The Boss criticises Asok for not doing better when cheating for him.
Ethics, online, class, course, ethics, believe, perfect score, tired, push-up, gym, cheating, Asok, Boss
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The Boss misunderstands when asked to design and build the Company's Centre of Excellence.
Leadership, design, build, centre of excellence, presidential library, honour, life's work, time, learn, asking, question, Boss, Alice, Wally, Dilbert, Asok
It's announced the vice president of marketing is leaving the company.
Marketing, leaving, vice president, accomplishment, margin, sales, lower, confusing, marketing campaign, piano, Dilbert
The Boss makes a decision reminiscent of "King Salmon".
Leadership, right, wrong, king, salmon, Solomon, split, difference, wise, wisdom, fish, math, Dilbert, Boss, Dogbert
Alice cleans up the Boss's laptop so it will run faster. She's outraged when she discovers he has disabled the firewall.
Note: Scott originally had the word "porn" in the strip. An editor suggested changing it to "smut". Scott published both versions of the panel on his website.
Psychology, laptop, slowing down, smut, porn, pornography, hard drive, computer, delete, deleting, film, clip, lighting, server, firewall, outrage, stapler, Boss, Alice, Carol
The Boss wants Dilbert to ask the legal department to change their minds about the legality of his plan.
Law, legal, change, mind, panning for gold, water fountain, spirit, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert holds a purposeless meeting and recommends just sitting silently until the time is up.
Meeting, purpose, meeting, purposeless, silently, quietly, time, better, useless, Dilbert, man
An accounting troll eats the guy who suggests building a second prototype.
Accounting, build, second, prototype, budget, eat, devour, fault, caring, Dilbert, co-worker, troll, Alice, Wally
Wally proves the Boss wrong about the budget not being written in stone.
Meeting, budget, approved, approval, schedule, written in stone, stone, tablet, lucky, Dilbert, Boss, Wally
Wally wants to get in on Asok's arranged marriage (if she has a hot sister).
Personal, relative, arranged marriage, totally hot, low standard, sister, love, coffeemaker, Asok, Wally
The Boss has a meeting about Dilbert's project, but doesn't invite Dilbert.
Meeting, project wombat, project manager, invite, invitation, meeting, smooth, smoother, knowledge, expertise, Alice, Boss, Dilbert, Asok, Wally
Dogbert holds a catch-and-release seminar for CEOs.
Presentation, catch-and-release, seminar, fish, entertainment, philosophy, company, spin off, spouse, marriage, divorce, golf, decisive, decision, Dogbert, CEO
Wally explains to Asok the detailed meaning of Alice's look.
Office Politics, look, the look, kill, opinion, thousand expressions, die, natural causes, soon, Buddha, wood chipper, Alice, Asok, Wally, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert uses pepper spray as an external antidepressant.
Dogbert-Schemes, invented, invention, external, antidepressant, bad mood, apply, other people, pepper spray, mace, eye, Dogbert, Dilbert
Wally gives a plant coffee dregs after the plant maintenance contract was cancelled.
Start of saga: The unluckiest plant in the world
Nature, meeting, cancelled, plant, maintenance, contract, save money, adopt, water, coffee, dreg, abuse, Alice, Boss, Wally, Asok, Dilbert
The plant Wally has been feeding coffee dregs grows enormous.
Nature, feeding, plant, mulch, coffee, dreg, shredded, status report, decaf, growth, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert opts for him and his date to be seated in the "loud guy" section.
Dating, restaurant, seated, seating, loud guy, section, good story, Dilbert, woman, hostess, loud guy
Asok wonders about his purpose in life. Wally has it figured out.
Philosophy, wonder, purpose, life, transport, quantity, coffee, coffeemaker, urinal, despair, Asok, Wally
Wally tries to blackmail Dilbert by threatening to give him a bad peer review.
Office Politics, peer review, 360 degree review, compensation, negative review, raise, blackmail, threat, anonymous, distrust, distrust, Dilbert, Wally
Right before lunch, Dogbert's tech support service requires a password.
Tech Support, tech support, password, lunch, telephone, client, Dogbert, Dilbert
The Boss asks Asok to attend the technology steering committee meeting in his place.
Management, attend, stead, technology, steering, committee, tall, senior management, existence, seat, coffee, Asok, Boss, senior manager
Carol doesn't like the way Dilbert asked for help, so she ignores him.
Secretary, three-ring binder, reservation, reserve, conference room, phone call, give up, leave, telephone, big jerk, still there, Dilbert, Carol
Famous artist "Dogberto" explains his plans for decorating the lobby.
Start of saga: The famous artist Dogberto
Dogbert-Schemes, famous, artist, Dogberto, lobby, plan, drop cloth, home depot, drape, security desk, guard, gas, light, fire, burn, beret, Dilbert, Boss, Dogbert, Wally, Alice, Asok
"Dogberto" explains his plans for decorating the courtyard.
Dogbert-Schemes, Dogberto, idea, drape, plan, tarp, sculpture, courtyard, message, art, negative space, positive, winning, winner, beret, Dogbert, Boss
An Elbonian sells the Boss on having his product manufactured in Elbonia.
Start of saga: The Elbonian MP3 player
Outsourcing, factory, manufacture, product, penny, downside, translation, translate, plastic, spleen, pig-footed, bandicoot, Boss, Elbonian
Carol brings her daughter to work so she can learn about working in a corporate environment.
Secretary, daughter, working, corporate environment, project, cut, finger, injured, injury, safety, awareness, campaign, dog costume, mascot, safety hazard, spot, woof, scissors, tattoo, Boss, Carol, Traylor
Dilbert shows the Boss the prototype from the Elbonian factory.
Outsourcing, prototype, factory, expert, good, mp3 player, plumber's helpers, plumbers helpers, plunger, gizmo, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert had a conference call with the Elbonians at 3am.
Outsourcing, gizmo, prototype, mp3 player, conference call, time difference, time zone, groggy, English, speaker, Dilbert, Elbonian
The Elbonian MP3 player prototype will need a lot of marketing.
Outsourcing, factory, prototype, mp3 player, large, big, tractor, polka, marketing, budget, asbestos, Dilbert, Boss
The Boss examines Dogbert's marketing resume.
Marketing, marketing, expert, resume, Nobel Prize, Olympic, gold medal, biathlon, ski, buy, crap, shoot, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert explains how to market their new MP3 player.
Marketing, guru, consumer, tractor, mp3 player, free, iPod, towing, landfill, pricing, price, cost, Dogbert, Boss, Wally