"Am I in trouble?" Asked meekly from an ass up perspective of course. He chuckled, "No. You're not in trouble." Smack. "Your snarky snarkle button is broken." Did He really just say that? "This isn't punishment." Smack. "I prefer to think of it as snark containment."
I still say that my snark button wasn't broken. In fact, it appears to have been working exceptionally well.