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Sorry... do you have any pointers on how to structure a better conversation?
Yes, I have this one pointer, and I'd suggest it to you as a friend: do not throw around several puns together. Otherwise we'd run out of new puns, and the thread cannot continue, and we'd have to return sooner than planned.