The Boss gives training material to the tech support folks.
Tech Support, ship product, training, monk, training material, Pig Latin, fight, Boss, tech support person
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Dogbert's Detective Agency videotapes the Boss's orders for later proof.
Dogbert-Schemes, orders, detective, happiness, advertisement, television, camcorder, video camera, video tape, Dogbert, Dilbert, Boss, Ratbert
The janitor describes to Alice how he gets overtime pay.
Overwork, overtime, pay, fishing, stimulation, vacuum cleaner, exempt, Alice, janitor
A sales rep hypes her looks as a selling feature.
Start of saga: An attractive sales rep sways Dilbert and Wally.
Sales, vendor, inferior technology, attractive, field support, brochure, sales rep, Dilbert, Wally
Alice complains about selecting a vendor because of the sales rep's looks.
Sales, vendor, field engineer, maintenance, Alice, Wally
Dogbert goes right to the Boss to sell hardware at half price.
Sales, vendor, sales, hardware, contract, price sheet, upgrade, Dogbert, Boss
Dilbert complains to the Boss he bought a low-cost system instead of the recommended one.
Sales, hardware, low cost, objectives, fired, bonus, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert flaunts his new power over the engineers.
Sales, hardware, power, upgrade, multi-vendor, take a number, ear, Dogbert, Wally
Dogbert explains the low cost system must be upgraded.
Sales, low cost, under-powered, upgrade, lease, contract, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert, help desk operator, explains how to make a pie chart.
Tech Support, help desk, pie chart, manual, reengineer, telephone headset, oven, flour, bake, novel, Dogbert, man
The Boss wants a letter e-mailed, faxed and mailed.
Management, e-mail, fax, mail, paperless office, clueless, Boss, secretary
The Boss asks for status reports from the engineers.
Management, status report, communication, acronym, monotone, meeting, idealise, Boss, Wally
Dilbert buys a modem, but the salesman doesn't want to sell.
Sales, modem, specs, interface, commission, computer store, shelf, gizmo, cash register, Dilbert, sales rep, cashier
A senior associate starts to realise what job she really does.
Secretary, senior associate, clerical, employee, secretary, Dilbert, secretary
Wally and Dilbert compare their jobs to religious initiates.
Management, religion, initiative, task, ego, bow, prostrate, worship, Wally, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert describes his secret handshake.
Dogbert-Schemes, handshake, ruling class, DNRC, Dogbert, Ratbert
The Boss explains to Alice policy requires vacation days to be used.
Management, vacation, policy, project, meeting, kudos, artificial, target, mutual exclusion, frustration, superstar, Boss, Alice, Wally
The new company slogan is "Everybody is in Sales".
Sales, slogan, friend, meeting, Boss, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
Dilbert tries to sell a primary rate circuit to his Mom.
Sales, primary rate circuit, frame relay, web server, sewing room, packet data, tough sale, Dilbert, Dilbert's Mom
Dilbert brings Dogbert in for the "Bring your Dog To Work Day".
Family, dog, bring your dog to work, firewall, personnel records, hack, security, Alice, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert hacks into the payroll computer to give Dilbert a raise.
Administration, payroll, hack, ethics, raise, quality of work, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert says promotions happen because of failure.
Management, business plan, failure, promotion, cynicism, success, experience, blush, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert asks for an additional ten million dollars.
Management, project, failure, recognition, breath mints, Dilbert, Boss, Wally, Dogbert
Dilbert wonders why there is so much typing for a flight check-in.
Bureaucracy, vacation, airline, reservation, seat assignment, ear, boarding pass, luggage, goddess of flight, author, novel, Dilbert, ticket agent, Dogbert
Wally gets a 900 phone number to give advice.
Entrepreneur, 900 telephone number, advice, voicemail, Wally, Dilbert
Wally presents his living document.
Management, living document, update, document, meeting, Wally, Boss, Alice, Dilbert
Dilbert cleans his cubicle.
Office Politics, tidy, cubicle, maid, fantasy, dust rag, spray cleaner, trash, cleanliness, Dilbert, Alice
Dogbert proclaims himself King Dogbert, ruler of the Internet.
Dogbert-Schemes, king, Internet, individuality, bathrobe, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dilbert registers software by modem.
Technology, software, registration, modem, credit card, virus, marketing, shotgun, shell, ammo, ammunition, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert issues a correction about the term "Ant Farm".
Law, correction, ant farm, law school, habitat, Dogbert, Dilbert
The Boss wants to run the inventory database over the e-mail system.
Technology, inventory database, e-mail, stupid, nuclear power, explanation, good, evil, Boss, Dilbert, Wally