One Shacknews community member took the challenge quite literally, asking his employer for time off with this rather blunt excuse: "Spending a couple days in Liberty City with my cousin Niko Bellic."
As seen in the company books (left), the unwitting--or perhaps understanding--employer approved the virtual vacation in an instant, freeing paroxym up for a day of casual cruising and random violence.
Is your employer as forgiving, or will you be taking more extreme measures to avoid a long day at the office? Share your most creative excuse--or most improbable plan--to escape work on Tuesday in the comments below.
Picture, text, song--all are viable mediums to illustrate your future slacking. We'll choose our favorite answer, the winner receiving a PlayStation 3 copy of Grand Theft Auto IV.