rinse\ &\ repeat

To act in an extremely anal-retentive way, such as following directions word for word, and doing everything by the book.
(Lather. Rinse. Repeat.) Can be used in several ways.
To describe someone: rinse & repeater.
To use in the immediate sense of the word: rinse & repeat(ing).

Dave is a rinse & repeater when it comes to dinnertime. Heaven forbid anyone pass food to the left.

Quit rinse & repeating, and start the car. You've already done two walkarounds, and checked the air pressure in all of the tires!

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