"Sports": a one-sided conversation
Person: Oh, you live in [city]? I bet you [sports joke about city team].
Me: <confused look>… Oh, I don't really follow sports.
Person: Yeah, [additional sports joke about city team].
Me: Yeah? Is that so? I never pay much attention to sports.
Person: [anecdote about city sports team from 20 years ago].
Me: Yeah, um, [other topic].
Person: [comparison to other city sports team].
Me: … [fakes aneurysm] …