back to top

How Eternally Late Are You?

Is your motto in life, "Running late, but I'm on the way!"?

Posted on
  1. Check if you...
    Check
    Have ever caught your friends setting up an EARLIER time for you and a LATER time for the rest of the group.
    Check
    Have ever stuck inspirational messages on your alarm clock to help you wake up.
    Check
    Have ever slept through a test.
    Check
    Have ever felt like a marathon runner because you spent all morning sprinting so you can show up on time.
    Check
    Took longer than nine months to be born.
    Check
    Set all the clocks ahead in your house to try to fool yourself.
    Check
    Have been reprimanded by your boss for tardiness.
    Check
    Have had people give up and start eating without you.
    Check
    Have ever missed a flight.
    Check
    Have woken up after the time you said you'd be somewhere.
    Check
    Have said, "On my way!" when you're still getting ready.
    Check
    Have blamed being late on traffic.
    Check
    Take start times as mere suggestions.
    Check
    Have arrived at a party as it's winding down.
    Check
    Have taken so long getting ready that you gave up on going out entirely.
    Check
    Have arrived on time and people were startled by it.
    Check
    Have left early, and still wound up showing up late.
    Check
    Think you deserve a medal for leaving late but still showing up on time.
    Check
    Can't remember the last time you ate breakfast at home.
    Check
    Live by the motto: "Running late, but I'm on my way!"
    Check
    Walk quickly everywhere you go, even if you're not running late, just because it's what you're used to.
    Check
    Hate it when you race to show up on time to the doctor's office just to wait like an hour for them to see you.
    Check
    Don't watch your favorite show when it's on, and end up getting everything spoiled for you.
    Check
    Have become an expert on putting on makeup on the bus.
    Check
    Or at brushing your teeth while you're getting dressed.
    Check
    Have the couple minutes you were running late turn into a couple hours because everything seems to go wrong when you're running behind.
    Check
    Sometimes feel like the day is only three hours long.
    Check
    Think of the snooze button as your best friend.
    Check
    Surprise yourself with how creative you can be when you're making excuses for being late.
    Check
    Are late for something right now because you wasted too much time taking this quiz.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

 
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.