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2011-09-01
The Boss asks Alice to simplify an idea so he can present it to the executives.

2011-09-02
An employee wonders if the Boss approved his goals for next year. The Boss is apathetic about the goals and the employee fears being downsized.

2011-09-03
The company lawyer says they are being targeted by big companies. The big companies have hired NASA to nudge an asteroid toward their headquarters.

2011-09-04
A co-worker tries to get Wally to deliver data in three days. Wally won't commit to that.

2011-09-05
Alice asks an interviewee if he is creative. Creative people take moral shortcuts and are less honest.

2011-09-06
Alice asks an interviewee if he can work long hours. People who work long hours usually make bad decisions.

2011-09-07
Dogbert the consultant recommends the Boss purchase Dogbert's Database Software product. Dogbert says he's being totally objective.

2011-09-08
A co-worker tells Dilbert about his recommendation. Dilbert can't understand what the co-worker said.

2011-09-09
The Boss didn't read Dilbert's technical recommendation. Instead he uses his gut to make decisions.

2011-09-10
A co-worker says he's a creative person. Alice assumes it to mean he's bad at math and has no analytical skills.

2011-09-11
The Boss says Dilbert's job performance is terrific. Dilbert assumes it to mean someone else will be fired and Dilbert must do two jobs.

2011-09-12
Dilbert tells Alice they can manipulate the Boss by comparing the right plan to the worst alternatives.

2011-09-13
The Boss asks Dilbert why he didn't respond to an e-mail. Dilbert says he couldn't read it because the signal-to-noise ratio was too low.

2011-09-14
Wally thinks the hallmark of genius is doing things in a way other people don't. For example, his project is unfinished. Wally sees it as an unexpected use of time.

2011-09-15
Wally decides to become more aggressive in blaming others for his lack of success.

2011-09-16
The Boss asks the engineers to stop using the word "unfortunately" when they talk to customers. "As it turns out" has a more positive feel.

2011-09-17
Dilbert presents the idea the business will fail if customers hate their new product. The business will fail if it's a good product because a stronger company will start competing with them.

2011-09-18
The Boss invokes imperious interruptus, where he can hijack conversations of subordinates. Then the VP interrupts him.

2011-09-19
The Boss changes Dilbert's idea, and says he can now claim credit if it works, or blame it on Dilbert if it fails.

2011-09-20
The CEO says the strategy is to increase market share. Dilbert jokes about how he was trying to decrease market share last year.

2011-09-21
Dilbert can't hold Alice's interest in a conversation so she checks e-mail while he's talking.

2011-09-22
The Boss opens up for any question at all. Wally and Dilbert ask unrelated questions about ghosts.

2011-09-23
Dilbert's date complains her boss keeps micromanaging her.

2011-09-24
Dilbert meets Burt Nount, who is burned out by his job even though he started only yesterday.

2011-09-25
The Boss can't think of what to write for Dilbert's goals for the coming year. Dilbert says to just make up stuff.

2011-09-26
Alice sneezes on Burt Nount and disintegrates his head.

2011-09-27
Dilbert explains this is not an ordinary powerpoint slide. It is instead a portal to another dimension where fantasy and reality have traded places.

2011-09-28
The Garbageman explains Powerpoint is like garbage. It's delicious in small doses but too much can kill.

2011-09-29
A co-worker tries to give Dilbert data on her flash drive but Dilbert is reluctant to accept it.

2011-09-30
The Boss thanks Asok for his suggestion but won't follow it because he doesn't like doing extra work and Asok isn't important to his career.