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Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams for October 08, 2019

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    GROG Premium Member about 1 month ago

    It was probably that stupid pointy-haired boss who told him to do it. fRont forget to label the stupid engineers, etc.

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    Z51 Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Somebody might not automatically know that that is a coffee maker! COULD be an oversized stapler or something

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    GabryelFrost  about 1 month ago

    Unfortunately, he is not kidding. In EU, every EU funded piece of equipment, like chair, must be labeled like that or you have to pay back ALL the money received for ALL equipment…

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    TMMILLER Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Everything labeled and everything in its place. At the company I work for several “enterprising” individuals glued painted plexiglass rings to the bottoms of the trash cans. No matter where they were, they were labeled and in place

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    ccwsparks  about 1 month ago

    In which Dilbert anticipates Sheldon Cooper, who labeled everything including his label maker…

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    Dean  about 1 month ago

    Don’t most things sold in stores already have labels like “Mr. Coffee” and water?

    The nutrition label on a water bottle is a hoot [all zeros].

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Yeah I remember going through all that at a Motorola factory. We had to label water bottles, ‘water’. Safety first.

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    Tentoes  about 1 month ago

    How apt!

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    timbob2313 Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Really? I must have retired before that became a “thing”

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    peterhollywood  about 1 month ago

    Where I worked we just mocked the ISO 9000 rules by labeling EVERYTHING… coffee cup, pen, paper clip, push-pin, door, napkin. We had some good laughs and management was furious — which was the best part.

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    bakana  about 1 month ago

    It already Had the Manufacturer’s Label: Mr Coffee.

    But, the ISO9000 people were afraid someone would think the “Mr.” part would confuse someone into thinking it was the new Manager.

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    AlexeyCardo  about 1 month ago

    everyone interprets a law to the extent of his intellect…

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    Concretionist  about 1 month ago

    Inventory control folks require UIDs (or bar codes) on everything that’s “equipment” and not “supplies”. It’s simple enough to add a {name} field.

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    Sisyphos  about 1 month ago

    Nostalgia trip: it’s like the Old Days in Dick Tracy. Readers will know what I mean….

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