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T-Day Office Parties

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Is anyone having T-Day office parties? Our party is tomorrow and will be a potluck luncheon. Since I could care less for about 2/3 of the people who work here and have serious doubts about their cooking abilities, I am not looking forward to it. In the past, the party had been catered but I guess the bosses are cutting back this year. I would have preferred to get a half day off rather than spend lunch with a bunch of turkeys. :p
 

Gedunker

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No party here. The incumbent is about to become the "excumbent", so there is no festiveness in these parts. Plus I have a grant application and six staff reports to finish before closing shop. I do not want to have to come in over the holiday, so ... it's off to work I go.
 

ludes98

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No party here, of half day off. I remember having to work on Friday. Just glad don't have to that this year.
 

Chet

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No party, but the cool people go out for drinks wednesday after work.
 

biscuit

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Mmmmm.... Potluck...


No office party here. The rumor is we will be getting out of work around 2:00 to give a head start to those going out of town. Perhaps me and a couple of friends of will have our own party by going out for Turkey Sandwiches and washing them down with a shot of Wild Turkey.

Gobble, gobble. ;)
 

SGB

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Our department head is a former chef. Sadly, he takes this week off every year. :(
 

otterpop

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When I worked in Ketchikan Alaska, we had a Thanksgiving party, a Christmas party . . . We pretty much had a party for any reason. I think it was a way for people to get rid of all the smoked salmon they had.
 

Zoning Goddess

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One holiday potluck, the week before Christmas. Nothing for Thanksgiving. This is when I miss working next to the Building Dept., they always got the best free food from the developers around the holidays!
 

mike gurnee

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The City Manager makes Thanksgiving chili. Staff brings salads and desserts. Pot lucks for Christmas, Easter, and whenever the mood arises.
 

Mud Princess

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Party? Are you kidding? I was in the office until almost 5:00 pm.

Well, at least the traffic wasn't too bad on my way home... ;)
 

Rem

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No celebration and we have to work the full day but most of drink after work most nights. ;)

We are having an afternoon tea today to farewell someone we have just punted though.
 
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