Maybe instead of dishing out allegories you could just simply have clarified what others had missed.I know this man who is a contractor. He doesn't get a whole lot of business because instead of doing what he's getting paid for he tends to ask "Why do you want to do that" more than doing the actual work. Because I FKNG said so and paying your damn salary that's why.
In casu the lame pun about a Disk Operating System loosing disks.
Good luck with it,