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2012-11-01
Dilbert requests his own office since studies show cubicles lower intelligence. The Boss say Dilbert can't be sure that's true because cubicles lower intelligence.

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2012-11-02
The Boss considers changing from cubicles to an open floor plan. Dilbert wonders if that's because an open floor plan is the only thing worse than what they have now.

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2012-11-03
The Boss tells an interview candidate it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at anything. The candidate has only reached the level of an incompetent menace.

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2012-11-04
Catbert conducts an employee survey. He asks Dilbert if he feels valued and treated with respect. Dilbert compares his situation to a paper towel cleaning something gross of a shoe.

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2012-11-05
Carol asks Wally if he has tested the new 3D printer yet. Wally ignores her.

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2012-11-06
The Ugly Truth tells the CEO the company is sliding toward irrelevance.

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2012-11-07
The Ugly Truth tells the Boss his employees hate him and hope he gets run over by a clown car.

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2012-11-08
Dilbert shows off a new filter that can turn raw sewage into drinking water in a few seconds. The CEO tests it by taking a drink.

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2012-11-09
Dilbert tells Dogbert about how the CEO drank a glass of untreated sewage.

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2012-11-10
The Boss puts Ted on a ninety-day performance improvement plan. Ted is pleased but the Boss says it's not as good as it sounds.

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2012-11-11
The Boss spouts motivational sayings to get his team inspired, and wonders why they aren't.

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2012-11-12
Ted brags he is on a ninety-day performance improvement plan. He believes it to be valuable service for the team.

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2012-11-13
The Boss believes a good leader has a positive attitude and spreads it so he brags he lives like a sultan while Dilbert slaved in his cubicle.

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2012-11-14
Dilbert wears an anti-co-worker suit, with blinders, noise-cancelling headphones and padding so he can't feel taps on his shoulders.

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2012-11-15
The CEO says the new strategy is to be nimble. Dilbert asks if that is the same as having no strategy.

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2012-11-16
A co-worker says he is tired so Wally throws a cup of hot coffee in his face.

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2012-11-17
On an investor call, the CEO says margins are so low from their products they make their money from selling extended warranties.

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2012-11-18
The Boss asks Dilbert's help in getting rid of a body from his house. Dilbert designs a catapult to send the body into a neighbour's pool.

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2012-11-19
Dogbert tells the CEO the company needs more "gotcha" fees, like the airlines. For example, if a product has a terrible battery life, sell a recharger way over cost.

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2012-11-20
The Boss says persistence is the key to success. The other key is knowing when to quit.

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2012-11-21
The Boss stops by to do some coaching. Dilbert asks how does that work when he is more capable than the coach in every way.

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2012-11-22
The Boss sees himself as a leader more than a manager. Catbert responds that's what all the bad managers say.

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2012-11-23
The Boss tells Dilbert he sent Dilbert's question up the chain of command all the way to the CEO. The answer is they need to shine the Braille toad.

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2012-11-24
The Boss asks for a status on Dilbert's project, the one that has no management support, ambiguous goals, lack of budget and an overworked team.

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2012-11-25
The Boss announces all screensavers will be standardised to show the company logo. He also announces a contest to look for the most useless corporate rule to eliminate. Wally nominates the screensaver rule.

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2012-11-26
Asok reports to the Boss he has finished the busywork he was assigned. Asok is still cheerful, although he doesn't know why.

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2012-11-27
The CEO announces the company will go into the smartphone business. How hard can it be?

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2012-11-28
Dilbert's compensation will be based on achieving a list of goals. Dilbert says that's permission to ignore everything else for the whole year.

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2012-11-29
The Boss wants Dilbert to do something but it's not on his priority list he got an hour ago.

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2012-11-30
The Boss asks Dilbert to get consensus on his idea. Dilbert wants the Boss to show leadership instead.

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