Title text: I didn't understand what you meant. I still don't. But I'll figure it out soon!
The phrase "let's be honest here-" is often used to soften a statement that might otherwise seem crass. Before Cueball can finish his sentence, he is interrupted by his friend, who takes the opportunity to honestly state his deepest feelings.
The human condition is essentially terrifying. Try to keep up appearances.
- Cueball: I mean, let's be honest here-
- Friend: Ok.
- Friend: I don't understand why anything happens and I'm confused and scared and trying really hard all the time.
- Cueball: ...Too honest.
- Cueball: Scale it back.
- Friend: Sorry.