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Show Of Hands July 1st, 2013 2:43am

When you work, are you more like a tortoise (slow and steady, lots of stamina) or a hare (fast in bursts, but requiring more breaks)?

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kubu1218 Texas
07/04/13 5:38 pm

Not slow and steady, but I don't really take breaks either. I basically strap in in the morning and don't move far from my seat until I leave.

kc17 Minnesota
07/04/13 8:36 am

Both...? I just want to get it done.

07/04/13 1:22 am

It's not a sprint it's a marathon

CBunny Oakland, CA
07/03/13 5:51 pm

I work quickly with no breaks. But I usually only have 4-6 hour shifts.

EarlyBird Portland
07/03/13 6:41 am

I get bursts of energy. During those bursts, I'm very focused and can practically move mountains. Then I need a short break before starting all over again.

07/02/13 2:22 pm

Quality over quantity for most of the time, but I guess it depends. Not many breaks either way..

MoonFireDancer New Jersey
07/02/13 1:35 pm

Being a bartender, I try and finish before the drunks that try and have weird conversations with me come.

dabrat East Coast
07/01/13 9:15 pm

A hare without breaks

07/01/13 7:14 pm

Hurry through ur shift so u can put it on chill mode for the rest of the day

DakotaJames seattle
07/01/13 5:57 pm

I work by the hour and fast, something must be wrong with me.

cowboy Proud Father
07/01/13 5:27 pm

Slow and steady wins the race.

freedomforall9 North Carolina
07/01/13 3:14 pm

I'm more like an ass. I can do all the work no problem I'm just lazy and hard headed.

rickvee Living the dream
07/01/13 1:20 pm

Neither, working for the railroad there's only one speed. Full throttle all day. Maybe taking a 30 min lunch in a 10 hour day.

ishady 86451132020
07/01/13 11:36 am

I like this analogy. Some days the tortoise, some days the hare.

lindiihop Michigan
07/01/13 7:41 am

I work in the kitchen at a nursing home, and work never flows at a constant pace. I'm either busting my butt to get stuff done, or I'm sitting on my butt with nothing to do. There's never a happy medium.

ladyniner81 people suck
07/01/13 7:13 am

I tend to be fast, but slow to make sure I don't make mistakes

toughmudder99 Texas
07/01/13 6:21 am

All fast with no breaks. Not sure what kind of animal that is... Tiger Shark?

leary Dulag Luft
07/01/13 5:52 am

Slow, steady, lots of breaks and an afternoon nap. It's a geezer thing.

Userperson Florida
07/01/13 4:59 am


Definitely a tort... (takes a break) hare.

sukiemac Michigan
07/01/13 4:34 am

There is no slow in my job

YouWantMeToPay ... for THIS
07/01/13 12:40 am

I'm typically finished with my assignment within 3 hours after clocking in.

Love my job, love my life!

MissPresident California
07/01/13 12:25 am


MissPresident California
07/01/13 9:16 am

Yeah I just figured out how to change it

Wert A picture of my junk
07/01/13 12:14 am

I can do either, depending on the circumstances.

Jayseph Wasatch Front
06/30/13 11:59 pm

Bust A$$ when I start and just maintain slow and steady the rest of the day.

06/30/13 11:36 pm

Definitely a mixture of the 2. I don't take a lot of breaks but I'm not too slow either.

jmcolema Greensboro
06/30/13 11:04 pm

There should be a third answer on this one. I want to finish my work as fast as possible. I feel like once I get a break I end up slowing down altogether. So I prefer just to work all day through. Honestly

Kobejr Orlando, Fl
06/30/13 9:40 pm

I'm like a combo of the 2. I work really fast and really accurate but I don't really need a lot of breaks

laga1928 nc
06/30/13 10:12 pm

I'm also like the opposite, except I work slow and need more breaks... I think I'm just lazy actually.

theavgguy I.E.
06/30/13 9:28 pm

In my job you have to be fast and accurate. Do it wrong and people my get hurt.

06/30/13 9:12 pm

I work quickly and accurately, and I usually skip my break so I can go home 20 minutes earlier.

XercesBlue ...
06/30/13 8:53 pm

I'm very efficient. I work hard until I am where I need to be.

beanD California
06/30/13 8:51 pm

Studying for final exams is not a good situation for a hare.

loveraider13 Tennessee
06/30/13 8:47 pm

Actually, I'm a mixture of both. I'm fast and don't usually need a break.

dale41 Putting the FU in fun
06/30/13 8:32 pm

I actually just got done working 13.5 hours with no break.

Kay41 the Midwest
06/30/13 8:43 pm

Wow....that sounds awful.

dale41 Putting the FU in fun
06/30/13 8:50 pm

It wasn't too bad. I have gotten use to working long shift. I think of myself more as a machine, than a tortoise.

Posco BBQ Enthusiast
06/30/13 9:35 pm

Like if the terminator had a day job? Because that's what I'm picturing.

06/30/13 8:31 pm

In the morning I'm a turtle, but once I get some coffee in me I turn into a hare. Once u get momentum I usually work through the day. Coffee is just a kickstart.

OhTheIrony Learning from you
06/30/13 8:29 pm

I'm a tortoise who takes a lot of breaks.

06/30/13 8:26 pm

Hare... But no breaks. Not even really aloud one.

06/30/13 8:31 pm

Allowed... Sorry ☺

bstokosa Connecticut
06/30/13 9:45 pm

We in CT work too damn hard. Have to be fast ~ accurate ~ and not really allowed breaks. Hmmm

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/01/13 12:11 am

You're usually legally allowed a 10 minute break if you work up to six hours, and a lunch after 6 hours. You should check on that.

07/01/13 1:22 pm

Not if you are basically required to waive your break every time you punch in .. And even if you don't you're still not getting one most likely. Ever work in a restaurant?

06/30/13 8:24 pm

Hare. Usually I will work about 40-45 minutes in a burst, take a 15-20 min unwind, and then dive back in for another burst until my job is done. Usually I get work done early & have time for free training from my office, currently doing photoshop

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/30/13 8:22 pm

When I still worked I hated taking breaks. Too much trouble, too much opportunity for error, too much fun missed while away. I'd never have taken a break if they didn't make me.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
06/30/13 8:18 pm

I teach aerobics one cannot be a tortoise and teach aerobics.

not_even Boston, MA
06/30/13 8:16 pm

My job requires me to be the hare.

izak81 Indiana
06/30/13 8:15 pm

I usually *takes break* am super fast *takes break* at commenting *takes break* on show of hands.

baskins The Foothills
06/30/13 8:14 pm

I have stamina for sure and I don't like to mosey along. Get it done.