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1998-05-01
The Boss says the other managers don't know Alice well enough to promote her.
Management, performance review, promotion, anonymous, hire, Boss, Alice

1998-05-02
Catbert tells the Boss qualified external applicants are hard to find.
Personnel, headhunt, applicant, mime, relocation cost, qualification, cubicle, Catbert, Boss

1998-05-03
Dilbert shows Matt, a new employee, around the office.
Office Politics, introduction, new employee, cubicle, binder, safety, assignment, obsolete, crush, spirit, Boss, Dilbert, Matt

1998-05-04
Alice tells about her strange dream, even though no one wants to hear about it.
Office Politics, dream, research, grape, brain, seedless, Alice, Asok, Wally, Dilbert

1998-05-05
Catbert asks Alice to balance work and home life.
Personnel, balance, hours, selfish, Catbert, Alice

1998-05-06
Marketing made a brochure they think will save the day.
Marketing, brochure, product, market, sales, marketing guy, Dilbert, Wally

1998-05-07
A marketing guy admits it was wrong to promise a product that hasn't been made yet.
Marketing, product, design, motto, permission, forgiveness, marketing guy, Dilbert, Alice

1998-05-08
Dogbert donated a billion dollars to the United Nations -- with strings attached.
Politics, billion dollars, United Nations, France, Dogbert, Dilbert, French Ambassador

1998-05-09
The Boss asks Alice to be less of a perfectionist and asks Wally to help.
Management, performance review, perfectionist, apathy, traits, intrapreneurial spirit, entrepreneur, Boss, Alice, Wally

1998-05-10
The Boss asks Alice to remove everything from her cubicle walls because it destroys the acoustics.
Office Politics, cubicle, sarcasm, acoustic absorption, shout, deaf, Boss, Alice

1998-05-11
Dilbert's Mom says she wants to see Dilbert's office someday.
Family, office, cubicle, imagine, box, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert

1998-05-12
Dilbert's Mom visits Dilbert's cubicle.
Family, cubicle, college, investment, class, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert

1998-05-13
Catbert asks about Wally's reactions when the Boss dumped more work on him.
Personnel, workload, scream, moan, staffing level, Catbert, Boss

1998-05-14
Wally will get a free flu shot, Catbert says.
Health, flu shot, dart, hunt, gun, rifle, sick, Catbert, Wally, stockholder

1998-05-15
Wally complains about being hunted down and shot with flu darts.
Health, flu shot, dart, hunt, stockholder, 401(K), gun, rifle, Boss, Wally

1998-05-16
Dilbert makes some optimistic assumptions to meet the revenue target.
Product, revenue target, assumption, alien, D'utox Inag, autopsy video, technology, kill, Dilbert, Boss

1998-05-17
Dogbert deflates the pompous airbag of the office.
Office Politics, arrogance, trivia, laundry, casserole, intelligence, deflate, oven, Dogbert, pompous airbag

1998-05-18
Dogbert creates a comic strip called "Pippy the Ziphead."
Dogbert-Schemes, comic strip, Pippy the Ziphead, artwork, joke, Dogbert, Dilbert

1998-05-19
Dilbert describes Dogbert's comic strip as a clown who says only random things.
Dogbert-Schemes, comic strip, clown, random, Pippy the Ziphead, artistic integrity, bitter, Dilbert, Dogbert

1998-05-20
The Boss introduces Allen, the new sycophant.
Start of saga: Allen, the office sycophant
Management, sycophant, coffee mug, nod, butt kisser, Boss, Allen, Dilbert

1998-05-21
Dilbert and Allen compare personality traits.
Office Politics, sycophant, career advancement, lifestyle choice, parent, butt kisser, Dilbert, Allen

1998-05-22
The Boss asks for feedback about his plan. Allen the sycophant loves it.
Meeting, plan, sycophant, feedback, exhale, breathe, butt kisser, Boss, Allen, Wally, Dilbert

1998-05-23
Alice says her eyes are sore from using the computer.
Health, eye, finger, restful, pain, nap, Alice, Catbert

1998-05-24
The Boss meets a new customer and destroys the relationship.
Sales, product, margin, price, feature, strategy, sales rep, customer, Boss

1998-05-25
Dogbert thinks people like to be directed and told what to do.
Dogbert-Schemes, theory, quit, pyramid, dolt, homely, ear, honesty, Dogbert, Dilbert

1998-05-26
Dogbert models a crown since he wants to be leader of the world.
Dogbert-Schemes, crown, charisma, egomaniacal, sociopath, philander, Bob, Dogbert

1998-05-27
The Garbageman explains why there are no more charismatic leaders.
Start of saga: Dilbert is given a fertility drug.
Dogbert-Schemes, crown, charisma, leader, cable television, scandal, fertility drug, coffee, trashcan, diversion, Dogbert, Garbageman, Dilbert

1998-05-28
Dogbert gave fertility drugs to Dilbert to provide a diversion to the take over of the world.
Dogbert-Schemes, fertility drug, tabloid, doctor, weight gain, agent, Dilbert, Wally

1998-05-29
Dilbert thinks he's pregnant and overeats.
Dogbert-Schemes, weight gain, fertility drug, pregnant, hoagie, baby, lunch, Dilbert, Alice

1998-05-30
A doctor explains Dilbert is not pregnant.
Dogbert-Schemes, weight gain, shot, prescription, pregnant, diaper, sexist, Dilbert, doctor

1998-05-31
Dilbert gets confused in a line at the drug store.
Retail, pharmacy, line, confusion, distract, stress, medication, queue, prescription, Dilbert, pharmacist, customer