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2004-08-01
Dilbert loses his ID badge and must sneak past the security guard.
Security, ID badge, security office, sneak, diversion, worthy adversary, Dilbert, security guard

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 74

2004-08-02
The Company has had a bad year, but management doesn't want to change anything.
Leadership, bad year, committed, stay the course, visionaries, visions, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 75

2004-08-03
Dogbert decides to become an eye doctor for near-sighted visionaries.
Start of saga: Dogbert, the optometrist for near-sighted visionaries
Dogbert-Schemes, optometrist, eye doctor, customer, eye chart, Dogbert, Dilbert, visionary

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 75

2004-08-04
Dogbert prescribes a wooden block for a visionary executive.
Dogbert-Schemes, optometrist, visionary, wood, glasses, foresee, predict, Dogbert, executive

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 75

2004-08-05
Wally is disconnecting from all channels of communication.
Work Avoidance, voicemail, spam filter, e-mail, ear wax, grid, Wally, Boss, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 76

2004-08-06
Carol reveals an employee's secret nickname.
Office Politics, mullet-head, secret, nickname, Carol, employee

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 76

2004-08-07
The Company's goal is to become one of the Fortune Magazine's top 100 companies to work for.
Management, corporate goal, Fortune Magazine, money, salary, raise, benefits, freedom, motivation, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Asok, torturer

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 76

2004-08-08
Dogbert starts a credit reporting company.
Dogbert-Schemes, credit report, provider, incorrect, complaints, hold, frustration, debilitating, health, ears, death, customer service, business plan, qualms, wag, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 77

2004-08-09
The Boss gives Dilbert directions over a bad cell phone connection.
Start of saga: The Boss gives instructions over a cell phone with a bad connection
Communication, bad connection, cell phone, listen, desk, building, billing codes, Boss, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 78

2004-08-10
Dilbert and Alice throw the Boss's desk off of the building.
Communication, throw, desk, building, cell phone, bad connection, Alice, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 78

2004-08-11
The Boss has Carol send the salary spreadsheet to human resources.
Start of saga: The salary spreadsheet is released to the employees
Office Politics, salary, spreadsheet, human resources, discontent, disloyalty, fights, vandalism, riots, Boss, Carol

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 78

2004-08-12
Carol sends the salary spreadsheet to everyone in the department.
Office Politics, salary, spreadsheet, e-mail, wizard, swollen appendix, Dilbert, Wally

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 79

2004-08-13
After seeing the salary spreadsheet, Tina realises it's not a glass ceiling holding her down.
Office Politics, salary, spreadsheet, glass ceiling, blame, illegal aliens, Tina, Alice

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 79

2004-08-14
Asok demands a raise and threatens to quit. The Boss calls his bluff.
Office Politics, demand, raise, quit, bluff, weekend, free, superior intellect, negotiator, Asok, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 79

2004-08-15
The Company is outsourcing its satellite program to Elbonia.
Outsourcing, satellite, launch, orbit, liaison, insurance, jumpy, tease, kick, fisticuffs, risk analysis, plan, sledgehammer, abort, presentation, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Elbonian, Elbonian pig

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 80

2004-08-16
A meeting is called to announce the division's goals for the next year. Alice mocks the presenter.
Bureaucracy, meeting, goals, e-mail, communication, mock, presenter, Alice, Dilbert, Wally, Asok

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 81

2004-08-17
Dogbert, the product designer, explains design is everything.
Start of saga: Dogbert, the product designer
Dogbert-Schemes, product design, function, quality, emotional, impact, Dogbert, Dilbert, Boss, Wally, Alice

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 81

2004-08-18
Dogbert, the product designer, explains he only uses the best artists.
Dogbert-Schemes, product design, success, artist, professional, crayon, Dogbert, Bob, Ratbert, Dilbert, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 81

2004-08-19
Dogbert, the product designer, displays his latest consumer electronics design.
Dogbert-Schemes, product design, consumer electronics, nature, shape, emotional bond, ego, wag, unveiling, Dogbert, Dilbert, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 82

2004-08-20
Dogbert, the product designer, announces the new product is selling very well.
Dogbert-Schemes, product design, selling, presentation, attractive, flaws, functionality, accuse, sex crimes, cute, Dogbert, Boss, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 82

2004-08-21
The Boss asks Catbert for advice on telling his people there won't be any raises.
Management, raises, conversation, diversion, colonise Mars, Boss, Catbert, Carol

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 82

2004-08-22
Dilbert asks Dogbert why he can't find a girlfriend.
Personal, girlfriend, dating, problems, looks, personality, extreme makeover, story failure, fascinating, liability, horse, woodchuck, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 83

2004-08-23
The Boss accuses Alice of not working on her team's assignments.
Management, teamwork, assignment, important, useless, clueless, meeting, Alice, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 84

2004-08-24
Topper returns and tries to one-up Asok's egg-shaped rock.
Start of saga: Topper returns, but Asok found an alien
Character, rock, egg, Nick Lachey, Jessica Simpson, hatch, alien, galaxy, Asok, Topper, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 84

2004-08-25
Asok's newly-hatched alien brings either wisdom or annihilation.
Society, wisdom, annihilation, choice, alien, leader, coffee stirrers, kill, dead, Asok, Wally, Dilbert, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 84

2004-08-26
The Boss removes all chairs from the conference room so meetings will be more efficient.
Meeting, chairs, efficient, agenda, legs, Boss, Wally, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 85

2004-08-27
Catbert tries to decide between two evil plans.
Personnel, cheaper, employee wellness program, sick days, incentivising, die, math, fun, Catbert, Boss

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 85

2004-08-28
Catbert explains the Company's employee wellness program.
Benefits, employee wellness program, call in sick, Monday, Friday, suspicious, nap, Catbert, Wally, Asok, Dilbert, Alice

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 85

2004-08-29
The Boss explains his bonus will depend on the results of the employee attitude survey.
Management, bonus, results, attitude, survey, morale, rank, happy, money, lie, conscience, paradise, smiley face, emoticon, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 86

2004-08-30
Catbert announces they're moving to an open floor plan.
Management, cubicles, expensive, budget, open plan, class, course, transition, invisible wally, Catbert, Wally, Dilbert, Asok, Alice, Mime

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 87

2004-08-31
Dogbert tells Dilbert he's going into the false hope business.
Start of saga: Dogbert goes into the false hope business
Dogbert-Schemes, false hope, business, plausible, lose weight, weight loss, get rich, bathrobe, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: The Fluorescent Light Glistens Off Your Head, page: 87