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BellaLestrange87

The Productivity Thread

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BellaLestrange87

A few of you expressed interest in this on Twitter, so I'm creating a thread for us to list everything we need to do so we can support and motivate each other to complete our goals.

Basically just post what you need to get done within the span of, say, a week or so, and then at the end of that period copy your post with what you did crossed off.

There are two basic rules to this thread. First, follow the site rules (obviously :P). Second, I know we're all going to banter back and forth about procrastinating and avoiding our work (which is fine), but unless somebody explicitly says "pls yell at me if you see me on social media" let's keep comments in the thread because some people might not be comfortable with being poked for tweeting. :)

Go be productive! :D

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PaulaTheProkaryote

Feel free to pester me for things I'm trying to finish before Sunday:

-Write every day this week for FebNo

-Make a bunch of picspams for the tumblr

-Fix my vacuum cleaner

-Vacuum 

-Fix my silhouette

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Phoenix Potioneer

I have to fill out a form, fill out an application (and figure out what I want to say on the application) and review some Spanish (which I am terrible at).

The thing that I've been putting off the most is the application- it's due next week, on the 15th, and I've barely done any work on it. A lot of the questions I have to write an elegant and craftily worded response to, and I don't even know where to start. It's what I'm about to do right now, hopefully, if I stop distracting myself by going on HPFT.

Edit: HELP ME I can't do this. I just keep staring at the questions and literally nothing is popping in my head. To be fair, most of the questions are fairly ridiculous. Like, one of the questions says: "Please explain what it means to be a “role model"." I DON'T KNOW! Give me a story prompt instead, please! Not these terribly vague questions! 

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BellaLestrange87

My lovely midterm list that needs to be done by next Thursday morning (the 15th)

-english readings ch. 11-21

-ethics readings 1 & 2

-make study sheets for world history midterm, roman history midterm, and psychology midterm *screams*

-read chapters 2 and 3 of psychology textbook and take notes

-write cover letter for that job you want [intentionally vague]

-take out recycling

Pls yell at me if I'm on the forum/Twitter ^_^

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esmeraude

Stopping by with my list of procrastination productivity! ^_^

-write letter and send form to a place (really needs to be done ASAP, should have been done in October :ninja:)

-finish chapter four of Where The Wind Takes Me

-get to 25k of Where The Wind Takes Me

-edit/rewrite and submit at least one chapter of The Firework-Maker’s Daughter to the queue

The goal is to achieve everything by Sunday at 9:30pm... we’ll see 9_9 Please do poke me for updates and hold me accountable for this on Twitter!

 

@Phoenix Potioneer As a starting point, why don’t you treat those as story prompts eg: Peter didn’t want to be a role model. The responsibility weighed upon his shoulders, a constant source of strain while paranoia whispered in the back of his mind: people are judging you for all those detentions you keep getting, for hanging around with James and Sirius. And then with words on the screen, you can rewrite it like: The responsibility of being a role model can be stressful and negatively impact on friendships with people who may otherwise be considered ‘inappropriate’. I hope that helps! :)

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sapphicsunrise

thank god for this thread

by this thursday (or friday, depending on how terrible i am) i need to:

  • mark 8 students' final assignments, write feedback, & return grades
  • write end-of-term reports for the same 8 students

i will always be on twitter so don't yell at me for being on there but pls feel free to pester me for updates

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MadiMalfoy

OMG this thread is such a good idea bc I have been so un-productive ALL WEEK! My to-do list for this next week (to be completed by next Sunday Feb 18) is ridiculous 

  • Write Chem Safety Paper for tomorrow
  • Make more candy beakers for Valentine's Day sale
  • Do problem set for Organic Structure Analysis
  • Make sure things are ready to go for a university event 
  • Work at STEM Day at the Capitol
  • Make presentation for Environmental Chemistry class
  • Do journal article analysis for Env. Chem. class
  • Write challenge entry
  • Finish chapter 20 of LMM
  • Take Chem Safety quiz & write next module's paper
  • Start working on my research poster

Wooo I just love having so many things to do this week 9_9 Please bother me if you see me on here or Twitter so I get my stuff done!

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StarFeather

Let me see,  productivity... (these things below could be done when I can find time among RL team works)

1 need to upgrade my skill for the second stage of English test (I don't have much time though) 

2 with slow paces though, keep doing Review-Mon-Go for fellow lions

3 When my Muse whispers, I'll write next chapters or start a new OF (maybe Urban Fantasy?) 

 

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Veritaserum27
13 hours ago, MadiMalfoy said:

Make more candy beakers for Valentine's Day sale

Candy Beakers?!  

Ummm...  I need to know what this is and how to do it—like, now.

 

Okay, here's my goal for today:

  • outline the "gaps" in ASLTW
  • finish the climax scene in ASLTW
  • exercise
  • leave a review

I've gotta keep it to that, or it won't get done!

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MadiMalfoy
11 hours ago, Veritaserum27 said:

Candy Beakers?!  

Ummm...  I need to know what this is and how to do it—like, now.

 

Okay, here's my goal for today:

  • outline the "gaps" in ASLTW
  • finish the climax scene in ASLTW
  • exercise
  • leave a review

I've gotta keep it to that, or it won't get done!

Yeah! So what my chemistry club is doing is filling glass 250 mL beakers full of various kinds of candy and attaching cute science-related pickup lines. We're selling them for $6 to students, faculty, staff, whoever wants one! They're super cute :)

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BellaLestrange87

Posting my update!

-english readings ch. 11-21

-ethics readings 1 & 2

-make study sheets for world history midterm, roman history midterm, and psychology midterm *screams*

-read chapters 2 and 3 of psychology textbook and take notes

-write cover letter for that job you want [intentionally vague]

-take out recycling

My list for this week:

-edit and submit cover letter and resume for that job you want

-start looking at summer job postings

-ethics readings

-start work on english essay

-plan ethics essay

-history assignment

-read A Clockwork Orange for english class

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DanyFire

Things I need to do over the next week:

-Write my final paper for my Modern Poetry class

-Start reading The Great Gatsby for my Major American Novel class

-Start reading The Catcher in the Rye for my Major American Novel class

-Finish discussion posts for my Modern Poetry class

-Write more of The Silver Lining

-Write more of The Bond of the Khalasar

Feel free to poke me on social media to see if I have done any of these.

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MuggleMaybe

I have a long weekend, so I'm hoping to get a lot done:

- Read 5 sources for my research paper
- Google survey
- Read Ch 4
- Read PDF
- Start lit review
- Plan/prep archetype stations for Tuesday lesson
- Clean apartment
- Gym at least once
- Groceries
- Laundry
- Post ch of Beyond Repair
- Write a chapter for the fairy tale challenge
- SECRET CUPID GIFTS
- Draft travel itinerary for mom & dad

Please poke about research paper :P

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sapphicsunrise

update!

  • mark 8 students' final assignments, write feedback, & return grades
  • write end-of-term reports for the same 8 students

i'm not gonna do one for next week bc i have a supervision meeting on friday & the prospect of showing up to that without having done enough work is terrifying and all the motivation i need

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RoxiMalfoy
On 2/8/2018 at 3:53 PM, PaulaTheProkaryote said:

Feel free to pester me for things I'm trying to finish before Sunday:

-Write every day this week for FebNo

-Make a bunch of picspams for the tumblr

-Fix my vacuum cleaner

-Vacuum 

-Fix my silhouette

@PaulaTheProkaryote So uhhh... I have not seen any of these 'n here said PicSpams yet... and TODAY is Sunday, lol!!! :P Where's mah purrdies at, Paula!?!? WHERE??!? :shrugs:

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PaulaTheProkaryote

oh hey yeah i haven't done any of that but I DID fix my vacuum and I vacuumed soooo win?

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MadiMalfoy

Update!

  • Write Chem Safety Paper for tomorrow
  • Make more candy beakers for Valentine's Day sale
  • Do problem set for Organic Structure Analysis
  • Make sure things are ready to go for a university event 
  • Work at STEM Day at the Capitol
  • Make presentation for Environmental Chemistry class
  • Do journal article analysis for Env. Chem. class
  • Write challenge entry
  • Finish chapter 20 of LMM
  • Take Chem Safety quiz & write next module's paper
  • Start working on my research poster

Additions:

  • Next problem set for OSA
  • Chem Safety Module 5
  • Make slides for ACS General Meeting 
  • Prep MarCHEMadness Event next week
  • Prep for grad school visit on March 1

Well it's like I made progress but not really :/ Oh well, welcome to senior year and last semester of undergrad I suppose! :shrugs:

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MuggleMaybe

Update:

- Read 5 sources for my research paper
- Google survey
- Read Ch 4
- Read PDF
- Start lit review
- Plan/prep archetype stations for Tuesday lesson
- Clean apartment
- Gym at least once
- Groceries
- Laundry
- Post ch of Beyond Repair
- Write a chapter for the fairy tale challenge
- SECRET CUPID GIFTS
- Draft travel itinerary for mom & dad

come on renee, get it together! :P 

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DanyFire

-Write my final paper for my Modern Poetry class

-Start reading The Great Gatsby for my Major American Novel class

-Start reading The Catcher in the Rye for my Major American Novel class

-Finish discussion posts for my Modern Poetry class

-Write more of The Silver Lining

-Write more of The Bond of the Khalasar

 

Here is my updated list. I hope I can do more by this time next week.

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Levana

Ah, I feel like I should add my own list of things I need to do so... At least most of my deadlines are a while away (except for the first one which is Wednesday)

  • Write research proposal for class
  • Write paper
  • Finish challenge entry
  • Finish (and post?) first chapter of long fic
  • Finish reading The Time Machine for my class
  • Finish reading From the Earth to the Moon for my class
  • Start reading 2001: A Space Odyssey for my class
  • Come up with a filming schedule for my class
  • Write script for Outside of School film project
  • Come up with filming schedule for that
  • Learn how to do more sophisticated coloring (and editing) in Da Vinci Resolve
  • Do class readings in general :S

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Veritaserum27
On 2/11/2018 at 10:11 AM, Veritaserum27 said:

Okay, here's my goal for today:

  • outline the "gaps" in ASLTW
  • finish the climax scene in ASLTW
  • exercise
  • leave a review

I've gotta keep it to that, or it won't get done!

I got everything on my previous list done except writing the scene.  I worked on it, but didn't finish it.  Here's my list for this week.

  • write an hour everyday
  • exercise four days
  • leave four reviews
  • complete my reflections (stuff for work)

I might come back and make this more specific, but I'm pretty happy with this for now.  

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MuggleMaybe

New work week, new list! This is through Sunday

  • 3 more research articles
  • class readings
  • exercise 4 days
  • write fairy tale challenge
  • observation lesson plan
  • sentence stems for ELA 10
  • taxes?
  • UK travel itinerary update
  • exchange baking dish

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Levana

Update on things that I haven't done and new things:

  • Write research proposal for class
  • Write paper (Uh, I never wrote it/handed it in... so...)
  • Finish challenge entry
  • Finish (and post?) first chapter of long fic
  • Finish reading The Time Machine for my class
  • Finish reading From the Earth to the Moon for my class
  • Start reading 2001: A Space Odyssey for my class
  • Come up with a filming schedule for my class
  • Write script for Outside of School film project
  • Come up with filming schedule for that
  • Learn how to do more sophisticated coloring (and editing) in Da Vinci Resolve
  • Do class readings in general :S
  • journal article summaries
  • annotated bibliography
  • get a job

Not doing so good on this productivity thing... 

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MadiMalfoy

I'm coming up on my spring break week, but that just means I have even more to do this week! :/

  • Write challenge entry
  • Finish chapter 20 of LMM
  • Start working on my research poster
  • Next problem set for OSA
  • Chem Safety Module 5
  • Make slides for ACS General Meeting 
  • Prep MarCHEMadness Event next week
  • Prep for grad school visit on March 1

New List:

  • OSA Problem Set #7
  • Study for OSA midterm
  • Environmental Chemistry Case Study
  • Environmental Chemistry Toxin Research
  • Write Major blog post for academic advising
  • Study for Capstone midterm
  • Finish Chapter 20 of LMM
  • Get banner made for Laundry Day one-shot
  • Write Honors Thesis Paper
  • Prep Halloween House info for CECD
  • Pack for spring break/take things home
  • Prep for National ACS Meeting
  • Prep for grad school visit on March 23-25

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BellaLestrange87

I was very unproductive on reading week but pretty much everything got done eventually so... :P

-edit and submit cover letter and resume for that job you want

-start looking at summer job postings

-ethics readings

-start work on english essay

-plan ethics essay

-history assignment

-read A Clockwork Orange for english class

New List:

-study for classics midterm

-finish english essay #2

-read first part of Maurice for english class

-plan and write ethics essay (:whistling:)

-research for english essay #3

-write history essay

*hides under bed*

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