Actual exchange with Professor:
S) Hi, I had a question about problem blah.
T) We covered that in class, perhaps you should review your notes.
S) But I did and I still have trouble understanding it.
T) Well, perhaps you should review the chapter.
S) . o O ( Like I wouldn’t have thought of that, dumbass )
S) I did.
T) Well perhaps you should try these problems in the back of the book
(note: one of the problems he recommended was _THE_ question i was asking for help with).
Take a guess as to whether I dropped the course or not.