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2000-02-01
Dilbert asks Dogbert why he stays at this company when he could make more elsewhere.
Professional, money, salary, coffee, antics, feeble, loser, bathrobe, Dilbert, Dogbert

2000-02-02
Dilbert wonders whether he should stay at the company where the commute is easy or go to a start-up.
Professional, money, salary, commute, fast-pace, start-up, company, yak, IPO, Dilbert, Bob, Ratbert

2000-02-03
The Garbageman explains why Dilbert stays at his current job rather than switching.
Professional, investment, stock, unvested, suffer, brain, loss, opportunity, stupid, trashcan, Dilbert, Garbageman

2000-02-04
Phil comes to torment Dilbert while he wonders whether to quit or stay.
Professional, wait, quit, stock, unvested, heck, limbo, overflow, pitchspoon, Dilbert, Phil

2000-02-05
Phil takes Dilbert to limbo in the career section.
Professional, limbo, heck, career, please wait to be seated, service, Phil, Dilbert

2000-02-06
Dilbert says the product is defective and asks the Boss whether to delay shipment to ensure quality.
Philosophy, test, product, defective, customer, delivery, goal, quality, book revenue, Swiss bank, bathrobe, Dilbert, Boss, Dogbert

2000-02-07
Dilbert wants to see a web site that's been blocked at the firewall.
Corporate Services, web site, block, IS Group, business case, web productivity, security, shell, casual day, committee, Dilbert, Boss, snail

2000-02-08
The Boss is impressed Asok developed eight patentable ideas.
Management, patent, develop, idea, bury, literal, free time, Boss, Asok

2000-02-09
The Boss says Dilbert needs some face time with the vice president.
Note: An alternative strip with a different final panel was published on the website. The panel showed another employee kissing the vice president's ass.
Management, office, face time, important, raise, ask, butt kiss, ass kiss, brown nose, Boss, Dilbert, vice president, secretary

2000-02-10
Dilbert doesn't believe Ted will get information for him.
Office Politics, information, hunt, busy, hate, advance, time, Dilbert, Ted, Dogbert

2000-02-11
Catbert sends Dilbert to "Cynics Anonymous" because he's becoming too aware of reality.
Personnel, aware, reality, cynics anonymous, higher power, naive, optimism, perfect employee, fluorescent, block, Catbert, Dilbert

2000-02-12
Dilbert shows up for a "Cynics Anonymous" meeting where they spend his dues on beer.
Personnel, cynics anonymous, naive, trust, dues, beer, gambling cruise, Dilbert, chairman

2000-02-13
The Boss doesn't want Marketing invited to the planning meeting because they'll hose the plan.
Marketing, planning, meeting, sabotage, implementation, hose, botch, doom, kid, reason, plan, Boss, Dilbert

2000-02-14
The Boss announces a policy of driving carefully while talking on a mobile phone.
Policy, car, cell phone, drive, tree, poison, snake, Boss, Asok

2000-02-15
Dilbert worries when the CEO sells his stock.
Investment, CEO, sell, stock, routine, diversification, portfolio, Dilbert, Boss

2000-02-16
Dogbert explains management is an organism that needs to survive and grow.
Management, consultant, organism, survive, grow, fertiliser, plant, weasel, Dogbert, Boss

2000-02-17
The Boss goes on a sales call but is told not to talk.
Sales, customer, talk, discontinue, product, lull, fill, conversation, sales rep, Boss, customer

2000-02-18
Dilbert is forced to wait outside the Boss's office while the Boss is on the phone.
Management, office, wait, appointment, telephone, noise, talk, arm hair, grow, idle, Carol, Dilbert, Boss

2000-02-19
Asok creates a prison Morse code so he and Wally can communicate.
Office Politics, prison, Morse code, communicate, tap, cubicle, wall, e-mail, Asok, Wally

2000-02-20
The Boss announces because of unusually high profits this year, next year's targets will be impossible.
Management, division, profit, target, sabotage, customer, spend, leadership training, class, coffee mug, follow, wasteful, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Asok

2000-02-21
Dilbert meets his new lab partner, Paul Tergeist.
Start of saga: Paul Tergeist
Technology, lab partner, system failure, technology, error, pen, hover, poltergeist, Paul Tergeist, Boss, Dilbert

2000-02-22
Paul Tergeist says this technology will work; he's sure of it.
Technology, spirit, possess, computer, fly, head crash, nickel, ow, poltergeist, monitor, injury, Paul Tergeist, Dilbert

2000-02-23
The Boss wants a demo of the new product, and Dilbert complains about his lab partner.
Technology, spirit, demo, product, CEO, anger, energy, channel, death, soul, Boss, Dilbert, Paul Tergeist

2000-02-24
Dilbert gives a demo of software that doesn't exist. Even the user interface doesn't exist.
Technology, demo, software, user interface, cool, question, complete, laptop computer, Dilbert, Boss, customer

2000-02-25
Dogbert plans to give out gullibility awards to famous people.
Dogbert-Schemes, award, worthless, famous, celebrities, award ceremony, prestigious, Dogbert Gullibility Award, nomination, honour, Dogbert, famous person, Dilbert

2000-02-26
Dogbert awards the Lifetime Gullibility Award to Bob Flabeau.
Dogbert-Schemes, award, Dogbert Gullibility Award, lifetime award, biography, false memories, herbal therapist, stick, gold, Dogbert, Bob Flabeau

2000-02-27
Dilbert gives a presentation of meaningless diagrams and words.
Presentation, diagram, shape, word, synchronise, incremental, digital, integrate, dynamic, e-commerce, space, experiment, result, disturb, line, impressive, Dilbert, Ted, co-worker, Dogbert

2000-02-28
Wally schedules his meetings around the Boss's vacation days.
Office Politics, meet, boss vacation day, pretend, binder, walk, Wally, Ted

2000-02-29
Dilbert's Mom asks what he's been doing. Dilbert says it's nothing important.
Family, action item, strategy, cost, GNP, tuition, money, Dilbert's Mom, Dilbert