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2004-02-01
The Boss complains he keeps clicking on a web link and nothing happens.
Technology, click, definition, insanity, insane, precedent, crazy, computer, web, browser, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 116

2004-02-02
The Boss asks Dilbert to explain his project.
Management, project, top priority, bored, sleep, awake, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 117

2004-02-03
The Boss hasn't done anything for awhile, so he decides to reorganise his department.
Management, managerish, criticise, meeting, reorganise, department, beat, keyboard, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 117

2004-02-04
The Boss tells Dilbert to lie about the speed of their new chip.
Leadership, chip, slower, faster, competition, benchmark, old driver, wire, bug, snitch, marketing, crime, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 117

2004-02-05
Dogbert's advice is to never listen to your customers.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, listen, customer, dumb, buy, purchase, product, credibility, service, don't talk, Dogbert, Boss, Alice, Wally, Asok

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 118

2004-02-06
Dogbert advises the company to focus on either incompetence or crime, but not both.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, synonymous, incompetence, crime, logo, graphics, composite face, Dogbert, Boss, Alice, Wally, Asok

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 118

2004-02-07
The Boss tells Alice to train a replacement for herself.
Office Politics, train, redundant, downsize, threaten, e-mail, board of directors, Boss, Alice, Ned

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 118

2004-02-08
The Boss introduces Buff Bufferman to Dilbert.
Character, co-worker, rock climbing, blizzard, eagle, fly, leap, river, surf, white water, keyboard, dangerous, hunch, Boss, Dilbert, Buff Bufferman

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 119

2004-02-09
Asok reports a typo that affects the company strategy.
Strategy, typo, market forecast, everyone, joke, free delivery, Asok, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 120

2004-02-10
Dilbert finished the prototype for the wireless hassock-buddy.
Start of saga: The wireless hassock-buddy
Technology, prototype, wireless, hassock, footrest, ottoman, buddy, GPS, stalk, feet, PowerPoint, antenna, presentation, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 120

2004-02-11
The company's salespeople resort to electroshock pants in order to sell their new product.
Sales, unit, wireless, hassock, teamwork, electroshock, pants, close the deal, threat, payback, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, Wally, Asok, customer, salesman

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 120

2004-02-12
Dogbert interviews the Boss for "Morons on Parade" magazine.
Start of saga: The Boss makes the cover of "Morons on Parade"
Dogbert-Schemes, writer, reporter, author, morons on parade, magazine, question, interview, promise, look bad, cover story, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 121

2004-02-13
The Boss makes to cover of "Morons on Parade" magazine.
Management, cover, magazine, morons on parade, misquote, writer, reporter, accurate, Carol, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 121

2004-02-14
The Boss suggests to Catbert they sell the company's confidential database of customer information.
Ethics, sell, confidential, database, customer, information, profit, undetectable, yank you chain, Boss, Catbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 121

2004-02-15
Dilbert explains what went wrong with their projects this year.
Project, explain, problem, aloof, unapproachable, smile, engineer, food, gifts, poems, replace, distraction, Dilbert, Boss, CEO, Alice, Wally, Asok

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 122

2004-02-16
Dogbert, the consultant, suggests disruptive innovations that redefine the market.
Start of saga: Dogbert recommends creating "disruptive innovations"
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, survive, disruptive, innovation, market, difference, Dogbert, Wally, Alice, Boss, Asok

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 123

2004-02-17
Dogbert, the consultant, recommends forming a separate group for disruptive innovations.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, separate group, disruptive, innovation, glorious, glory, fully funded, ambiance, brilliant, bureaucracy, tour, bean bag chair, Dogbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 123

2004-02-18
The Boss has a new home theatre, but doesn't know how to operate it.
Technology, home theatre, DVD, HD, DVR, FM, satellite dish, widescreen TV, speaker, universal remote, remote control, Boss, Catbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 123

2004-02-19
Dogbert teaches the first lesson in his "School for Worthless Sycophants."
Start of saga: Dogbert's sycophant school
Dogbert-Schemes, school, sycophant, head nodding, beginner, snap, forward, Dogbert, student

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 124

2004-02-20
Dogbert continues his lessons at his sycophant school.
Dogbert-Schemes, sycophant, school, agree, superior, practise, fake smile, insult, Dogbert, student

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 124

2004-02-21
The Boss asks Catbert how to make Ted quit.
Management, quit, aggressive, replacement, resource, pants, Boss, Catbert, Ted, co-worker

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 124

2004-02-22
Asok tells the Boss he is ready for a promotion.
Office Politics, senior engineer, intern, functions, promotion, hire, fury, tiny fists, empire, despair, searing psychological pain, training, Asok, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 125

2004-02-23
Dogbert offers to make the Boss's competitors tired and unfocused.
Dogbert-Schemes, competitor, tired, unfocused, pester, charity, birthday parties, blood drives, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 126

2004-02-24
Catbert and the Boss discuss how to deal with employees who are afraid to take risks.
Management, report, employee, afraid, risk, training, stretch goal, punish, failure, raise morale, complaints, Catbert, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 126

2004-02-25
Wally is trying to suffocate the Boss by sealing air holes in his office.
Creativity, office, sneak, seal, air hole, door, hobby, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 126

2004-02-26
Carol greets the Boss with a threat.
Secretary, dance, death, work, early grave, dangerous, business trip, good morning, Carol, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 127

2004-02-27
The Boss visits a therapist.
Psychology, employees, kill, murder, paranoid, answer, e-mail, couch, therapist, Boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 127

2004-02-28
Dogbert, the consultant, recommends offering their customers easy financing.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, customer, financing, disguise, cost, product, price-gouge, leasing, lease, advice, Dogbert, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 127

2004-02-29
Dilbert has an encounter with the Boss's boss.
Management, headcount, poorly managed, perfect, confused, lying, misinformed, funding, budget, communicate, Wally, Dilbert, Boss, Boss's boss

Book: Don't Stand Where the Comet is Assumed to Strike Oil, page: 128