Full Week
June 19, 2010 1:08 PM   Subscribe

Full Week: nothing but pure, list pulverizing accomplishment in six easy phases.* With interactive calendar! (Revolving Floor previously.)

*Frivolous matters such as bathroom breaks, naps, and career not accounted for.
posted by jjray (12 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
As one of those who identified with this post I am having heart palpitations now.
posted by Iteki at 1:26 PM on June 19, 2010 [3 favorites]

Oh good! If I just quit my job, I'll finally have a spare 45 minutes in which to trim my pubic hair.


(And yes, he recommends allotting 45 minutes for this activity.)
posted by Help, I can't stop talking! at 1:36 PM on June 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

This is not how things get done.
posted by TwelveTwo at 1:44 PM on June 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

Where is there time for internet meme development, astounding and beautiful photo essays, and building robots?
posted by amethysts at 2:23 PM on June 19, 2010

What Iteki said. I feel exhausted from just scrolling through the page.
I'm going to bed now.
posted by pyrex at 2:32 PM on June 19, 2010

It takes a good 45 minutes in which to trim pubic hair if you're making topiary animals like I do. Right now I am sporting the elephant look, but my unicorn is also quite popular. Then there's the narwhale and the rhino.

I just assumed everyone does this.
posted by cjorgensen at 2:35 PM on June 19, 2010 [3 favorites]

hilarious! what a great find. the rest of the blog is great too.
posted by seawallrunner at 2:41 PM on June 19, 2010

posted by Memo at 3:47 PM on June 19, 2010

If there's not time in there for building robots, it is not a week worth living.
posted by Wuggie Norple at 4:29 PM on June 19, 2010

Funny, though from the title I was hoping for more nerdy project management porn, like PERT/Gantt charts, resource management, material supply, budget estimates and tracking, and critical chain planning, with all the prep work he left out back-sheduled for months/weeks before, culminating in a frenzied one-week, as much action as possible shoehorned into the time available, life overhaul. And then a running blog of his progress on the project (of course, progress monitoring and blogging time would have to be scheduled.) As in, how much planning and management overhead can you add before you're not actually spending any time doing the work? A question I often ask myself at work.

I guess that wouldn't lend itself as well to routine recurring tasks like "get 8 hours of sleep" as it would big one-off tasks like deep-cleaning the house, reorganizing the bill receiving/paying/filing process, etc.

(I like how "Figure out how to delete MySpace account" takes more than 2 hours. heh.)
posted by ctmf at 6:36 PM on June 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

Seriously questioning this guy's time management (something he seems to think he's an expert at. He can "write a strongly worded letter to his congressman/woman" in 10 minutes but it takes him an hour and a half to "figure out what random key is for"? Only an hour at the DMV?
posted by i_am_a_fiesta at 10:12 PM on June 19, 2010 [1 favorite]

Did he remember "light candles and incense?" Because I (stupidly) own these things, and once every four months think "shit, I never remember to light these candles!" While we're dispensing with guilt over undone things, let's include a candle-lighting ritual. Also, what about "plan Halloween costume?"
posted by salvia at 10:13 PM on June 19, 2010

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