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Beeminder/procrastination/akrasia jokes?


#1

I’m doing a toastmasters speech from the humourously speaking series.

I would like to do it promoting beeminder but I need two jokes to start and finish with. Luckily they don’t neee to be original. I thought it would be easy to find them but I’m coming up blank. Any suggestions?


#2

So cool that you’re promoting Beeminder in your Toastmasters speech!

Would comics work? I think there are some highly on-point SMBC comics, like this one:

http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/2010-11-08

And there’s this from xkcd:

Oh, and waitbutwhy could surely be mined for material. The author of that also gave a pretty hilarious TED talk:

https://waitbutwhy.com/2016/03/my-ted-talk.html

And of course blog posts by @bee tend to have something hilarious in them.


#3

Thanks!

I can’t do comics but will mine those sources for material.


#4

I know you can’t use it for your talk, but as long as we are on the topic, I have to post a link to the canonical Calvin & Hobbes comic storyline about akrasia:

http://web.mit.edu/manoli/mood/www/calvin-full.html

There must be some great jokes involving akrasia but I can’t think of any either. I wonder if you’d have more luck searching for jokes about procrastination?


#5

Thanks for the cartoon! I started off searching for procrastination and came up blank. Thus my post here to the forum.