The other day my instructor asked us to anonymously answer some questions about the class. A few days later she opens class with, "It has come to my attention that there have been many off topic questions that I have entertained during lecture and stories from your fellow classmates that I have allowed to go on too long. Should these things come up in the future, I will ask that the individual come talk to me about it during break."
During the lecture that day she cut off some of the worst offenders with. "Great question! lets talk about it on break. Moving on..."
After wasting hours of my life hearing about their extended family members, it is over. Sorry if this post is silly, but i am extatic.