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The Boss shows off the new sleeping tubes.
Management, Japan, sleeping tube, commute, personal, employee of the week, exhaustion, Boss, Dilbert

The Boss warns the meeting about karoshi and suggests a remedy.
Overwork, karoshi, work, death, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Ratbert says he feels love and respect from the family.
Family, love, respect, cheese, trap, prejudice, Ratbert

Ratbert wants to be taken for a walk. The strip asks for a vote for whether Ratbert should be hit with a rolled up magazine.
Family, walk, exercise, rolled up magazine, vote, leech, Ratbert, Dilbert

Dogbert reports a deluge of e-mail about voting for whether to hit Ratbert with a magazine.
Family, vote, e-mail, deluge, rolled up magazine, hit, power tool, ear, Dogbert, Dilbert, Ratbert

Ratbert will be whacked with a magazine if the strip readers vote for it.
Note: Resolved in 1993-11-29.
Family, vote, e-mail, rolled up magazine, fate, cruelty, visual appeal, Dilbert, Ratbert, Dogbert

Dogbert writes to the president of the USA with few suggestions on how to run the country.
Politics, president, e-mail, executive order, moral, Ross Perot, Bill Clinton, George Clinton, Dilbert, Dogbert

The Boss revels in his exemption from the obligation to make coffee.
Leadership, coffee maker, coffee pot, Boss, Dilbert

The Boss discovers there's a difference between Unix and eunuchs.
Note: This strip is #1 on Scott's list of 10 favourite strips.
Engineer, eunuch, Unix, nurse, Boss, Dilbert

The engineers will be going on a seminar to build confidence: fire walking.
Start of saga: Fire walking.
Management, seminar, fire walking, confidence, barefoot, burning coals, injury, cost, expensive, Boss, Dilbert, Alice

Wally volunteers to fire walk first.
Management, seminar, fire walking, barefoot, burning coals, alcohol, aftershave, instructor, Wally, Dilbert, Alice

Dilbert goes fire walking next.
Management, seminar, fire walking, barefoot, burning coals, confidence, socks, instructor, Dilbert

Dilbert survived the fire walking with asbestos socks.
Family, seminar, fire walking, barefoot, burning coals, asbestos, socks, Dilbert, Dogbert

Dilbert reviews his accomplishments at his performance review. There's nothing concrete mentioned.
Performance Review, accomplishment, sarcasm, empowerment, paradigm, quality, customer, proactive, chaos, change, Boss, Dilbert

A man says hello to Dogbert.
Society, walk, hello, suffer, fool, ear, Dogbert, man

Dogbert wants a phaser to zap the fools he meets.
Dogbert-Schemes, fool, phaser, zap, lethal, scream, society, gizmo, tool, twitch, fun, Dogbert, Dilbert

Dogbert complains he doesn't have a phaser to zap fools.
Dogbert-Schemes, fool, zap, moral, phaser, justice, academic, trashcan, fun, Dogbert, Garbageman

Dogbert zaps a fools with a phaser.
Dogbert-Schemes, fool, zap, phaser, smile, muscle, injury, Dogbert, fool

Dogbert, phaser in hand, goes to see the traffic reporter.
Dogbert-Schemes, fool, zap, phaser, traffic reports, sequel, injury, Dogbert, idiot

Dogbert returns the Garbageman's phaser.
Dogbert-Schemes, fool, zap, phaser, anger, smile, wag, trashcan, battery, Dogbert, Garbageman

Dogbert shows off his moves in basketball.
Sports, basketball, hover, Michael Jordan, virtual reality, hang time, dunk, Dilbert, Dogbert

The secretary chafes at making copies.
Start of saga: Secretary with a crossbow.
Corporate Services, photocopy, crossbow, ivy league, secretary, executive

The secretary with a crossbow asks Russell to answer his own phone.
Corporate Services, crossbow, telephone, chat, job satisfaction, Carol, Russell

A manager wants to slip in front of the secretary with a crossbow at the photocopier.
Corporate Services, crossbow, photocopier, time, sting, Carol, manager

The secretary with a crossbow goes hunting.
Corporate Services, crossbow, hunt, whale, Moby Dick, capsize, desk, Carol, Boss, Dilbert

Ratbert believes verbal abuse will allow him to bond with Dilbert.
Family, bond, abuse, insult, idiot, verbal, best friend, friendship, Dilbert, Ratbert

Dilbert introduces his ego to a woman.
Dating, bar, introduction, splash, drink, sparkling water, alcohol, worship, Dilbert, Dilbert's ego

The airlines are cutting back on frills -- like meals, snacks and drinks.
Travel, flight, airplane, meal, snack, frill, peanuts, soda, belch, ear, Dilbert, Dogbert, flight attendant

The votes are in. Ratbert is spared from being whacked with a magazine.
Note: Continued from 1993-11-06. The margin says "57% = spared."
Family, vote, e-mail, rolled up magazine, random cruelty, wedgie, social context, Dogbert, Dilbert, Bob, Ratbert

Dilbert becomes a mentor for a new engineering graduate.
Start of saga: Dilbert the mentor.
Professional, mentor, new employee, spirit, bet, crush, Boss, Dilbert, Matt