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Do you keep repeated tasks, such as your lunch-time routines in your GTD task management system such as MonkeyGTD, or in your calendar such as Google Calendar, and WHY?

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As currently written, this is a polling question, which is a no-no. It should be rephrased to note the specific problem you're trying to fix. – Belisama Jun 7 '12 at 10:07

I decide this based on this rule: Does it matter exactly when I do it?

If no: this is a task which goes into my task list (example: check finances, backup my data). Usually without a due date.

If yes: this goes into the calendar (example: appointments). If some work is required, it also goes into the task list (example: business meeting where some preparation is needed, presentation). I also set a due date for the task so my task management software can sort it on top (I like to do tasks with a "hard due date" first).

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Thanks for input. – qazwsx Jun 8 '12 at 17:22
But, by definition, any task you periodically repeat has a somewhat fixed time slot. – qazwsx Jun 8 '12 at 17:47
@user6076: you could say that. But I'm talking about the difference in flexibility: If I change my toothbrush two days later. In contrast: not preparing for a weekly meeting in time will possibly end in a desaster. There may however be examples which can not easily sorted into these two categories. – 0x6d64 Jun 9 '12 at 12:16

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