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Ever taken time off work/school/other obligation to play?

#1PJB-11Posted 2/6/2013 8:48:20 AM
Own up. - Results (139 votes)
No, never.
28.06% (39 votes)
39
Once.
5.76% (8 votes)
8
A few times.
42.45% (59 votes)
59
Loads of times.
23.74% (33 votes)
33
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I never have before. But I'm considering skipping a lecture next week to buy and play the Skyrim Dragonborn DLC.

Own up, gamers!
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#2mogar002Posted 2/6/2013 8:49:16 AM
No, only people that need to grow up do this.
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#3theatrical_catPosted 2/6/2013 8:49:56 AM
Not just to play games. Usually if I'm sick or something, gaming is what I do anyway, so that's naturally what I do instead of work or whatever.
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#4toadiemanPosted 2/6/2013 8:50:30 AM
Nope.
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#5eclecticgiftPosted 2/6/2013 8:51:34 AM
I'm doing it next week. Just taking PTO next Monday since I havent taken one since August and I worked New Year's day. I feel pooped. Maybe I wont do anything. Maybe I'll finish Persona 4 Golden or play Football Manager the whole day. Maybe I wont do anything at all. The possibilities are endless. I cant wait.
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#6work_a_holicPosted 2/6/2013 8:51:48 AM
I've never called off for the reason to play games, but I usually end up playing video games if I call off.
#7nihilist212Posted 2/6/2013 8:53:47 AM
Nope. If I take a day off of work it's to actually go somewhere and do something. I won't even call out if I'm sick, because to me it's a waste of a day.
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#8Ryan SiPosted 2/6/2013 8:54:00 AM
When I was in high school I skipped school one day to play through FFX (it came out my freshman year, 2001), but that's the only time I can remember skipping specifically to play a game.

I'm 25 now and work is far more important than a game I can play when I'm off. If I don't get to play a game today, oh well. If I lose my job, I'm f*****. Don't be stupid.
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#9hitokoriXPosted 2/6/2013 8:54:31 AM
work_a_holic posted...
I've never called off for the reason to play games, but I usually end up playing video games if I call off.

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#10Jason_HudsonPosted 2/6/2013 8:55:58 AM
Loads of times. In fact probably every single time a major release comes out, with the exception of if I absolutely had to be there (such as an interview, exam - things like that).

I get 'ill' at the most convenient of times!
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