Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams for May 16, 2022

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    C  3 months ago

    Longer than expected

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    El-Kabong  3 months ago

    A door that swings inward would have a push plate on the outside, not a handle. So… there!

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    Concretionist  3 months ago

    I don’t remember this arc. Good!

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    Zykoic  3 months ago

    Usually held in an off-site venue.

    LasVegas

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    Baarorso  3 months ago

    That they are locked up is good! That means you can get more quality work done with less micromanagement.;D

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    Jayalexander  3 months ago

    Could work ’cept they got a Door Dash delivery coming.

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    Ricky Bennett  3 months ago

    A few months later they’ll find a skeleton crew manning the conference room…

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    seanfear  3 months ago

    how did Alice escape the drug-whatever? Did she tape him? that would be nice to see

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    GROG Premium Member 3 months ago

    Don’t make me laugh! You’ll forget.

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    eric_harris_76  3 months ago

    “I, for one, am hoping for the best.”

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    preacherman  3 months ago

    The implication of the third panel is that the janitor has secured the door against being able to open. But, the door’s handle is the type that allows the door to pull out not push in. So, the broom should have no effect on locking the door.

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    WestofthePecan Premium Member 3 months ago

    Meanwhile, the company is working better than ever; save for the inept involvement of the PHB, it would have succeeded in ways never before anticipated! But then the door opened…

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 3 months ago

    You know, now they just might be in there long enough to actually get something figured out. I heard once that everything is interesting if you look at it long enough.

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  3 months ago

    Remember animated characters live in a different realm. No law of physics, just ask Wily E. Coyote!

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    InTraining  3 months ago

    Mr. Janitor is going to hate cleaning up the resulting mess…!

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    ChessPirate  3 months ago

    New Strategy: Getting out of Lockup…

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    mistercatworks  3 months ago

    If only …

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    mindjob  3 months ago

    Too bad the PHB wasn’t outside the room. He would have seen the broom and concluded he couldn’t go in the room

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    rick92040  3 months ago

    The janitor seems to be management material.

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    markhughw  3 months ago

    I like how Dilbert is disguised as the janitor.

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    djlactin  3 months ago

    A chair (or ‘The Chair’) through the window would solve the problem (or two).

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    ZBicyclist Premium Member 3 months ago

    Some years ago, three of us flew to New York for a meeting with corporate about a new initiative for our division, which — to our surprise — was approved by corporate with almost no discussion. At the end of the meeting, HR came in, handed us a list of all employees working in our division, and locked us in a conference room (with a restroom off the corner) with just pitchers of water and hard candy, not even a phone. We weren’t allowed to leave until we had done a 15% reduction in force (i.e. listed a specific 15% of employees to be fired, with only their names and the city they worked in for background). That was Friday afternoon. I quit on Monday — saving somebody’s job. I got pushed around a lot in that job, but this was the last straw.

    This is also a prime reason why I hate HR departments. They didn’t have to handle it this way.

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    edeloriea14  3 months ago

    Not a brilliant idea!

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    Sisyphos  3 months ago

    Gotta go with the Fortuitous Janitor! What a classic deus ex machina!

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