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1994-12-01
Dogbert's Tech Support says their product is incompatible with all hardware and all software.
Tech Support, database, compatible, incompatible, poison ivy, telephone, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 195

1994-12-02
Dogbert defers to Ratbert about how to compensate for having a tiny brain.
Tech Support, support call, brain, learn, expert, telephone, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 195

1994-12-03
Dogbert answers a support call about trying three menu choices.
Tech Support, support call, menu choice, memo, telephone, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 195

1994-12-04
The engineers can't coordinate going to lunch.
Office Politics, lunch, wait, telephone, coordinate, restaurant, peace, missile, chain reaction, restroom, bathroom, Dilbert, Alice, Wally, Ted, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 196

1994-12-05
The Boss announces adopting the best practises of the Japanese model.
Management, Japan, best practises, long-term investing, karaoke, lifetime employment, microphone, sing, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 197

1994-12-06
The Boss puts Dilbert in charge of the ISO 9000 certification processes.
ISO 9000, certification, brochure, lie, process, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 197

1994-12-07
Dilbert welcomes attendees to the ISO 9000 certification project kick-off meeting.
ISO 9000, certification, kickoff meeting, hand-picked, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 197

1994-12-08
Dilbert describes the plan for being ISO 9000 certified.
ISO 9000, certification, process, poorly written document, binder, raccoon, department heads, presentation, diagram, projector, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 198

1994-12-09
Dogbert says a high-income group is the only one that can afford to buy their product.
Marketing, target market, high-income group, tasteless, easily amused, golf, presentation, diagram, cluster, Dogbert, man

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 198

1994-12-10
The Boss brings up the employee satisfaction average score.
Management, employee satisfaction, grumpy, morale, touchy-feely, average, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 198

1994-12-11
The Boss says the employee of the month will have a parking spot just behind the managers.
Management, employee of the month, park, important, train, Boss, Wally, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 199

1994-12-12
A technician checks the building for environmental hazards.
Corporate Services, environmental hazards, tired, nervous, disorientation, career, breath mask, goggles, gizmo, environmental technician, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 200

1994-12-13
Ratbert follows Dilbert around to become an engineer.
Engineer, annoying rodent, career, marketing, engineer, briefcase, Ratbert, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 200

1994-12-14
Ratbert is interviewed for a position in marketing.
Marketing, interview, skill, bubbly personality, career, gnaw, telephone cord, security, insult, Ratbert, interviewer

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 200

1994-12-15
Ratbert tells Dogbert he didn't get the Marketing job.
Marketing, interview, experience, meeting, doughnut, pillow, Ratbert, Dogbert, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 201

1994-12-16
Dilbert makes Ratbert an intern because Ratbert hangs around.
Office Politics, intern, high-traffic cube, look busy, computer, Dilbert, Ratbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 201

1994-12-17
Ratbert the intern makes a suggestion to become a world-class organisation.
Office Politics, intern, suggestion, multi-disciplinary task forces, re-engineer, idea rat, Ratbert, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, Ted

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 201

1994-12-18
Business math, as explained by Dogbert.
Business, math, grunt, bonus, expense, budget, giraffe, sales projection, requirement, doctor, flashlight, proctologist, Boss, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 202

1994-12-19
The Boss announces they will try to win a quality award.
Start of saga: The Millard Bullrush Quality Award.
Management, Millard Bullrush, quality award, politician, snorkel, sea turtle, Boss, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 203

1994-12-20
The Boss asks Dilbert to describe how he used total quality on his last project.
Management, Millard Bullrush, quality award, total quality, honesty, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 203

1994-12-21
Dogbert suggests a way to make a failed project look good.
Management, Millard Bullrush, quality award, project, acronym, cost saving, laptop computer, dishonest, budget, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 203

1994-12-22
Dilbert gives his write-up on quality to the Boss.
Management, Millard Bullrush, quality award, write-up, productive time, irony, shirt, contest, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 204

1994-12-23
Dogbert bids to be the telemarketer for the Boss.
Corporate Services, telemarketing, feeble-minded person, pocket the difference, steal, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 204

1994-12-24
Dilbert asks the Boss about a strange smell in the cubicles.
Science, aroma technology, lemon, alert, smell, complain, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 204

1994-12-25
The engineers prevent Ed from working late.
Office Politics, work late, compensation, duct tape, problem, underwear, logic, Dilbert, Ed, Alice, Wally

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 205

1994-12-26
The Boss hires a professional to design the product interface.
Product, user interface, design, international terrorist, Yale, eye patch, jail, criminal, Boss, Dilbert, Sven

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 206

1994-12-27
Sven shows off the sound effects in the user interface.
Product, user interface, sound, puke, fingernails on blackboard, bird hitting window, eye patch, Sven

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 206

1994-12-28
Bringing in strangers to test the product will take too long and cost too much, according to Sven.
Product, product testing, focus group, time and money, stupid, candy, eye patch, Sven, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 206

1994-12-29
Dogbert updates the old saying "You can lead a horse to water".
Family, lead a horse to water, smell like a horse, hose, horse, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 207

1994-12-30
The Boss announces the next team building exercise -- a paintball tournament.
Management, team building, paintball, cubicle war, goggles, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 207

1994-12-31
The Boss wants the engineers to act as a self-managed team.
Management, self-managed team, vital management tasks, status report, kiss butt, track, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Fugitive from the Cubicle Police, page: 207