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When deadlines approach what is the first thing that starts to get neglected?   [Edit]

Survey period: 14 Jan 2008 to 21 Jan 2008

We've all been there and it isn't pretty

OptionVotes% 
Eating well21212.63
Eating1146.79
Cleaning (house, clothes, bathroom)39823.70
Cleaning (one"s self)291.73
Basic personal hygiene673.99
Relations with friends and family25615.25
Relations with wife / husband / significant other18410.96
The actual problem you are meant to be working on30017.87

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GeneralHi About Deadlines come up... Pin
sushant_d842-Feb-08 1:59
sushant_d842-Feb-08 1:59 
GeneralDuplicates Pin
Tad McClellan18-Jan-08 9:53
professionalTad McClellan18-Jan-08 9:53 
Generalassigning values to Crystal Report Formula Pin
KETAN K.18-Jan-08 3:32
KETAN K.18-Jan-08 3:32 
GeneralRe: assigning values to Crystal Report Formula Pin
Tad McClellan18-Jan-08 9:55
professionalTad McClellan18-Jan-08 9:55 
GeneralRe: assigning values to Crystal Report Formula Pin
Paul Conrad20-Jan-08 11:54
professionalPaul Conrad20-Jan-08 11:54 
GeneralClean Up the Optional Answers? Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 2:26
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 2:26 
GeneralRe: Clean Up the Optional Answers? Pin
Pater16-Jan-08 21:20
Pater16-Jan-08 21:20 
AnswerWhen deadlines approach Pin
Sonali Sneha15-Jan-08 6:11
Sonali Sneha15-Jan-08 6:11 
GeneralBasic personal hygiene Pin
NormDroid15-Jan-08 3:45
professionalNormDroid15-Jan-08 3:45 
GeneralRe: Basic personal hygiene Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar16-Jan-08 2:30
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar16-Jan-08 2:30 
Generaltypically what happens... Pin
Joe Q15-Jan-08 3:03
Joe Q15-Jan-08 3:03 
GeneralRe: typically what happens... Pin
NormDroid15-Jan-08 3:43
professionalNormDroid15-Jan-08 3:43 
GeneralRe: typically what happens... Pin
Joe Q15-Jan-08 5:57
Joe Q15-Jan-08 5:57 
GeneralI'm surprised nobody mentioned this before Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 2:43
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 2:43 
GeneralRe: Your tagline Pin
W Balboos, GHB15-Jan-08 4:49
W Balboos, GHB15-Jan-08 4:49 
Vikram A Punathambekar wrote:
"If a trend is truly global, then that trend ought to be visible across ANY subset of that data" - fat_boy


Actually, I don't think so.

Consider: A trend is calculated from the full universe of points. It is, idealistically, a best-fit to the data. If one can pick any subset of the data, one can clearly select (in the general case) a subset of out-layers that will indicate a completely different trend.

Your scenario would only be true in the case of perfect data. I don't think one can (or should) properly call a perfect data fits a trend.

Or am I mistaken?

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein

"How do you find out if you're unwanted if everyone you try to ask tells you to go away?" - Balboos HaGadol



GeneralRe: Your tagline Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 5:11
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 5:11 
GeneralYour site Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 5:15
Vikram A Punathambekar15-Jan-08 5:15 
GeneralRe: Your site Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 2:18
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QuestionRe: Your site Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar16-Jan-08 3:31
Vikram A Punathambekar16-Jan-08 3:31 
GeneralRe: Your site Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 3:41
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 3:41 
GeneralRe: Your site Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar16-Jan-08 3:56
Vikram A Punathambekar16-Jan-08 3:56 
GeneralRe: Your site [modified] Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 8:05
W Balboos, GHB16-Jan-08 8:05 
GeneralRe: I'm surprised nobody mentioned this before Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar15-Jan-08 18:14
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar15-Jan-08 18:14 
GeneralBe More Positive Pin
W Balboos, GHB15-Jan-08 1:35
W Balboos, GHB15-Jan-08 1:35 
GeneralRe: Be More Positive Pin
ricmil4215-Jan-08 2:50
ricmil4215-Jan-08 2:50 

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