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Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

View Poll Results: Did you work Boxing Day (BD)?
Worked Boxing Day and it felt OK
2
6.25%
Worked BD and it felt weird
2
6.25%
Was supposed to work BD, but took the day off
4
12.50%
Didn’t have to work BD, but did anyway
3
9.38%
What’s Boxing Day?
2
6.25%
I don’t recognize Boxing Day
0
0%
None of the above
19
59.38%
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Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Old Dec 27th 2005, 5:20 am
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Well did you? If so, was this the first time "for you"? Did it feel weird?
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Old Dec 27th 2005, 5:23 am
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Originally Posted by User Name
Well did you? If so, was this the first time "for you"? Did it feel weird?
No, I started my Christmas holiday in May and go back on Jan 3rd 2006, not a bad little break by US standards.
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Old Dec 27th 2005, 5:26 am
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Originally Posted by lionheart
No, I started my Christmas holiday in May and go back on Jan 3rd 2006, not a bad little break by US standards.
So you didn't spot the missing option in "my" poll? "Did not work boxing day" ... oh well, back to the drawing board Ollie. Definitely my fault this time ... I'm a very silly plank.
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I didn't

But the missus did...
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

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So you didn't spot the missing option in "my" poll? "Did not work boxing day" ... oh well, back to the drawing board Ollie. Definitely my fault this time ... I'm a very silly plank.
Missed the unemployed joke option there then..
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

"Had the day off and didn't work" would have been my choice if it was there...
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Old Dec 27th 2005, 12:15 pm
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I worked Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, in my pyjamas.
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

I had the day off. But these last 4 days have gone way too fast. Back to work today, already looking forward to my three day weekend next week and then Martin Luther King day on the 16th.
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Didnt work Boxing day but did work Xmas Day.
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Old Dec 27th 2005, 2:16 pm
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Originally Posted by ukemigrant
"Had the day off and didn't work" would have been my choice if it was there...

Missed that one too.

Note to self: don't set up polls in the wee hours, and carefully review poll options for scope/coverage.
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Old Dec 27th 2005, 2:47 pm
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Originally Posted by ukemigrant
"Had the day off and didn't work" would have been my choice if it was there...
Mine too!
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Originally Posted by Partystar
Mine too!
and mine..... except I'm confused about the poll since the Monday would have been the day off for Xmas in the UK and Tuesday would have been the day off for Boxing day (even though Boxing Day was actually on the Monday).

So, are we talking about Monday or today ? since yersterday I was off ! (wohooooo), but today I'm at work... (less enthusiastic wohooooo )
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

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Well did you? If so, was this the first time "for you"? Did it feel weird?
Well I don't work and hubby takes off around christmas...but one year our first Xmas in a new city ...he worked in an office and had to work Boxing Day...I HATED IT!!! it was weird , depressing lonely....the radio had stopped playing Xmas music...I felt like Xmas was officially over

it was the first and hopefully last time that will ever happen
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

Boxing Day? Isn't that a day were all British people are required to put on gloves and box each other in the streets?

Well, I certainly hope you all win your Boxing matches.
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Default Re: Did you have to go to work on Boxing Day?

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Boxing Day? Isn't that a day were all British people are required to put on gloves and box each other in the streets?

Well, I certainly hope you all win your Boxing matches.
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