Here is how Sicha so succintly puts it in "Oh Please Stop Saying Please":
In the meantime, may I offer a suggestion from my father? He very seriously informed his children that the following phrase has an almost magical ability to produce the requested result, when asking for a favor. I have found, through the years, that it does work for me!
If "please" is out of fashion, I am suggesting the following, as an efficacious replacement:
And here is a deferred "thank you" to my father for yet another piece of good advice!