Posted by: Gregg | July 11, 2007

Quick question for y’all while I’m in a mild state of panic:

What’s your favorite method of procrastination?

Me? I’ve read two books (the Chabon and Lee Child’s “Running Blind”) while my summer semester assignments are looming.

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Responses

  1. My house tends to get much, much cleaner as it gets close to assignment due dates.

  2. Well, I wrote a novel during the first month of my last semester in library school. In general, my method of procrastination has been doing prep for role-playing games I knew I’d never actually play or suddenly deciding I need to watch every episode of some TV show in sequence.

  3. Recently? Jewel Quest II. Stupid, addictive game. *grumble*

    I also find that staring blankly at a wall in a mild state of denial works pretty well, if there’s nothing else to distract yourself with.

  4. Oh, I just caught myself cleaning out the grooves in the refrigerator door.

    I also get caught in loops of checking on emails, blogs, news, emails, blogs, news, etc.

    Obviously I am procrastinating…..I’m reading your blog (smiles)

  5. Reading is a big one. I particularly procrastinate going to bed with reading. (Does one “procrastinate with”? – I’ve obviously been out of school too long.) My main form of it, though, is to play The Sims or watch TV.

    Cleaning, however, is not a method for me – I procrastinate in order to avoid doing it!

  6. Two words for you: BBC videos.

  7. Law and Order… marathons.

    It seems to delay things pretty well.


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