In the old days of Magnus Magnusson being quizmaster on Mastermind he used to say ‘I’ve started so I’ll finish,’ if the buzzer interrupted his delivery of a question. Well good for you, Magnus, and everyone else who can see things through to completion because I fucking well can’t.
It goes like this —
I’ve started so I’ll finish.
I’ve started and there’s a slight possibility I won’t finish when I want to finish.
I’ve started and I’ll finish tomorrow.
I’ve started and I’ve got a quarter of the way through but I don’t know what to do next.
I’ve started and the complications are coming in thick and fast.
I’ve started and I’ve ballsed it right up somewhere along the line but I don’t know where.
I’ve started and I’M TRYING MY FUCKING BEST, WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT?
I’ve started and waffle, waffle, waffle, blah, blah, blah.
I’ve started and I’ve lost all interest in it, it’s boring me.
I’ve started and I’ll file it away till my brain starts working again.
I’ve started and I’ll NEVER, EVER finish because I NEVER FINISH ANYTHING I’VE STARTED.
Why do I even bother?
EDIT EDIT EDIT — I forgot to add this one —
I’ve started and I’ve deleted it.