Going to be a LONG day...

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  1. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm working, the day after Thanksgiving. Shitty.

    In a building that usually has around 9000 - 10000 people working in it on a normal day, I'm guessing there's less than 500 here now. My job is fairly dependent on helping people, so nobody to help = nothing to do.

    Boredom ensues - but it's better than being busy, I guess.
     
  2. aussiehippy

    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    My condolences. I also work today, but we don't celebrate thanksgiving here so it's not as annoying as your day.

    I recommend organising a stationery village as per the Mighty Boosh.
     
  3. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    It's going to be a long day for me too - I'm working from 10am to 12am - doing tech service for a bunch of machine operators who do not want to be working today.
     
  4. MegaPrime33

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    Had I gone in to work today, I would be in the same boat. Actually right now, there are only 2 people working my department today. It is possible it would have been fun, but I'd rather stay home and get stuff done that I've been putting off for a long time.
     
  5. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I'm sitting on my ass trying to study for a test next week, and just not feeling it.

    Need to get focused, but it's such a good day for being lazy.
     
  6. MegaMoonMan

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    Well, there's one great thing about it - I'm getting double pay, since it's a holiday.

    Double pay to do nothing!
     
  7. MegaPrime33

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    Im a salaried employee, so yeah I dont know what holiday pay means. :( 
     
  8. Foster

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    I'm at work hiding from the frenzied shoppers. My credit card is safely asleep in my wallet. I'm listening to the sound of my stomach shrinking back to normal after yesterday's three turkey dinners.

    And oh! I just got an e-mail. Work is buying us pizza for lunch. Nice.
     
  9. Dark_Convoy

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    I'm getting double pay as well - 14 hours worth!!!
     
  10. oddobot

    oddobot carpe diem all diem long

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    I'm working today too. 2-11 PM sucks too, but hey holiday pay and free pizza FTW
    really helps the heartache go away..................
     
  11. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    I'll be working later. Was going to go in early. Later on when people get home with new computers that they bought, and don't know how to use them, they'll call me. Same thing tomorrow.

    And since I'm considered part time at my job, they won't pay me holiday pay. So I don't volunteer for holidays. They don't consider today a holiday anyways.
     
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    Today's not a holiday at my company, but with 20 PTO days a year to burn, I almost took it anyway. Even with Botcon, sick days and a few three-day weekends, I still have a week to piss away.
     
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    I worked 3 - 11 on thanksgiving i was soooo freaking bored and now i work 11 pm - 7 am tonight and i am going to be just as bored.
     
  14. pscoop

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    I am working too. An hour longer than usual, and on salary, so no extra money for me.
     
  15. SPLIT LIP

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    We could play the name game to pass the time?

    Double pay's always good, even if you're dsoing regular work.
     
  16. BigPrime3000

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    I gotta go in to work from 5PM to 2AM today. Doesn't count as a holiday though, the only holiday's we are open on to get holiday pay is thanksgiving and christmas. They're real crappy about holiday pay though. You only get time and a half working on holidays, but everyone who doesn't work gets an 8 hour shift paid at regular rate. So basically if I have to work on thanksgiving or christmas it means I'm working for half of what I normally do per hour since I would have gotten a paid day off at regular rate anyway.
     
  17. Star Sabre James

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    I am doing my usual 11-8 shift today, then I have to go to the bait shop (opening Dec. 1) and get their till programed. Yea!
    At least a lot of you didn't have to work yesterday. It SUCKED!
     
  18. Knightsword

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    I had to work 8am to 4pm yesterday, and I'm at work now untill 4pm, both days in Baker center basement watching monitors answering phones and opening doors, every time some one asks to use the roanoke bathrooms, I want to tell them to go drown in the toilet. On the bright side, after to day I'm off for nine days in a row.
     
  19. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Don't worrry...It's not going to be bad.
     
  20. Boardwise

    Boardwise is scary - Sig Killer - M Super Mod

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    I really don't see what the problems is.
    I had to work today and it was just a normal Friday.
     

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