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Aug 19, 2011
I do the index finger thing all the time, I guess I just learned a word.
Aug 19, 2011
It works the other way as well -- mindless optimism in the face of the facts.

"All right, we're ready to launch the new offering and so are our clients."
"Excuse me, boss, but didn't the system's vendor say it couldn't work?"
"Well, yes."
"And the vendor's engineers, and our engineers as well?"
"Yeah, I guess."
"Why are we going ahead in spite of the fact that it can't work?"
(All I heard at this point was the wind whistling through his head. It became a familiar sound.)
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Aug 19, 2011
An alternative response from Dilbert: "You had a plan? Really? Let me think about that." And then Dilbert walks away to get some more coffee.....have a great weekend, everybody....
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Aug 19, 2011
"...and I would have succeeded too, if it hadn't been for you meddlin' kids!"
Aug 19, 2011
I think Dilbert needs a vacation. He's a bit edgy. Maybe he should just stay home and write some code for a week. That strikes me as Dilbert's kind of vacation. It certainly is mine.
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