Yes, you read that headline correctly.
A software design company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and London, England, is giving its workers the morning off after each airing Game of Thrones so they can watch each episode without fear of spoilers. The not-at-all bizarre holiday perk will allow its workers to understand the finer intricacies of Westerosi politics whilst, we're guessing, code software and compiling stuff.
What's more, the directive also notes that its US offices must not post or discuss spoilers on the company intranet for 24 hours after its release. That's actually written into their company bye-laws and we're not even joking.
Take a look at this.
See, that's smarter thinking right there. Our plan was to book out holidays for the first Monday it's on and then figure out some way of avoiding spoilers through some kind of AdBlocker thing. Instead, this company's actually gone on and just given everyone the Monday morning off.
IF ONLY MIKE SHERIDAN, OUR SENIOR EDITOR, WAS READING THIS ARTICLE AND TOOK THE HINT COUGH COUGH.