Victor C pilot of N19VC
Mike's statement about radioing your plight was not directed at you. It has been in his signature line for a long time."
It's OK, NO offense taken. I did not take it personally but just wanted to stress the option 'IN CASE' someone else accepts the comment as the norm for ATC.
Same as Why ATC 'must' ask "how many souls on board and fuel remaining" after you declare "MAYDAY". VictorC