Quotes / Take Your Time

"In reality, while you're sitting there able to take 10 hours solving a single puzzle in a game, the characters probably have a very limited time frame to do it in. Although, this is understandable: You're not Sherlock Holmes. You can't as a game designer expect people to be able to complete a hard puzzle within seconds just to make the game realistic."
Modern Gamer

"See, Ganondorf, this guy isn't even the cosmic predestined all-powerful master of evil, and he did a better job than you've ever done. He said, "I want to murder the world", moon, smash, BAM. None of this swanning about on top of a castle waiting for the hero to show up so he can try out his new sneer."

There is time to be lost!
—Force Commander Indrick Boreale, Spess Mehreens We Have Fehled The Empra, a Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Soulstorm Youtube Poop

You have rested for 158 days and 16 hours.
Baldur's Gate II and other post-BG1 Infinity Engine games.

The world-consuming evil will wait indefinitely as long as you're doing sidequests, so just keep dicking around with chocobos and you'll be fine.

There is apparently no crisis so imminent that will deter you from contemplating idiotic and frivolous actions.

Take your time, hurry up, the choice is yours, don't be late
Nirvana, "Come As You Are"

Easy Rider: Awarded to the hero for refusing to feel any unnecessary urgency, and saving the world in his/her own sweet time.
Dragon Quest IX, potential end-game accolade

"That clock is going keep ticking until it reaches nine-nine-nine!"
"...What happens then?"
"Nothing. You just suck."

Because, as we all know, when the world is about to come to an end, that is the perfect time to do some sidequests!

Hey, good for you! Taking a break before saving the world! Class act.

Heroes, man. Think they can mess around, maybe take care of a few sidequests, roll in here at the last second like it's all cool… this ain't new.
Noisemaster, Cucumber Quest

Elan: Oh! That reminds me! I've been meaning to ask...
Bandanna: No, just 'cause you have an airship now does not mean the main plot will stand still while y'all fly around and finish up all the sidequests you missed. Why does somebody always ask that?

I know we should be preparing for the final battle, but I can't concentrate knowing this obstacle is still out there.
Noel, Lunarosse