wally: how long should i wait before responding to a text message from my boss?
dilbert: that depends. are you already overworked?
wally: um, sure.
dilbert: do you need to teach him a lesson for any unrelated things he did?
dilbert: do you dislike him in general?
dilbert: lastly, how many months until your next performance review?
dilbert: okay....putting those inputs into my spreadsheet. you can wait 27 minutes before responding.
wally: oh. i was hoping it would be closer to five days.
dilbert: when did he text you?
wally: i believe it was august.