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1999-01-01
Morale is low according to the annual employee satisfaction survey.
Management, survey, annual, employee satisfaction, morale, bonus, Boss, Dilbert, Alice

1999-01-02
Newspaper subscriptions will not be paid for by the company, the Boss says.
Professional, newspaper, subscription, relevance, jabber, enjoy, Boss, Dilbert

1999-01-03
In an interview, Catbert calls the applicant "Tubby," instead of his real name, "Toby."
Personnel, interview, hire, tubby, dumb, resume, human resources, entrepreneur, injury, Catbert, Toby

1999-01-04
Catbert thinks Dennis, the sadistic nut, is doing a good job.
Personnel, sadistic nut, party, happy, good work, spinach dip, Catbert, Dennis

1999-01-05
Alice rigged the shredder to kill Dennis, the sadistic nut.
Office Politics, shredder, sadistic nut, kill, warranty, switch, marketing, lunch, Alice, Dilbert, Wally

1999-01-06
Service reps who excel at customer service will be celebrated, the Boss says.
Note: A preliminary version of the strip was published on the website that had a different punchline, "is this some sort of Special Olympics thing?"
Management, service rep, celebrate, customer service, extra work, extra pay, smart, Special Olympics, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

1999-01-07
The team must be more like eagles than ducks, the Boss says.
Management, eagle, duck, egg, pre-reading, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

1999-01-08
The Boss asks Alice to attend a meeting and answer technical questions with ventriloquism.
Management, meeting, technical, question, ventriloquism, IP router, suppository, configuration, Boss, Alice, man

1999-01-09
Alice's performance exceeded the Boss's expectations but she doesn't get the top rating.
Performance Review, exceed, expectation, rating, shoot for, harpoon, Boss, Alice

1999-01-10
Dogbert writes a how to book that tells how to achieve spectacular results without trying.
Dogbert-Schemes, how to book, book, write, lottery, real estate, ice cream, lose weight, gymnasium, angel, witness, recycle, bathrobe, near-death experience, Dogbert, Dilbert

1999-01-11
Wally announces he'll let his hair grow long in back.
Start of saga: Wally has a ponytail and gets a web-based business.
Fashion, Wally report, staff meeting, hair, ponytail, artistic, coffee mug, Wally, Boss, Dilbert, Alice

1999-01-12
Wally shows Asok how he puts his hair into a ponytail.
Fashion, hair, ponytail, middle age, cool, raising the bar, Wally, Asok

1999-01-13
Some venture capitalists want to invest in Wally's web-based business even though he only has a ponytail.
Investment, entrepreneur, venture capital, ponytail, web, cool, venture capitalist, Wally

1999-01-14
Wally shows off his money to start a web-based business.
Investment, entrepreneur, web, business, ponytail, accounting, irregularities, lazy, dishonest, Wally, Dilbert

1999-01-15
Venture capitalists want to know why Wally has squandered their investment.
Investment, cool, ponytail, fund, Internet, swoon, E-commerce, venture capitalist, Wally

1999-01-16
Wally's plan for his start-up company is to become the dominant source for tuna sandwiches.
Entrepreneur, Internet, start-up, company, plan, dominate, tuna sandwich, ship, overnight, Dilbert, Wally

1999-01-17
A security guard catches Dilbert trying take equipment out without the proper form.
Corporate Services, security, authorise, equipment removal, form, signature, birth certificate, allege, baby picture, Dilbert, security guard

1999-01-18
Wally describes how running his Internet company led to his low job satisfaction.
Entrepreneur, Internet, job satisfaction, disloyalty, theft, sabotage, Wally, Boss, Dilbert, Alice

1999-01-19
During an interview, Wally is asked how his start-up company got so hot.
Entrepreneur, Internet, start-up, interview, television, ponytail, hot, television camera, engineer, Wally, television reporter

1999-01-20
Wally says he sold his business and got married.
Entrepreneur, Internet, marriage, trophy wife, money, prenuptial agreement, honeymoon, lunch, Wally, Roxie, Alice, Dilbert

1999-01-21
Wally says he learned a lesson from losing his money and his wife.
Entrepreneur, money, trophy wife, learn a lesson, forget, lunch, Wally, Alice, Dilbert

1999-01-22
A certain boss brought down profits by calling a 900 number from an airplane phone.
Accounting, profit, 900 telephone number, credit card, airplane telephone, travel, wife, personal call, accountant, Boss

1999-01-23
A co-worker wants to floss in front of Dilbert.
Office Politics, floss, rude, disgust, hate, ignore, Dilbert, co-worker

1999-01-24
Some women help Dilbert get a stain out of his shirt.
Personal, wine, stain, shirt, clean, margarita, pepper spray, lighter fluid, salt, woman, Dilbert, Dogbert

1999-01-25
Carol is interrupted by a call from home.
Personal, office supplies, family, discipline, homework, gasoline, telephone, Dilbert, Carol

1999-01-26
Dilbert waits for Carol to get off the phone to her kids.
Office Politics, family, kid, cheetah, panda, office supplies, key, telephone, Dilbert, Wally

1999-01-27
Ratbert observes people with a lot of experience are the ones who die.
Family, experience, die, immortality, overrated, plan, coffee can, Ratbert, Bob, Dilbert

1999-01-28
Alice finished a RFQ and wants Carol to send it out before the deadline.
Start of saga: Carol sends out an urgent document.
Corporate Services, RFQ, all-nighter, deadline, send, stack, quote, bid, Alice, Carol

1999-01-29
Carol is very careless about delivering an urgent document.
Corporate Services, RFQ, urgent, overnight, drop box, coffee, truck, bumper, quote, bid, Carol

1999-01-30
The Boss complains Alice missed the RFQ deadline and they lost a customer.
Management, RFQ, deadline, overnight, mail, lazy, apology, bonus, guess, quote, evil, secretary, bid, Boss, Alice

1999-01-31
The Boss doesn't want to share the company's strategic plan with Dilbert.
Management, strategic plan, secret, employee, sabotage, report, glance, warranty, chair, manage to a strategy, Boss, Dilbert