Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams

Dilbert Classics

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  1. Number Six

    Number Six said, over 3 years ago

    That’s more than one rejection per day!

  2. Linux0s

    Linux0s said, over 3 years ago

    Plot a graph, it will help pinpoint the problem.

  3. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach said, over 3 years ago

    try chardonnay, melon balls, a fireplace and a little al green

  4. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach said, over 3 years ago


    add chardonnay to taste

  5. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    re: number 6

    that was typical of GenX. I didn’t date until I was best friends with a Swedish exchange student and suddenly five women wanted to date me. I H8 the “trophy” nonsense. It was so striking that I put it in one of my books:

    “When I was in college, I was asked by a woman a few years older why I didn’t have a girlfriend, due to the fact that I was “as social as I was.” I was involved in activities on campus, and used to bicycle long distance and hike. But something really, really basic was needed: in order for the non-”bad boys" to have girlfriends, you had to have women in general actually willing to date someone outside the 10% to 20% that they were chasing and sleeping with. If most of the women wanted the guys of bad character, well, there really wasn’t much the rest of us could do about it. “SOL” as the indelicate acronym was back then. "
    “In the case of some men, it was sometimes so simple that no woman gave them that first chance at a date. There was and is even still today a strange "trophy-effect” that I’ve seen multiple times with GenX women. When a man started dating, other women instantly also wanted to date him. If a man was not dating, no woman even noticed him. I imagine the psychologists or sociologists have a term for that. It was the standard model both times I went to college and even today, I still see many GenX women my age doing it. "

  6. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, over 3 years ago

    Only 365 days in the year, and presumably today’s scene is not taking place on 31 December, so indeed 400 rejections is more than one a day, perhaps approaching two per day (depending on what the day of the scene is, on the calendar). That’s prodigious negativity, even for Dilly! I am in awe of his repulsiveness!

  7. Ryan (Say what now‽)

    Ryan (Say what now‽) GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    If you don’t ask you don’t get rejected.

  8. JimPem

    JimPem said, over 3 years ago

    Right. Persistence can be seen as desperation in this context.

  9. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 3 years ago

    @Number Six

    Not if he works eight days a week!

  10. route66paul

    route66paul said, over 3 years ago


    Everyone wants what the other has. Just try to look for a good job, when you are unemployed. very hard. But when you are working, sometimes you get 3 or 4 calls a week from headhunters.

  11. Chris C.

    Chris C. said, over 3 years ago

    You only need to find one… and I mean one woman… not one date.
    Dilbert, of course, won’t find the right one as that would limit the strip a lot – but I hope he will find someone else willing to abuse him, the sequence with Liz has been hilarious whenever it comes up.

  12. BuckyKatt999

    BuckyKatt999 said, over 3 years ago

    Funny how the discussion is all about how girls only want bad boys. How about all the boys who think it’s a swimsuit model or nothing?

  13. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    Remember that the one common element in all your failures is you!

  14. Al

    Al GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    sadly, it takes a while for many of us to grow up. I was 47 before I realized that the packaging means nothing where love and passion are concerned. I think we teach the wrong things by example to our young.

  15. The Life I Draw Upon

    The Life I Draw Upon said, over 3 years ago

    “… and he keeps on trying, on and on, on and on, on and on.”

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