Too much perfectionism at work will slowly kill you, but just the right amount of it is...perfect. Especially when it results in a meticulously stacked pile of carrots in a supermarket. You might be wondering if you're in an art gallery!

Bored Panda collected a bunch of satisfying examples of perfectionism at work. These people definitely deserve a raise, or your upvote! Check this post for more symmetry, or this one if your inner perfectionist is feeling naughty. Upload your pics, too!

#1

This Driver Is Suffering From Perfectionism

This Driver Is Suffering From Perfectionism

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BonBrantley
Community Member
4 years ago

I think it is actually cross sections of logs arranged artistically on the back panel of the truck. Still very creative and clever!

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#2

T-shirts Aligned To Show The Characters On Them

T-shirts Aligned To Show The Characters On Them

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BonBrantley
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! That took some time.

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#3

These Piles Of Spice At A Market In Marrakesh

These Piles Of Spice At A Market In Marrakesh

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AliciaMcGill
Community Member
4 years ago

How the f....?!

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#4

Good It Department

Good It Department

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CassieWilliams
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4 years ago

That's beautiful!

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#5

This Is How My Local Tire Shop Keeps Their Used Tires

This Is How My Local Tire Shop Keeps Their Used Tires

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AllenSandlin
Community Member
4 years ago

It's called lacing (for obvious reasons) it's the most space efficient way to store tires. Not to mention the most topple resistant.

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#6

This Person Probably Has To Study For Finals

This Person Probably Has To Study For Finals

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BonBrantley
Community Member
4 years ago

I love it! He doesn't even work there!

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#7

The Way This Is Cut

The Way This Is Cut

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AnnHerring
Community Member
4 years ago

now that is seriously cool

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#8

Carrots Stacked At The Supermarket

Carrots Stacked At The Supermarket

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PandaBear
Community Member
4 years ago

And then there's that one person who grabs the bottom carrot…

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#9

I Can't Stop Looking At It

I Can't Stop Looking At It

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maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
4 years ago

u will even feel bad buying it

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#10

So Beautiful

So Beautiful

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KovácsZoli
Community Member
4 years ago

Love.

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#11

This Whole Foods Display

This Whole Foods Display

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JustAGirl
Community Member
4 years ago

The small OCD voice in the back of my head is calling to me...

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#12

Miami Design District

Miami Design District

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LizCarroll
Community Member
4 years ago

No! It should be Red, orange yellow.

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#13

This Column Of Textbooks

This Column Of Textbooks

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ParkeGary
Community Member
4 years ago

Structural Engineering text books?

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#14

This Shelf Of Books

This Shelf Of Books

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LauryM.
Community Member
4 years ago

This is pretty, but it's highly impractical for anyone else than the person who has the intimate knowledge of the colour of every one of those titles.

IngaAuðbjörg
Community Member
4 years ago

Actually, I've kept mine like this for a while and I find that I almost always remember the color of the keel, although I might not remember the author's name.

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JerryTesař(InToSSH)
Community Member
4 years ago

They should have sorted them by size aswell, this is scratching my OCD.

JeanneDeaux
Community Member
4 years ago

Glad to see I'm not the only one... It's quite disturbing to see them like this.

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Rcatheron
Community Member
4 years ago

It's okay, but my inner OCD child needs to put them in oorder by size.

Michel Guntern
Community Member
4 years ago

I've seen a number of colour co-ordinated book shelves.

NatashaRichards
Community Member
4 years ago

I once arranged my bookshelf in alphabetical order but it buffed me that it didn't look like this......so I rearranged it to be colour coordinated. Much more pleasing to the eye!

RrezartaMulolli
Community Member
4 years ago

This is how my clothes look like

AlexMaldonado
Community Member
4 years ago

I will also arrange them by size not only by colour.

DanielaNik
Community Member
4 years ago

50 shades of literature :)

Crazy Bagel
Community Member
3 years ago

B-b-but... WHAT IF YOUR COLOR-BLIND?!? 😂😱😂

Michelle quehl
Community Member
4 years ago

F.u. Dewey decimal system

AnimalLover1117
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like something from my room!

AgnesAuxiliatrix
Community Member
4 years ago

They probably aren't in alphabetical order and they aren't in height order...

ChannonDoughty
Community Member
4 years ago

That's an unusual, rather OCD way to arrange books. By author or genre would be far more user friendly. But, hey, it looks great!

ReginaSlider
Community Member
4 years ago

They need to be in order of size as well.... very distracting

RachaelKing
Community Member
4 years ago

Its worrying that the height order in this picture is bothering me...just a little

BarbaraCaslon
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm a designer and even I think this is stupid. The only thing worse is the designers who put the spines facing in, so all you see are the white pages.

OmarAl-Terkawi
Community Member
4 years ago

This is annoying! why aren't they arranged by height too?!!

LisaPeterson
Community Member
4 years ago

They need to be in height order too.

DaniaCaw
Community Member
4 years ago

Thry werent stacked by size because everything here follows the color hue! *shivering

GrahamDuckworth
Community Member
4 years ago

I do the same with my shirts in the wardrobe :)

EveMas
Community Member
4 years ago

I always do this with my books

OwenSayaman
Community Member
4 years ago

It could do better if it was all stacked according to size too (per compartment)

TaraSloboda
Community Member
4 years ago

Close but no cigar - the sizing is off and drives me crazy haha

Kaitalyn Barnes
Community Member
4 years ago

I do not like this.. the shape is all wrong.. who cares about color?

Seán-SeánO'Cochláin
Community Member
4 years ago

Only an idiot would colour-code their books.

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#15

This Cookie Jar

This Cookie Jar

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ChrisStokes
Community Member
4 years ago

now it'll be totally obvious if someone went in the cookie jar

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#16

This Desk In My University Library Is Made Up Of Perfectly Fitted Book Ends. All Real Books Too

This Desk In My University Library Is Made Up Of Perfectly Fitted Book Ends. All Real Books Too

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SarahArif
Community Member
4 years ago

Nightmare when taking out a book :(

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#17

Sock Display In This Japanese Department Store

Sock Display In This Japanese Department Store

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RasaBrazdeikyte
Community Member
4 years ago

and that beige pile bothers me. the upper sock is not even :/

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#18

Wedding Hair Perfection

Wedding Hair Perfection

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Berkeley
Community Member
4 years ago

Very cool but would be curious to know what it looks like from the front

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#19

The Presentation Of These Paint Colours

The Presentation Of These Paint Colours

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BeannguaqØksnebjerg
Community Member
4 years ago

Pretty darn useful. Wish more places would do it like this, or similar

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#20

The Way These Boxes Are Organized

The Way These Boxes Are Organized

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_WEIRD_ONE_
Community Member
2 years ago

then again, they aren't boxes

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#21

This Beer Display

This Beer Display

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MakoiParas
Community Member
4 years ago

Is this how heaven looks like? lol

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#22

One Of My Greater Achievements In Life

One Of My Greater Achievements In Life

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AlisonRowe
Community Member
4 years ago

the shells are just as impressive

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#23

This Pleases Me On So Many Levels

This Pleases Me On So Many Levels

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PandaBear
Community Member
4 years ago

YUM!!!

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#24

Perfectly Stacked Logs

Perfectly Stacked Logs

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JonathanNewton
Community Member
4 years ago

I just had an eyegasm.

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#25

Landed A Job Where My OCD Fits Right In

Landed A Job Where My OCD Fits Right In

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hawkeyefan iowa
Community Member
4 years ago

An OCD's heaven

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#26

These M&M's I Sorted At Work

These M&M's I Sorted At Work

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Mariammayu
Community Member
4 years ago

Too much green !!

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#27

Top Row Of Hangers

Top Row Of Hangers

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Moonglass
Community Member
4 years ago

It's like a dolphin... So sleek and aesthetically pleasing...

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#28

These Books In Shelves

These Books In Shelves

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LauryM.
Community Member
4 years ago

Again pretty, but super impractical. And this seems to be in a library? Unless this is a temporary display, it goes against every organization teachings in library training.

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#29

Practically Perfect Paletas

Practically Perfect Paletas

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guess
Community Member
4 years ago

The blackberry rosemary ones look really good~

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#30

These Stacks Of Drywall

These Stacks Of Drywall

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samanthaiza
Community Member
4 years ago

moving the scene makes it look more perfect

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#31

These Tidy Cables

These Tidy Cables

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#32

The Way These Boxes Fit Into This Truck

The Way These Boxes Fit Into This Truck

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CollinRogers
Community Member
4 years ago

How did they deal with the wheel wells?

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#33

The Way These Bottles Are Arranged

The Way These Bottles Are Arranged

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AnnRos'a
Community Member
4 years ago

Those bags in back need to be perfectly propped up, just sayin'!!

#34

Perfection

Perfection

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#35

People Were Staring But I Know You Guys Understand

People Were Staring But I Know You Guys Understand

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SherrelReed
Community Member
4 years ago

There is one slightly "off" the urge to adjust is huge!

#36

The Crayons At My Job

The Crayons At My Job

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Pi
Community Member
4 years ago

A job with animals and crayons... :) That would be PERFECT!

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#37

Perfectionist Taco Bell Employee

Perfectionist Taco Bell Employee

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CollinRogers
Community Member
4 years ago

Makes me sad. We only get 2 of these sauces in Canada. Mild and Hot. No Fire, no green/verde, and I don't even know what the purple package holds.

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#38

How These Bottles Fit On The Shelf

How These Bottles Fit On The Shelf

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IoanaCristinaOltean
Community Member
4 years ago

It could have been better... they could have been ordered in rainbow order :P

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#39

Perfectionist Supermarket

Perfectionist Supermarket

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hawkeyefan iowa
Community Member
4 years ago

*shop

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#40

Vegetables Store In Argentina

Vegetables Store In Argentina

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AgnesAuxiliatrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Are those apples with the lemons?!

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#41

These Cables

These Cables

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#42

These Lecture Hall Chairs

These Lecture Hall Chairs

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HeatherBurdettHolloway
Community Member
4 years ago

I feel silly, but I wish the green row were closet to the front for the color effect, but this is still very cool.

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#43

Someone In Our Office Suffers From Perfection-atis

Someone In Our Office Suffers From Perfection-atis

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NripendraTamang
Community Member
4 years ago

the spoon on the right though

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#44

I Love The Way These Are Stocked

I Love The Way These Are Stocked

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NicoleLu
Community Member
4 years ago

Look at the bottom left , eeeegh

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#45

Banana For Scale?

Banana For Scale?

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Katy_G
Community Member
4 years ago

That lime green bunch in the second row from the bottom needs to go... it doesn't belong there... it's wrecking the rest of the display...

#46

Just Finished Organizing Some Legal Emails

Just Finished Organizing Some Legal Emails

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LisaGI
Community Member
4 years ago

Ohhh I'm getting warm shivers of joy looking at this

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#47

Candy

Candy

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emmaward30
Community Member
4 years ago

how do u get to the junior mints

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#48

This Apple Arrangement

This Apple Arrangement

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DariaB
Community Member
4 years ago

They look like they're rotating.

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#49

Posters Packed In A Box

Posters Packed In A Box

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CatolyniumAtomica
Community Member
4 years ago

tripophobia

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#50

Truckload Of Melons, Giza, Egypt

Truckload Of Melons, Giza, Egypt

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Michelle quehl
Community Member
4 years ago

Hope there are no bumps in the road...

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#51

Found A New Way To Arrange The Golf Balls

Found A New Way To Arrange The Golf Balls

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dougdoug
Community Member
4 years ago

you are a nice person

#52

These Pencils In This Art Studio

These Pencils In This Art Studio

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Pi
Community Member
4 years ago

He he... This is more like an Art Test.

#53

The Way The Bottles At This Bar Are Organized

The Way The Bottles At This Bar Are Organized

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#54

This Cabling Job

This Cabling Job

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#55

Art Shop Supply

Art Shop Supply

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#56

The Way The Bartender Cut The Limes At Work

The Way The Bartender Cut The Limes At Work

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#57

These Towels

These Towels

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MaggieGroverBacher
Community Member
4 years ago

have done this job. the shelf actually needs faced. some are sticking out and not straight

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#58

Peek Inside A Supermarket Flower Delivery Truck

Peek Inside A Supermarket Flower Delivery Truck

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ClausFeldborg
Community Member
4 years ago

again, trypophobia...

#59

This Restaurant In Cluj/romania

This Restaurant In Cluj/romania

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Sonia.Alexandra
Community Member
4 years ago

Nice. Really nice :)

#60

Drinks Please (dubai)

Drinks Please (dubai)

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RueSingh
Community Member
4 years ago

How would someone reach the ones at the very top?

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#61

Jerusalem

Jerusalem

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#62

A Grocery Store As Seen From The Rafters

A Grocery Store As Seen From The Rafters

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#63

Potatoes In Local Market / Romania - Bucharest

Potatoes In Local Market / Romania - Bucharest

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#64

Hectares And Hectares Of Equally-spaced Olive Trees In Andalucía, Spain.

Hectares And Hectares Of Equally-spaced Olive Trees In Andalucía, Spain.

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#65

Valentino Patisserie

Valentino Patisserie

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#66

How Perfectly Hand-rolled Spring Rolls

How Perfectly Hand-rolled Spring Rolls

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#67

Sugar Sugar

Sugar Sugar

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#68

Tate Modern - London Uk

Tate Modern - London Uk

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TammyChapman
Community Member
4 years ago

Plants??

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#69

Stacked Peaches In Turkey

Stacked Peaches In Turkey

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RueSingh
Community Member
4 years ago

HOW DO YOU STACK A PEACH

#70

It Took Some Time

It Took Some Time

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Katy_G
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