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Difficulty Fun
Level # 16
No. of Lemmings 80
To be Saved 62%
Release Rate 1
Time 8 Minutes
Level Chronology
Previous Don't let your eyes deceive you
I've lost that Lemming feeling (ZX Spectrum)
Next Easy when you know how
Lemmings Lemmings everywhere (ZX Spectrum)

Don't do anything too hasty is the sixteenth level of the Fun difficulty in Lemmings.


Have the first lemming begin the long process of building a staircase up to the exit platform to the right, turning two more into Blockers in order keep the rest of them from falling off either side. Once the staircase has been successfully completed, you may bomb the Blockers accordingly.

Atari Lynx strategy[]

Rather than having the Trailblazer build straight to the exit from the starting platform, it must build to reach the spikes protruding from the bottom of the screen. Doing otherwise may cause him to either hit the top of the screen or build a ramp so high up that Lemmings will go splat upon landing at the exit. The exit platform can be reached simply by building from the last spike.

ZX Spectrum strategy[]

Send a Trailblazer to build to the first platform, then second, then to the exit (this should require nine Builder skills altogether). Bomb the Blockers accordingly once there is a safe path to the exit.

Version differences[]

Atari Lynx
  • Caused no room for text.
  • Only has 40 Lemmings and 25 must be saved.
  • The word "Paradise" is shown above the trapdoor, instead of "Heaven".
ZX Spectrum
  • No text. Extra platforms in the middle.
  • Only has 16 lemmings.
  • Only 12 of each skills are available.
2006 Remake
  • No text. Other decorations used instead.
  • 11 minute time limit

Sega Game Gear

  • Renamed "NOT TOO HASTY"

Access codes[]

  • Acorn Archimedes / Atari Lynx: VERYSWEETY (very sweety)
  • DOS:
  • Macintosh: CINNMDLQCS
  • PC:
  • ZX Spectrum: HBEOLMLPCP


  • This map is also used in level 3 of the Taxing difficulty, Heaven can wait (we hope!!!!).
  • This is Level 15 and the last Fun level on the Spectrum and Amstrad CPC versions of Lemmings.
  • This is the first level to use the track Ten Lemmings on most platforms.

Lemmings Levels
Fun Just dig!Only floaters can survive thisTailor-made for blockersNow use miners and climbers
You need bashers this timeA task for blockers and bombersBuilders will help you hereNot as complicated as it looks
As long as you try your bestSmile if you love LemmingsKeep your hair on Mr. LemmingPatienceWe all fall down
Origins and LemmingsDon't let your eyes deceive youDon't do anything too hastyEasy when you know how
Let's block and blow!Take good care of my LemmingsWe are now at LEMCON ONEYou Live and Lem
A Beast of a levelI've lost that Lemming feelingKonbanwa Lemming SanLemmings Lemmings everywhere
Nightmare on Lem StreetLet's be careful out thereIf only they could flyworra lorra LemmingsLock up your Lemmings
Tricky This should be a doddle!We all fall downA ladder would be handyHere's one I prepared earlier
Careless clicking costs livesLemmingologyBeen there, seen it, done itLemming sanctuary in sight
They just keep on comingThere's a lot of them aboutLemmings in the atticBitter LemmingLemming Drops
MENACING !!Ozone friendly LemmingsLuvly JublyDiet LemmingaidIt's Lemmingentry Watson
Postcard from LemminglandOne-way digging to freedomAll the 6'sTurn around young lemmings!
From The Boundary LineTightrope CityCascadeI have a cunning planThe Island of the Wicker people
Lost something?Rainbow IslandThe Crankshaft
Taxing If at first you don't succeed..Watch out, there's traps aboutHeaven can wait (we hope!!!!)Lend a helping hand....
The Prison!Compression Method 1Every Lemming for himself!!!The Art GalleryPerseverance
Izzie Wizzie lemmings get busyThe ascending pillar scenarioLivin' On The EdgeUpsidedown WorldHunt the Nessy....
What an AWESOME levelMary Poppins' landX marks the spotTribute to M.C.EscherBomboozalWalk the web rope
Feel the heat!Come on over to my placeKing of the castleTake a running jump.....Follow the leader...Triple Trouble
Call in the bomb squadPOOR WEE CREATURES!How do I dig up the way?We all fall down
Mayhem Steel WorksThe Boiler RoomIt's hero time!The CrossroadsDown, along, up. In that orderOne way or another
Poles ApartLast one out is a rotten egg!Curse of the PharaohsPillars of HerculesWe all fall downThe Far Side
The Great Lemming CaperPea SoupThe Fast Food Kitchen...Just a Minute...Stepping Stones
And then there were four....Time to get up!No added colours or LemmingsWith a twist of lemming please
A BeastII of a levelGoing up...All or NothingHave a nice day!The Steel Mines of KesselJust a Minute (Part Two)
Mind the step.....Save MeRendezvous at the Mountain