What’s the worst, most tortuous part of the grant application process? Take our poll

I’m writing an R01 now for the Oct. 5 deadline and not enjoying it. You think perhaps that’s an understatement?

I’ve lost track of how many grant proposals I’ve submitted in the last 6 years, but if there ever was any thrill, the thrill is long gone. I seem to vaguely remember I used to like writing…..

What’s the worst part of this tortuous process? Take our poll.

If your worst element is not listed, check other and explain in the comments.

UPDATE: I’ve added a couple more painful options to the poll.