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Chris: Cream! Aren't you still mad about-
Cream: I'm only six years old. I have the attention span of a hamster, so I've already forgotten why I was angry- OOH A SHINY OBJECT!

Ansem: Awww crap. Look, a quarter.

Oh, I see. So you think just because I'm Chinese, you can get me to do anything... Oooooh! Hologram!
Chinese Car Repairman, Are We There Yet?

Wow. I wonder if sending it off to a large gathering of natural predators, with a volatile female escort, is not, in fact, a shortcut to a hideous death... Wow! That cloud looks almost like an oak tree!

Abe: My friend has ADD, and everyone at school treats him like some kinda leper!
Tom Green: Well, that's discrimination! Hey, do you wanna go take a dump on my parent's bed?

"So I guess what I'm trying to say is PLASTIC BAG PLASTIC BAG PLASTIC BAG..."
Tom Green, Clone High

Ryuk: what you need to know about the Shinigami eye deal is...
Light: I need to get shoes...

Kin: The multiverse is predominantly evil.
Forgrath: What? I was always taught that good and evil are balanced.
Kin: Nope. Evil is winning.
Minmax: Really? That's awful. Is there nothing we can do to...
Minmax: Hey look! There's a version of me with a cool hat!

"As far as I'm aware, most of Spacebattles has ADOS: Attention Deficit OOOH SHINEY!"

Another Cherished Idol profaned! Such sacrilege has become commonplace with the recent glut of the Underlings. It would bring a tear to my eye if I were not so clearly fit to be tied with these hyperactive mannerisms and severe attention deficit oh my god look a bug.
NPC in The Land of Wind and Shade, Homestuck

Ted: You must have been a terrible student.
Barney: They said I had AD... something. Can we have class outside?!
How I Met Your Mother, "Robin 101"

Rayyan: But we're so close...
Mayor Popowicz: Close only counts at horseshoes. Do Muslims play horseshoes? I find these little cultural differences so interesting.
Rayyan: Can we focus please?
Little Mosque on the Prairie, "Swimming Upstream"

"Whenever I try to study, I end up playing games instead."

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— QDB #25051

"Ooh, shiny! Shinyshinyshinyshinymine!"

No. Gotta read Marge's book. Can't get distracted. Heh, distracted, that's a funny word. Does anyone ever get tracted? Better call a suicide hotline and ask them.
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons

Homer: Wait, I'm confused about the movie. So the cops knew that internal affairs were setting them up?
Cultist 1: What are you talking about? There is nothing like that in there!
Homer: Oh, you see when I get bored I make up my own movie. I have a very short attention span.
Cultist 2: But our point is very simple. You see, when—
Homer: Oh, look! A bird! (runs out of the room, laughing, and chases a bird)
The Simpsons, 5F23 "The Joy of Sect"

"Oh, my god! This man is my exact double! Hey, that dog has a puffy tail!"
Homer Simpson (again), The Simpsons

Stiles: What did you find? How did you find it? Where did you find it? And yes, I've had a lot of Adderall, so.
Scott: I found something at Derek Hale's.
Stiles: Are you kidding? What?
Scott: There's something buried there, I could smell blood.
Stiles: That's awesome! I mean, that's terrible. Whose blood?

Dug, Up

"Ooh! A fire engine!"

I can make something like this, which is brilliant, then I go and dismantle my fricking hoverboard to get parts for a project I never even finish. Idiot.
Kid Win lamenting his Attention Deficit Disorder, Worm

I will CRUSH and DESTROY and...oooh, shiny.
Orc joke, World of Warcraft

No, I do not think I am easily distracted — hmmm...interesting.

I've met squirrels with longer attention spans!
Lee Ping on the Skater Clique, Detentionaire

Yeah, sort of in the middle of something here! It happened two seconds ago... you probably forgot.
— Also Lee Ping, Detentionaire

Ron and Diane, sitting in a tree. K-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I. . . Do you hear that bird?
Andy Dwyer, Parks and Recreation

Revvit: This hive is a treasure trove of spare parts! There's a drive train, bolts and [gasps] Look! A whole pile of prevailing torque nuts!
Ty: Rev. Focus!
Revvit: You focus! I'm shopping!
Dino Trux', "Scraptors"

Fluttershy! I'll never forget you! (a balloon floats by) Ooh! Something floaty! La la la la...

The Doctor: (recalling Gallifrey) A meteor storm... t-the sky above us was dancing with lights! Purple, green, brilliant yellow... yes!
Grace: What?
The Doctor: These shoes! (stomps the ground happily) They fit perfectly!
Doctor Who: TV-movie

A big flashy-lighty thing, that's what brought me here! Big flashy-lighty things have got me written all over them! Not actually, but give me time. And a crayon.
The Doctor, Doctor Who, "A Christmas Carol"

Su-Chin: I'm having a little trouble concentrating.
Juno: Oh, well I could sell you some of my Adderall if you want.
Su-Chin: No thanks, I'm off pills.
Juno: That's a wise choice, because I knew this girl who like had this crazy freak out because she took too many behavioral meds at once and she like ripped off her clothes, and dove into the fountain at Ridgedale Mall and was like, "Blah, I am a Kracken from the sea!"
Su-Chin: I heard that was you.

I can’t seem to stop saying things, everything and anything I think and feel.

Metallic metaphors work best on Nick. Iron sinews... heart of gold... mind like a steel anvil... attention span of lawrencium-258.

I will destroy you. I will destroy everything you've ever known and ever loved...
[passes by a clothes line with a bra hanging from it]
[bursts out laughing]
If there was any proof, in this world that I have ADD...

arachno-capitalism: Not to be That Girl but not realizing this until halfway through ADHD awareness month is like the most ADHDmeta thing I've ever seen
themarchrabbit: We have an awareness month?
squeeful: shit, it's may?
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"The art assets look like they were done in watercolor, with some obvious attention to detail. They've got wonderful textures and design, that make it all feel like effort and skill was placed into every single- ANUS!!"

"I try to raise my shield, but I accidentally uh... shear the ground, or whatever you call this mechanic, all I know is that I clearly did not take my ADHD-medicine this morning, because I immediately become distracted, and completely forget about the duel for about ten seconds. But then I remember, oh right, 100.000 dollars, and go back in for the kill."

"Okay Terry, buckle down! This is your moment to shine! I will not rest until- Oooo, ice cream!"
Terry, Solar Opposites, "The Rad Awesome Terrific Ray"


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