“Can’t you just move all the little obligations by to at least process them?” “Oh no, I have to process this one first!”
“What’s that small billboard to the side?” “Oh don’t worry about that, I’d put the spotlights on it if it were important.”
Sometimes, it’s worth doing a little bit of subtraction.
The silver lining is that the wind is warm and comfortable.
“Oh yeah, you can have the supplemental material. It’s in that closet. Just be careful, it’s a little jumbled in there.”
No matter how high of a probability p that a given coauthor will accept, your overall chances of your coauthors accepting the changes will dwindle with the number of coauthors.
“Look, I’m just following where the evidence leads.”
And that’s before you start carrying definitions and concepts from other papers they reference!
And that’s when you know you’re ready to graduate!
“Do you mind if I bring my Confidence too?”