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2000-09-01
A certified technician gloats to the Boss about getting a better job at a different company -- all because of his certification.
Professional, certification, gloat, power, job, hire, costume, cape, superhero, certified technician, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 61

2000-09-02
The Boss says he reduces turnover of the most valuable employees and increases turnover of the least valuable employees.
Management, turnover, valuable, kick, staff meeting, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 61

2000-09-03
Dilbert asks for permission to take naps during the day.
Management, nap, permission, decision, groggy, delusional, purple, optical switch, lemur, dance, French, cigarette, missile defence network, design, Dilbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 62

2000-09-04
The Boss interviews a multi-celled life form.
Start of saga: Giant amoeba
Personnel, resume, interview, multi-cell, life form, shake hands, yelp, harass, Boss, giant amoeba

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 63

2000-09-05
The Boss introduces the giant amoeba to Dilbert.
Office Politics, introduction, new guy, judge, looks, train, moist, Boss, Dilbert, giant amoeba

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 63

2000-09-06
Wally makes small talk with the single-cell organism.
Office Politics, single cell, organism, ball, shed, water, Wally, giant amoeba, Alice, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 63

2000-09-07
The giant amoeba isn't working out so the Boss lets it go.
Downsizing, job, Farworks, secrete, cry, lay off, Boss, giant amoeba

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 64

2000-09-08
Constant, useless interruptions plague Dilbert, like a posse to find out who leaves crumbs in the sink.
Office Politics, joy, productivity, interruption, posse, crumb, sink, assume, black sheep, Dilbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 64

2000-09-09
Dogbert's philosophy says winners never commit to a deadline, and work is for losers.
Philosophy, work, loser, winner, list, commit, deadline, respect, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 64

2000-09-10
Catbert has mapped Wally's genome and tells Wally what his genes predict about him.
Personnel, map, genome, technology, pencil, gene, predict, Caucasian, hate, right to privacy, sleep, supreme court, poor vision, bald, Catbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 65

2000-09-11
Carol gets the Boss to sign lots of papers including a murder confession.
Management, sign, paper, file, murder, confession, someday, Carol, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 66

2000-09-12
The Boss says he hid the emergency flashlights so no one can play with them.
Management, hide, emergency, flashlight, play, dumb, Jedi, lightsabre, Star Wars, day dream, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 66

2000-09-13
Asok enjoys sending e-mail.
Start of saga: Asok's e-mail monkey on his back
Technology, feeling, self-worth, e-mail monkey on his back, quit, addiction, Asok, Dilbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 66

2000-09-14
Asok denies he has an e-mail monkey on his back.
Technology, e-mail monkey on his back, quit, check, resist, monkey, keyboard, foot, Asok

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 67

2000-09-15
Catbert wants to deactivate Asok's Internet connection because of his e-mail monkey on his back.
Technology, e-mail monkey on his back, case, deactivate, Internet, Palm Pilot, strap, ankle, addiction, cure, Catbert, Asok

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 67

2000-09-16
Asok gives up e-mail and starts chatting on the Internet.
Technology, e-mail monkey on his back, quit, cold turkey, chat, addict, ROFL, Asok, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 67

2000-09-17
Dogbert becomes a business manager for a celebrity and steals everything.
Dogbert-Schemes, business manager, celebrity, bank, contract, fortune, biography, film, lock, tax, friend, life story, drug addict, Dogbert, Dilbert, celebrity

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 68

2000-09-18
The Boss announces this will be a fun organisation.
Management, meeting, fun, leave, rubber chicken, hurt, hit, injury, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 69

2000-09-19
What the work-at-home person says and what the rest of the family hears are completely different.
Family, disturb, fire, servant, kill, spider, wound, fly, Dilbert, Ratbert, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 69

2000-09-20
Alice asks the Boss to escalate the Marketing problem.
Pun, marketing, stall, escalate, understand, help, escalator, Alice, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 69

2000-09-21
The Boss wants Dilbert to test the software today, but Dilbert is about to make major changes.
Management, test, software, change, slap, forehead, talk, aye-yi-yi-yi, laptop computer, tool, current version, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 70

2000-09-22
Dilbert reviews his new to-do list: fake emergencies, doomed projects and unnecessary meetings.
Professional, to-do list, efficiency, emergency, doom, project, meeting, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 70

2000-09-23
The Boss says speed is the key to success.
Philosophy, speed, key, success, confusion, wrong, fast, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 70

2000-09-24
A cubicle inspector tells Dilbert moving computers without approval from the Central Cubicle Committee isn't allowed.
Office Services, computer, move, approve, central committee, adjust, technician, plant, guideline, staple, pool, fur hat, communist, cubicle, flotation device, swim, cubicle cop, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 71

2000-09-25
Dogbert delivers a report full of obvious generalities to the Boss.
Dogbert-Schemes, report, obvious, generality, fee, recommend, free, Dogbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 72

2000-09-26
Dogbert tells the story of the early years and says the founders lived in a cardboard box.
Dogbert-Schemes, entrepreneur, spirit, bum, cardboard, box, bookie, Cisco, IPO, presentation, Dogbert, Boss, Wally, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 72

2000-09-27
Dilbert wants to spend money to save the company millions.
Budget, approve, save, reverse, side, Dilbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 72

2000-09-28
The Boss doesn't want to ask his boss for more resources.
Budget, plan, increase, resource, ask, weakness, Dilbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 73

2000-09-29
The Boss says there's a demand for employees like Ted.
Management, demand, employee, funny, laugh at yourself, Boss, Ted

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 73

2000-09-30
Wally tells the Boss he's a miserable bag of crud.
Finance, stock options, fortune, bag of crud, worthless, value, society, lunch, Wally, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 73