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SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member24 Jul 2013 7:18 a.m. PST

They vacation at the same spot each year.
link
Sounds like several German armies from the past.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 7:32 a.m. PST

Wacky indeed :

For many, this schedule will have to timetable in some work-time for the adults – with just under a third of German employees telling a separate recent study that they work at least one to three hours every day while on holiday.

A depressing 14 percent said they do as much work when on holiday as they do in the office – which either means they have really dull holidays or great jobs.

Personal logo richarDISNEY Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 8:28 a.m. PST

Whats wrong with either of that?
If you like where you went, why not go again?
And, yea. I do get work done when I an on vacation. I actually do love my job that much! Its amazing what I can do with my phone…
beer

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 8:29 a.m. PST

How about the opening line:

Although Germans are generally considered to be good and frequent travellers,

Which when I went to the link appeared directly under an ad for World of Tanks, with panzers prominently pictured. laugh

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 8:52 a.m. PST

I generally switch the phone off when on holiday – and take a break from the internet too, so no emails.

Maybe it's just me.

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2013 9:53 a.m. PST

I guess the German attitude might be expressed as, "I know what I like. I like what I know."
But working on vacation sounds ridiculous to me.

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member24 Jul 2013 12:46 p.m. PST

Well I always looked at Renaissance fair as a working vacation…

CmdrKiley Inactive Member24 Jul 2013 2:15 p.m. PST

I could only wish they worked during their vacation. Seems whenever I try to contact someone in Germany, they're on another holiday or vacation.

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