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1993-08-01
A doctor evaluates his options about Dilbert suffering from the flu.
Health, ethics, flu, market value, organ, transplant, malpractice, blood, wax, Jeep, stethoscope, fabric, Dilbert, doctor

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 105

1993-08-02
The Bioworld volunteers think nobody values their lives because they're ex-car salespeople.
Science, bioworld, ecology, glass dome, philosophy, value, cell phone, oxygen, food, volunteer, philosophy, logic, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 106

1993-08-03
The Bioworld volunteers plead with Dogbert to end the experiment.
Science, bioworld, ecology, glass dome, experiment, food, air, sadism, Saturn, volunteer, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 106

1993-08-04
Ratbert is no longer concerned with pollution because he knows rats will outlive humans.
Start of saga: Rats will outlive humans.
Science, environment, ecology, pollution, air, hardy, Ratbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 106

1993-08-05
Ratbert comments he is more likely to survive environmental disaster.
Family, disaster, rat, survive, ozone, pollution, Dilbert, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 107

1993-08-06
Ratbert decides to conserve the human race.
Science, environment, disaster, pollution, conservation, pickle, Ratbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 107

1993-08-07
Dilbert dislikes the television show he's watching.
Pun, television, trash, eschew, breath, own world, remote control, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 107

1993-08-08
The engineers panic when an attractive woman is hired.
Dating, attractive woman syndrome, AWS, metabolism, social skill, turtle, mask, correction fluid, Boss, Dilbert, Liz, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 108

1993-08-09
The Boss needs to cut staff but he doesn't know who to cut.
Start of saga: Downsizing contest between Dilbert and Zimbu.
Downsizing, staff cut, professional, career, valuable, monkey, pride, Boss, Dilbert, Zimbu

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 109

1993-08-10
The Boss wants to keep the engineer who projects the most professional image.
Downsizing, staff cut, professional, image, stupid, lay off, rabbit ears, Boss, Dilbert, Zimbu

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 109

1993-08-11
The contest to see who gets downsized begins. The first event is the staple chase.
Downsizing, contest, staple chase, layoff, stapler, shoot, pun, Boss, Dilbert, Zimbu

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 109

1993-08-12
The contest for the position continues with the second event: fun in a barrel.
Downsizing, contest, layoff, gullible, fun, barrel of monkeys, humour, creative, Boss, Dilbert, Zimbu

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 110

1993-08-13
Dilbert wins the contest against Zimbu and so keeps his job.
Downsizing, contest, layoff, management, fast track, banana, flea, victory jig, Boss, Dilbert, Zimbu

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 110

1993-08-14
The Boss says there are no stupid questions. He's wrong.
Management, plan, question, stupid, international date line, answer, present, Boss, man, Dilbert, Alice

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 110

1993-08-15
Ted doesn't understand from the Boss's lingo he's being downsized.
Downsizing, right sizing, management adjusted, manager attrition, raise, flamethrower, feedback, positive, fast track, Boss, Ted, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 111

1993-08-16
The Boss tries to interpret a sound made by a senior VP.
Management, senior VP, priority, vision, commitment, context, burrito, signal, demonstrate, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice, Ted

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 112

1993-08-17
Dogbert presents himself as a psychic consultant.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, psychic, read minds, puce, primary colour, swami hat, telepathy, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 112

1993-08-18
The Boss asks Dogbert to read his boss's mind.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, psychic, calendar, read minds, idiot, swami hat, telepathy, fire, Boss, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 112

1993-08-19
Dogbert reads the employee's minds to find clues to improve morale.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, psychic, morale, Star Trek, romance, ski trip, key chain, logo, swami hat, telepathy, Boss, Dogbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 113

1993-08-20
Dogbert the psychic senses death from Wally's cubicle.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, psychic, dead, smell, Heaven, swami hat, telepathy, Boss, Dogbert, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 113

1993-08-21
Dilbert gives Albert a shoulder massage.
Office Politics, male bonding, shoulder massage, team player, Vulcan death grip, Dilbert, Albert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 113

1993-08-22
Dilbert says humans are superior because they can kill any other animal.
Science, human, superior, chipmunk, conclusion, kill, argue, slaughter, Dilbert, Dogbert, chipmunk

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 114

1993-08-23
The Boss sends Dilbert to Elbonia to teach them quality.
Start of saga: Dilbert teaches quality management in Elbonia.
Management, Elbonia, quality, plant, English, hate, experience, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 115

1993-08-24
Ratbert accompanies Dilbert to Elbonia as a bodyguard.
Family, Elbonia, trip, bodyguard, mud, voice, suitcase, Dilbert, Ratbert, Elbonian

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 115

1993-08-25
Dilbert explains what the word "quality" means.
Training, Elbonia, quality, good, money, consultant, Dilbert, Elbonian, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 115

1993-08-26
Dilbert says the first step in total quality is identifying the problem areas.
Training, Elbonia, quality, problem area, metric, mitten, stuck, breathe, total quality, Dilbert, Yorgi, Elbonian, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 116

1993-08-27
Dilbert traces the root cause of Elbonia: they're a nation of imbeciles.
Training, Elbonia, quality, root cause, fishbone diagram, imbecile, club, dead fish, hat, easel, Dilbert, Elbonian, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 116

1993-08-28
Manufacturing defects are down fifty percent because of Dilbert's quality management training.
Training, Elbonia, quality, manufacturing defect, production, suitcase, escape, Dilbert, Yorgi, Elbonian, Ratbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 116

1993-08-29
The Boss announces Open Door Day for better communications once a month.
Management, communication, open door, whine, morale, profit, stock options, concern, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 117

1993-08-30
The Boss has a stupid assignment for the first person to make eye contact.
Management, assignment, question, eye contact, mirror, stupid, Boss, Dilbert, Ted, Alice, Wally

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 118

1993-08-31
Dogbert wonders at how much tax people pay.
Dogbert-Schemes, tax, government, vote, constitution, levy, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Still Pumped from Using the Mouse, page: 118