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Advice Capture Device

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Advice Capture Device - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #deception, #trick, #invention, #Advice, #silence, #gullible, #guile

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Dilbert: I invented headphones that will record all of your advice as you dispense it. This way it will be preserved for future generations. Wally: He thinks we can hear him? Dilbert: He also thinks it is recording.

Solving Problems In Interviews

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Solving Problems In Interviews - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #interview, #trick, #thinking, #problem

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Job Interview. Boss: Tell me your process for solving this sort of problem. Man: I would ignore it for a week and likely discover that it wasn't important in the first place. If it still matters after a week, I would hold fake job interviews and ask people how to solve it. Boss: Apparently, that doesn't work.

Robot Personality Defect

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Robot Personality Defect - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #defect, #defective, #Men, #personality, #patriarchy, #gender, #programming, #robot, #deception, #trick

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Alice: We need to design a defect into our robots so we can control them if they try to take over. But it has to be the type of defect that they think is an advantage, so they don't know what we're up to. Alice: I gave you the personality of a guy. Robot: Yay for sports! I own this world, bro!

Employees Should Be Optimists

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Employees Should Be Optimists - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #optimism, #optimist, #work ethic, #gullible, #trick, #deception

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Catbert: The Evil Director of Human Resources. Catbert: Ideally, you want all of your employees to be optimists. Because optimists believe anything you tell them. Boss: If you work all weekend, and our profits double in a month, I'll give you a helicopter. Asok: Deal!

Writing Code In Spare Time

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Writing Code In Spare Time - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #start-up, #labor, #free, #money, #trick, #bully

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Boss: Maybe you can help write some code in your spare time for my side project. Dilbert: Are you using your power to bully me into working for your start-up for free? Boss: You can also invest in it. Dilbert: Not better!

Wally Thinks Twice As Hard

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Wally Thinks Twice As Hard - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #work ethic, #laziness, #motivation, #trick, #deception, #excuse, #lazy, #energy, #con

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Wally: I'm working twice as hard as ever before. Most of it is happening inside my head. But trust me, my brain is working double-time. Boss: Um... that's great. Wally: Obviously, I need to work fewer hours because of the energy drain.

The Cause Of Human Motivation

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The Cause Of Human Motivation - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #motivation, #cause and effect, #trick, #deception, #logic, #laziness, #work ethic

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Wally: Do you believe human motivation is the product of a person's genes or the environment? Boss: Both. Duh. Anyway, I asked you here to discuss your terrible job performance. Wally: We just did. You said it isn't my fault.

Two Choices For A Project

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Two Choices For A Project - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #question, #trick, #choice, #illusion, #work, #assignment, #power

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Boss: Do you want the boring and awful project that is likely to succeed... or the fun project that is certain to fail and take your career with it? Dilbert: You came here to give both of them to me. Boss: Ha ha! You know me.

Carl Asks What

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Carl Asks What - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #insult, #dupe, #trick

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Alice: Carl, I see something in you. Carl: What? Alice: The blank stare of incompetence. Wally: Never ask "what." Alice: Guess what else.

Dilbert Will Not Babysit

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Dilbert Will Not Babysit - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #psychology, #trick, #deception, #adoption, #babysitter, #babysitting

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Carol: Uh-oh. My babysitter canceled for tonight. Dilbert: Too bad. Carol: Hey, I have an idea. Do you like kids? Dilbert: I will not watch your kids tonight. Carol: I was going to ask you to adopt them. Dilbert: Absolutely not. The best I can do is watch them tonight.