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1996-05-01
Wally asks Alice to test his reactions after watching a sexual harassment video.
Office Politics, sexual harassment, evolution, video, sexy, ignore, coffee cup, Wally, Alice

1996-05-02
Dilbert tells the Boss the token fell out of his token ring network connection.
Technology, network connection, token ring, Ethernet, network cable, local area network, LAN, Dilbert, Wally, Boss

1996-05-03
The Boss eliminates a few steps in order to hit the market window.
Management, market window, market research, technical testing, overhead, bird, Dilbert, Boss, Alice

1996-05-04
Wally presents his budget estimates to the Boss.
Budget, indecision, capital, orgy, acquisition, Wally, Boss

1996-05-05
The Boss asks Dilbert to move cubicles so the group will form a square pattern.
Management, cubicle, square pattern, downtime, downsize, symmetry, business card, Boss, Dilbert

1996-05-06
Wally lowers the quality of his work to match his salary.
Office Politics, compensation, quality of work, raise, equilibrium, salary, Wally, Boss, Alice, Dilbert

1996-05-07
Catbert describes the company's new cafeteria style benefits.
Benefits, cafeteria, health care, entree, diagnosis, cannibalism, Catbert, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

1996-05-08
Dogbert wants to try his paw at being a career counsellor.
Start of saga: Dogbert becomes a career counsellor.
Dogbert-Schemes, career counsellor, advice, self-reliant, Dogbert, Dilbert

1996-05-09
Dogbert counsels Wally his employer wont take care of him forever.
Dogbert-Schemes, career counsellor, training, pension, sourball, marble, raise, jar, Dogbert, Wally

1996-05-10
Dogbert helps a man decide between a career of doctor or serial killer.
Dogbert-Schemes, career counsellor, organs, doctor, serial killer, Dogbert, man

1996-05-11
Tina wants to become a famous novelist.
Dogbert-Schemes, career counsellor, technical writer, novelist, witty, e-mail, publish, book, author, Tina, Dogbert

1996-05-12
The company tries to contain costs by limiting access to office supplies.
Management, cost containment, office supplies, cabinet, honesty, secretary, Boss, vice president, Asok, Wally, Dilbert

1996-05-13
The boss announces the company is being bought by a rival.
Start of saga: A rival company buys Dilbert's company.
Management, rival, bought out, layoff, skull, spine, skeleton, engineer, Boss, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

1996-05-14
The staff will be reduced after the merger.
Management, rival, merger, bald, furniture, redundant, Wally, Dilbert, man, Alice

1996-05-15
Dilbert becomes paralysed with fear of the pending merger.
Leadership, merger, paralyse, fear, inert, rigor mortis, potluck, unmotivated, motivation, morale, Dilbert, Boss

1996-05-16
The rival company asks for the Boss's proprietary information.
Management, merger, due diligence, proprietary, information, maniacal laugh, competition, Boss

1996-05-17
Alice reveals secrets to the rival company.
Management, merger, secret, class action suit, asbestos, Alice, man

1996-05-18
Dogbert complains about diversity not covering him.
Family, diversity, smart, dolt, Dogbert, Dilbert

1996-05-19
Dogbert analyses people's dreams.
Dogbert-Schemes, dream analysis, moron, data compression, gullible, opera singer, anti-rust sealant, extended warranty, lease, Dogbert, Wally, Dilbert, Boss, man, woman

1996-05-20
Dogbert wonders whether people are worthy of his leadership.
Family, supreme ruler, leadership, ego, worthy, Dogbert, Dilbert

1996-05-21
A new policy forbids weapons or violence in the workplace.
Policy, weapon, violence, permit, benefits, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

1996-05-22
The Boss complains about the stacks of paper on Alice's desk.
Policy, paper, clean desk, ergonomics, Boss, Alice, Wally

1996-05-23
Ratbert taunts Dilbert about how he works, but his net worth remains constant.
Family, work, net worth, Ratbert, Dilbert

1996-05-24
Wally misunderstands the act of petting a cat.
Office Politics, cat, petting, benefits, lunch, selfish, vending machine, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

1996-05-25
Alice "rejoices" over receiving a small raise.
Management, raise, expectations, small raise, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

1996-05-26
Business language is translated into every day English.
Management, business language, competitive, core business, empower, re-engineer, training, market driven, valuable asset, crown, kick, window, bone, skull, humour, Wally, Dilbert, Boss, Alice, cannibal, marketeer

1996-05-27
The Boss takes the last cup of coffee and doesn't make more.
Office Politics, coffee, brother, heck, golden boy, coffee maker, coffee pot, pitchspoon, refrigerator, Boss, Phil

1996-05-28
Phil and the Boss discuss their career choices.
Marketing, manager, minor sins, Proctor and Gamble, home-exercise spoons, sandwich, pitchspoon, lunch, Phil, Boss

1996-05-29
Phil markets his home exercise spoon.
Marketing, exerspoon, exercise, store, advertisement, television, pitchspoon, Phil

1996-05-30
A co-worker assigns work to Dilbert.
Office Politics, assignment, waste paper, co-worker, boss, trashcan, analysis, man, Dilbert

1996-05-31
Wally is asked to provide input on a paper.
Office Politics, review, ignorage, pile, paper, Wally, man