Dilbert asks for a computer cable and gets a piece of rope instead.
Corporate Services, procurement, cable, computer, order, rope, cheap, ooh hoo, exclusive contract, rope distributor, Dilbert, procurement monkey
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Dilbert complains his technology test failed because he had a rope instead of a cable.
Corporate Services, procurement, technology, test, fail, rope, cable, contract, take sides, exclusive, vendor, Dilbert, Boss, Boss
The Boss announces "Coffee with the Boss," where every employee gets an hour of quality time with him.
Start of saga: Coffee with the Boss
Management, coffee with the boss, idea, quality time, staple, skunk, banjo, that's the spirit, better than working, Boss, Carol
Dilbert is first on the "Coffee with the Boss" program.
Management, coffee with the boss, opinion, chair, squeak, ungrateful, wretch, Boss, Dilbert
Wally, at the "Coffee with the Boss" meeting, says he hadn't been drinking enough coffee.
Management, coffee with the boss, meeting, morale, drink, promise, table, Boss, Wally
The Boss isn't told what his budget is so he won't try to spend it all.
Budget, vague, limit, spend, strategy, kidding, executive, Boss
The Boss asks for ideas on how to improve morale, and Wally responds with repeating last year's potluck lunch.
Management, morale, meeting, idea, potluck lunch, schedule, conflict, PVIEP, meal, organise, Boss, Wally, Alice, Dilbert
The Boss announces his African vacation.
Start of saga: Wally fills in for the Boss while he is on vacation
Personal, vacation, Africa, shoot, window, SUV, monkey brains, nostril, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Alice, Asok
The Boss appoints Wally to be in charge while he's on vacation.
Personal, vacation, acting boss, chair, baby, butt, wiggle, Boss, Wally
Wally tells Carol he is filling in for the Boss while he's on vacation.
Management, secretary, administrative assistant, stinking baboon, arrogance, Wally, Carol
Wally tells Dilbert he enjoys filling in for the Boss.
Management, vacation, relief, walk, avoid, loathe, decision, underpaid, Dilbert, Wally
Wally, as acting boss, revamps the project status colour codes.
Management, presentation, revamp, project status, colour code, confess, embarrass, idea, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
The Boss returns from vacation to learn Wally has sat in his chair.
Management, refresh, vacation, calm, relax, chair, cooty squad, burn, hazmat gear, Boss, Carol, cooty squad member
A woman holds up Dilbert's project and Dilbert seeks the Boss's advice on what to do.
Project, resource, application, important, thwart, satisfaction, charm, hound, recoil, voice, thank, nothing, unhelpful, woman, Dilbert, Boss
Tina forwards lots of jokes by e-mail and Catbert says that costs lost productivity.
Start of saga: Company bankruptcy because of fake profits
Personnel, records, e-mail, forward, joke, productivity, blame, bankruptcy, Catbert, Tine
The Boss announces the company is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Financial, chapter 11, file, profit, fake, laugh, stock, CFO, diversify, investment, Boss, Alice, Dilbert
The Boss made a fortune selling his stock options while the company goes bankrupt.
Financial, fortune, stock options, bankrupt, 401K, stolen, life savings, quote marks, Alice, Boss
Dilbert complains because the company went bankrupt, he is now broke. Dogbert says that's not true.
Financial, broke, bankruptcy, 401K, worthless, impersonate, investment, tobacco, sweat shop, diamond, soul, eternity, hell, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert wonders how the accounting firm missed the fact the company is bankrupt.
Financial, bankruptcy, accounting firm, conflict of interest, t-shirt, design, arrow, Dilbert, Boss, Dogbert, Ratbert
Dilbert tells his mother his company went bankrupt and the accounting firm missed that fact.
Financial, bankruptcy, accountant, t-shirt, product, defective, cauldron, irony, weasel soup, Dilbert, Dilbert's Mom
In his "The Wally Report," Wally tells of his visit to his hair stylist.
Meeting, Wally report, staff meeting, hair, glasses, stylist, fashion, temper, hair gel, plunger, Wally, Boss, Dilbert, Alice
Alice is broke because the company went bankrupt, but Wally invested his money in their competitor's stock and is rich.
Financial, bankruptcy, 401K, invest, competitor, rich, stock, coffee, Alice, Wally
Alice has a list of all executives who sold their stock before bankruptcy and she plans revenge.
Financial, bankruptcy, executive, stock, plan, ankle, shake, roof, bag, cat comb, Alice, Tina
The Boss announces the company received a bailout loan from the government.
Financial, bankruptcy, government, lobbyist, bailout, loan, tax, product, legal, wuss, overpriced, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
Carol says the feng shui in the Boss's office is terrible.
Office Politics, feng shui, office, energy, drain, Internet, computer fan, kill, Carol, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert asks a co-worker if he has finished the vendor comparison due today.
Office Politics, vendor comparison, promise, threat, defective, Dilbert, Ted
Dilbert asks for the Boss's help to yell at a co-worker to make him do his job.
Management, help, yell, worthless, incompetent, buy, telephone call, meeting, Dilbert, Boss, Ted
A grocery clerk explains to Dilbert the benefits of their frequent grocery club.
Personal, member, frequent grocery club, card, discount, junk mail, cleanup, engineer spittle, cash register, clerk, Dilbert, shopper
Ming asks Dilbert his opinion about the injection of poison to remove facial wrinkles.
Fashion, inject, poison, face, wrinkle, kill, joke, correct answer, shar-pei, mother, insult, Ming, Dilbert
Other engineers have managed expensive projects that have failed, but not Wally. That makes Wally the top performer.
Meeting, project, fail, expensive, coffee, top performer, economic basis, watch and learn, Wally, Boss
A new parent complains to Dilbert about lack of sleep.
Personal, new baby, sleep, toll, eye, Dilbert, Becky