Dilbert loses his ID badge and must sneak past the security guard.
Security, ID badge, security office, sneak, diversion, worthy adversary, Dilbert, security guard
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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
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
Dogbert prescribes a wooden block for a visionary executive.
Dogbert-Schemes, optometrist, visionary, wood, glasses, foresee, predict, Dogbert, executive
Wally is disconnecting from all channels of communication.
Work Avoidance, voicemail, spam filter, e-mail, ear wax, grid, Wally, Boss, Dilbert
Carol reveals an employee's secret nickname.
Office Politics, mullet-head, secret, nickname, Carol, employee
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
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
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
Dilbert and Alice throw the Boss's desk off of the building.
Communication, throw, desk, building, cell phone, bad connection, Alice, Dilbert
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
Carol sends the salary spreadsheet to everyone in the department.
Office Politics, salary, spreadsheet, e-mail, wizard, swollen appendix, Dilbert, Wally
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
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
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
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
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
Dogbert, the product designer, explains he only uses the best artists.
Dogbert-Schemes, product design, success, artist, professional, crayon, Dogbert, Bob, Ratbert, Dilbert, Boss
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
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
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
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
The Boss accuses Alice of not working on her team's assignments.
Management, teamwork, assignment, important, useless, clueless, meeting, Alice, Boss
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
Asok's newly-hatched alien brings either wisdom or annihilation.
Society, wisdom, annihilation, choice, alien, leader, coffee stirrers, kill, dead, Asok, Wally, Dilbert, Boss
The Boss removes all chairs from the conference room so meetings will be more efficient.
Meeting, chairs, efficient, agenda, legs, Boss, Wally, Boss
Catbert tries to decide between two evil plans.
Personnel, cheaper, employee wellness program, sick days, incentivising, die, math, fun, Catbert, Boss
Catbert explains the Company's employee wellness program.
Benefits, employee wellness program, call in sick, Monday, Friday, suspicious, nap, Catbert, Wally, Asok, Dilbert, Alice
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
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
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