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two in a row

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by thereligiouswrong, May 6, 2007.

  1. So, how many times per year do y'all get two days off in a row?

    I'm guessing, sans vacation, I get 8-10 doubles.

    Not bitching, just wondering.

    Call it a poll, of sorts.
  2. blueview

    blueview Member

    It depends. "Slow" times of the year, usually Saturday/Sunday or Sunday/Monday. But more often than not, I'm completely fine with split days off.
  3. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    Even as a manager, I used to take split days off because it worked better in my personal life. I pair them now, but the flexibility to separate them can help from both sides of the scheduling equation.
  4. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    I'm usually Fri-Tues, with Wed/Thurs off. Don't ask me why, I don't make the schedule.
  5. I have tonight (Sunday) and Monday off, so I kind of feel "normal" for a week.

    That's why I brought it up.

    Of course, I would absolutely loathe a 9-to-5 M-F job.
  6. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    After two weekends off in a row, I think you'd learn to tolerate it. Weekends are nice to have. If your spouse doesn't work in the business, you'll not see him or her very much if you have split days.
  7. I love having Wednesdays and Sundays off. Really. It's great.

    What do you mean by this "two days off?"
  8. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    Weekends and normal hours and happy hour are totally overrated.
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Every Sunday and Monday ;D

    But I've earned it!
  10. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Every Friday and Saturday. Unless I'm working overtime.
  11. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Once in a while I get Sunday-Monday off, but it's usually Sunday and Wednesday.

    I haven't had more than two days off in a row since July.
  12. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    I'm scheduled off tomorrow and Tuesday.

    Tomorrow I'll be covering a state quarterfinal baseball game on the road (about two hours away). Tuesday I'll be at a spring football practice shooting video and doing interviews.

    That's how my typical days "off" go.
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