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2007-10-01
The Boss asks why it took Dilbert six months to complete a simple task. Dilbert blames it on the Boss's management style.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 88

2007-10-02
The Boss hires a sadist to thin the herd.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 88

2007-10-03
The sadist says Wally is worthless and overpaid. Wally doesn't care.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 88

2007-10-04
The Boss wants people to use vacation by year end then criticises Asok for taking time off.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 89

2007-10-05
Asok works extra hard to finish his work before his vacation. Dilbert goes home early.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 89

2007-10-06
Dilbert criticises a co-worker's powerpoint and calls it useless and has wino's spittle.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 89

2007-10-07
The mandatory meeting on employee health and well-being starts at 6AM so as not to interfere with work.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 90

2007-10-08
Dilbert is honest on his timesheet and charges less of his time to projects than all the other engineers.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 91

2007-10-09
Dilbert's date says he treats all their conversations like a contest where he has too be the one who is right.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 91

2007-10-10
Wally says the new hire is a weasel and liar. The Boss says that's just so the Boss won't believe him when the new hire complains about Wally.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 91

2007-10-11
The Boss hires an unqualified crony to run the quality control group. He values loyalty over competence.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 92

2007-10-12
Dilbert complains the Boss's unqualified crony is causing rebellion among the staff. The Boss doesn't believe him.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 92

2007-10-13
Alice targets Keith for elimination. She'll start rumours to convince everyone he is dishonest and incompetent.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 92

2007-10-14
Asok found a clever way to write his code in an hour. The Boss now expects him to finish all his projects in an hour.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 93

2007-10-15
Keith complains to Catbert Alice is spreading false rumours about him. Catbert says the company doesn't worry about the difference between rumours and facts.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 94

2007-10-16
Dilbert can't get a raise but the Boss lets him have two flat screen monitors.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 94

2007-10-17
Tina complains Dilbert has two computer monitors but she only gets one. The Boss says yhat's because men are better negotiators.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 94

2007-10-18
The Boss asks Dilbert to make changes to a document and run it by him again. Dilbert thinks he's entered an infinite loop.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 95

2007-10-19
Wally says he increased his productivity by improving his morale. He watched Youtube videos all day.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 95

2007-10-20
Dogbert the security consultant asks everyone to look out for suspicious behaviour. If they see someone do what they wouldn't do, they are to beat the person to death with a trash can.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 95

2007-10-21
Wally says he helped Alice finish her project on time. He did this by not insisting she get data for his project.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 96

2007-10-22
Dogbert the security consultant says anyone without a badge should be locked in a janitor's closet until he starves.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 97

2007-10-23
Dilbert says he can't do his work because the Internet is too fascinating.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 97

2007-10-24
Dilbert tells a psychologist he's addicted to the Internet. Direct human interaction is too shallow and predictable.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 97

2007-10-25
Catbert announces all sick days need to be scheduled in advance. Alice wonders how that's supposed to work.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 98

2007-10-26
Dilbert wonders why decisions in the workplace seem to have been made by drunken lemurs. The garbageman responds decisions are made by people who have time, not people who have talent.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 98

2007-10-27
A co-worker wants to give Dilbert some advice. Dilbert wants to respond by rolling his eyes, sighing loudly and dismissing the advice.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 98

2007-10-28
Ratbert says he's happy his brain is empty. Stress is just another word for knowledge.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 99

2007-10-29
A co-worker wonders why Dilbert didn't use any of his suggestions. Dilbert says it's because his brain is the size of a marble.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 100

2007-10-30
Dogbert says all the scientists think the company's products harm the environment so recommends paying weasels to cast doubt on the data.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 100

2007-10-31
Dogbert goes to Rent-a-Weasel to hire unsuccessful scientists and lazy journalists to take the opposing view.

Book: This is the Part Where You Pretend to Add Value, page: 100