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15 Stages Of Trying To Meet a Deadline, As Told By Stranger Things

Me? Meeting a deadline? I’ve never heard a stranger thing than that.

1. You begin by, well… not beginning.

The deadline’s probably ages away, right?

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2. But this turns out to be a bad idea when you suddenly realise how little time you have left.

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3. Still, you struggle to get your work off the ground.

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4. And waste more time trying to figure out what your friends are doing rather than just getting on with it.

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5. You eventually decide you can avoid the inevitable no longer and head to the library, snacks in tow.

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6. And try to get into the zone like:

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7. But your attention span proves to be shorter than ever.

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8. Not helped by the fact that you’re not really sure what you’re doing.

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9. You reach a point where you’ve read through your work that many times it doesn’t seem to mean anything to you anymore.

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10. And you just wish people would stop asking you how it’s coming along.

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11. By the time you’ve finished, you’re dreading handing it in.

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12. So you ask a friend to read over it so you can prepare for what’s to come.

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13. And find solace in the fact that everyone else is feeling the same way as you.

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14. You go to hand it in on deadline day regretting all of your recent life choices.

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15. And feeling as though you’ve just sealed your fate.

Your future will never be as bright as Joyce Byer’s lights. 😭

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