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5 Best Excuses for Missing a Virtual Happy Hour With Friends, Ranked

How to curve your loved ones in these trying times

LEVEL Editors
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1 min readApr 8, 2020
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5. You took a nap

Yes, at 3 p.m. on a Saturday. I mean, you got up at 11, what were you supposed to do?

4. Unavoidable scheduling conflict

“Ah, damn. I’ve got a Lego building challenge on Zoom at that same time, dawg! The Brick Boyz’ll never let me live it down if I miss another one.”

3. You’re working overtime

The grind don’t stop — even when you’re WFH.

2. You need to help with your kid’s homework

Don’t have any of your own? Too bad. Fatherhood, while expensive, is a portal into a world of excuses. It evens out in the long run, we think.

1. You’re on digital detox

Self-care is simply unimpeachable. Sometimes you gotta keep your gadgets 6 feet away, too.