The Boss introduces Dilbert and Peri Noid.
Personality, team member, meet, meeting, paranoid, hand, soft and clammy, undead, engineer, Boss, Peri Noid, Dilbert
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Peri Noid interrupts a meeting.
Personality, data, invitation, meeting, enjoy, plot, paranoid, Alice, Peri Noid, Dilbert
Dilbert takes Peri Noid to the shop for repairing defective co-workers.
Personality, fireman's carry, repair defective co-workers, paranoid, trade in, moron, liar, whistler, cash register, Dilbert, Garbageman, Peri Noid
The Garbageman tells Dilbert defective co-workers can't be repaired, only traded in.
Personality, repair, defective co-worker, trade in, defect, discover, hair, part in the middle, Garbageman, Dilbert
Dilbert introduces Carol to Harry Middlepart.
Personality, new guy, approve, hair style, fashion, workspace, forbid, seventies, telephone, Dilbert, Carol, Harry Middlepart
Carol sends out an unimportant e-mail to the company. co-workers then clog the servers with complaints.
Technology, pen, e-mail, mailing list, complain, company wide, reply to all, feature, correction, overload, bid deadline, layoffs, Carol, Ted, Alice, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert encourages a CEO to change jobs with praise.
Dogbert-Schemes, headhunter, telephone, stock, CEO, credit, random upturns, legal, book, victim, Dogbert
Dogbert rewords a CEO's resume: don't use the word "plundered."
Dogbert-Schemes, headhunter, resume, plunder, reword, sucker, P/E ratio, stockholder value, Dogbert, CEO
Dogbert suggests the Boss get a body double.
Start of saga: The Boss's body double
Security, body double, popular, despot, ambush, decision, take the hit, personal dress code, disguise, wig, false nose, Dogbert, Boss, Asok
The Boss instructs Asok on how to be his body double.
Security, body double, ambush, false hair, wig, false nose, trap, disguise, Boss, Asok
The Boss sends his body double out to scowl and walk around in the cubicles.
Security, body double, leave early, appointment, dentist, cubicle, scowl, menace, wig, false nose, disguise, Boss, Asok, Wally
Ted reports on the name for the new product: Geneous mistro.
Product, geneous mistro, orchestra, conduct, data, domain name, irony, spell, Ted, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert takes his business case to some venture capitalists. They sandbag him with useless what-ifs.
Investment, business case, wisdom, resource, billion dollars, stock, revenue, burn, factory, civil unrest, cash flow, Microsoft, IBM, market, lawsuit, natural disaster, locusts, Dogbert, Dilbert, venture capitalist
The VP has complained about people leaving too early. The Boss asks people to not walk past his office.
Management, mad, leaving work early, leap, dumpster, alley, leadership, triumph, Boss, VP, Alice, Wally
Dilbert has been accused by nameless co-workers of having unspecified shortcomings.
Performance Review, co-worker, nameless, accuse, shortcoming, witness protection program, Boss, Dilbert
Asok's performance has been excellent but the Boss puts in a rating of "poor."
Performance Review, excellent, rate, poor, paper trail, fire, surge, motivation, feedback, cry, Boss, Asok
The Boss introduces Dilbert to Irene, who has mood swings.
Personality, defect, rude, yell, piece of dirt, mood swing, hug, Boss, Irene
A woman asks Dilbert for advice about digital cameras.
Professional, digital camera, doctor, free advice, physical, appetiser, duty, engineer, stethoscope, woman, Dilbert, Wally
Ted's six month training of a new employee turns out to be a practical joke.
Professional, training, practical joke, criminally abusive behaviour, fun, fine line, Boss, Ted, new hire
The Boss gives Dilbert a script for the meeting with the CEO.
Meeting, script, smooth, proclaim admiration, leadership, motivation, moist, eye, onion, underling, morale, cry, Boss, Dilbert, CEO
Wally complains to the Boss about a hostile work environment.
Start of saga: Wally in coffee rehab
Health, hostile, work environment, pressure, coffee, cut back, Wally, Boss
Catbert sends Wally to a coffee rehab program.
Health, coffee rehab, program, forty cups, double digits, monster, survive, Catbert, Wally, orderly
Wally, entering coffee rehab, learns the rules of the place.
Health, coffee rehab, soda, tea, chocolate, luggage, carry, bag, cup, contraband, rehab worker, Wally, orderly
A coffee rehab worker wants people to introduce themselves and say how long they've been without coffee.
Health, coffee rehab, meeting, name, beard, death, beat, panic, sleep, goatee, podium, microphone, rehab worker, man, Wally
Wally completes his coffee rehab program.
Health, coffee rehab, finish, congratulations, recidivism, critic, blame, location, Starbucks, world headquarters, vat, taxi, goatee, rehab worker, Wally, taxi driver
Dilbert describes the breakthrough that came when the processor load was distributed. A co-worker celebrates because he gave advice.
Technology, presentation, breakthrough, distribute, processor load, advice, laser pointer, lightsabre, torso, joke, Dilbert, co-worker, Alice
The Boss describes how the customer disservice program has been expanded.
Tech Support, customer support, disservice, technical, telephone, hold, support database, article, support group, train, manufacturing, shipping, Boss, Wally, customer, Dilbert, Alice
Dilbert wants more business cards but doesn't know how many to order. Carol doesn't want to give him too many because he might be laid off.
Downsizing, business cards, depend, complex formula, burn rate, layoff, likelihood, Dilbert, Carol
Dilbert tells Dogbert he has been seeing signs of impending layoffs and worries he might be next.
Downsizing, sign, layoff, imagination, ignore, admit, jumpy, you might be next, Dilbert, Dogbert, Catbert, Boss
Dogbert suggests to Dilbert he can survive the next round of layoffs by sacrificing a co-worker. Make the other guy look worse.
Downsizing, survive, round, layoff, sacrifice, co-worker, worse, believe, explain, revenue, embezzlement, customer, Dogbert, Dilbert, co-worker, Boss, Alice, Wally