Sometimes, the best advice you can give is admitting that you don’t have any advice to give! Of course, sometimes, the best advice you can give is “lay off the potato chips”, but i mean, it’s all contextual, really.
based on an actual conversation! …though not one had with applecare. ’twas a conversation with my own wife! too often this expression is used to get out of helping someone. too often indeed… man i’m lazy.