“Sorry. Internets went wiggy. I was talking to you and nothing was happening, so I had to reboot the modem and now the blasted contraption works.”
“Perhaps you need to change the dilithium crystals.”
“Am thinking it’s a positronic annihilation due to a faulty magnetic bottle. But that’s just me.”
In related news: I broke my hair clip and now it looks like that scary parasite from Star Trek.