Ratbert brags about being worth more money than Dilbert.
Personality, engineer, success, fail, funny, reverse, head, glass, Ratbert, Dilbert
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The Boss announces everything they do will be part of a documented process.
ISO 9000, shoddy, mistake, documentation, process, Boss, Wally, Dilbert
The Boss wants Dilbert to come to his office to talk.
Productivity, office, privacy, example, information, geographically dependent, benchmark, cubicle, Boss, Dilbert
A beautiful woman wants to date Dilbert because she's tired of dating sexy, handsome men.
Start of saga: Dilbert dates a beautiful co-worker
Dating, ex-boyfriend, sexy, handsome, Dilbert, woman
Dilbert dates a woman who's tired of dating pretty boys.
Dating, restaurant, wine, pretty boy, bad manners, Dilbert, woman
The company lawyer analyses a contract that's subject to the "reasonable man" interpretation.
Law, contract, reasonable man, interpretation, threat, lawyer, Boss
Dilbert's date tells him she'll use clues when he's done something she doesn't like.
Dating, don't like, curse, curse, spit, forehead, Dilbert, woman
Dilbert's date wonders why men can't learn to communicate.
Dating, fair, spit, disagree, crazy, quiet, communicate, Dilbert, woman
The Boss goes to the doctor due to a bad case of manager's elbow.
Health, manager's elbow, patting, back, butt, Cirque du Soleil, prescription, leotard, stethoscope, underwear, doctor, Boss
Wally teaches Asok the "Wally Reflector" move.
Work Avoidance, teach, reflector, work, resistance, offender, demonstration, design, database, product feature, service, comprehensive list, data field, inspire, creepy, Wally, Asok, co-worker
The Boss wants Asok to join him on a flight to L.A.
Start of saga: The Boss and Asok fly to a meeting in LA
Travel, fly, Los Angeles, meeting, milestone, career, pre-board, ticket, boarding pass, Boss, Asok, boarding steward
The Boss makes Asok ride in the overhead storage so he can have more leg room.
Travel, seat assignment, cramped, scooch over, Boss, Asok, passenger
The Boss orders a wake-up call at a hotel.
Travel, wake-up call, team, bellmen, bellman, maid, pants, manager, bathrobe, telephone, Boss
The Boss orders breakfast and a massage at the hotel.
Travel, hotel, breakfast, massage, breakfast cart, telephone, bathrobe, Boss, waiter
The Boss checks out of the hotel.
Travel, check out, movie, rented, recommend, burn, furniture, Boss, hotel clerk
Dogbert invents a cure for the common cold. It's side-effects are the same as the symptoms of a cold.
Health, invent, cure, common cold, side-effect, cough, sore throat, runny nose, congestion, nausea, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert says the Boss's budget will only work if everything goes perfectly.
Leadership, budget, project, problem, plan, failure, deceptive forecast, shocked, inspire, optimism, swelling, Dilbert, Boss
An Elbonian demands a bribe before giving a contract to Dilbert's company.
Start of saga: The Elbonians want a bribe
Business, bid, cell phone, network, illegal, bribe, nuclear weapon, flavor, Dilbert, Elbonian
The Boss tells Dilbert how to deal with the Elbonians.
Business, Elbonian, bribe, overpaid, consultant, legal, caught, potato, po-tay-to, po-tah-to, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert tells Dilbert how to deal with the Elbonians.
Business, Elbonian, bribe, plan, nuclear weapon, microwave oven, Persian rug, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert gives the Elbonians fake plans for a nuclear weapon in order to win a contract.
Business, Elbonia, bid, contract, promise, nuclear warhead, Internet, modify, toaster, blueprint, bread, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, Elbonian
Dilbert says the project has a 30% chance of complete disaster. The Boss likes the odds.
Project, chance, minor success, corporate ruination, odd, Dilbert, Boss, Alice
Dilbert shows the Boss the best way to make their decision.
Management, decision, calculate, expected value, outcome, multiply, pretend, dead, tongue, Dilbert, Boss
Asok finds the Boss's behaviour described in the book "Putrid Boss". The Boss retaliates.
Office Politics, hammer, mallet, intimidation, Asok, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss has to give a failing performance review to 20% of his 4 staff members.
Performance Review, monkey hurlage, Boss, Wally, Alice
The Boss asks Alice where the quality estimates he asked for are.
Start of saga: The Boss wants his absent-mindedness cured
Management, quality estimate, blame, Boss, Alice
A doctor recommends the Boss have his brain replaced with a monkey brain.
Health, insult, stethoscope, Boss, doctor
A doctor refers the Boss to Dr. Dogbert for a brain replacement.
Health, cauliflower, stethoscope, absent-mindedness, specialist, surgery, operation, Boss, Dogbert, doctor
Dr. Dogbert describes the surgery he's about to perform on the Boss.
Health, cauliflower, stethoscope, surgery, insurance, anaesthetic, hospital bed, operation, Boss, Dogbert
The Boss returns from his brain transplant surgery believing he is much smarter.
Health, surgery, operation, salad dressing, quiz, test, bandage, roman general, Rubicon, Caesar, Dijon vinaigrette., Boss, Dilbert
The Boss makes a "car call" to Alice. She causes him to crash to get him off the phone.
Management, car call, telephone, cell phone, waste of time, distraction, crash, traffic, entertainment, small talk, going to hell, Boss, Alice