I have a lot of them, so why not share?
If it fits in the dishwasher it goes in the dishwasher.
This holds true for knives and fine china (but not children and pets). Why do you think they call it "fine" china -- because it is fine to go in the dishwasher.)
And here's some bonus mottos:
If it doesn't fit in the dishwasher, consider throwing it away (but don't tell Al Gore).
If you don't want to throw it away, leave in sink "soaking" until
Brad spouse gets frustrated and cleans it himself.