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Manager: “Hey can you stay on tonight to get these samples to the client so they can work on getting us the support over the weekend? Thx”. Bro, the client logged off 2 hours ago and won’t be back on til Monday at 10am. Why you gotta ruin my Friday?

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This is the best fucking answer I've seen on FB

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That’s when you say no I have important plans, I’ll get them out first thing Monday and leave.

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I'm a client and I for sure work over the weekend. But frankly whether you get this to me Friday night or Monday morning makes no difference unless I specifically requested a due date of end of week.

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