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Old 05-14-2018, 01:07 PM   #21
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to the OP, I think the value can be invaluable.

DW recently was approached with new work role. Initially after hearing of it, initial response was heck yes!

After sleeping on it, discussing it over a glass of wine the next day, she was afforded much needed time to make a more informed decision.

If you don't pursue any additional information or vantage points, there could be little to no value in "sleeping on it".

I think its what you do with the extra time before making the decision that really alters the course.

Some decisions could/should require multiple "sleeps".

I've often found that understanding what I don't know proves way more valuable to me, than rehashing what I already knew.

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Old 05-15-2018, 11:54 AM   #22
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I went through this when I was driving my 99 Camry with 321,000 miles on it. Still drove and ran great, but I was nervous driving back country roads at night by my self. Went and looked at cars, found one I liked, decided to sleep on it. Went back and bought it the next day.
I just gave my old Camry to my nephew, and after putting in a new battery and tires, he says it drives and runs great. Hoping he gets many more miles on it.
Ha! I still have my 1997 Camry with 190K miles. DH has 2004 Camry with 260K miles and they both run great! Change that oil, get new tires and very few issues. We keep toying with getting a new or used car then say "Nahhh." We went out west and did over 4000 miles last June but rented a SUV.

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