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Procrastination is a growing problem

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    A study spanning over 10 years has figured out that procrastination is on the rise. The problems with this aren't very hard to figure out. If people are constantly distracting themselves from what needs to get done, then not only does the procrastinated project seem rushed and of poor quality, but procrastinators are making themselves fatter, more stressed, and poorer. The problems with procrastination aren't just on a personal scale. People who procrastinate on their taxes are estimated lose an estimated $400 a year. Professor Steel, who helped conduct the study, claims "That stupid game Minesweeper -- that probably has cost billions of dollars for the whole society." While some people would ask why people procrastinate in the first place, the real question should be "why not?", as distractions are as close as the start menu on most home and office computers. Over 26% of Americans admit to being chronic procrastinators.

    Source: Courier News
     
  2. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    i'll reply later. :p
     
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    I admit it, Im one..................:rolleyes:
     
  4. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    really it took ten years to figure that out someone was procrastinating
     
  5. Canuto

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    I,unfortunately, am one...
     
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    They were procrastinating on the study of procrastination....haha....."never put off tomorrow what you can accomplish today!" one of my favorite sayings.
     
  7. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Well, I am kinda one, not near as bad as some people I know. In fact, I need to work out, I hav been putting it off for a few days........
     
  8. Lazzer408

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    Or 10 years later.
     
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    Well I'm usually one but I got promoted at work today so I guess I'm not just right now lol
     
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    New years resolution, I will stop putting things off ,...starting tomorrow!:laugh:
     
  12. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I'll read this artical later.
     
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    #1 Reason for Procrastination [​IMG]
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    I second this study, there's no way to stop... NO WAY!
     
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    Using the word, "procrastination" is just another way the man is keeping us down.
     
  17. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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