A vendor shows Dilbert a product has 9,000 options. Dilbert complains there are too many options to study.
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Dogbert is stepping down as CEO and the interim replacement is a dried up corpse.
Wally shows a presentation on why he wasn't able to prepare his presentation.
Note: This strip is #7 on Scott's list of 10 favourite strips.
Dilbert shows the Boss a mountain of facts to support his recommendation, and gives the Boss a thimble to wear as a hat.
The new marketing director is a demon, who will make product pricing impossible to understand.
The engineers are to cold-call ten people every day, to help prop up lagging sales.
A co-worker asks Dilbert for a project estimate, but can't provide a scope or design.
Dilbert's project plan is approved after eight months, but it's too late because technology has changed, and competitors have leapfrogged them.
The Boss says they can catch up to their competitors in a year, if they work really hard.
Note: This strip is #6 on Scott's list of 10 favourite strips.
A customer wants to send requirements by fax, although that's an obsolete way to do it.
A woman at a party asks Dilbert to call her some time. Dilbert wants to analyse her business card first.
Asok complains his enormous technical expertise is not useful for the trivial tasks he gets.
A co-worker asks for Wally's opinion. Wally wants a project charge code even though it will only take a minute.
Alice let off some steam by punching putting her fist through a computer monitor.
After Alice punches a monitor, a broken printer starts working.
Wally asks whether he should spend his time planning or plunge into his project with aggressive randomness.
A co-worker asks Alice her opinion of a plan. She says it is impractical and concocted by mediocre minds.
Wally tells the Boss his hearing aid fell in the toilet and his e-mail filter is aggressive.
A vendor submits an invoice for twice as much as the bid. He says they lied to win the bid.
Tina asks Carol for a new stapler because too many people have touched it.
A co-worker says he's an artist and just works here to pay the bills.
The customer wants features the company can't possible deliver. The Boss asks Dilbert to say they can anyway.
Dilbert tells his date she made many inaccurate statements so he will e-mail links to correct her.
The engineers pooled their bonus cheques to get the Boss a gift. The gift box is empty.
Dilbert and Dogbert give each other one hundred dollars for Christmas.
Dilbert says they can either watch a cooking show or an action movie.
Silent Gary helps the engineers decide whether to use open source software as their support platform.
Dilbert is to ask Morgan for recommendations, even though Morgan has no communication skills.
Dilbert asks a man with no communication skills if the stress test results are in.
Morgan says they decided on option one. Dilbert wants to know who "they" are, and what is option one.
Will Dogbert stay up until midnight to bring in the new year? No. Dogbert's new year begins at 10 PM.