“Fans of the video game series The Legend of Zelda are doing their best to get out of work today so they can play the newest installment in the franchise: Tears of the Kingdom.
“I found out about this phenomenon when my sister, Claire Stucki, told me she was taking the day off Friday.
“I asked what she’d be telling her boss, and she told me she’s allowed to work a week with four ten-hour days once a month at her office, resulting in a long weekend.
“”I was going to use the day off this month to come visit you, actually,” she said over the phone from our hometown in Utah, “but I decided I’d rather play Zelda.””
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