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#165301 - 01/18/07 02:30 PM Get 'er done
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What does this mean?

#165302 - 01/18/07 02:37 PM Re: Get 'er done
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okay, my turn

edit: the concensus seems to be that this stems from Larry the Cable Guy

Edited by tsuwm (01/18/07 02:44 PM)

#165303 - 01/18/07 04:12 PM Re: Get 'er done
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Good place to try a post. Having problems. Sorry if it worked - didn't think it would...

#165304 - 01/18/07 04:20 PM Re: Get 'er done
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It's "git 'er done."

And the "done" is about 1.2 syllables.

#165305 - 01/18/07 04:58 PM Re: Get 'er done
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What does this mean?

This means that the phrase "get 'er done" is a parody of the phrase "Getting Things Done" , commonly abbreviated as GTD, the title of a popular motivational book by a guy named David Allen.

GTD rests on the principle that a person needs to move tasks out of the mind by recording them somewhere. That way, the mind is freed from the job of remembering everything that needs to be done, and can concentrate on actually performing those tasks.

That's what "get 'er done" is.

#165306 - 01/18/07 06:52 PM Re: Get 'er done
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so the book should actually be called "Making a List" ?

#165307 - 01/19/07 01:27 PM Re: Get 'er done
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so the book should actually be called "Making a List" ?

heh. Occam's Razor slices again!


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