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1998-12-01
The Boss has no brain function after his accident, but he can still talk.
Health, accident, brain, talk, staff meeting, IV stand, EEG, doctor, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 27

1998-12-02
Microsoft misspelled a word in their spell-checking software.
Technology, Microsoft, headquarters, spell checker, market power, industry standard, Comdex, Microsoft employee, Bill Gates

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 27

1998-12-03
Tina discovers a misspelled word in her spell-checking software.
Technology, sabotage, spell checker, global conspiracy, Webster, dictionary, Tina, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 28

1998-12-04
Dogbert recommends "face time" with the vice president to get a promotion.
Family, promotion, face time, photo, relative, paperwork, Dogbert, vice president, secretary, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 28

1998-12-05
A report shows what raises would have been if the company hadn't cancelled raises.
Management, raise, report, cancel, imaginary, pretend, Carol, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 28

1998-12-06
Asok asks Wally why employees are evil and obstructionist.
Office Politics, wisdom, mentor, evil, obstruction, coincidence, good, stab, lazy, headache, explode, Asok, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 29

1998-12-07
Asok now reports to Alice instead of the Boss. They can no longer communicate directly.
Start of saga: Asok reports to Alice and gets cut off from the world.
Management, report, speak, middle person, request, e-mail, Boss, Asok, Alice

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 30

1998-12-08
Now that he reports to her, Asok has trouble getting Alice to respond.
Management, respond, e-mail, voicemail, telephone company, question, Asok, Alice

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 30

1998-12-09
Asok complains no one returns his calls or replies to e-mails.
Office Politics, telephone, e-mail, loser, no offence, Asok, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 30

1998-12-10
Dilbert gives a financial model of the company to the Boss.
Management, financial model, Charles Lindbergh, lightbulb, danger, understand, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 31

1998-12-11
The Boss creates his own financial model of the company without knowing assumptions.
Management, financial model, assumption, spreadsheet, strategy, pay, tax rate, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 31

1998-12-12
The Boss experiments with his financial model: sales go up as he changes the page number.
Management, financial model, danger, spreadsheet, page number, sales, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 31

1998-12-13
Justin, in an interview, tells why he wants to work for the company.
Professional, interview, asthma, medical research, hydroelectric dam, idealism, box, Dilbert, Justin

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 32

1998-12-14
Dogbert discovers he's cuter when his ears are up.
Start of saga: Dogbert is cute with his ears up.
Family, cute, ear, kill, jury, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 33

1998-12-15
Dogbert withdraws money from other peoples' accounts. He can do that because he is cute.
Dogbert-Schemes, cute, ear, bank, withdrawal, account, funny, count, Dogbert, bank teller

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 33

1998-12-16
Dogbert goes driving. He gets away with crimes because he is cute.
Dogbert-Schemes, cute, ear, crime, drive, car, ambulance, driver's license, warning, Dogbert, police officer

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 33

1998-12-17
Ted brings a radio to his cubicle, much to the annoyance of Alice.
Office Politics, cubicle, radio, request, smash, Ted, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 34

1998-12-18
Ted opposes Dilbert's plan without having read it.
Project, plan, oppose, opinion, agenda, meeting, emotionally invested, Ted, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 34

1998-12-19
Dilbert walks through a decoy plan for people to hate, and then displays the real plan.
Project, plan, worm, decoy, mouth, Dilbert, co-worker

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 34

1998-12-20
The Boss worries the arrows for the direction signs are pointing the wrong way.
Management, problem, conference, direction sign, arrow, site, deep-water platform, hotel, bid, right, left, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 35

1998-12-21
Dilbert chats with a supermodel who has trouble getting dates.
Start of saga: Dilbert dates a supermodel.
Dating, chat, computer, supermodel, beauty, intimidate, system administrator, ear, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 36

1998-12-22
Dilbert prepares for his date with a supermodel.
Dating, supermodel, Internet, vase, trash, flower, skull, skeleton, Dilbert, Dogbert, Bonita

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 36

1998-12-23
The supermodel looks much thinner in person.
Dating, restaurant, camera, supermodel, makeup, hair, Dilbert, Bonita

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 36

1998-12-24
Dilbert and the supermodel order dinner. Dilbert has much more than the supermodel.
Dating, restaurant, spaghetti, garlic bread, mint, supermodel, skull, skeleton, Dilbert, Bonita, waitress

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 37

1998-12-25
Dilbert says goodnight to the supermodel on their first date.
Dating, goodnight, kiss, famous, sexy, eye socket, skull, skeleton, engineer, Dilbert, Bonita

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 37

1998-12-26
The Boss says they must maintain speed and be faster than the competition.
Leadership, motivational speech, sign, desk, urgent, competition, logic, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice, Dogbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 37

1998-12-27
The new corporate policy puts Alice to sleep.
Policy, corporate, mumbo jumbo, sleep, plan, initiative, framework, architecture, strategy, Boss, Alice, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 38

1998-12-28
The Boss hires Dennis, a sadistic nut.
Start of saga: The sadistic nut.
Management, sadistic nut, indispensable, vomit, Boss, Dennis, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 39

1998-12-29
Dennis the sadistic nut attacks a woman at a meeting.
Office Politics, sadistic nut, meeting, question, body lotion, dead camel, skill, prima donna, co-worker, Dennis, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 39

1998-12-30
Dennis the sadistic nut attacks Asok.
Office Politics, sadistic nut, intern, cruel, honesty, fun, marriage, Dennis, Asok, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 39

1998-12-31
Catbert sends Wally home because shorts are not acceptable.
Fashion, shorts, dress code, skinhead, bald, acceptable, Catbert, Wally

Book: Random Acts of Management, page: 40