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1999-12-01
Wally shows up for work instead of telecommuting.
Health, telecommute, sick, rest, office, pamper, pyjamas, work clothes, Wally, Dilbert

1999-12-02
The Boss turns down a training request from Alice because he needs her in the office.
Training, class, skill, obsolete, walk, coffee cup, Boss, Alice, Wally

1999-12-03
The Boss wants the web site to be more webbish, but not too webbish.
Technology, web site, vague, webbish, estimate, schedule, requirement, Boss, Dilbert

1999-12-04
Wally practises astral projection.
Office Politics, book, astral projection, meeting, trance, concentrate, fear, Wally, co-worker, Dilbert

1999-12-05
The Boss rewards Carol the secretary for getting her MBA by allowing her to get herself a coffee.
Management, MBA, secretary, reward, coffee, promote, pompous baboon, stigma, Boss, Carol, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

1999-12-06
The Boss says he speaks English but thinks in French.
Management, English, French, training, think, speak, croissant, Boss, Carol

1999-12-07
The old web designer quits and a new one starts.
Technology, web, design, idiot, quit, pay, salary, Ethernet, laptop computer, webmistress, co-worker, Ming, Dilbert, Boss

1999-12-08
The Boss specifies what he wants on the new web site.
Technology, web, design, requirement, skeleton, dance, dinosaur, picture, disk, webmistress, Boss, Ming

1999-12-09
Webmistress Ming describes the sponsor arrangements for linking with sponsors.
Technology, web, design, sponsor, link, eyeball, site, owe, net, webmistress, Ming, Boss, Dilbert

1999-12-10
Webmistress Ming gets reports of broken links on the web site.
Technology, web, design, link, broken, perverse, pleasure, report, graphics, slow, goatee, webmistress, Wally, Ming, Asok, psychologist

1999-12-11
The Boss thinks the Internet might catch on, and says so.
Technology, web, design, Internet, paradigm, beat, rush, catch on, webmistress, Boss, Ming

1999-12-12
The Boss hires Sophie, the best engineer in the business, plus her husband who goes along with the deal.
Management, employee, engineer, incompetent, husband, wife, relocation, talent, hire, squirrel, Boss, Dilbert, Sophie, Sophie's husband

1999-12-13
Carol schedules the pre-meeting for after the meeting.
Meeting, pre-meeting, schedule, time, care, pre-care, Carol, Dilbert

1999-12-14
Catbert and the Boss enjoy a laugh. Dilbert thinks they're discussing his performance evaluation.
Management, condescend, wrong, laugh, performance evaluation, Catbert, Boss, Dilbert, Carol

1999-12-15
Dilbert tells Ted that Ted's project got cancelled.
Project, cancel, love, renounce, religion, pain, ouch, Dilbert, Ted

1999-12-16
Dilbert's blood pressure is below the company average and the Boss isn't happy about that.
Health, blood pressure, clinic, below average, more work, screening, nurse, Dilbert, Boss

1999-12-17
The Boss praises the employees in his own way: they have the best employees in the world.
Management, encourage, praise, best, employee, pay, morale, checklist, meeting, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

1999-12-18
The Boss talks to Alice about her tendency to abuse co-workers.
Management, counsel, temper, abuse, co-worker, theory, personality, DNA, tingle, Boss, Alice

1999-12-19
The employees come to the Boss with requests but he turns them down and puts himself in their place.
Management, request, laptop computer, technical seminar, Hawaii, time off, caterpillar, pattern, order, day off, Tina, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

1999-12-20
The Boss asks Asok to observe the vice president from a duck blind.
Management, observe, priority, duck blind, office, cubicle, floss, Boss, Asok, vice president

1999-12-21
Asok observes the vice president try to disrupt the office activity.
Office Politics, duck blind, document, read, lose, decision, subject, tool, clean, ear, pencil, Asok, vice president

1999-12-22
The Boss asks Wally to do nothing until they get market research data.
Management, work, market research, data, mouse, idle, happy, footsteps, Boss, Wally

1999-12-23
Dogbert sets up a web site to dispense free medical advice.
Start of saga: Dogbert sets up a web site for medical advice and makes billions on the IPO.
Dogbert-Schemes, web site, medical advice, free, exercise, IPO, www.dogbertmd.com, ear, Dogbert, Dilbert

1999-12-24
Dogbert's web site goes public and Dogbert makes billions.
Dogbert-Schemes, web site, www.dogbertmd.com, IPO, billion, profit, neener neener, loser, bathrobe, news reader, Dilbert

1999-12-25
Dogbert explains to Ratbert how he'll use his billions to buy companies that have real value.
Family, IPO, triumph, inflate, stock, company, hype, substance, moral compass, spin, Dogbert, Ratbert

1999-12-26
Dilbert admits to the Boss the product can be developed on time and under budget as long as a few features are dropped.
Management, sarcasm, on time, budget, project, product, wide area network, shoebox, yarn, open door policy, threat, protocol, diagnostic, Dilbert, Boss

1999-12-27
The company's strategy is to follow trends, Ted says.
Presentation, strategy, trend, react, slide, presentation, Ted, Dilbert

1999-12-28
The Boss describes a new executive MBA program that he signed up for -- one hour long.
Start of saga: The Boss attends a one-hour executive MBA program.
Training, MBA, executive, prestigious, university, late, meeting, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

1999-12-29
Dogbert presents a case study in his one-hour executive MBA program.
Training, MBA, executive, money, return, case study, Dogbert, Boss

1999-12-30
Dogbert concludes the one-hour executive MBA program by handing out diplomas.
Training, MBA, executive, presentation, whiteboard, boring, embezzle, diploma, laser printer, degree, prestigious, Dogbert

1999-12-31
The Boss schedules a meeting for 6 AM and Dilbert guesses the Boss would arrive late.
Management, early, meeting, schedule, traffic, late, sociopath, sleep, Boss, Dilbert