I love it (not really).
So my boss comes in to my office to ask my opinion on a special concrete detail drawing he sketched up (by hand). I give him my opinion:
ME: “You probably should ask the structural engineer about where more reinforcement wire and bars should be added, especially near the corners and thickness.”
BOSS: “Well that’s just a detail that can be figured out by them.”
ME: (Thinking… by whom? The contractor? The structural engineer?) “Well, true, I guess we can always review the shop drawings later.”
BOSS: “Why? I don’t really care about the shop drawings.”
ME: “Well, you do understand that when the sidewalk is built in this configuration it acts like a beam, and should be reinforced as such.”
BOSS: “Well, yeah, but they will figure that out.”
ME: (again, who?… WTF!!!) “Ok, well, to answer the question, I suppose the geometry is appropriate.”
I mean, seriously, WHY does he ask for my opinion? Just to see if I will give one that he ACTUALLY values? Or just to make himself feel superior about his own thinking?