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1996-03-01
Dogbert, facilitating a meeting, allows no one to speak.
Meeting, facilitate, chair, power, exercise, insult, Dogbert, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 50

1996-03-02
Dogbert thinks the meeting went smooth because he ran it.
Meeting, facilitate, smooth, breakthrough, silence, dolt, brilliant, Dogbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 50

1996-03-03
Dilbert interviews a new candidate while trying not to reveal what really goes on.
Management, interview, candidate, empowerment, phrase, quality team, dignity, truth, dignity, decision, shield, hull breach, jettison, escape pod, Star Trek, Boss, Dilbert, Jennifer, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 51

1996-03-04
The Boss asks for an executive summary to the report and to keep it simple.
Management, report, executive summary, technology, car, AAA, road service, uphill, Boss, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 52

1996-03-05
Dogbert shows how to summarise a fifty page proposal into one paragraph.
Management, report, executive summary, CEO, proposal, technology, resume, customer, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 52

1996-03-06
The VP wants a demo of the new product.
Start of saga: Premature product demo.
Project, demo, VP, product, ship date, morale, quality, objective, banner, Boss, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 52

1996-03-07
For the product demo, Wally pretends to be the computer.
Project, demo, cut corners, 3-D, fuzzy, shaver, table, computer monitor, mock up, razor, Dilbert, Boss, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 53

1996-03-08
The VP arrives for the product demo.
Project, demo, interface, demon, product, peon, dark angel, table, computer monitor, mock up, Boss, Dilbert, Phil, VP

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 53

1996-03-09
The product demo to the VP goes horribly wrong.
Project, demo, demon, sham, doom, fund, file server, dark angel, computer monitor, table, mock up, porn, Dilbert, Phil, Boss, VP

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 53

1996-03-10
A technical decision is summarised many times as it goes up the ladder.
Management, Mysteries Revealed, ceiling tile, technology, decision, recommend, summary, bullet point, stock options, CNN, presentation, projector, television, Dilbert, Boss, executive director

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 54

1996-03-11
An automatic defence system activates when Dilbert and Wally have an idea.
Start of saga: Dilbert and Wally run a side business.
Creativity, idea, product, hammer, helmet, Crush-o-Matic, side business, loudspeaker, robot arm, hammer, mallet, Dilbert, Boss, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 55

1996-03-12
Dilbert and Wally want to start their own business since the company won't use their idea.
Office Politics, product, idea, side business, quit, cubicle, immoral, hell, Dilbert, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 55

1996-03-13
The Boss asks employees not run side businesses from their cubicles.
Management, side business, cubicle, sign, advertisement, Yellow Pages, billboard, Boss, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 55

1996-03-14
Dilbert and Wally hire Ratbert as director of marketing.
Marketing, side business, director, annoy, illogical, salary, Dilbert, Ratbert, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 56

1996-03-15
Dogbert will finance Dilbert and Wally's side business.
Dogbert-Schemes, business plan, venture capital, side business, media hype, investor, prospectus, Latin, Dogbert, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 56

1996-03-16
Dilbert and Wally tell the Boss about their side business.
Management, side business, rich, victory jig, employee agreement, patent, moon, Dilbert, Wally, Boss, Alice

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 56

1996-03-17
Dogbert offers ethics advice on customer relations and shipping defective products.
Family, ethics, customer, product, bug, kick, quality, sofa, couch, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 57

1996-03-18
The new intern, Asok, is introduced.
Note: Asok's first appearance.
Start of saga: Asok the intern.
Office Politics, intern, toss, staple remover, sturdy, Boss, Asok, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 58

1996-03-19
Asok's assignments won't be glamorous, Dilbert says.
Office Politics, intern, assignment, experience, status report, mouse pad, inventory, danger, Dilbert, Boss, Asok

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 58

1996-03-20
Alice asks Asok to crawl through the Jeffries Tube to shut down the furnace.
Office Politics, intern, emergency, jeffries tube, furnace, stuck, Star Trek, spank, ventilation, shaft, duct, Alice, Asok

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 58

1996-03-21
The engineers are given an assignment and the men smell unnecessary work.
Office Politics, presentation, executive review board, scent of unnecessary work, meeting, popcorn for the soul, work avoidance, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 59

1996-03-22
Alice wonders why Dilbert isn't busy preparing his presentation for the executive review board.
Office Politics, presentation, work avoidance, chromosome, sleep, executive review board, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 59

1996-03-23
Alice tests the theory men can sense unnecessary work.
Office Politics, chromosome, theory, intern, perceptive, arousal, work avoidance, smell, unnecessary work, Alice, Dilbert, Asok

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 59

1996-03-24
Alice worked all night for an analysis for the Boss and he only wants it for backup material for a meeting.
Management, analysis, meeting, compliment, backup, pointy hair, fling, naked, performance review, Alice, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 60

1996-03-25
The new product is ready to ship but Marketing wants to add more features.
Marketing, product, ship, feature, hardware, software, psychopath, Dilbert, marketing guy, Boss, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 61

1996-03-26
The Boss assigns Tina, Asok and Ratbert to work on the department newsletter.
Start of saga: Department newsletter.
Project, newsletter, high profile, intern, raise, sports, topless model, performance, Boss, Tina, Asok, Ratbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 61

1996-03-27
Tina tells Asok and Ratbert she will be the editor of the newsletter since she is an experienced writer.
Project, newsletter, intern, editor, executive editor, publisher, Tina, Asok, Ratbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 61

1996-03-28
Tina interviews Dilbert for the company newsletter.
Project, newsletter, quip, fallopian tube, background, interview, boredom, Tina, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 62

1996-03-29
Tina asks Wally to write about his project for the newsletter.
Project, newsletter, tradition, engineer, priority, despise, moment, dating, Tina, Wally

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 62

1996-03-30
Tina's performance review goes badly because of the unimportant department newsletter.
Performance Review, accomplishment, newsletter, raise, boredom, teamwork, Boss, Tina

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 62

1996-03-31
The Boss gives a bonus to Barry, an idiot, for working overtime.
Management, presentation, bonus, overtime, recognition, effort, budget, screen saver, epic, miniseries, Boss, Barry, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

Book: I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, page: 63