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2000-10-01
Wally thinks fast under pressure and makes up a status report.
Meeting, status, plan, records, protection, interview, stakeholder, encryption, liar, plan, digitise, store, centre of the Earth, Boss, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 74

2000-10-02
Stuart, the union steward, proposes employees should not be allowed to move computers.
Policy, evil, union steward, move, PDA, laptop, giblet, suspenders, moustache, Catbert, Stuart

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 75

2000-10-03
The Boss shows off the new office building and Asok hears voices in his head.
Professional, office, building, architecture, masterpiece, storage space, voice, experience, panic, Boss, Asok, Dilbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 75

2000-10-04
Dogbert recommends a reorganisation by customer type -- like feeble-minded people.
Organisation, customer type, division, focus, feeble-minded people, guess, Dogbert, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 75

2000-10-05
The Boss's philosophy is to measure twice and cut twice.
Philosophy, measure twice, cut twice, tape measure, performance review, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 76

2000-10-06
Wally says executives are forgetting the Boss's name.
Office Politics, office, executive, forget, move, name, Wally, Boss, Carol

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 76

2000-10-07
Alice said she didn't beat her co-workers, and that helped improved her co-worker's morale.
Performance Review, morale, beating, deserve, team player, improve, Boss, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 76

2000-10-08
The CEO says the company is too good to have poor results. Dilbert says that's not logical.
Leadership, speech, podium, inspire, result, poor, question, cause and effect, logic, pathetic, loser, squirm, energy, deserve, CEO, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 77

2000-10-09
Catbert tells Dilbert they can't pay him this week.
Personnel, pay, position code, align, module, responsible, problem, anonymous, note, disappearing ink, Catbert, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 78

2000-10-10
Dilbert calls payroll to get his pay problem fixed.
Corporate Services, payroll, problem, help, telephone, forward, call, supervisor, Dilbert, call-forwarder

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 78

2000-10-11
The Boss transfers Helen to the Temporary Zombie division.
Management, transfer, temporary zombie, division, plan, wedding, baby, divorce, dog, book, Boss, Helen, zombie

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 78

2000-10-12
Wally offers Alice a stock tip. She rejects it.
Office Politics, stock, tip, loser, life, question, imply, lunch, Wally, Alice, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 79

2000-10-13
The Boss introduces the new guy who is either rude or shy.
Management, new employee, name, rude, shy, Rudy, Shilo, Boss, Dilbert, new hire

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 79

2000-10-14
Wally mocks how much sugar Alice puts in her coffee.
Office Politics, coffee, sugar, funny, Wally, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 79

2000-10-15
Dilbert asks the Boss how he should get rid of his old computer.
Management, computer, dispose, school, hard drive, software, tax, accounting, nightmare, playground, refrigerator, idea, Dilbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 80

2000-10-16
The Boss promised the Birdabon Society the company wouldn't hurt any birds.
Policy, Birdabon Society, chicken, sandwich, caterer, lunch, CPR, eat, pretend, National Audabon Society, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 81

2000-10-17
The Boss wonders if Dilbert really did something terrible.
Management, deed, terrible, hallucinate, punish, ambiguous, trace, network, password, die, secret, Boss, network administrator, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 81

2000-10-18
Dogbert offers to get the Boss some employees who were raised in dysfunctional families.
Start of saga: Dysfunctional employees
Dogbert-Schemes, Dogbert's Dysfunctional Employee Recruitment Services, family, mistreat, trunk, car, Dogbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 81

2000-10-19
During an interview with a person raised in a dysfunctional family, the Boss threatens him.
Interview, dysfunctional, yell, hire, love, more, Boss, dysfunctional employee

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 82

2000-10-20
The dysfunctional employee complains he is working too hard.
Management, work, hard, home, kiss, daughter, certain, dysfunctional employee, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 82

2000-10-21
Catbert explains Alice is afraid of change, instead of being satisfied with her job.
Personnel, job, satisfy, think, afraid, change, purr, yell, best work, Catbert, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 82

2000-10-22
The Boss must fire an engineer to reduce expenses because the sales force did not meet their goals.
Management, bad news, enjoy, sales, goal, fail, expense, fire, incompetent, moral, punish, hole punch, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 83

2000-10-23
The Boss sees Dilbert and is surprised he still works here.
Management, surprise, work, still, bite, productivity, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 84

2000-10-24
Catbert accuses Wally of using the Internet for personal reasons which is like stealing from the company.
Start of saga: Using the Internet for personal reasons.
Personnel, personal use, Internet, steal, company, Human Resources, gang, Catbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 84

2000-10-25
Catbert fires Asok for using the Internet for personal reasons.
Personnel, personal use, Internet, fire, groceries, motto, you can't spell "who cares?" without HR, evil, true, Catbert, Asok

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 84

2000-10-26
Dilbert tries to resist using the Internet for personal reasons.
Personnel, personal use, Internet, tempt, knowledge, tease, ice cream, hungry, dangle, eat, cubicle, fishing pole, Dilbert, Catbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 85

2000-10-27
Catbert tells the Boss everyone has been fired because they all used the Internet for personal reasons.
Personnel, fire, Internet, personal use, wrinkle, policy, frankly, teach, web, Catbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 85

2000-10-28
The Boss interviews Dilbert who was fired yesterday for personal use of the Internet.
Interview, reason for leaving, fire, personal use, Internet, crime, pay, minimum salary, accept, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 85

2000-10-29
Dilbert thinks the customer service clerk is flirting with him, but it's policy for her to smile at everyone.
Retail, thank you, flirt, dating, phony, smile, customer service, great, clerk, Dilbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 86

2000-10-30
Carol says her son is flunking school but she is hoping he can get a job in computers.
Office Politics, son, flunk, class, job, computer, carry, upset, fill in the blank, story, Carol, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 87

2000-10-31
Ted begins his 30 day dance of death to find another job in the company, Catbert says.
Start of saga: Catbert spray paints "loser" on Ted.
Downsizing, thirty day, dance of death, job, spray paint, loser, Catbert, Ted

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 87