"Good morning. What is your name again? I didn't catch it."
"How are you today, Chandler?"
"I'm good, thanks. What about you?"
"I'm doing fantastic. How do like this weather?"
"It's... it's nice."
"How has the tournament been going for you?"
"It's... it's good. Uh, and you?"
"It's great! What do you think of this year's resolution?"
Timer holds up 10 fingers
Panic mode "Ok, so about your plan. Willitsolveforalloftheproblemsineveryimaginableuniverseever?"
"Yes. Yes, it will."
Is this an extreme example? Yea. But our Cross-Ex etiquette can be a bit absurd. I mean, by the rebuttals, everyone has been asked and answered how they're doing twice. Why are we so polite? I don't know. But I think it's funny.
You're homeschooled. How are you doing today?