got me reminiscing about when we had to sleep those things off in the office disabled loos instead of just lying down on the comfy sofa for a bit awful Eugh. Why on earth didn't you just snooze in your chair? 0 Vote up! my only sick day throughout my whole 20s was when the partner tapped me on the shoulder at 10am and said - we can all work with a bit of a hangover but you are a mess, go home. Lesson learnt. 0 Vote up! Clergs - for moment then I thought you were one of my mates from the old Canary Wharf days but then remembered that you are Scottish and my Scottish pal that did this went into HR not Tax. 0 Vote up! ... But everyone did this didn't they? 0 Vote up! Are they breathing all over you on zoom? 0 Vote up! I don’t know. I, together with the people who used to do it were the only people I’ve ever heard of. Christenings are the worst on a Sunday. 0 Vote up! Maybe it was rarer than I assumed hence reliable availability of said loos 0 Vote up! But everyone did this didn't they? No. Normal people would have a snooze in their armchair or (if they didn't have the luxury of one) at their desk with the door closed. Why TF would you sleep in a lavatory, you barbarian? 0 Vote up! Even animals separate their bedroom from their bathroom. 0 Vote up! normal people didn't have a room to themselves u loon and double not an ARMchair wtaf 0 Vote up! where do you work, the props cupboard for Poirot? 0 Vote up! heh 0 Vote up! We used to use the Disabled Loos. They were massive,spotlessly clean and NO-ONE used them except us for snoozing. We'd go in, put down our coats and snooze for a set period. The next person in would give you a knock if you weren't out in time. Oh the old days. 0 Vote up! the firm I trained at had a large library with many cubby holes and alcoves where one could usually find trainees snoozing undisturbed save for by the librarian occasionally but she was on-side. 0 Vote up! normal people didn't have a room to themselves u loon Are you an actual lawyer? 0 Vote up! We had little sleeping rooms, basically a cupboard with a single bed in. Shudder to imagine what a blacklight would have shown up in there. 0 Vote up! caught a colleague on more than one occasion taking a pillow into the disabled bogs back in the day 0 Vote up! Disgusting. 0 Vote up! I remember my shock at seeing sleep pods in Google in the late naughties , I must have looked like a medieval labourer being shown a power tool. when I was a trainee there the senior Corporate Department PA that ruled the roost (including the trainees tbh) . Round Xmas time or after a big deal she had a couch for naps in a partners room (he was regularly traveling). No one dared say a word until she went “too far” at a particularly menkle corporate department away day and one of the equity clocked that she was still drunk at mid day from the late night/early morning before 0 Vote up! I’ve had a hung over kip on the loo yup but I’ve also many time just kipped at desk 0 Vote up! when I was a pupil the sofas on the gallery floor of the Middle Temple library were the best place for a little nap 0 Vote up! A rather more rarefied adn acceptable location than the lav, I must say. 1 Vote up! Refresh Back to board Join the discussion Login Register 0 Vote up!