Mordac the Preventer summons the Y2K demon.
Corporate Services, IS department, Y2K, demon, IT department, afraid, Mordac
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Tina sends an e-mail to demand information.
Office Politics, e-mail, seeds of destruction, snarl, Tina
Catbert offers a permanent position to a temporary employee.
Personnel, temporary, employee, permanent, orientation, fool, Catbert, temporary employee
The Boss installs a bell to improve morale.
Management, morale, goal, bell, accomplishment, magazine, kill, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
The Boss says people who miss a staff meeting must buy doughnuts for the next one.
Meeting, staff meeting, freedom, doughnut, policy, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
The Boss shovels assignments onto Dilbert.
Management, assignment, shovel, acronym, priority, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert says he only has time to do one assignment and asks the Boss to choose which.
Management, assignment, priority, essential, combine, Dilbert, Boss
The Boss doesn't want to fire Donald, instead make him quit.
Management, policy, moron, unpleasant, fired, quit, coyote, Boss, Donald, Dilbert
Dogbert gives a nose strip to Dilbert hoping increasing oxygen to his brain will make Dilbert a better conversationalist.
Family, nose strip, oxygen, conversation, optimism, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dogbert complains about Dilbert's breathing.
Family, yell, breathe, nostril, Dogbert, Dilbert
The Boss wants to go beyond serving customers; he wants to delight them.
Management, customer, price-gouge, defect, product, delight, empathy, pity, meeting, Boss, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
The Boss asks Dilbert to teach a COBOL class in Elbonia.
Start of saga: Dilbert teaches COBOL in Elbonia.
Training, Elbonia, COBOL, teach, class, plane, scuba, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert complains to the Boss about teaching a COBOL class in Elbonia.
Training, Elbonia, COBOL, class, teach, problem, reschedule, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert teaches COBOL to Elbonians.
Training, Elbonia, COBOL, class, computer, keyboard, delete, Dilbert, Elbonian
The COBOL class in Elbonia ends.
Y2K, Elbonia, COBOL, class, training, cabbage, Dilbert, Elbonian
Asok is to be groomed for management.
Management, groom, bug, fur, lick, prerequisite, Catbert, Asok
The employees will lose their cubicle walls and be constantly monitored, Catbert says.
Management, cubicle, open plan, office, surveillance camera, telephone call, web, blood test, flog, phase, Catbert, Boss
The Boss asks for a cash flow estimate for Dilbert's project.
Management, delegate, cash flow, project, estimate, test, experience, Boss, Dilbert
Catbert creates a new policy: employees can't eat at their desks.
Policy, eat, desk, reason, plausible, hate, reason, Catbert
The Boss introduces the new team member, a headless man.
Start of saga: A headless man.
Office Politics, team, new employee, headless man, body, decision, fire, Microsoft, Redmond, meeting, Boss, Alice, Edward Mann
Alice wonders what the headless man's name is.
Office Politics, headless man, team, new employee, wallet, name, identification, hug, Alice, Edward Mann, Wally
Alice learns the name of the headless man.
Pun, driver's license, middle name, headless man, Alice, Wally, Edward Mann
Dilbert says the new headless man isn't working out.
Management, headless man, mistake, hire, fire, insubordination, Dilbert, Boss, Edward Mann
Dogbert outlines his marketing strategy and how customers must be brainwashed.
Consultant, brainwash, brand, goal, advertisement, brain stem, product, brain, Dogbert, Boss
The Boss tries to improve communication by distributing pennies.
Management, communication, penny, two cents' worth, voicemail, dead, nickel, Boss, Alice
The engineers attend a meeting that has no real purpose.
Meeting, purpose, issue, action plan, stomp, urge, professional, Ted, Alice, Dilbert
After he outlines the plan, the Boss asks for irrational concerns.
Management, plan, pretend, concern, irrational, headphone, music, ambiguity, presentation, projector, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
Dogbert says the company must focus on the gullible moron segment.
Consultant, target market, gullible, moron, commercial, advertisement, rain forest, kitten, Dogbert, actor, moron, Wally, Alice
Dogbert reports phony sincerity in advertising works.
Consultant, advertisement, phony, sincerity, invisible robot, empty box, manufacturing, Dogbert, Alice, Dilbert
Dogbert prepares for complaints about the invisible robot.
Consultant, invisible robot, support staff, sensor, complain, watch, Dogbert, customer, Dilbert, Wally
No more cubicle walls, the Boss says, so communication will be improved.
Management, cubicle, wall, communication, noble, idea, leash, brand, morale, Boss, Dilbert, Wally