Chair: We need to meet.

Prof 1:  I can only meet Wednesday.

Prof 2:  I can’t meet on Wednesday.

Prof 3:  I can meet Wednesday, but only from 10-11.

Prof 1:  I can’t meet from 10-11.

Chair:  Prof 1, can you really only meet on Wednesday?

Prof 2:  Well, I suppose I could terribly inconvenience myself and meet on Friday.

Prof 3.  I can meet on Friday, but only from 12-2.

Prof 1: I can meet then.

Prof 2: Me too.

Chair: Lawprofblawg?  Can you meet Friday at noon?

Me: Well, I can’t meet on Fridays.  But you worked so hard to come up with that date, I’ll just let you all meet.  Checkmate.

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