Yikes. . .perhaps you think you are in ‘breaking news’; when instead it is ‘general/chat’. . .OR; you are having a really bad day.
My dad just died and the rest of my life is in general chaos but if I couldn’t spare a few minutes to help a fellow FReeper, I think I’d just give it up.
The milk of human kindness has apparently been replaced by pee in her cornflakes.