@dev I really don't want it to fall to the floor. I'd much rather have someone hand it to me...
  1. It helps to get a seat at the table. Then I stare intently.
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  2. If that's not working, I put my chin on the table -without breaking eye contact
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  3. Sometimes it helps to look a bit forlorn - also without breaking eye contact.
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  4. Seat at the table? Check. Chin? Check. A bit forlorn? Check. Eye contact? Check
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  5. Textbook.
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