Holding Pattern

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Help Desk, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

ALEX: Ubersoft eSupport Hotline, Alex speaking. thank you for holding... may I help you?

CUSTOMER: WHERE THE HECK HAVE YOU BEEN?

ALEX: What do you mean?

CUSTOMER: I mean, I've been on HOLD since FRIDAY. You asked me to "wait just a minute," and the next thing I know FIVE DAYS have passed. What do you have to say for yourself?

ALEX: "Thank you?"

CUSTOMER: Strike one.