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2002-11-01
Dogbert, the trial lawyer, after hearing the evidence, wants to change sides and punish his client.
Law, attorney, change sides, evidence, punish, client, awkward silence, break, court, Dogbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 40

2002-11-02
The judge finds the Boss guilty of defrauding stockholders.
Law, court, guilty, defraud, stockholder, sentence, serve time, horrible, cubicle, gavel, handcuffs, judge, officer, Wally, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 40

2002-11-03
Tina wants the company to show more corporate social responsibility.
Management, corporate social responsibility, salary, poor people, stockholder, hose, pollute, stock option, bucket, river, sludge, coffee, zesty, Tina, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 41

2002-11-04
The Boss, serving prison time in Wally's cubicle, wants to break out of the joint.
Law, convict, bust out, joint, cubicle, walk backward, joke, fresh meat, Boss, Wally

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 42

2002-11-05
The Boss arrives back at work after serving his sentence to find morale had skyrocketed and the company showed more profits.
Law, jail, sentence, morale, profit, life has meaning, Boss, Carol

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 42

2002-11-06
Carol brings Dilbert's temp worker to meet him.
Office Politics, request, handshake, commitment, chair, stand, escape, Carol, temp worker, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 42

2002-11-07
Dilbert tries to give a temp worker an assignment.
Office Politics, fear of commitment, foot our the door, ten minute job, escape, paper, pants, temp worker, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 43

2002-11-08
Dogbert's theory of intelligence says IQ drops the longer a visitor drops by your cubicle when you're trying to work.
Philosophy, theory, intelligence, drop-by IQ, cubicle, fear, banana, stopwatch, Dogbert, Alice, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 43

2002-11-09
Catbert advises the Boss not to do performance reviews on time, but rather to wait until the employee screws up big.
Performance Review, schedule, screw up, wait, pounce, demo unit, burn down, customer, claw, scorch, bandage, Catbert, Ted, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 43

2002-11-10
Dilbert gives a presentation and the pointy-haired audience argues over the background colour of the slides.
Presentation, slide, overhead, background colour, red, danger, yellow, coward, committee, standard, meteor, micro-manage, ear hole, mouth, Dilbert, Boss, pointy-haired nitwit

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 44

2002-11-11
Dilbert asks a soon-to-be-retired co-worker for something, but he refuses to do anything.
Start of saga: the short-timer
Office Politics, deadline, sit, chair, retire, itch, awkward, Dilbert, short-timer

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 45

2002-11-12
The Boss asks Asok to fetch the short-timer.
Office Politics, retire, push, fetch, injury, refuse, move, piece of work, Boss, Asok, short-timer

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 45

2002-11-13
Since the short-timer is retiring soon, the Boss asks him for some honest feedback.
Office Politics, retire, honest, feedback, hard, nothing, illusion, listen, fantasise, fishing, short-timer, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 45

2002-11-14
Asok asks the short-timer how he will be able to leave the building if he won't move any muscles.
Office Politics, leave, refuse, major muscle groups, retire, wheelchair, drag, curb, face up, Asok, short-timer

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 46

2002-11-15
Carol tells Dilbert about an emergency strategy meeting in five minutes.
Strategy, emergency, meeting, warm and cozy, cubicle paradise, not caring, Carol, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 46

2002-11-16
The Boss asks for suggestions for a new, clear strategy.
Strategy, suggestion, profit, clear, illegal, figure out, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 46

2002-11-17
Dilbert describes how management indecision made the project late.
Management, presentation, slide, decision, project, revision, pressure, 3D glasses, incompetence, layer, scratch n sniff, doom, laptop computer, schedule, deadline, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 47

2002-11-18
A marketing person wants the engineers to build a device to turn customers into sheep.
Start of saga: Dilbert is turned into a sheep
Marketing, device, customer, sheep, free, wool, goatee, suspenders, marketing person, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 48

2002-11-19
Dilbert works on his invention to turn people into mindless sheep.
Science, invention, turn into mindless sheep, cosmetic, curious, unplug, bother, tool, gizmo, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 48

2002-11-20
Dilbert explains to the Boss about the accident turned him into a sheep.
Science, invention, sheep, accident, lab, soft and warm, opinion, wool, shave, struggle, razor, clippers, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 48

2002-11-21
Dilbert tries to explain to his co-workers he has been turned into a sheep.
Science, meeting, sheep, problem, interesting, puddle, fricken, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 49

2002-11-22
Dilbert explains to his mom he has been turned into a sheep.
Science, sheep, bright side, remind, sweater, advice, ridicule, pushy sheep, Dilbert, Dilbert's Mom

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 49

2002-11-23
The Garbageman says Dilbert can reverse the sheep effect by attending a kickboxing class.
Science, sheep, reverse, kickboxing, sign up, change, be prepared, wear pants, trashcan, Garbageman, Dilbert, kickboxer

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 49

2002-11-24
Wally's objectives for the previous year were to play computer solitaire and drink coffee.
Performance Review, hate, objectives, computer solitaire, drink coffee, lesson, read, sign, win, employee of the month, warn, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 50

2002-11-25
Wally tells Dilbert he'll be wearing headphones all day long.
Office Politics, headphones, music, drumming fingers, hum, whistle, wish me luck, inconsiderate, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 51

2002-11-26
Wearing headphones, Wally sings along with Britney Spears.
Office Politics, headphones, music, Britney Spears, oops, slap, touch, midriff, Wally, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 51

2002-11-27
Asok asks the Boss for a replacement for his computer monitor.
Pun, computer screen, defective, order, replacement, overrated, ignore, bang, head, desk, knock yourself out, Asok, Boss

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 51

2002-11-28
The Boss distributes shirts as part of his War On Waste (WOW) program.
Management, shirt, War on Waste, WOW, honk, blow nose, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 52

2002-11-29
Wally sprained his arm using the TV remote control. He also has a cone around his face.
Health, sprained arm, remote control, change the channel, volume, stretch, cast, doctor, bandage, cone, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 52

2002-11-30
Dilbert thinks Wally got treated at a vet instead of a doctor.
Health, doctor, veterinarian, military service, cookie, rub my belly, I know something you don't know, code, bandage, veteran, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review, page: 52