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    Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Wandering around the office today I could not help but noticing that everyone of importance (4 of 5 executives) took the day off. It is 60 degrees outside and sunny. I would much rather be doing almost anything than work.

    So in protest, what are you doing today instead of working like you are supposed to.

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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    People get today off?


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Im pumped to have the day off!


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    My wife asked if I had the day off today, it hadn't even crossed my mind that people wouldn't be working today.


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    It's a federal holiday. I get it off because I'm a government contractor.



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    People get today off?
    Government holiday. Some DC folks have tomorrow off, as well (officially for Inauguration Day, unofficially because getting to a job in the DC area tomorrow will be next to impossible)



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    I'd like the 60 degrees and sunny.



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    You need to work for the gov't, state, schools or a really good job with every holiday off to get today off!

    I have it off!!!! But, I have to makeup class on Thursday night.


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    My wife is a lobbyist here in Des Moines and she has today off since the legislature isn't in session today. What a joke.



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Quote Originally Posted by yCy View Post
    I'd like the 60 degrees and sunny.
    I would too, especially since I have the whole week off



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Lots of jealous folks on here.



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    Lots of jealous folks on here.

    I am ubber jeoulous. But I did take tomorrow off.



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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    Quote Originally Posted by superfan View Post
    Government holiday. Some DC folks have tomorrow off, as well (officially for Inauguration Day, unofficially because getting to a job in the DC area tomorrow will be next to impossible)
    Make that official... I'm 1 county away from having the day off and a 5 day weekend...

    They've closed all the bridges from Virginia to DC for tomorrow, numerous other restrictions / barriers on streets / super crowded Metros / enough people to keep an eye / crowds in general / security for the President (i.e. probably some building closures)

    Not pretty if you work there


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    I don't get credit for working as i'm typing this?


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    Re: Its a holliday, why do I have to work

    I have today off and I kept forgetting about it, someone asked me what I was going to be doing today last thursday and I couldn't remember the significance.



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