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Initial post: Nov 21, 2012, 2:38:51 PM PST
Mrs. User says:
Wednesday, Thursday, or many wage slaves are up in here? Working today till 6 and Friday all day, but fortunately I'm not in retail.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 2:40:51 PM PST
McAwesomeo says:
I am "working" if you're using the term loosely. I mentally checked out shortly after I got here at 8 and I'm waiting for 5. My goal for today? Do as little as humanly possible. I get a 4 day weekend, hooray!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:41:36 PM PST
I have class tonight. It's not so bad though.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:42:03 PM PST
J. Pardee says:
I will be suffering with you! I work only a half day tomorrow from 7 till 11. I am working a regular day on Friday though. I probably won't take a lunch break though so I can make more money so I will really be working 9 hours that day.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:42:44 PM PST
McAwesomeo says:
Are you working retail or something?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:43:06 PM PST
I'm still working, but just for another hour. I'm off tomorrow, but then back to work early Friday morning. I do not work in retail either...thankfully.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 2:45:46 PM PST
McAwesomeo says:
15 more minutes for me!

Not that I'm, you know, watching the clock or anything.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 2:46:13 PM PST
GyozaSauce says:
I'm off in 25 minutes but since I carpool and wife doesn't get to leave early, I still have 2 more hours.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:49:09 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 21, 2012, 2:51:30 PM PST
J. Pardee says:
No but the company I work with deals with both Canadian and US companies so we still have to be here on holidays. We just have a skeleton crew on holidays.

My company kind of sucks because the only holidays where my department is completely off is Christmas and New Years Day. Our customer service is here 24/7 every single day of the year though.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:53:00 PM PST
McAwesomeo says:
Ah. When you said you'd be skipping lunch to make more money I thought you might have a commission-based retail job, considering Friday is Black Friday. Any other day I wouldn't even think about it.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:56:07 PM PST
J. Pardee says:
Well since I am working on a holiday I really get paid two and a half times what I would normally make. It shouldn't be as busy as it normally is on Friday so it should be easy enough to just eat at my desk.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 2:58:35 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 21, 2012, 2:58:45 PM PST
Meth Panther says:
I'm working for another 2 minutes. Then I'm off til Monday.


In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 3:28:39 PM PST
Mrs. User says:
Yikes. You better be getting time and a half!

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 3:33:44 PM PST
I work Friday. I like to think that while people are out spending money and getting angry at other people for being in their way, I'm making money and getting angry for not being able to stay at home and play.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 3:35:21 PM PST
I left work at 12:30, not exactly a hard day.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 21, 2012, 3:46:27 PM PST
Mrs. User says:
Haha. This, for sure.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 3:46:35 PM PST
I've got my typical 9-7 shift today :(

I only have to work 4-7 on Friday though, for some reason and then Saturday. Not much time for Wii-U!

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 8:41:54 PM PST
KrisCo says:
Worked until 10:30 tonight, and working 1PM - 9pm on Friday, the store is closed on Thursday. Not exactly a work slave.

Posted on Nov 21, 2012, 10:58:12 PM PST
Nicos says:
Working the graveyard shift through all of them haha oh god. I get to go on vacation for Christmas though so it all works out.

Posted on Nov 22, 2012, 2:40:01 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 22, 2012, 2:41:39 AM PST
I'm at work, it's 4:36 AM right now. I'm essential personnel as our office is critical to the mission and requires 24/7 manning. However, I'm the one that volunteered to work this shift. It works out for many reasons, though. 1. I work Sun-Thurs Midnight - 8 AM anyway, so it's like working any other week. 2. I'm not missing out on any festivities since my family doesn't eat Thanksgiving dinner at 3 AM. 3. I do not get overtime, but I do get 8 hours of comp time accrued for working on holidays, which I have saved up and plan to use towards the end of the year when I'll burn through my "use or lose" sitting at home doing absolutely nothing for the last 2 1/2 weeks of the year.
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