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2010-08-01
Dilbert's Mom calls him to ask for technical support for a rebate form, laptop, TV and ringtone. Dilbert suspects it's to prevent him from moving back home.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 45

2010-08-02
Wally reports to the Boss he's running a batch job while talking so is accomplishing two things at once.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 46

2010-08-03
Dogbert the empire consultant advises the Boss to make his employees less productive. That way he can hire more of them.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 46

2010-08-04
Dogbert the empire consultant says the Boss should be nearby when something good happens so he can share in the credit.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 46

2010-08-05
The Boss adds his name to Dilbert's patent application. The reasoning is the Boss didn't prevent Dilbert from working on it so should share the credit.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 47

2010-08-06
Dilbert introduces two people at a meeting, one who has no reason for being present, the other who is a total waste of protein.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 47

2010-08-07
Dilbert finishes his presentation and thanks everyone for their apathy. Especially those people who actually stayed awake.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 47

2010-08-08
Carol takes a phone call from her kids while Dilbert is trying to ask her to do something.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 48

2010-08-09
The Boss asks Dilbert to work on a highly secret project, and when he's done, to dig his own grave and beat himself to death.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 49

2010-08-10
Dilbert asks for information from a co-worker for his confidential project.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 49

2010-08-11
Dilbert reports the new performance test returns flawed results so asks permission to fake the data for the customers.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 49

2010-08-12
The Boss shows off his new vampire tips on his teeth.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 50

2010-08-13
Dogbert recommends corporate suicide because they're a third-rate company in a dying industry.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 50

2010-08-14
Dilbert tells his mom his company is going web-only. She asks if the next step is to operate only in people's imaginations.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 50

2010-08-15
The Boss asks the group to split into smaller groups to discuss options. Dilbert wonders why smaller groups are better.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 51

2010-08-16
An engineer shows the Boss a music device to read brains and select music that fits the listener's mood. The Boss instantly kills him.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 52

2010-08-17
The Boss wears a black turtleneck and old-man jeans.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 52

2010-08-18
The Boss, with his Steve Jobs-inspired look, uses his phone's browser to impress people.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 52

2010-08-19
The Boss announces the company is reincorporating in Dogbertland for tax reasons.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 53

2010-08-20
A CEO introduces the new head regulator for the industry. The regulator fits in the CEO's shirt pocket.
Note: On his blog, Scott Adams published an enlargement of the first panel showing the tiny person.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 53

2010-08-21
The Boss introduces Rodney, a man covered in bandages who is in charge of product safety testing.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 53

2010-08-22
Dilbert believes he has died and become a ghost. That's because no one responds to his e-mails or phone calls or makes eye contact with him.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 54

2010-08-23
There's a baby shower for Kim who is having triplets. Dilbert gets a gift.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 55

2010-08-24
The Boss asks Dilbert to delete unnecessary data from their servers to make room. Dilbert says it's all unnecessary anyway.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 55

2010-08-25
Carol tells the Boss she managed his calendar based solely on what would create the least amount of work for her.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 55

2010-08-26
Wally says he's already forgotten everything that was said at the beginning of their meeting.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 56

2010-08-27
Wally is not a morning person, and gets sleepy in the afternoon. He is good for an hour at lunchtime, though.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 56

2010-08-28
The media is critical the company uses Elbonian slave labour. The Boss says it's not as bad as it sounds.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 56

2010-08-29
A new salesman asks Dilbert to have lunch so he can explain about their new products. Dilbert doesn't want to because new people chip away at his freedom.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 57

2010-08-30
Catbert tells Alice she got the internal job she applied for. But she'll have to keep doing her old job too.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 58

2010-08-31
Alice tells Dilbert she's doing two jobs now. Dilbert complains he's heard it too many times.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 58