I've heard some funny/odd stories about choking at interviews and just plain incompetent interviewers. A friend of mine told me his interviewer didn't even seem to have read his PS or looked at his file. The entire interview was ridiculously awkward and the interviewer asked tasteless questions about religious preference , etc. It came to the point where the interviewer asked about a C on his transcript, and my friend just bursted out laughing with no real response. He still gets in <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" /> .