Panel 2: And yet, despite saying in the first panel that she had so much to tell everybody, she's going to tell it all to Choo Choo Boy first. Cue eyeroll. *eyeroll*
Panel 3: You know how you get on the phone with someone and they just go on and on and will not shut up? This reminds me of that.
Panel 4: Oh, God...here it comes. I can see it a mile away.
Panel 5: Cue rimshot. *ba-dum-bum* And cue gobsmacked look.
I think people are right - we're now on autopilot. Easier to slip into the semi-hybrid state that way.