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Show Of Hands January 20th, 2013 12:00am

Do you make check-lists to keep track of things you need to get done?

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Adric Elkmont
01/25/13 10:41 am

I make them but almost always lose them before I get any done.

01/23/13 4:38 pm

I always make them but i never stick to them

fotoguy Florida
01/23/13 4:24 am

This is a question which one choice should be "sometimes".

FearToFall what is this for
01/23/13 3:42 am

I make them, but never follow them. Effective, yes?

01/21/13 7:12 pm

Omg I would lost without my to do list, I use the check list on my iPhone and god help me if I ever lose it.

deathvalley Chicago native
01/21/13 3:47 pm

I have a paper planner and I use my calendar!

sarah1911 Poolesville MD
01/21/13 11:44 am

Yes but not that it works half the time. :)

zorthog The Republic
01/21/13 6:21 am

Dawl exactly what I'm talking about, however I'm not a natural blue nor do I surf the jellies.

01/21/13 5:44 am

No, but I should. I usually make a mental note.

gonzoboy Northern AZ
01/21/13 4:47 am

I make check-lists, only if the number of things I need to do, exceeds my capacity to remember. (Usually around two 'things'!) I usually use digital "Post-it" notes.

KatG Liberal in Ohio
01/21/13 12:53 am

For certain things. I make a grocery list because I forget half of what I need if I don't. I also make lists before trips or holidays but for every day stuff, not usually.

2katz I live in Nebraska
01/21/13 12:01 am

Forgot to say I color-code stuff on the lists too...

susanr Colorado
01/20/13 11:47 pm

I'm so glad to know I'm not the only one. I think.

dawl adulting
01/20/13 11:41 pm

Haha I've done that too Susan!

susanr Colorado
01/20/13 11:21 pm

Been there. Done it too. Even more sick, I've typed it into an iPhone app To-Do list, just so I could delete it. Not even any record that it happened. Oh, the shame.

01/20/13 10:07 pm

It helps a lot that I have a teen who lives with me. ????

dawl adulting
01/20/13 10:07 pm

P. Sherman 42 Wallaby way...

dawl adulting
01/20/13 9:54 pm

Oh it's sick - if it wasn't on my list and I did it, I must write it down so I can cross it off.

lmurder MDK
01/20/13 9:41 pm

Long term memory luckily. Like to thank the military for that!

snacks East Bumfart
01/20/13 9:38 pm

No my wife will nag me about them. I mean remind me of them.

EarlyBird Portland
01/20/13 9:12 pm

I don't find my iPhone simple to use for organizing. It sounds like you do.

01/20/13 9:04 pm

Was there a reason for your question, EarlyBird?

kianiwaters Somewhere Over There
01/20/13 7:15 pm

I really didn't mean to write $6. It's not. My 2.5 year old grabbed my phone.

kianiwaters Somewhere Over There
01/20/13 7:14 pm

I LOVE the app Paperless. I can sync it with my husbands phone and the iPad $6

mmdubya SAV
01/20/13 6:29 pm

Nope. Like I need another thing to do.

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
01/20/13 6:18 pm

Sometimes, it just depends on how much I have on my "to do plate"

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
01/20/13 6:09 pm

I also like how I can access them via iCloud on other computers.

LucentInsanity Seattle
01/20/13 6:01 pm

Do I make them? Yes. Do I ever remember to look at it while getting stuff done? Nope.

susanr Colorado
01/20/13 5:58 pm

FIAT, I don't know much about Google Glasses yet - just haven't taken the time to learn - but it sounds like the potential is huge. And yeah, it would be refreshing to have something entirely new. I'm sort of hoping for something to plug into a socket in my brain.

01/20/13 5:35 pm

Post-it's are my best friend. when the task or reminder is done you crinkle it up and throw it out!

Quinnipiac Here
01/20/13 4:51 pm

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CTYankee!!! Connecticut
01/20/13 4:32 pm

I don't, but I should

01/20/13 4:28 pm

I make lists of my lists--still doesn't keep me organized!

01/20/13 4:17 pm

Yup - there's an app for that :)

01/20/13 3:58 pm

If its not on a list it's lost in space

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
01/20/13 3:57 pm

No check list for me to keep,the wife is the only check list I need and lets me know about it.

DrCarpenter Ann Arbor
01/20/13 3:40 pm

I am the queen of lists. I have a to do list on my phone, computer, iPad, wall, bathroom mirror, and one in my pocket that is currently 7 pages long, not long term either, all stuff that needs to be done by the end of the week. I would be lost without it. I should probably get off SOH actually...

01/20/13 3:40 pm

Not dumb at all! In fact, the total opposite. I like to just cross out; it gives me a sense of accomplishment when I don't get everything done.

barbearnj Dreaming of Banff
01/20/13 3:38 pm

Regularly.....then I lose them.....

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
01/20/13 3:12 pm

My notes app is stuffed. Like 2,000 notes. Probably only 60 of those are to-do lists. The standard Notes app is AWESOME!!!

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
01/20/13 3:09 pm

This is why I think Google Glasses might give Apple a run for their money. There are so many things (such as in-yo-face notifications) Google Glass could do incredibly well. Much better than a handheld device in fact. [Yes I said "yo" instead of "you"]

01/20/13 2:59 pm

Me? No way! I always remember everything!.... What was i saying?

makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
01/20/13 2:35 pm

yes, but they still don't get done :(

OhNo Thornton, Colorado
01/20/13 2:30 pm

In my head yes. I use to write things down, but idk, I stopped doing that.

techkak north coast
01/20/13 2:13 pm

I use my phone calendar and to do app for reminder. I use the Kroger app for grocery lists. I use that because I can also select electronic coupons they offer on it. The e-coupons are automatically put on the shopping list.