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'The publisher wants to know how the article on the booming economy is coming along.'
"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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'I have to hang up. I only have an hour to get these reports done.'
Anderson, if you think you can get out of the deadline by spontaneously combusting, you're sadly mistaken."
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"We're a day late and four hundred million dollars short."
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The four housemen of procrastination
Tags:procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinator, procrastinators, procrastinating, avoidance, avoiding, dither, dithering, napping, nap, naps, snacks, snacking, social media, minor chores, chore, chores, work, working, deadline, deadlines, four horsemen, four horsemen of the apocalypse
'I'm not going to lie to you Mr. Trumps, we've had a few setbacks on the new tower.'
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"Thank goodness you're here - I can't accomplish anything unless I have a deadline."
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"That's just my agent - pay him no heed."
"Have your scalp on my desk by four O'clock."
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'Incredibly, my research shows that the universe is expanding at precisely the same rate as the US budget deficit.'
"If reelected, this time, I promise not to procrastinate for four years and then try to get all my governing done in one epic all-nighter."
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The Graveyard of Past Deadlines
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Watch the author miss his deadline 4 to 7
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Man drilling in an hour glass.
"I think I see your deadline approaching."
Tags:writing, writer, writers, author, authors, journalism, journalist, journalists, book, books, novel, novels, literature, reporter, reporters, deadline, deadlines, procrastination, procrastinator, procrastinators, dread, dreading, anxiety, stress, stressful, approach, approaching, laziness, student, students
In the Fever Cubicle
Tags:offices, office building, office buildings, office worker, office workers, cubicle, cubicles, office cubicle, office cubicles, cubicle fever, deadline, deadlines, fever, feverous, stress, stressed, stressing, stressed out, overworked, overworking, hallucinate, hallucinating, hallucination, hallucinations, modern life, modern times, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, trapped, feeling trapped
"Who do I hold accountable if you miss the deadline? Any next of kin?"
'The copier's died on me. Can you send a replacement?'
Clients who show up early for an appointment are really annoying ??" especially when you work from home.
"I got an extension.'
Tags:ball and chain, ball and chains, extension, extensions, push back, pushed back, freedom, confinement, constraint, essay, essays, essay writing, essay deadline, essay deadlines, deadline, deadlines, student, students, work deadlines, work deadline, avoiding the inevitable, procrastination, procrastinator, procrastinators