the boss: does anyone have an idea for fixing our communication problem with marketing?
dilbert, alice, wally and asok thinking: must...not...speak or else he will assign the project to me.
the boss: i saw your eye twitch. the project is all yours.
alice: GAAAA!!! visually upset
dilbert: we have some problems in our elbonian factory.
boss: how bad?
dilbert: they lost power on the main floor.
boss: that's not so bad.
dilbert: the employees were scared.
boss: they'll get over it.
dilbert: one of them tripped in the dark.
boss: big deal.
dilbert: he accidentally opened a gas line.
boss: a little gas never hurt anyone.
dilbert: now there's a crater where the capital city used to be.
boss and dilbert just looking at each other
boss: let's keep an eye on that.