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I Procrastinate

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

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

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

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    Batman328 Batman328 18-21, M Mar 19

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 💯
    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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    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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    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Those dreadful times

    when I know that I have to do something on the computer. Alt Tab and you'll see I was actually doing something else! o_O
    NikeWin NikeWin 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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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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    Teacher: you have 3 weeks to present a speech,

    research it.....use every day to your advantage....cause if you start just the night before, you won't get more than 'F' ...... Me: (woke up at 4am (slept at 3am) wrote that speech and got 'A') YAY!!!! Procrastination doesn't ALWAYS fail. ;)
    JtMe JtMe 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 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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    I do ! Alil too much ,

    when im lazy of course . Like right now i should be flat ironing my hair to leave , but ive been on EP for an hr 😔😌 My mother nicknamed me " the bullshitter " 😂😂😂😫😩😎
    WilddBlaccBerry WilddBlaccBerry 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response May 13

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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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    MLGecko MLGecko 36-40, M 7 Responses May 6

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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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    kkaykiwi kkaykiwi 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I have a Jedi mastery skill level at

    procrastination. I once procrastinated so hard I forgot what I was procrastinating about.
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I don't even know how,

    but somehow, someway, I usually came from doing my homework, to looking looking up how to understand your pet better, and how to fix your microwave. I don't even have a pet. Something's wrong with me.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Procrastinator'S Creed

    I found this some time ago and was planning to post it but...........1. I believe that if anything is worth doing, it would have been done already.2. I shall never move quickly, except to avoid more work or find excuses.3. I will never rush into a job without a lifetime of...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    SADNESS! It's 12:05 am

    where I'm at, and I have to analyze three poems, research another poet, and do my social studies homework, and look for my French dictionary. Why do I do this to myself? And on top of all that, I have a cold. I hate colds the most, because it's so miserable! Bleh. So, now I go...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I noticed this group a

    while ago and thought about joining. Not sure what took me so long, but better late than never.
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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

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    I'll explain later...

    ...................................
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    Last year I was good at getting things done

    this year things have changed
    Artist156 Artist156 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Currently taking the two hardest available

    classes in my major along with two of moderate difficulty. They say I can't procrastinate and pass. I shall prove them wrong. I shalt get a 3.0 with flying, mediocre colors.
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Apr 7

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    It's one am and I haven't studied

    for my exams tomorrow.
    arcticxcx arcticxcx 13-15, F 4 Responses May 8

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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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    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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    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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    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 20

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    I wish I wasn't such a procrastinator,

    but I tend to avoid doing the unpleasant things and do what I'd rather do. However to keep from making myself sound like I focus on the negative because I don't, I will add that there's a lot positive changes that I've been making in the last year or two so I have faith that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 17

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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 22-25, M 7 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    OK. I have to write something

    for one of my clients tonight. Like right now. And yet, here I am on EP, just wasting time. Somebody say something to motivate me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 7

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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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    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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    I was going to procrastinate today,

    but I decided to do it tomorrow.
    SidneyHeyHay12 SidneyHeyHay12 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I always tend to let my phone keep me from

    doing anything. Like, taking a shower. My bed is so comfortable I just keep saying "okay five more minutes. Okay ten. I can do it in an hour. Hold on, I gotta reply to this message" Technology always gets the best of me. >.<
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 16, 2014