take three times as long as originally estimated.

-- Lew Phelps

- Vance's Rule of 2 1/2: Any military project will take twice as long
as planned, cost twice as much, and produce only half of what is wanted.

-- Cyrus Vance... - Any plumbing pipes you choose to replace during renovation will prove to be
in excellent conditio

hose you decide to leave in place will be rotten. -- Lew Phelp... - A carelessly planned project takes three times longer to complete
than expexted

a carefully planned project will take only twice as long.... - Carelessly planned projects take three times longer to complete than expected

carefully planned projects only twice as long.... - Golub's Second Law of Computerdom: A carelessly planned project
takes three times longer to complete than expected

a carefully planned project takes only twice as long.... - Laws of Computerdom According to Golub
1) Fuzzy project objectives are used to avoid the
embarrassment of estimating the corresponding
costs.

2) A carelessly planned project takes three times longer to complete than expected... - A rope lying over the top of a fence is the same length on each side.

It weighs one third of a pound per foot. On one end hangs a monkey holding a banana, and on the other end a weight equal to the weight of the monkey.... - If the girl you love moves in with another guy once, it's more than enough.

Twice, it's much too much. Three times, it's the story of your life.... - Once is happenstance, Twice is coincidence, Three times is enemy action. -- Auric Goldfinge