The Boss wants a new chair and Carol wants his old chair.
Office Politics, order, chair, smell, roll, redeploy, tact, important, eye, Boss, Carol
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Wally distinguishes between the strong and the weak on a team. The strong work on perpetuating their genes.
Management, teamwork, nature, weak, energy, gene, negative, spin, Wally
Dilbert tries to get back to work after a chat with a co-worker, but the co-worker takes root in Dilbert's cubicle.
Office Politics, cubicle, chat, busy, work, bye, take root, tree, sprout, branch, leaf, Dilbert, Wally, co-worker
The Boss asks everyone to be on the lookout for anyone suspicious because of recent thefts.
Management, rash, theft, lookout, suspicious, meeting, poster, motivation, break room, arrest, police officer, Boss, Ted, Wally, Dilbert, police officer
The Boss asks Carol to take a list of key employees to Catbert. Her name isn't on the list.
Management, list, key employees, insane, department, interoffice envelope, downsizing, funky, Boss, Carol, Catbert
Dogbert reviews movies he hasn't actually seen.
Dogbert-Schemes, movie, review, critic, Picasso, Night of the Living Squirrel, art, studio, payoff, obvious, Dilbert, Dogbert
A movie producer negotiates purchasing a movie review from Dogbert.
Dogbert-Schemes, movie, review, critic, buy, rave, suspenseful thrill ride, delightful, new year's day, comedy, telephone, movie producer, Dogbert
Wally gets a Clean Desk Award. He shares his secrets on how he manages to do it.
Management, clean desk award, tip, clutter, throw, men's room, cubicle, plaque, Boss, Wally
The Boss introduces morale money employees earn for doing good work and can buy logoed items at the company store.
Management, morale money, meeting, earn, company store, logo, coffee mug, cash register, Boss, cashier
Asok requests an ergonomic evaluation of his chair and keyboard.
Health, ergonomic evaluation, chair, keyboard, hurt, hand, numb, Asok, Boss
The Boss says eating six bananas a day will cure carpal tunnel.
Health, carpal tunnel, cure, eat, banana, hand, teenager, data, medical advice, pimple, Boss, Asok
Dilbert and the Boss one-up each other to see who owes who what.
Management, decision, information, funding, study, business case, deadline, infinity, win, laser, focus, customer, Dilbert, Boss, Wally
The Boss is asked to say something at Bob's funeral, a former employee, but the Boss is stuck for something to say.
Management, Bob, die, family, funeral, performance review, communication skills, attendance, podium, microphone, flowers, Catbert, Boss
In customer service, Dogbert wants the customer to find the serial number by pulverising the case with a hammer.
Corporate Services, customer service, serial number, pulverise, case, hammer, void, warranty, telephone headset, Dogbert, customer
Dogbert wants to profile employees using handwriting analysis.
Dogbert-Schemes, analyse, handwriting, steal, profile, double-blind, scientific study, smiley face, liar, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert accuses an employee of stealing by using handwriting analysis.
Dogbert-Schemes, analyse, steal, loner, disturb, thief, burn at the stake, liberal, ear, Dogbert, employee, Boss, police officer
Catbert asks the Boss to lower his group's average performance evaluation.
Personnel, performance evaluation, average, rating, touch, Catbert, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss inspires his group by using his powers of communication.
Management, power of communication, inspire, gaaa, zombie, too late, Boss, Dilbert, Asok, Wally
To put Ratbert to sleep, Dilbert tells the story of his life.
Family, sleep, story, once upon a time, monster, pointy hair, villager, objective, random, optimism, cry, listen, Ratbert, Dilbert, Dogbert
The Boss asks everyone to save energy. Wally falls asleep at the meeting.
Meeting, sleep, snore, energy, hydro generator, drool, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
A woman at a health club says she wants an intelligent and homely guy, for a change.
Start of saga: Dilbert dates a much better woman, who wants to improve him
Dating, attractive, dumb, self-centred, intelligent, homely, health club, weight lifting, sweatband, Amber, Dilbert, woman
Amber presents Dilbert a list of things to improve about himself.
Dating, list, improve, lose weight, wardrobe, haircut, car, odour, perfect, Amber, Dilbert, Dogbert
Amber realises her list of improvements for Dilbert might be too much, so she considers meeting him halfway.
Dating, mismatch, improve, level, gain weight, haircut, teeth, stain, tobacco, Amber, Dilbert
Dilbert asks the Garbageman for advice on dating a beautiful woman.
Dating, beautiful, advice, heap, fresh garbage, exciting, mysterious, compare, compost, trashcan, Dilbert, Garbageman
Dilbert, with his girlfriend, subtly turns the light out.
Dating, couch, kiss, light, save energy, meet, awkward, Dilbert, Amber, Bob
The engineers are trapped at a meeting to determine a process on how to solve their problem.
Meeting, problem, process, solution, idea, develop, cross discipline, swat team, offsite, lockup, firewall, Asok, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
Alice says her performance is high but her pay is industry average.
Performance Review, exceed, expectation, pay, market average, under achiever, earn, Alice, Boss
The Boss wants to lower costs by inducing the smarter employees to leave.
Personnel, cost, retire, package, induce, smart, mission statement, Boss, Dilbert, Dogbert, Catbert
The Boss volunteers to be in the dunk tank for the fund raiser.
Management, dunk tank, volunteer, United Charity, ball, bonk, line, unconscious, Boss, Carol, Alice, Dilbert
Wally says he worked all night so he wants a day off to make up for it.
Management, work all night, comp day, security video, pile of debris, conversation, jump, Wally, Boss
A parts clerk says they don't give out parts anymore so they don't have to reorder.
Retail, parts, vicious cycle, reorder, survey, customer satisfaction, parts clerk