Me: I'm taking next Tuesday off. It's gonna be nice to have a 4 day weekend.
Scheduler: Oh, thats great because we scheduled a print trial on Friday afternoon and a press approval Wednesday morning.
Me: <sulk> So much for peace of mind over the weekend.
True story - back in the days of drum scanning and litho a colleague requested and was granted a week's leave to stay with his mother who had been diagnosed with breast cancer which had subsequently spread throughout her body and the prognosis was not good, while driving to go and stay with his mother he receives a call from his production manager to ask him to return as the work is flooding in and the temp has cancelled, my colleague reminds his boss why he required this leave to which his managers replied "where is your loyalty??!!"