//Discussing legitimate and illegitimate excuses for skipping Puzzlepalooza. Stein: The following are not excuses. 1 — I'm tired. 2 - These puzzles are too hard and I'm getting frustrated. 3 — I can't stand Blank; fill in the spot with someone's name. Kathryn: I CAN'T STAND ABBY. Abby: You can't stand.