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How employees at top companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and PayPal do for fun in the office

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All work and no play makes … well, certainly nothing good for office morale.

When Business Insider toured the offices of Yelp, LinkedIn, Facebook, Kickstarter, and Adobe, both virtually and in person, we found that they’re all full of opportunities to have a little fun in the workplace during the day.

From swinging around in the gym to playing some fun, old-fashioned board games, here’s what these employees do at the office when they aren’t working:

SAS employees can cool down throughout the day by swimming a few laps in the company pool.

SAS employees can cool down throughout the day by swimming a few laps in the company pool.

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They’re also free to visit the meditation garden for a group yoga session.

They're also free to visit the meditation garden for a group yoga session.

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Employees at Yelp’s Manhattan office can enjoy a game of corn hole during work hours …

Employees at Yelp's Manhattan office can enjoy a game of corn hole during work hours ...

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… or a quick round of table hockey.

... or a quick round of table hockey.

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And for the more musical workers at Yelp, there's always the office's new karaoke machine.

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At LinkedIn, they’ve got all the goodies, including a pool table, foosball tables, and a karaoke machine

At LinkedIn, they've got all the goodies, including a pool table, foosball tables, and a karaoke machine

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 LinkedIn workers can also enjoy a video game or a film in the office’s theater.

LinkedIn workers can also enjoy a video game or a film in the office's theater.

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Their Empire State Building office also has its own secret speakeasy, hidden by a wall of rotary phones.

Their Empire State Building office also has its own secret speakeasy, hidden by a wall of rotary phones.

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At Facebook’s Manhattan location, workers can kick back and play one of the board games sprinkled throughout the office.

At Facebook's Manhattan location, workers can kick back and play one of the board games sprinkled throughout the office.

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 If they’re feeling fancy, they can also play dress up with this employee-built wall of disguises.

If they're feeling fancy, they can also play dress up with this employee-built wall of disguises.

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In Kickstarter’s Brooklyn office, workers can play the arcade strategy game Killer Queen in the office’s large, homey kitchen.

In Kickstarter's Brooklyn office, workers can play the arcade strategy game Killer Queen in the office's large, homey kitchen.

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Or, they can take advantage of their own rooftop garden to relax in the great outdoors (with the office dogs, too!).

Or, they can take advantage of their own rooftop garden to relax in the great outdoors (with the office dogs, too!).

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Employees at Adobe’s San Jose, California headquarters like to hit the office’s free gym on their downtime. There are plenty of group fitness classes for work buddies to check out together.

Employees at Adobe's San Jose, California headquarters like to hit the office's free gym on their downtime. There are plenty of group fitness classes for work buddies to check out together.

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The more hardcore workers can swing around in the office’s gym. This training set is a fun way to pretend you’re an Olympic gymnast — and stay fit at work.

The more hardcore workers can swing around in the office's gym. This training set is a fun way to pretend you're an Olympic gymnast — and stay fit at work.

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Workers at the New York office of PayPal and Venmo can rock out on their break. There’s a music-themed room that features some real instruments.

Workers at the New York office of PayPal and Venmo can rock out on their break. There's a music-themed room that features some real instruments.

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