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    Dancing Chocobo The Anti-Procrastination Thread

    I really have not been spending today as productively as I should have, although I've been working on little bits and pieces of things. To procrastinate working on my project, I started to write something for work. To avoid doing that, I dropped into #eoff and cooked/ate lunch. Then I started cleaning my bathroom, which I've since avoided by washing the dishes and checking the letterbox. The amount of things I have clamouring for my attention is getting quite overwhelming (housework, catching up on emails, writing, playing guitar, playing FF7, exercising, researching medical stuff, reading, donating things, working on my project, working on my budget and goals for the next year) so I've decided to make this thread, and then finish the work thing first. I typically work at something for half an hour and then take a break to do a secondary thing that needs to be done but I just feel very frazzled and out of sorts today

    Use this thread to either:

    a) Realize you're avoiding doing something, declare your intention to immediately do it (take out the rubbish, soak your dishes, move your laundry, reply to a email/text from a family member, return your library books, etc.), and come back when you're done to collect kudos,

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    b) Humblebrag about having mastered the art of efficiency and focusing on one thing at a time in order to execute it flawlessly

    PS - Have decided to put the laundry on after posting this thread and before finishing the work thing, someone just shoot me now please or send me a maid

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    I finally put my blanket in the dryer!

    Still procrastinating on vacuuming and picking all the crap on my floor and doing the dishes and taking out the recycling. Instead I'm making a sammich and watching Netflix.

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    I'm procrastinating the writing I want to get done today by typing this post. And by my spending all day in chat.

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    I am on holiday from work. I am taking a well deserved break, and so am not procrastinating anything.

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    EoFF is my procrastination. It's why nothing ever gets done in my life. Not having been on eoff much this week I've gotten more done in my life than in months. I even started working out, whaaat. Eoff you made me fat. It's all your fault and not my own from being a lazy bum. But when I'm not on EoFF, nothing on EoFF gets done in a timely manner. (not saying other staff doesn't do anything just lack of news although aul posted some) I haven't figured out which I want to give more attention, EoFF or not being fat. It's a inner debate.

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    NONE OF YOU ARE USING THIS THREAD IN THE WAY I WANTED IT TO BE USED

    I put my washing in the washing machine! Now I will continue doing this unpaid work that is meant to be designated to people at least one payscale above me ;_;

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    I have a new tool for procrastination: Bailey. Right now I'm procrastinating Etsy work, dishes, laundry, and putting Christmas decorations away because Bailey is sleeping. Can't wake up Bailey!

    trout, she woke up while I was typing that sentence.

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    I worked out from this thread! 20 mins of cardio thank you!

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    I've been doing my writing since I last posted if that helps at all, haha.

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    I promise I will use this thread for its intended purpose tomorrow when I actually have time to do the thing I've been procrastinating on for the last few days.

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    I can't leave a job half-finished. I always want to get everything done as soon as possible. On a day off, I'll get up in the morning with the intention of eating breakfast & drinking a cup of tea, but I quickly realise several housework jobs need doing & then I don't get round to eating until lunchtime once I've finally finished everything else that needs doing.

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    I finished the work thing! Now to move the laundry and clean the sink.

    Then...the project. Ugh.

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    I am a horrific, world-class procrastinator, so I cleverly got a job where I'm too busy to have time to procrastinate.

    This will be put to the test, as I brought two days worth of cases to my dad's with me for my New Years holiday break (a 5-day weekend, though more like 4 net days with travel time). I estimate that it's about 5-6 hours worth of work to prepare those dockets, which I would like to get done over the next three days.

    More on topic, earlier today, I finally stopped procrastinating about doing the dishes.

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    Basically, I am procrastinating because

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivi22 View Post
    I promise I will use this thread for its intended purpose tomorrow when I actually have time to do the thing I've been procrastinating on for the last few days.
    Same here. I like this thread and I hope it does good to help cure procrastination, because like Wesley I an a world-class procrastinator.

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