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1992-12-01
Dogbert causes the stock market to fall by pretending to be an alien and demanding surrender.
Dogbert-Schemes, antennae, hat, powers, television camera, microphone, alien, surrender, stock market, interest rates, Dogbert, reporter, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 250

1992-12-02
World leaders debate the demands of Dogbert the alien.
Note: Some people say the translator's head is shaped like a penis. Scott says this was not intentional.
Dogbert-Schemes, antennae, alien, demand, leader, United Nations, prank, translation, parking space, microphone, headset, reporter, delegate, translator

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 250

1992-12-03
Dogbert is voted supreme ruler of Earth.
Dogbert-Schemes, alien, United Nations, supreme ruler of Earth, science, freckles, press conference, television, surprise, antenna, hat, microphone, podium, news reader, Dogbert, reporter

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 251

1992-12-04
Dogbert promises to become morally corrupt as supreme ruler of Earth.
Dogbert-Schemes, alien, corrupt, moral, tax, supreme ruler of Earth, Dogbert, reporter

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 251

1992-12-05
Amazing Ronny wants to debunk the fact Dogbert is an alien.
Dogbert-Schemes, alien, supreme ruler of Earth, skeptic, debunk, cow, algebra, media, hat, antenna, cape, Amazing Ronny, Dogbert, reporter

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 251

1992-12-06
Dogbert gives tips on how to be safer in the home.
Safety, Dogbert's Home Safety Tips, toaster, vote, election, evangelism, television, luck, toaster, board, mouth, swallow, communist regime, pray, check, crush, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 252

1992-12-07
The Boss uses humour in the workplace to ease the tension of downsizing.
Start of saga: Humour in the workplace.
Downsizing, humour, workplace, tension, knock-knock, joke, Boss, downsized man

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 253

1992-12-08
The Boss uses humour during Dilbert's annual review: How many engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?
Performance Review, humour, tension, lightbulb, joke, appraisal, performance, engineer, Boss, Dilbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 253

1992-12-09
The Boss uses humour to improve creativity.
Creativity, humour, tension, head crash, loose, keyboard, Boss

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 253

1992-12-10
Wally is dressed as a clown to increase creativity.
Creativity, humour, costume, jester, clown, task force, kill, creative, Dilbert, Wally

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 254

1992-12-11
Everyone wears a "Kick Me" sign to increase humour in the workplace.
Creativity, humour, kick me, relax, injury, creative, crotch, male, balls, testicles, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 254

1992-12-12
The Boss says video games sales have plateaued, so that calls for drastic action.
Management, video game, sales, plateau, diversify, pollute, outside, outdoors, inside, indoors, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 254

1992-12-13
Dilbert wonders why people don't answer questions.
Family, question, conversation, rhetoric, torture, answer, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: It's Obvious You Won't Survive by Your Wits Alone, page: 255

1992-12-14
The Boss temporarily transfers Dilbert to field sales -- for the wrong reasons.
Start of saga: Dilbert in Sales.
Sales, field sales, transfer, management, yank your chain, over communicating, assignment, round, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 7

1992-12-15
Dilbert, in Sales, is introduced to his customers.
Sales, transfer, customer, account, despise, hurt, small business, boss, new guy, Tina, Dilbert, customer

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 7

1992-12-16
A sales trainer says the company makes overpriced, inferior products.
Sales, field sales, quota, illegal, overpriced, inferior products, training, inferior products, projector, presentation, sales trainer, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 7

1992-12-17
A potential customer asks Dilbert the salesman to top the competitor's offer.
Sales, sales call, field sales, competitor, massage from Helga, offer, customer, Dilbert, masseuse

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 8

1992-12-18
Ratbert says drug testing at the lab will change Dilbert's mind about accepting him in the family.
Family, accept, lab, drug test, family, little, Dilbert, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 8

1992-12-19
Ratbert tests a growth formula at the lab.
Family, accept, growth formula, giant, sarcasm, wit, Ratbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 8

1992-12-20
Dogbert wants an expensive present for Christmas.
Family, Christmas, analysis, mortgage, gift, cash, reserves, hat, Yule log, finance, social life, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 9

1992-12-21
The Boss changes words in Dilbert's report to make it less readable.
Management, report, word, readable, fax, type size, font size, facilitate, implementation phase, editing, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 10

1992-12-22
A co-worker says he's not stressed by the holidays this year because everyone gets the same gift.
Family, Christmas, gift, stress, advertisement, flabmaster, socks, muscle, couch, shop, holidays, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 10

1992-12-23
Wally collects for a Christmas gift for the poor.
Office Politics, Christmas, gift, poor, CD, shallow, card, money, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 10

1992-12-24
Dogbert is outraged Dilbert only got him one gift this year.
Family, Christmas, gift, hat, tree, Humane Society, sweater, telephone, outrage, Dogbert, clerk

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 11

1992-12-25
Dogbert doesn't want to open his gift from Dilbert since it's only a hat.
Family, Christmas, gift, hat, crown, humour, bathrobe, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 11

1992-12-26
Dry cleaning will be ready in three days even though the sign says "While You Wait."
Retail, dry cleaner, while you wait, wait, Dilbert, clerk

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 11

1992-12-27
Dilbert reads the care instructions on a shirt.
Fashion, clean, instruction, glacier, cotton, Australia, Nik-Nik bug, washing machine, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 12

1992-12-28
Dilbert wears a lot of personal technology.
Start of saga: Personal technology wars, featuring Techno-Bill.
Technology, personal technology, cell phone, computer, modem, envy, thesaurus, pager, palm, organise, wireless, antenna, gizmo, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 13

1992-12-29
Dilbert challenges Wally for technical superiority.
Technology, personal technology, pager, calculator watch, dominance, challenge, ritual, battle, compass, wireless, fax, antenna, gizmo, superior, male, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 13

1992-12-30
Dilbert rejoices in his superiority over less-equipped engineers.
Technology, personal technology, fax, prime engineer, superior, antenna, gadget, Dilbert, Techno-Bill

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 13

1992-12-31
Dilbert and Techno-Bill square off in a battle for technical superiority.
Technology, personal technology, fax, cell phone, modem, autodial, control module, antenna, gadget, Dilbert, Techno-Bill

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 14