Student: I want to talk to you about a research paper.
Me: Sure, please sign the sign-in sheet.
Student: Oh, I will just be here for 5 minutes.
Me: OK, please sign.
Student: I just want to know…
Me: I will answer as soon as you have signed. *offers pen*
S: But, I will just be here for 5 minutes.
Me: But, I would like to get paid. *pen*
S: Oh, I will come back another day. *Leaves.*
Work For Free?
Me: *mouth hanging open* What just happened? Student wants me to do work and give carefully thought out answers, but can’t be bothered to write a name?