The other day, I got a call from a woman offering me a free vacation in Waikiki, compliments of Hilton Grand Vacations Time Share.
She said it was a reward for being a "longtime member of Hilton HHonors."
That's true; I've been a member for about 30 years. I politely declined, but she was persistent and asked where I lived, obviously about to offer me airfare.
For some reason, I felt like going along. "Hawaii," I responded.
"Ah, how far are you from Waikiki?" she asked.
"About two miles," I replied, stifling a giggle.
"O-o-o-KAY!" she finally blurted out, breaking out into laughter, "Never mind! Thank you for your time," she said between giggles.
"You're welcome!" I fell off the chair laughing, and could barely keep my wits about me as I hung up the phone.
Sometimes it pays to play along. I kid you not. We made each other's day.