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Quoting someone a large time range for something to occur, even though it will probably happen much sooner.
I always have to tell my customers that they'll get an e-mail within 24-48 hours, even though they get it immediately.

Ah, a good ol' bureaucratic promise. You just know that one person didn't get that e-mail within 30 seconds and they were pissed; so now, you have to tell everyone they'll get it within 24-48 hours.
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by JerMead July 24, 2018
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