Elevator conversation:
Me: well I am actually looking for a good umbrella. Its on the “list of things to buy”.
Them: yeah, I had a good one. It took me though storms.
Me: crucial
Them: 8 years.
Me: Wow. What an umbrella.
Them: The worst storms!!
Me: I am very sorry.
Them: well.
Me: You can always get a new one...
Them: (sigh)