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You are expecting instant gratification, and that is just not the case here.During election week like no other, teachers help students make sense of it all|Joe Heim, Hannah Natanson, Valerie Strauss|November 7, 2020|Washington Post
Now, as Election Day — one of the country’s grandest instant gratification traditions — stretches into a third day and a fourth day and who knows how many more, many people just want it to stop.
Immediate gratification is an important part of our culture.
A pocket photo printer lets you pick out those favorites from a camera roll or Instagram feed, while still granting the instant gratification and share-ability of a Polaroid camera.Pocket photo printers that turn any smartphone into an instant camera|PopSci Commerce Team|October 14, 2020|Popular Science
Major media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Google and Pinterest are delivering near instant gratification for both planned and unplanned purchases using shoppable media.The race to frictionless consumer journeys is expanding beyond marketplaces|acuityads|September 10, 2020|Digiday
But opting for immediate gratification and having the universe influence our agenda keep long-term goals outside our grasp.
America is “gratification nation” and we like ours immediate or, at least, annually.
Or, really, giving us the gratification of seeing him get caught?The Shocking ‘Fargo’ Finale: Creator Noah Hawley Breaks Down the Epic Bloodbath|Kevin Fallon|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps part of that is gratification that the ridiculous concept itself is an atomic bust.Yelp’s Now on TV & It’s Hilarious: A Review of ‘Review’|Kevin Fallon|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a society, we just want our football and all the instant gratification that comes with it.Image is Everything…Unless We’re Talking About the NFL|Joe Concha|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From childhood I had longed to see something of the world, and this excursion to Paris was the first gratification of that wish.
Mr Dean did not believe in sudden conversion, nevertheless he expressed gratification.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Among other extras, the little fellow's hair was treated to a liberal supply of eau de cologne, to his huge gratification.
He interpreted religion in a way that would give the greatest possible gratification to his senses.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
The gratification of rummaging false Val's desk was an ample compensation; and the countess-dowager hugged herself with delight.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood