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1996-04-01
Laptop computers are given to the sales force without training.
Training, sales, laptop computer, training budget, Boss, Wally, sales rep, Dilbert, Alice

1996-04-02
Dilbert wants to be a vice president. Dogbert bets he can make a rat into one.
Start of saga: Dogbert turns Ratbert into a corporate vice president.
Dogbert-Schemes, vice president, ivy league, reorganisation, bet, mirror, core competency, Dilbert, Dogbert, Ratbert

1996-04-03
Ratbert tries to pass himself off as a vice president.
Dogbert-Schemes, vice president, bet, rodent, action plan, headcount, quality, Dogbert, Ratbert, Wally, Alice

1996-04-04
Ratbert is interviewed for vice president of Marketing.
Dogbert-Schemes, vice president, marketing, dumpster, man, Ratbert

1996-04-05
Ratbert introduces his marketing plan.
Dogbert-Schemes, vice president, marketing, columnist, press, cat, Ratbert, Dilbert, reporter, Alice, Wally

1996-04-06
Ratbert tells Dilbert he quit his job as vice president.
Dogbert-Schemes, vice president, scruples, Ratbert, Dilbert

1996-04-07
Dilbert gets sucked into the boss zone, where time and logic do not apply.
Management, Boss Zone, urgent, logic, work smarter not harder, cynicism, angel, disembodied head, freedom, quality, Boss, Dilbert, Dogbert

1996-04-08
The Boss announces the executive review board meeting is cancelled.
Management, executive review, board meeting, Nostradamus, headcount, Boss, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

1996-04-09
A soda machine takes Dilbert's coins.
Start of saga: Dilbert is sentenced to death for losing his cool.
Technology, soda machine, vending machine, coin, sunny disposition, dignity, career, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, Wally

1996-04-10
The company no longer offers counselling for Dilbert who went nuts at the vending machine.
Health, vending machine, money, counsellor, death sentence, microwave, Catbert, Dilbert

1996-04-11
Dilbert seeks sympathy as he tells Dogbert about his death sentence.
Health, vending machine, death sentence, tragic news, execute, newspaper, sick day, Dilbert, Dogbert

1996-04-12
Dogbert reasons with Catbert to get Dilbert off the hook.
Policy, Dogbert versus Catbert, death sentence, fur wedgie, pardon, Dogbert, Catbert, Dilbert, Bob

1996-04-13
Alice reads a job posting for a job she'd love.
Office Politics, job posting, bronco, pantyhose, experience, Alice, Dogbert

1996-04-14
Dogbert defends Dilbert's proposal against the changes the Boss made.
Management, engineering proposal, masters degree, art history, scratch n sniff, change, electrical engineering, technology publication, ear, Dilbert, Dogbert, Boss

1996-04-15
The Boss adds another person to Alice's project.
Management, overwork, manager, schedule, status report, 3-D, Boss, Alice, manager

1996-04-16
A dog detects wasted resources.
Management, dog, resource, schedule, arrow, pointer, manager, dog

1996-04-17
Carol points out 40% of all sick days are taken on Fridays and Mondays.
Management, sick days, Friday, Monday, idiot, math, Carol, Boss

1996-04-18
The Boss says it is unacceptable for 40% of sick days to be taken on Fridays and Mondays.
Management, sick days, Friday, Monday, kidding, hell, Boss, Asok, Wally, Dilbert

1996-04-19
Dogbert uses poetry and dance to fulfil the employees creatively.
Health, spiritually fulfilled, poem, dance, soul, swami hat, Dogbert, Boss, Wally, Alice, Dilbert

1996-04-20
Dogbert asks how well his special poems and dances are working.
Health, poem, dance, well being, money, primal scream, invoice, swami hat, Dogbert, Alice, Boss, Dilbert

1996-04-21
Ken destroys a product line by over-promising upgrades.
Sales, product line, version, commission, competitor, promote, Ken, Dilbert, Boss

1996-04-22
Catbert entices Wally to quit and reapply for his old job.
Management, pay, new employee, salary, catnip, Catbert, Wally

1996-04-23
Wally considers resigning and reapplying for his old job.
Management, resign, unqualified, engineer, co-worker, friend, salary, coffee machine, Wally, Dilbert

1996-04-24
A marketeer presents her plan to a dubious audience.
Marketing, marketing plan, generalities, glamour career, dictionary, marketeer, Dilbert

1996-04-25
Dilbert exposes a rat to the company's marketing plan.
Marketing, marketing plan, expose a rat, adverse reaction, brain tumour, Dilbert, Ratbert

1996-04-26
Dilbert hands his timesheet in two days prior to the period end.
Administration, timesheet, clerical, annoy, deadline, Dilbert, Carol

1996-04-27
Wally shows Alice his work avoidance device.
Technology, work avoidance, pager, meeting, vending machine, Wally, Alice

1996-04-28
The Boss announces record profits and hands out T-shirts.
Management, record profits, profit, t-shirt, slave labour, career expectations, small, petite, elfin, logo, slave labour, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

1996-04-29
Catbert gives Wally employee orientation.
Management, employee orientation, training video, hope, VCR, television, Catbert, Wally

1996-04-30
Wally reports on a week of accomplishments after watching training videos.
Management, accomplishment, proactive, diversity, training video, free will, Wally, Boss