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"Take your time"
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"Take your time"

Ever hating hearing this phrase from a teacher when your trying to complete an assignment or test when it's almost time to leave the classroom? Nothing good ever comes out of that, other than making you do work at a slow pace.

If your not going to have time to finish it, what's the point? Might as well rush it. Having a good chance of getting something right is better than not doing it all.

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"Take your time"

It's worse when they tell you to take your time when you are taking your time.

I'm trying to think here, yet their ruining my concentration by talking. Not to mention they waste my time by telling my to take my time, and I don't like wasting my time.

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: "Take your time"

Take your time.

You have five minutes. Smile

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"Take your time"

I know you want to post a witty reply, guys, but take your time, no one's rushing you. You have all the time in the world. Just keep breathing, you still have a couple of minutes, plenty of time, don't rush, let the answer come to you, you are under no pressure. Just breathe. Take it in. Easy does it. You don't have to answer right away. No need to be hasty. Choose the right answer carefully, don't guess the wrong one quickly. Okay?

TAKE YOUR TIME

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"Take your time"

You have a minute left, but go ahead and take your time. Yes, take your time. Take your time. *Bell rings*. OK PENS AND PENCILS DOWN, HAND YOUR WORK IN!

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: "Take your time"

From the teacher's perspective 'take your time' equals 'don't finish early because I don't want to have to think of another way to occupy your mind for the next 25 minutes but when the bell rings you have ten seconds to get out of here.'

If you want to be a different fish, you've got to jump out of the school.


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"Take your time"

I always finish early. Be it tests, or homework.

It was either "You should take your time" or "Check your work". Once I checked my work 8 times, then finally said "I think I've checked it more than enough times MISS"(female teacher) and finally got it handed in. Then I napped for the remaining 25 minutes for the class to finish. I ended up with a 100, yet even with that the teacher still kept nagging me about checking my work...

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RE: "Take your time"

She just wants you to look busy if her boss pops in.

If you want to be a different fish, you've got to jump out of the school.


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"Take your time"

Busy looking like I'm having a hard time with a test I easily finish. Just more nonsense of the current educational system.(The Factory System)

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