The MBA class teacher starts with a refresher in macro economics.
Professional, MBA, macro economics, expert, flood victim, classroom, pencil, whiteboard, diagram, teacher, Dilbert
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Dogbert admires Dilbert's ability to work days and attend night classes.
Professional, MBA, night class, sleep, knowledge, Cheerios, breakfast, Dogbert, Dilbert
The Boss uses the paper-rock-scissors method to approve a project.
Management, decision, paper-rock-scissors, project, approval, random, Boss, Dilbert
Dogbert baits a woman in the park. She wants to pet him; he doesn't want to.
Society, park, cute, pet, shy, tease, no, soft, adorable, Dogbert, woman, Dilbert
Dogbert wants to charge people who give him their opinion.
Dogbert-Schemes, opinion, charge, compensation, from the mouths of babes, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dogbert sets up a toll line for people to give him their opinion.
Dogbert-Schemes, opinion, charge, 555-dog-bert, vote, television, advertisement, vote, poll, Dogbert, Ratbert
The group gets a new "Bungee Boss."
Management, bungee boss, mentor, incoming, reassign, harness, Boss, Bungee Boss, Dilbert, Wally
Dogbert wants to telecommute and have goals that can't be measured.
Telecommuting, interview, salary, objectives, direct deposit, Dogbert, Boss
Dilbert presents a chart to describe his project's decision making process.
Management, project, decision process, chart, meeting, question, presentation, projector, diagram, Dilbert, Boss
Dilbert must work harder or be put in the box.
Management, hard work, box, cubicle, unmanageable, threat, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert borrows some paper for the laser printer. Phil catches him.
Office Politics, paper, photocopier, laser printer, budget, punishment, heck, wit, pitchspoon, Dilbert, Phil, Wally
Ratbert feels incredibly lucky as Catbert attacks.
Note: Catbert's first appearance.
Start of saga: Catbert's first appearance.
Family, optimist, luck, attack, hat, Ratbert, Catbert
Dogbert figures out how to remove Catbert from Ratbert's head.
Family, violence, attack, separate, stomp, injury, optimist, Dogbert, Bob, Catbert, Ratbert
Dogbert tells Catbert he's not welcome, and Catbert wants to pounce on his natural enemy.
Family, attack, house, computer, enemy, rules, keyboard, Dogbert, Catbert, Dilbert
Catbert takes over Dilbert's keyboard.
Family, computer, keyboard, cat on the keyboard, ctrl-alt-del, reboot, Dilbert, Catbert
Catbert convinces Dogbert he should stay.
Family, demographics, family value, appeal, immortal, Mickey, Dogbert, Catbert, Ratbert
Dilbert asks the Boss for an executive decision without expecting an answer.
Management, executive decision, delay tactic, illegible question, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert presents his pyramid scheme.
Dogbert-Schemes, pyramid scheme, wealth, ethics, recruit, family, scam, marketing, sucker, guarantee, math, Dogbert, Dilbert, Wally
Dilbert tells Dogbert what he expects from the upcoming technology show.
Start of saga: Dilbert attends a technology show.
Technology, technology show, product, salmon, suitcase, spawn, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert learns men without facial hair are not allowed on the technology show exhibition floor.
Technology, technology show, registration, beard, suspenders, exhibition, clerk, Dilbert
Dilbert tries to evade the vendors at the technology show.
Technology, technology show, vendor, scan, tractor beam, boring, suspenders, life support, calculate, Dilbert, vendor
Project requirements firm up, but not with Engineering's involvement.
Teamwork, project requirements, changing requirements, secret thoughts, goon, budget, man, Dilbert
Bob's services as a goon are up for bids.
Teamwork, project requirements, secret thoughts, goon, bidding, hourly rate, injury, Dilbert, Bob, man
Dilbert fills in a questionnaire about the Boss's management style.
Management, questionnaire, management style, confidential, training, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss criticises Dilbert for using the fax for personal business.
Management, fax, personal business, paper, electricity, steal, power, Boss, Dilbert
Saint Dogbert punishes people who stray from the meeting agenda.
Office Politics, agenda, punish, say something stupid, bishop hat, sceptre, Dilbert, man, Saint Dogbert, Alice, Wally, Boss
A vice president makes Dilbert and the Boss wait in the hallway.
Office Politics, late, banjo, wait in the hallway, worth, vice president, Dilbert
The Boss asks Dilbert to remove a cartoon from his cubicle because it's hurting morale.
Management, cartoon, cubicle, morale, management decision, comic strip, kick me, Boss, Dilbert
The Boss announces the new strategy of shipping defective products and charging for technical support.
Policy, defective products, tech support, user manual, hate, customer, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
Dilbert and the Boss decide between a good interface and an easy to build interface.
Engineer, point and click, command line interface, typo, reboot, GUI, graphical user interface, Dilbert, Boss