Escalation

Comic Transcript

MONK: Putting aside the fact that you’ve created a software box out of the distilled remains of pure evil,* our customers can’t figure out how to open it.

*Warning: touching pure evil may result in violent explosions or unwanted transformations into hermit crabs.

PHIL: I can’t do anything about it. It’s not considered important enough for us pay attention to until the problem has officially escalated to the appropriate level.

ALEX: Guys, how the heck do you open this thing?

PHIL: Not important enough.

ALICE: We’ve been getting calls from reporters about this screwy floating software box —

PHIL: Not important enough!

BOSS: If you do not show me how to open this box I will blast you out of time.

PHIL: You now have my full attention.

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