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Given the choice, would you rather add three hours to each day, or an extra day

  1. danielleantosz profile image74
    danielleantoszposted 5 years ago

    Given the choice, would you rather add three hours to each day, or an extra day to each week?

  2. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 5 years ago

    I'd rather add a day to each week rather than hours to a day. If a standard work week is 40 hours, it would give more time for leisure or catch-up on chores/study time.

  3. JMcFarland profile image86
    JMcFarlandposted 5 years ago

    I'd rather have an extra day in the week - provided that it was a continual three day weekend, and not an additional work day.  5 days a week at 40+ hours is more than enough for me.

  4. Li Galo profile image73
    Li Galoposted 5 years ago

    I'd rather have the extra day.  Since I often work 60 hours a week, including Saturdays, I'd love to have two days of rest instead of one.  One is just not quite enough, I'm afraid!

  5. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 5 years ago

    If I were still in the paid workforce instead of being a 'retiree' I'd go for a six day week with a three-day weekend!  Assuming my employers paid me enough to enjoy the time off.   I'm talking a 21 hour working week.

    Life is for living, not spending six out of seven days a week at work (Yep, my view despite what the Bible Bangers might say)   This is not the case if you love your work, of course.  If you do, then six days work followed by one day of recreation (RE- CREATION) is great.   

    Unfortunately, so few are blessed with the ability, or common sense to find or create a working life that they can love, hence "Monday-itis blues" for the nine to five officer workers.  People living for their brief 'time off' is rather pathetic when you think of it.   Surely with today's technology we could all be working that three-day working week I wrote of at the outset.

    1. profile image0
      Moeskyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I remember my father (and the government)talking about 4-day work weeks forty years ago. It never happened. There's enough work, time and people to go round...what's the problem?

  6. profile image0
    Moeskyposted 5 years ago

    Both and neither... My monday morning is not much different from my saturday evening or wednesday afternoon really. I have the luxury at the moment to take each "hour" as it comes, not just each day. It takes a while to break free from the structure of 7-day weeks and 2-day weekends, but I'm enjoying learning how to. I sleep when I want, rise when I want. I love the morning so I take a long nap in the afternoon so I can have the feeling of two mornings a day. The downside is losing track of the date - but I have my telephone to remind me.
    But if I had to have a "job"... I'd go for Tusitala Tom's arrangement.

  7. snerfu profile image75
    snerfuposted 5 years ago

    I will have 3 extra hours every day please. Thank you. And one day off for rest.

  8. ReneeDC1979 profile image62
    ReneeDC1979posted 5 years ago

    With my business mind, I say add more hours to the day.  But, personally, I would add an extra day to the weekend.  :-)

  9. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Extra day each week. There are already too many hours in a day and I'm drained by the time I can get back to sleep.

  10. anagham profile image59
    anaghamposted 5 years ago

    If I would have been given the choice, I would add an extra day (That would another be sunday!)

  11. Livingtwentyfirst profile image79
    Livingtwentyfirstposted 5 years ago

    an extra day where it is illegal to work...just sleep and eat icecream

    1. ReneeDC1979 profile image62
      ReneeDC1979posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Love this answer Livingtwentyfirst

  12. kmaskreations profile image71
    kmaskreationsposted 5 years ago

    Definitely an extra day.  I'm too tired for three more hours at the end of the day.  Most young people will probably want three more hours.  Not too many years ago, that's what my wish would have been.  It would also be nice to have an extra day with new beginnings.  Life is so good, seven just aren't enough.  Still, God knew what he was doing and I'll make the most of every day, no matter how many there are.

    1. cat on a soapbox profile image96
      cat on a soapboxposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You have a great attitude! smile

  13. stricktlydating profile image83
    stricktlydatingposted 5 years ago

    I'd really love an extra day, but not as a work day! I think it would be great to have a 3 day weekend!

    1. cat on a soapbox profile image96
      cat on a soapboxposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A 3-day weekend would be wonderful! Another option would be to have a mid-week day-off to break up the tedium. I know that it could also serve to break up the groove we get ourselves in to work at optimium function, but crowds are lighter then.

  14. peachpurple profile image82
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    i would rather have an extra day of each week. You get another 24 hours compare to 3 hours of each day. Another day with another bountiful of workload to finish.

  15. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 5 years ago

    I would add an extra day to the week that would be used only for rest, recreation, and relaxation. Three extra hours on each day would just extend the time I have to continue trying to get more stuff done.

  16. Ace So Awesome profile image58
    Ace So Awesomeposted 5 years ago

    I would definitely enjoy an extra day!  Who wouldn't enjoy cuddling, laughing, loving, dancing or doing a slew of other things that one enjoys just a little bit longer?  I know that I would!  Unfortunately we have to work with the days, hours and minutes we're given and make the best of each one.  I believe in living life with no regrets so I do, and say what I need to do so that I won't feel cheated when my time is up!

 
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