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Is it fine to decline a virtual holiday party that goes from 5:30 - 7:00 PM? I like my team but I also don’t feel like staring at a screen for another 1.5 hours longer than I have to.

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LOL I’d probably just hop on for 20 min then say you have to go

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Yea just say you have prior agreements with family

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Yeah, I think it's completely fine. When the holiday parties were in person, some people would show up and some people wouldn't. Honestly, the in-person holiday parties are way more worth it with the free alc/food haha.

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Our holiday party starts at 7 😬

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Of course

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Yes

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Yes, we had one a few weeks ago and I didn’t join

Yes - you have a prior commitment - even if it’s with a bowl of popcorn and Netflix

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