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Requesting The Slightest Change

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Requesting The Slightest Change - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #web, #internet, #site, #code, #coding, #development, #deadline, #delay, #time

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Boss: Will our new website be live this week? Developer: That depends. If you request even the slightest change, it could set things back for months. Boss: I only want to change the homepage title font. Developer: Oh, great. I should be done by next summer.

Estimating Finish Times

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Estimating Finish Times - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #website, #internet, #developer, #code, #coding, #deadline, #time, #deception, #lying

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Boss: I'm having trouble managing our web developer because I don't know how long things are supposed to take. Does it really take nine months to change the font on the home page? Developer: How much do I owe you? Dilbert: Tell him my project normally takes two years.

Different Time Estimates

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Different Time Estimates - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #quote, #estimate, #time, #deadline, #length, #pessimism

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Boss: I'm getting wildly different estimates for how long it will take to write the software. Dilbert: Based on my experience, I say take the longest estimate and multiply it by three. Boss: Is experience exactly the same as pessimism? Dilbert: Experience is much worse.

Mandatory Safety Meeting

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Mandatory Safety Meeting - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #safety, #catch-22, #choosing, #unsafe

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Boss: You have to go to a mandatory safety training class right now. Dilbert: Is it safe for me to miss the deadline you gave me for this assignment? Boss: No, you lose either way. Dilbert: Hmm. Maybe I could work all night from home then drive to work exhausted.

Dilbert Falls Asleep At The Wheel

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Dilbert Falls Asleep At The Wheel - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #safety, #catch-22, #fatigue, #accident, #driving

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Dilbert: I fell asleep at the wheel because I stayed up all night to meet your deadline. I had to work all night because you made me attend a mandatory safety meeting yesterday. But at least I got my work done on time. Boss: I forgot to tell you the meeting got moved to next week.

Wally's Work Life Balance

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Wally's Work Life Balance - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #laziness, #work ethic, #excuse

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Wally: I can't do your urgent task because I'm on deadline for my boss. I can't meet your deadline because I have an urgent task from a co-worker. I finally figured out the whole "work-life balance" thing.

Who's Turn To Lie

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Who's Turn To Lie - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #excuse, #excuses, #deadline, #lying

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Boss: Our CEO stopped by to see how long before we finish the new software. Dilbert: Whose turn is it to lie to him? Boss: I blamed Elbonian hackers last week. Dilbert: You're using all the good ones!

Forgot To Go To Pre Meeting Corrected

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Forgot To Go To Pre Meeting   Corrected - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #deception, #lying, #deadline, #boss, #executive

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CEO: Is the software finished as your boss promised me it would be? Dilbert: I forgot to go to the pre-meeting for this meeting, so I'll guess the answer is.. yes? CEO: Okay, keep up the good work! Dilbert: Thanks goodness he doesn't know what the truth even looks like.

Won't Take No For An Answer

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Won't Take No For An Answer - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #deadline, #honesty, #trick, #rejection

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Boss: Can you finish this by Friday? I won't take no for an answer. Dilbert: In that case, my answer is yes. Boss: I knew you wouldn't disappoint me. Dilbert: I think we just planned that for Friday.

Technical Debt

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Technical Debt - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #deadline, #stress, #pressure, #coding, #programmer, #mistake

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Boss: Did you finish the software yet? Dilbert: No, I'm still paying off the technical debt from the last programmer you rushed. Boss: I don't know what that means. Dilbert: Well, that explains a lot.