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Just had to turn down a $350 voucher, free night in Vegas, and a first class seat for volunteering to be bumped because of a couple meetings tomorrow. Damn.

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Should have just called in from Vegas

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“The forced me off the plane boss! I didn’t want to put the firm or us at risk by declining and making headlines in the next viral video!”

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@ZS1 Did that today... Would be in the air tomorrow during the meetings, so no go.

Can I start the petition to turn us into more of a travel firm? My status has been disappearing slowly ever since I left my last company...

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