"Yo, can I still pass your class?"
"Who are you?"
*rifles through grade/attendance book*
"You last came to class on September 15. You've missed three papers, five quizzes and the midterm. No, you can't pass at this point."
"Can you sign my drop slip?"
"Add/drop period was over three weeks ago."
"Fuck, man. What am I supposed to do now?"
"Take the 'F,' and work harder when you repeat the class next semester?"