 123rrr987?
Me: Ok, so that’s RRR, right?
Caller: Yeah, 3R
Me: Wait. Is that, like 3 R or R R R.
Caller: It’s like three Rs.
Me: But, it that, R R R or three and then the letter R.
Caller: Yeah, it’s three Rs.
Me: Ok… but is it…
Me: Yeah… Ok, I’ll just put what I’ve got in the system and see if it works.