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Do You Have Long Lunch Breaks?  
User currently offline707cmf From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Posted (11 years 1 month 4 days ago) and read 963 times:

Usually for me it's 45mins/1 hour, but there was a time when it had increased up to no less than 3.5 hours !!!

Now, it's back to normal (maybe a tad more than 1 hour), except for today (we went to the restaurant to say goodbye to a colleague who leaves the company tonight)

What about your lunch breaks ?

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User currently offlineMidnightMike From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2892 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 4 days ago) and read 961 times:


"1" hour for a lunch break, but if I leave my desk for that long, the message light on my phone is about ready to explode. Not worth leaving for an hour and then rushing to return messages, just usually relax at my desk for an hour.



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 4 days ago) and read 958 times:

I get a half hour, but it always turns into much more than that.  Big grin

User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 4 days ago) and read 953 times:

My lunch break is as long as I damn well want it to be. Everyday I'm finished with my classes by 11!  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineRyanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3221 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 948 times:

It's up to me. usually I prefer not to take lunch as it wastes the time I could otherwise be productive. I usually get my secretary to go out and get me a sandwich and I'll eat that at my desk. Having said all that about productivity, I do spend more time on this website than is otherwise good for me! Big grin


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 939 times:

Lunch break, what's that? I've probably had a lunch break maybe two dozen times in the 5 months I've been working at my current job, and most of those were in the first two weeks I worked there (I worked in our warehouse while waiting for my SIDA clearance). These days, luch consists of grabbing something out of the snack machine downstairs in between shops. The schedule I work makes having a true lunch not possible. My typical hours are M/Tu/F 5 am to around 1-2 pm (sometimes I'm off by noon) Saturday, 8 am-12pm (maybe 1 pm at the latest), and Sun 8 am-3 pm (maybe 4 pm at the latest). With nearly all resturants @ the airport serving breakfast until 10:30 am daily, I'm not wanting breakfast for lunch, so I usually just grab something out of the snack machine instead. If I get off before 1 pm, I'll go get a bite somewhere after work. Saturdays I don't even care about a lunch break, since I'm usually gone by Noon anyway. Sundays it depends on how things are. If I know I'm going to be sitting at the warehouse waiting for the stuff we take out Sunday afternoon, I'll grab something, otherwise, it's snack machine once again.

User currently offline777fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 2505 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 927 times:

No real set lunch break, also, no real set work hours. If I am training, I know I need to be in the classroom. Usually, I get into my office around 7:30 and leave around 5:00. Sometimes lunch lasts an hour or so, sometimes I am cramming food into my mouth at my desk!

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Greg



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User currently offlineBobrayner From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 2227 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 925 times:

Depends on the work - it's very variable. Some days I could spend 10 hours without moving from the keyboard; other days there's barely anything in hand, and lunchbreaks get longer and longer...



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User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11721 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 920 times:

Washington law requires at least one 30 minute un-paid break if an adult works over 5 hours. So relaxing to get a 30 minute lunch and two 10 minute breaks in a 9 hour shift in my line of work....  Insane

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User currently offlineGoboeing From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 2706 posts, RR: 15
Reply 9, posted (11 years 1 month 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 915 times:

My summer job was a 7 or 8 hour shift and we always had well over 2-3 hours worth of breaks. Definitely the easiest job I'll ever have!

Nick


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