But what if you introduce yourself to the guy and he says, "Did you avoid the cops outside?"
You look confused.
"Because I got stopped by a cop right out there on the street. He tells me to hit the sidewalk, face down, and then proceeds to kick me in the ribs. I say, 'There's been a mistake.' He gets down in my face and says, 'You're the mistake. I'm the correction.'"
What are you thinking then? Either: Am I talking to a criminal? Or, What happened to this poor guy?
What your reaction isn't is bored.
Check it out.