In case you hadn't noticed I enjoy reading Dilbert cartoons. They're great. They are great from the perspective that they capture what people in offices really think and the games that they play with each other.
Take todays cartoon as an example -
Sure - on it's surface it is funny. But I'm guessing that you could probably say from the story above who the people are that you work with that would try the same thing or might fit those character types.