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    whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    I'm all for declaring this a national holiday . . .

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/pet...liday/qPHHlyZV



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    I'm all for disenfranchising people who sign this petition.


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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    My birthday should be a national holiday.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    What really should happen is the NFL moves the game to Saturday, especially with 2 weeks in between the Conference title games and the Super Bowl.


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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    What really should happen is the NFL moves the game to Saturday, especially with 2 weeks in between the Conference title games and the Super Bowl.
    Super Bowl Saturday just doesn't have the same ring to it though.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Wouldn't matter for me... Last Monday was a National Holiday, and I still had to show up for work, the same way I will on President's Day, Flag Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. I am pretty certain the corporate machine would not give me the day off on Super Bowl Monday just to be hung over.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    This Presidency has more to worry about. But I wouldn't put it past him to concentrate on this petition.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    The Army gets Monday off. It is pretty much a national (hungover) holiday for us.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    If the Redskins win the Superbowl it's a holiday for the Federal Employees in DC. At least it was the last time it happened. As a Federal Employee at Rock Island IL I thought maybe we'd have gotten the day off on the Monday after the Bears won it (/sarc).


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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Anyone can have that day off if they want it. It's called vacation.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndCyCE View Post
    Wouldn't matter for me... Last Monday was a National Holiday, and I still had to show up for work, the same way I will on President's Day, Flag Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. I am pretty certain the corporate machine would not give me the day off on Super Bowl Monday just to be hung over.
    Haha, me too. No way the business community will recognize an additional holiday.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Not sure why we can't just remove "Columbus Day" and make Monday following the superbowl a day off

    this is a great idea




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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    So let me get this straight; somebody was dumb enough to start a petition to make a holiday of a day that honors nothing but those who drank themselves stupid the night before? Well, then why isn't every Friday after "Thirsty Thursday" a national holiday? Hell, even FAC should be a national holiday. This petition has all kinds of fail in it.




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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    Not sure why we can't just remove "Columbus Day" and make Monday following the superbowl a day off

    this is a great idea
    I would much rather just have it on Saturday. They have 12 days to prepare, and nobody plays in both the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl. I know my firm will not grant any new holidays; we get the bare minimum as it is.



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    Re: whitehouse.gov petition to make Super Bowl Monday national holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by CY88CE11 View Post
    I would much rather just have it on Saturday. They have 12 days to prepare, and nobody plays in both the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl. I know my firm will not grant any new holidays; we get the bare minimum as it is.
    lucky me, I work for a bank




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