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1992-08-01
Dilbert wonders if he's happy, or under hypnosis.
Family, reality, happiness, hypnosis, worry, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 197

1992-08-02
The planet is borrowed from our children. Dilbert won't have any children, so that's OK.
Philosophy, nature, borrow, planet, environment, children, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 198

1992-08-03
Tim tell Dilbert how, after four days without sleep, he had a vision.
Overwork, Incan, monkey-god, sleep deprivation, Dilbert, Tim

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 199

1992-08-04
The Boss confronts Tim for working himself into incomprehensibility.
Management, overwork, promotion, sleep deprivation, Boss, Dilbert, Tim, Wally

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 199

1992-08-05
Tim gloats about his promotion and the fact he has a door.
Management, health, personal life, promotion, office, cubicle, door, Tim, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 199

1992-08-06
Dogbert learns the face of Saint Theresa appeared in a can of varnish.
Start of saga: The face of Saint Ted appears in Dogbert's peanut butter.
Dogbert-Schemes, religion, Saint Theresa, varnish, peanut butter, television, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 200

1992-08-07
Dogbert tells Ratbert about the face of Saint Ted that appeared in his peanut butter.
Dogbert-Schemes, religion, Saint Ted, peanut butter, Saint Theresa, happy face, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 200

1992-08-08
Dogbert charges ten dollars to see the peanut butter.
Dogbert-Schemes, religion, miracle, Elvis, Jello, Saint Ted, microphone, refrigerator, Dogbert, reporter

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 200

1992-08-09
Dogbert improves morale by confronting employees with an absurd situation.
Consultant, morale, cognitive dissonance, rationalise, illusion, Boss, Dogbert, employee

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 201

1992-08-10
Dogbert forecasts Dilbert's day in the office.
Family, co-worker, battle, memo, photocopy, meeting, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 202

1992-08-11
Dilbert's date describes puppetitis, her rare disorder.
Start of saga: Dilbert's date has puppetitis.
Dating, puppetitis, rare disorder, hand puppet, restaurant, Dilbert's date, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 202

1992-08-12
Dilbert's date tells Dilbert she contracted puppetitis.
Dating, puppetitis, disease, nineties, restaurant, Dilbert, Dilbert's date

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 202

1992-08-13
Dilbert caught puppetitis from holding hands with his date.
Dating, puppetitis, fiasco, disease, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 203

1992-08-14
The Boss tries a cattle prod on Dilbert to improve productivity.
Productivity, cattle-prod, scorched, Boss, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 203

1992-08-15
Dogbert baits Dilbert by comparing his intelligence to the rest of the planet.
Family, intelligence, creature, mental torture, hobby, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 203

1992-08-16
Dilbert practises a celebration dance in case anything good ever happens.
Personal, celebration, dance, distinctive, practise, fall, pillow, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 204

1992-08-17
Dilbert envies a security guard, because of the freedom for creativity.
Corporate Services, security guard, magic realms, creativity, balsa wood, Dilbert, security guard

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 205

1992-08-18
Dogbert the marriage counsellor recommends plastic surgery and personality changes.
Dogbert-Schemes, marriage counsellor, plastic surgery, personality, Dogbert, husband, wife

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 205

1992-08-19
Dogbert the marriage counsellor tries visualisation exercises with a couple.
Dogbert-Schemes, marriage counsellor, visualisation exercise, sunset, ocean, cliff, Dogbert, husband, wife

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 205

1992-08-20
A man tells Dogbert the marriage counsellor about their differences in squeezing a tube of toothpaste.
Dogbert-Schemes, marriage counsellor, toothpaste, pig, fight, Dogbert, husband, wife

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 206

1992-08-21
A woman complains to Dogbert the marriage counsellor her husband has the personality of mildew.
Dogbert-Schemes, marriage counsellor, personality, car, mildew, Lysol, dizzy, husband, wife, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 206

1992-08-22
Dilbert goes to Bill's Big 'n' Egg-Shaped Men's Fashions to buy clothing that makes a statement.
Fashion, ovoid man, sweater, statement, egg-shaped men's fashions, Dilbert, clerk

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 206

1992-08-23
Dilbert's co-worker sells cookies on behalf of his daughter.
Society, Camp Girl, cookie, character, door to door, foster care, guilt, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 207

1992-08-24
The Boss tells Dilbert to write a white paper on magnets and sign language.
Leadership, magnet, white-paper, Boss, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 208

1992-08-25
The Boss asks everybody at the meeting to introduce themselves.
Leadership, years-of-service, Boss, Dilbert, Albert, Alice, Sally

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 208

1992-08-26
A meeting with no agenda except unrelated emotional statements.
Meeting, emotional-statements, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 208

1992-08-27
Dilbert is introduced to Ben, fast-tracked due to height and hair.
Leadership, tall, hair, fast-track, Dilbert, Boss, Ben

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 209

1992-08-28
Dilbert realises he gets paid whether he's working or not.
Professional, paid for doing nothing, evil corporate empire, power, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 209

1992-08-29
The Boss enjoys delegating an unimportant task.
Management, action item, unimportant, morale, productivity, subordinate, Boss

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 209

1992-08-30
Dilbert and Dogbert invent a new annual tradition.
Society, tradition, nose sausage, annual, ridiculous, robe, squirrel, dance, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 210

1992-08-31
The Boss announces a "rivers and trees" management course.
Training, rivers and trees, survival, management course, headcount, team building, Boss, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 211