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I Procrastinate

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    Honestly Iv'e missed out on

    so much from procrastinating, it annoys me. I'll go throughout phases where i won't but i end up always getting distracted and putting it off tip later. It adds stress and honestly it is a horrible habit
    cmr426 cmr426 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My Story

    You know what? I'll write this later.
    JoeEDangerously JoeEDangerously 26-30, M 9 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I'll explain later...

    ...................................
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    MLGecko MLGecko 36-40, M 7 Responses May 6

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    Time Optimist

    Someone described me as a time optimist. I don't just put things off till the last minute - when the last minute arrives I try to fit in a few other things too - and inevitably end up late! Anyway sounds more positive than "procrastinator" and has an inbuilt excuse!
    gooddog99 gooddog99 51-55, M 15 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Okay this stops now. I told myself I would get

    in shape starting with new years resolutions about two years ago. I have not changed body wise, sure I'm not in terrible shape but I'm not where I want to be. By the time the new school year starts I will be ready for NEXT summer's body haha.
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    I planned to write about procrastinating

    tonight. But, I think I will just do it tomorrow. I don't want to rush into anything.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    I am ridiculously bad at getting work done

    before the night before (if that makes any sort of sense?). It's terrible really, I can't revise for exams, I never spend time on homework, I just can't concentrate unless I'm under a lot of pressure- and even then it sometimes gets the better of me and just stresses me out...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    NO....THEY HAD A PROMISES FIGHT YOUR WIFI

    CAREER IS ILLEGAL ON THIS PHONE AND TRACKED YOUR SENDING CARS YOUR A LYING FAILURE WE BELIEVE SUMMONS LADY IS CONNECTED TOO YOU 10 MIN WERE ANALYZING HER VOICE.... WE'RE ANALYZING THE PERSON WHO SPOKE TO MAFALDA 4 NIGHTS ABOUT COMPUTERS
    YOURWIFILIFEISGONEYEARS123 YOURWIFILIFEISGONEYEARS123 51-55, F 1 Response May 11

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    I should be doing homework right now

    but instead I'm reading useless things on tumblr and watching youtube videos. What's wrong with me?!
    chelly0k chelly0k 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 17

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    I had 9 months of studying to sit exams to

    enter uni. I studied one month (although 12 hours a day). I scraped through. I was lucky=p
    HiljaKorhonen HiljaKorhonen 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    I'm Only Writing This Because I'm Putting Off Doing Important Stuff

    What causes procrastination? I think it is fear.  Fear that I won't be able to complete the task - or do it well enough.  Fear that it may involve me getting my hands dirty or have repercussions. Fear that it may attract criticism.  Fear that it may turn...
    CrystalCat CrystalCat 41-45, F 28 Responses Nov 19, 2006

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    Teacher: "I'm giving you two weeks to do this

    essay. It may seem like a lot of time, but you will need everyday for it. Don't this start this essay the night before, you won't be able to finish it." Me: "Challenge accepted."
    Stucat Stucat 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I can fit 30 hours of coursework into 30

    minutes on deadline day.
    uberfuzz uberfuzz 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yes....I procrastinate.

    ..I know....it's terrible. Today is Chinese New Year.... Gong Hey Fat Choy To celebrate, we had Chinese food for dinner...yummy...then came the ending....the fortune cookie. I cracked it open and the message read: "Stop procrastinating....starting tomorrow" I believe the...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 19

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    Teacher gave us 1 month to write a fairly

    simple paper. 3 pages where we reflect upon buddhism as a religion. I havent started, it's due in 5 hours. When will i start, what am i even doing.
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 11 Responses May 1

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    It's one am and I haven't studied

    for my exams tomorrow.
    arcticxcx arcticxcx 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I feel as though this year was difficult

    for me academically. Not just because I procrastinated, but because I was so depressed that I couldn't motivate myself to want to do my work. I feel like that was worse than simply being too lazy to do your work. I was so disappointed in myself but that only made my depression...
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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    I spent all day yesterday "working".

    My parents are so proud. They thought I was being productive with my time. They have no idea that I barely finished anything
    ohimark ohimark 22-25 2 Responses May 26

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    Professional procrastinator here.

    Last semester I learned how to write a five page essay in under an hour and a half woo.
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    I watched like two movies,

    ate like 3 rice puddings and about to bake some cookies. If procrastination was job, I would do the damn thang ๐Ÿ’ฏ
    KyLeone KyLeone 18-21, F Mar 30, 2014

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    I have began procrastinating

    so much, that I have actually began procrastinating the procrastination!
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I've been using a book called "The Now Habit"

    which has in it a systematic programme for beating procrastination, and when I first mentioned it I said I'd keep interested people posted on how it's going. Well, I've worked through a number of stages of the programme now, and it's continuing to impress me. One of the latest...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    I have two tests next week

    and i haven't started studying. I look for silly excuses so i won't study. Is it just me? Or is everyone else like me? :D
    Dhikrayat Dhikrayat 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 26

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    A week and a half to write essay.

    Writes essay two days before it's due.
    SpaceGlitch SpaceGlitch 16-17, F May 12

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    200004555 things to be done.

    Only 0000.01 accomplished. better than nothing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    Came here to say Hail Procrastination.

    Dayum I need a life. :'D
    musimpanas musimpanas 22-25, M May 1

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    I kept meaning to join this group,

    but I kept putting it off.
    glosmooth glosmooth 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Maybe Tomorrow

    I was going to write a fantastic story for this group but, I think I'll wait until tomorrow.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 9 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    One time, my class had a science project.

    We had two months to do it, and I started it 3 days before it was due. I got a C- on it.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    thelatintwist thelatintwist 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 17, 2014

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    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 20

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    Got a 3 page essay due tomorrow

    and i haven't even started... Yet im still sitting down on my couch watching netflix๐Ÿ˜ญ
    WolfStorms WolfStorms 18-21, F 41 Responses May 31

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    I Procrastinate

    I really do. You have NO idea how long did it take me to write this story.
    YouMadeMeThink YouMadeMeThink 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    I really do, but I'll tell you

    that story...tomorrow. :P
    MetalRooster MetalRooster 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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    Currently procrastinating.

    .. I should be doing my homework. :/
    LittleMsWallFlower LittleMsWallFlower 18-21, F Jun 1

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    I was going to join the "I procrastinate" group

    but I decided to put it off for now...
    Curiousfuncple Curiousfuncple 36-40, F 17 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    may be the weird thing about procrastination is

    without doing the actual work we sometimes think that how can we stop procrastination , what method can there be ? and we procrastinate while thinking about procrastination. Fudge, I am even postponing my deadlines so that I can procrastinate even more without interruption . I...
    chaoticthoughts chaoticthoughts 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    6 questions for homework .

    .7 hours later still 6 questions with no answers phone you are ruining me
    519M 519M 13-15, F May 12

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    But not today! Which has been particularly

    difficult may I express. Why you ask? Because my lovely mother surprised me with a new puppy when I got home from college :D I have a teeny tiny teacup bear faced Pomeranian sat in my lap as I write this. Teddie Stobart has been sat there all afternoon and evening (with the...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F Jun 8

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    Procrastination is like ************.

    ...it feels good until you realize you're just ******* yourself. Never have truer words been written. Haha
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    I haven't done any schoolwork in two weeks

    and i'm a graduate student. If I don't turn things around now I will either mess up my gpa or waste student loan money by dropping my classes
    Tiffanydear Tiffanydear 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Do you ever have so much to do

    that you just say "**** it" and take a nap instead? :D
    ThighMegaTampon ThighMegaTampon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2014

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    zkzi zkzi 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8