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20 Percent of Game of Thrones Fans Plan to Skip Work Tomorrow After Finale

David Hookstead

David Hookstead

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Unless the finale is so good that it gives us all heart attacks, there’s no reason to skip work.

20 Percent of Game of Thrones Fans Plan to Skip Work Tomorrow After Finale

Don't do it. 

Lots of “Game of Thrones” fans don’t plan on going to work Monday.

The final episode of the show airs tonight on HBO, and that’s apparently more than enough reason for lots of people to dip out from their responsibilities Monday morning. 

NBC News reported the following:

A survey conducted by the Harris Poll for The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated among working adults who are scheduled to work either Sunday night or Monday morning found that 56 percent of respondents who said they plan to watch the finale on Sunday acknowledged that their productivity would be affected. More than one in five admitted they planned to take a vacation day, personal day or call in sick on Monday.

Look, I love “Game of Thrones” probably more than all of you. I’m the one who has been chronicling it for years. Not you. That’s been me, but this is such a soft move.

Unless the finale is so good that it gives us all heart attacks, there’s no reason to skip work. This is America, and that’s not the kind of attitude that put a man on the moon.

Game of Thrones” is an outstanding show. You know what’s even better than great television? Being rich. You know how you get rich? You get to work.

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