Close to Home by John McPherson for November 26, 2023

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    vacman  6 months ago

    With all the germs left behind in a standard ball pit, I’m surprised sick leave hasn’t tripled.

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    blunebottle  6 months ago

    Bleeb seems to be enjoying it. He kind of blends in.

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    suv2000  6 months ago

    McDonald’s remove their bowl pets because they were Petrie dish For pee poop vomit germs and viruses

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    gammaguy  6 months ago

    What if they had a bull pit, instead?

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    comixbomix  6 months ago

    I don’t think I see the improvement – stay home “sick” and not work, or stay at work and…not work.

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    TiggerLeBounce  6 months ago

    That might work!

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    Doug K  6 months ago

    Productivity has not improved (yet) … but they do seem to be happier and more satisfied.

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    Argsnargle Premium Member 6 months ago

    The lady just climbing out looks like there might have been some hanky-panky going on underneath the balls…

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    Gina Carson  6 months ago

    When they get bored with that they can introduce mud wrestling. Then jello, then warm oil…

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    Dobie  Premium Member 6 months ago

    How’z about a hot tub!?

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    Tom  6 months ago

    Looks like affirmative action Sunday.

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    timinwsac Premium Member 6 months ago

    Sick leave is down 37% but productivity is down 50%.

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    geese28  6 months ago

    Just add a jacuzzi and winery in the workplace and ppl won’t get sick at all for some strange reason

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    Steverino Premium Member 6 months ago

    It’s the pits.

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    Alverant  6 months ago

    If anything, sick leave will go up. There’s a reason why McD took out their ball pits.

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    jbduncan  6 months ago

    How about a marijuana break room? People will show up to work every day.

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    dv  6 months ago

    Google actually has those in some of their break areas

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    sobrown51  6 months ago

    Goofing off time, however, is UP 47%.

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    mistercatworks  6 months ago

    Yeah, until that fungal outbreak.

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    zenyattafan  6 months ago

    Bazinga!

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    cuzinron47  6 months ago

    But injury days have increased. I see one that’s feet up that’s probably ready for the emergency room.

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    Mike Baldwin creator 6 months ago

    If you’re having a ball at work… you tend to stick around!

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    davewhamond creator 6 months ago

    Mind you, ball pits are full of bacteria so it might cause more sick days. But it’s a cartoon so it doesn’t matter!

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    kpdrsn  6 months ago

    spreading a lot of germs in that ball pit.

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    T...  6 months ago

    That’s right: make work fun an nothing get dun…

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    brick10  6 months ago

    But cases of athlete’s foot and toe fungus are soaring!

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    kaycstamper  6 months ago

    Three people doing all the work…sounds about par for the course!

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