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UFOs or WIPs, which is which??

Old 06-26-2013, 08:06 AM
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Default UFOs or WIPs, which is which??

I don't understand the difference between a WIP & a UFO...
please help me!!
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:10 AM
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In 'my' world -

A UFO (unfinished object) has gone into a box somewhere and hasn't even been looked at in weeks (years?)

A WIP (work in progress) is something that is actually being worked on and will probably be finished in a reasonable length of time.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:13 AM
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If it's started but you haven't worked on it 'in a while' it's a UFO, especially if you've started another project. If you are actively working on it, it's a WIP. The amount of time allotted to 'in a while' is up to you. If you are a slow quilter, it might not be worked on for a month or more, but it's still a WIP. Clear as mud?
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray View Post
In 'my' world -

A UFO (unfinished object) has gone into a box somewhere and hasn't even been looked at in weeks (years?)

A WIP (work in progress) is something that is actually being worked on and will probably be finished in a reasonable length of time.
That would be my understanding. Now to get those UFOs out of the box and dusted off.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:31 AM
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Actually, I prefer working on my Phd.....Projects half done!
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:54 AM
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Actually, I prefer working on my Phd.....Projects half done!
I may have to steal that one!! Lol
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:21 AM
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PhD - Piled Higher and Deeper - was my first 'definition' of PhD
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:25 AM
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I like the PhD, both definitions. That goes along with the PIGS, Projects In Grocery Sacks. Guess I have PIGS that are PhDs.
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I definitely am going to borrow that one for a long time. I have lots of PHDs.
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I've never heard of PHDs or PIGS before. LOL!
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