Me: (tell a long story, detailing my investigation)
Meg: I don't get it
Me: (retell long story, with less detail)
Meg: No, I mean, I get what you did. But what's the point?
Me: Oh. Well, I don't know, I hadn't really gotten that far. But I found it!
Meg: I think it just proves they're ignoring you. There, now don't you feel better about yourself?
Me: If I weren't laughing so hard, that might have made me cry!