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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"Tell them that hilarious story about your colonoscopy."
Tags:colonoscopy, colonoscopies, funny story, funny stories, dinner party, dinner parties, conversation, conversations, conversation starter, conversation starters, chat, chats, chatting, small talk, hilarious, colon, eat, eats, eating, put off, puts off, putting off, gross, gross story, gross stories, disgusting story, disgusting stories
"Should we have lunch first?"
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"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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"Hey, can I call you right back in two weeks?"
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The Graveyard of Past Deadlines
Tags:death, dead, cemetery, cemeteries, graveyard, graveyards, tombstone, tombstones, headstone, headstones, gravestone, gravestone, grave, graves, deadline, deadlines, due date, due dates, time limit, time limits, limit, limits, time, time frame, time frames, procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinator, procrastinators, business, businessmen, businessman, businesswoman, businesswomen, writing, writer, writers, author, authors, school, schools, schooling, education, teacher, teachers, student, students, college student, university student, university students, asap.a.s.a.p., yesterday, noon, noon-ish, first thing in the morning, no later than, postpone, put off, defer, postponement, postponements, lazy
"It's too late to worry anymore tonight, I'll get up early tomorrow."
The Fierce Urgency of Now
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"Walking down here and asking if I can get you some more detergent from the store is just the beginning of my fence-mending agenda."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, chore, chores, to-do-list, to-do-lists, list, lists, chore list, chore lists, agenda, agendas, laundry, washing, clothes washing, washing clothes, cleaning, repair, repairs, fixing, fence-mending, fence, fences, mending the fence, maintenance, detergent, laundry detergent, shopping, store, stores, shop, shops, avoiding, avoidance, avoid, avoids, procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinator, procrastinators, put off, put-off, men, man, stereotype, stereotypes
Watch that always reads: 'Later'.
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"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
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Too late to change
"Accepting change involves more than changing the 'Managing Change' meeting to next month!"
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"No, Mr Cummings, I haven`t dealt with the accounts file yet. I`m getting to it as quickly as I can."
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Procrastinator's support group
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No Dogs Allowed
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, no dogs, no dogs allowed, health food, dog owner, dog owners, health food shop, health food shops, health food store, health food stores, vegetarian, vegetarians, vegetarianism, no problems, concerning, unconcerned, unappealing, unattractive, put off, put-off, pointless, pointlessness, health fad, health fads
"On Hold For Now Man"
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"Listen, pal, they're all emergencies."
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The Check in the Mail
Tags:solar system, the solar system, check, checks, check in the mail, lucky, get lucky, getting luck, winning money, unlucky, unlikely, improbable, remote, remote chance, remote chances, checks in the mail, in debt, debt, debtor, debtors, put-off, put off, putting off, putting-off, damage limitation, idiom, idioms, saying sayings, space, planet, planets
Tags:laptop, laptops, computer, computers, pc, pcs, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, user friendly, user-friendly, operating system, operating systems, monster, monsters, dangerous, aggressive, put off, put-off, off putting, ageing, luddite, luddites, out of touch, behind the times
'OK, all those in favour of delegating decision-making, shrug your shoulders.'
"Harold, you have to stop turning the divorce papers into rabbits. Just sign them and move on."
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"Wow! I pray I look that good at sixty."