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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 2 months 4 weeks ago) and read 985 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 2 months 4 weeks ago) and read 983 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 2 months 4 weeks ago) and read 980 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 2 months 4 weeks ago) and read 975 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 2 months 4 weeks ago) and read 970 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 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 961 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, 2521 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 949 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 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 947 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, 11794 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 942 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, 2725 posts, RR: 15
Reply 9, posted (11 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 937 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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