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2005-09-01
The Boss gets seated next to a cannibal on an airplane.
Travel, cannibal, seating, skull, bone, grass skirt, Boss, cannibal

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 124

2005-09-02
The Boss gives Asok the job of helping Tina write the department newsletter.
Start of saga: Asok, Tina's assistant
Management, challenge, insult, newsletter, assistant, Boss, Asok

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 124

2005-09-03
Tina designates Asok to be her cub reporter.
Office Politics, newsletter, university, photocopier, paper jam, engineering degree, wasted talent, Tina, Asok

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 124

2005-09-04
Dilbert complains about the problems caused by the Boss's renaming of the conference rooms.
Office Politics, conference room, scheduling, quality, teamwork, excellence, action, good planning, budget, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 125

2005-09-05
Ratbert explains how he handled his personal wealth.
Financial, fortune, incompetent, personal wealth, pig, garbage dump, invested, investment, Ratbert, man, woman

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 126

2005-09-06
The Boss hires a porpoise because he's heard they're smart.
Note: Two versions were published. The offensive version showed a porpoise still lodged up the lawyer's ass. The tame version showed a porpoise-sized hole in the middle of the lawyer's back.
Start of saga: The Boss hires a porpoise
Law, shark, attack, snout, surprised, dolphin, Alice, Boss, Porpoise, Dilbert, Wally, lawyer

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 126

2005-09-07
The Boss has to reprimand a porpoise for killing a company lawyer.
Management, management, reward, reprimand, fish, dolphin, Boss, Porpoise

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 126

2005-09-08
The Boss mistakes the FAX machine for the shredder.
Secretary, management, shredder, moron, FAX, strategy, water fountain, men's room, Boss, Carol

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 127

2005-09-09
Tina points out to Dilbert having two computers is a violation of the company's rules.
Bureaucracy, 5S, workspace, standardisation, company rule, compromise, solution, red tag, Tina, Dilbert

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 127

2005-09-10
Alice observes all company rules are designed for the sole purpose of being huge inconveniences.
Bureaucracy, access, server, password, letter, number, doodle, sign language, squirrel, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 127

2005-09-11
Dogbert hosts an anger management seminar.
Dogbert-Schemes, anger management, angry nut, volunteer, sleep, infuriated, Dogbert, woman

Book: Thriving on Vague Objectives, page: 128

2005-09-12
The Boss uses goons to motivate Dilbert.
Management, Elbonian hacker, beat up, data security, motivating, motivational, firewall, tattoo, tire iron, lug wrench, Dilbert, Boss, goon

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 9

2005-09-13
Wally wants to know who's going to be in the meeting so he can blame those who aren't.
Start of saga: Wally assigns blame for his project's failure
Office Politics, meeting, debriefing, blame, list, Carol, Wally, Boss

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 9

2005-09-14
Wally blames his project's failure on the guy who just left the meeting.
Office Politics, meeting, blame, Wally, co-worker

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 9

2005-09-15
Wally denies blaming the project failure on someone else.
Office Politics, blame, failure, bad vibe, reputation, future, impediment, Wally, co-worker, Boss

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 10

2005-09-16
The Boss asks Dilbert to pick up Ted's function.
Start of saga: Dilbert does Ted's job too
Management, overworked, quality, impossible, hate, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 10

2005-09-17
Dilbert has done Ted's job in addition to his own for a month.
Management, overworked, accomplishment, reward, bonus, fire, frazzled, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 10

2005-09-18
Dilbert wins a bet and doesn't let the other person welsh.
Dating, character, vacation, base tan, sunburn, myth, bet, welsh, SPF, push, ignorant, contentious, Dilbert, woman

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 11

2005-09-19
A marketeer has identified the one person who would buy their high-end product.
Start of saga: The Company's time machine
Marketing, target market, rich, stupid, high-end product, diamond, time machine, gizmo, presentation, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, marketeer

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 12

2005-09-20
Dilbert questions the new time machine product.
Marketing, time machine, presentation, weight loss, future, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, marketeer

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 12

2005-09-21
Dogbert suggests a minor modification to the time machine.
Dogbert-Schemes, time machine, time travel, presentation, vanish, toilet, plunger, gizmo, Alice, Dogbert, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, time traveller

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 12

2005-09-22
Dogbert tricks a lawyer into getting into the time machine with his client.
Dogbert-Schemes, time machine, time travel, attorney, sue, consult, belligerent, toilet, plunger, gizmo, Dogbert, lawyer, time traveller

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 13

2005-09-23
The Boss complains he can't tell if Wally is working.
Start of saga: Wally grimaces so you know he's working.
Management, program, compile, compile, design, designing, module, grimace, Boss, Wally

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 13

2005-09-24
Wally is practising his work grimace.
Work Avoidance, face, grimace, overwork, intestinal discomfort, subplot, scheme, sweat, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 13

2005-09-25
Wally helps the Boss diagnose his cell phone problem.
Engineer, cell phone, signal, reception, isolate the problem, roof, jump, garbage, battery, lesson, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 14

2005-09-26
The Boss has Carol assign raises based on the gifts he received on National Boss Day.
Management, gift, raise, sculpture-o-gum, value, sort, Boss, Carol

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 15

2005-09-27
Wally does an interview to test his market value.
Start of saga: Wally does interviews to test his market value
Interview, market value, tip, instinct, palace, bathroom, restroom, coffeemaker, wristwatch, newspaper, Wally, Dilbert, interviewer

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 15

2005-09-28
Wally eats a sandwich during his interview.
Interview, sandwich, crumb, weakness, cheese, Wally, interviewer

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 15

2005-09-29
The interviewer tells Wally they don't pay a base salary.
Interview, base salary, work from home, business card, private office, Wally, interviewer

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 16

2005-09-30
Wally gives the Boss a chance to buy his loyalty.
Office Politics, loyalty, job offer, opening offer, whack, telephone, assassinate, Wally, Boss

Book: Try Rebooting Yourself, page: 16