Testing Testing 123, Why?

Many times people will step up to a microphone, tap it a few times, clear their throat, and then say, "Ahhhm...Testing? Testing? 1,2,3?" It is usually stated in the form of a question, as if the person themselves cannot hear what is going on, and needs to ask if others can hear them say it. Why is this? I don't know, I suppose it's better than yellin obscenities.

On teh intranets, people do the same thing for some reason.


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Good question!

Xur's picture

I always say, "testes, testes, 1, 2........ 3?"

Brings the house down every time. So long as the house is full of 10 year olds.

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