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Old 10-31-2010, 09:01 PM   #21
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Mine is a small cooler that began life as something to take to my boys' baseball games about 12 years ago. It's roomy enough for a 2 liter bottle of frozen water, 2 quarts of my favorite liquid (usually tea) and a good-sized sub. Serves as a stepstool through the day and a seat at lunchtime.

It's a bit worn looking, but on the bright side, nobody even thinks about stealing it.
Sounds just like mine. Have had mine about 5 years now after the last one broke. It's an igloo maxcold 24can.

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Old 10-31-2010, 09:07 PM   #22
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I'm with 480. I don't remember the last time I packed a lunch.

I like going somewhere to eat during the day. I am too lazy to pack a lunch and I would not trust the old lady to pack one for me either. I don't trust her with things like that.
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Daing Sparkies make too much money & have too much free time.

No. I just put up with too much shít at the job (including low pay) I need to get away from it for a while.
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im free for some store lunch
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I pack lunch everyday and expect my men to also.
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I pack lunch everyday and expect my men to also.
Can your wife pack me an extra, because I don't do packed lunch.
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Sounds just like mine.
That's the one.

'Cept mine's better. It's red.
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I pack lunch everyday and expect my men to also.
Expect?...or require?

If you're paying me through lunch, then OK, I'd go along with what you wanted me to do.

If I'm working 8.5 hours for 8 hours pay, that half hour in the middle of the day is NONE of your business and it's not for you to tell me where or how to spend it.

(naturally, if it becomes a problem.....If I'm taking over my 30 minutes, regularly, then you have to lay out some rules and consequenses for not following those rules)


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( then you have to lay out some rules and consequenses for not following those rules)


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It's in the employee hand book that you signed saying your read and understood.

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It's in the employee hand book that you signed saying your read and understood.

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It was in spanish and I just wanted to go to lunch.
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If I'm working 8.5 hours for 8 hours pay, that half hour in the middle of the day is NONE of your business and it's not for you to tell me where or how to spend it.
That's pretty much a given. But realistically you can't go anywhere for lunch, and eat it, and be rested up and ready to tear back into it in only a half hour.
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(naturally, if it becomes a problem.....If I'm taking over my 30 minutes, regularly, then you have to lay out some rules and consequenses for not following those rules)


Just MHO

I dont mind what my guys do as long as its 30 mins, but when they spend 20 to go out pick up lunch, and then think they have 30 minutes to eat it thats a problem.

I pack lunch usually everyday. At lunch break they're free to do what what they wish and at 30-35 minutes I close up the lunch box grab my tools and start giving out assignments. They get the point
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That's pretty much a given. But realistically you can't go anywhere for lunch, and eat it, and be rested up and ready to tear back into it in only a half hour.
I can't work for 45 minutes after I eat no matter what, I don't want to cramp up.
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I dont mind what my guys do as long as its 30 mins, but when they spend 20 to go out pick up lunch, and then think they have 30 minutes to eat it thats a problem.
Totally agree. It's 30 minutes total time...but as long as I can keep it within that time, then where I go is nobody's concern


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That's pretty much a given. But realistically you can't go anywhere for lunch, and eat it, and be rested up and ready to tear back into it in only a half hour.
I work about 5 miles outside of town. Most days, I go to town for lunch...so I drive into town, go through the drive-thru, get back and eat* within 30 minutes.

*(Granted, most of the time, half of the food is gone by the time I get back to work...fries are an easy "on the road" food ...but it can be done.)


Wasn't trying to start an argument, but I have a pretty big problem with being told what I HAVE to do, when I'm not "on the clock". Maybe that doesn't apply to what CreativeHomeImp said. Maybe he pays his guys through lunch. In that case, I couldn't say much...it's up to him what he wants to do.
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Most days, I go to town for lunch...so I drive into town, go through the drive-thru, get back and eat* within 30 minutes.
Oh, I know what you mean; I've done that too. But the fact still is that you're missing valuable down-time while doing all of that driving. Not such a big deal if the work you're doing isn't strenuous, or you're a young bull who can hammer it out 12 hours a day without noticing. And you don't mind eating fast food all of the time.

Not spoiling for an argument here either, but there are considerations when you're part of a team that would be non-issues otherwise. Heck, when I work alone, sometimes I'll take an hour lunch and just work a little longer at the end of the day. Some days the mental break can be more important than the physical one.
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I use the luch box from L. May Mfg. out of Canada. They started making these for miners in 1956. I would post a pic but I need 15 post first.
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Do you guys really sleep at lunch. I always see the local hardware store guys sleeping in their cars every lunch. I can't even sleep at 11pm let alone lunch time.
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I use the luch box from L. May Mfg. out of Canada. They started making these for miners in 1956. I would post a pic but I need 15 post first.


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Bc I have been known to take a power nap on lunch. Usually only 10min but it helps a lot, well for me it does.

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