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Backup plan: if I don't get the promotion I'm going to quit and travel the world for a bit. (... That actually kinda sorta makes me hope for not getting it!)

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Congrats!

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Sounds like a great plan. At least you will win either way!

You should do it anyway!

Don't quit... Apply for FMLA

Get "pregnant". Precursor "be a woman"

Getting pregnant will delay the promotion and adds more work. Better to take sabbatical

Haha - thanks peeps! Still no news on the promotion :/

I got it :)

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