"Captain, are you sure you want to initiate Attack Pattern Alpha?"
"Sir, are you sure?"
"Captain, are you positive?"
"Captain, do you want to activate Alpha?"
"This is really what you want to do sir?"
"Absolutely positive, Captain?"
Helmsman: "Sir, we've passed the target. They are now behind us."
"Oh. Well in that case, let's make sure the captain wants to use Alpha."
And for my troubles I got tric up the tailpipe. Damn pacifist bridge officers.