A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
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"Now you're going to be procrastinating with the big boys."
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Too early to begin working on/Too late to do anything about.
"We're still moving in."
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"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
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"You're on our 'to do' list."
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"When you're through with that, there's a water cooler on seven that needs emptying."
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"The siege was yesterday."
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"It's great for multicrastinating."
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The artist wakes refreshed, creative juices flowing.
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"I spent my whole day planning my day."
"Hey, I'm thirsty. I need a drink. A drink and a liverwurst sandwich. Hey, how about a sandwich and a beer down at Gallagher's, then we can go shoot some pool? Or maybe take in a movie. Hey, I'm talking to you."
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What Harper Lee's REALLY been up to all these years
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"I make sure I spend six hours a day in front of my typewriter whether I have any ideas or not."
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"I find watering the plants in the middle of a conversation helps me keep my mind of what you're saying."
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"I'm behind on my carrots."
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"From nine until one, you'll be getting nothing done. From one until five, you'll be asking yourself how that was possible."
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"I'm sorry to bother you, but I was wondering if I could borrow a little work?"
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"I would have gotten that report to you sooner, but I wasn't held enough as a child."
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"Sharp pencils, clean paper, good light, comfortable chair, hot coffee, warm room... ready to work... perhaps the room is too warm..."
"Hey, can I call you right back in two weeks?"
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Creation: The True Story
"I'll now show the doodles form the last committee meeting."
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"Let's talk about it in the morning."
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