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gjackx
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re: Are you addicted to the internet?

Work requires internet. Does this mean I can miss work for 45 days?


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Lou
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Member since Aug 2005
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re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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And could you unplug for the recommended 45 days?
I could refrain from farting around on the internet if that is the point. But I rely on it for legitimate purposes like work research, and research for information that i would otherwise get from a bank statement, newspaper, or phone book.


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Uncle JackD
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re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Absolutely addicted


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BottomlandBrew
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Nashville
Member since Aug 2010
14810 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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And could you unplug for the recommended 45 days?


I wish. I'd be fired by day 2.


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Sl4m
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Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2012
3407 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
I'd like to think I'm somewhat addicted.

However I find human interaction in debate and conversations along with reading articles online to be more informative and useful than spending it in front of a TV.

Overall I'd say its for the best.


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Byron Bojangles III
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re: Are you addicted to the internet?
I could sub Internet for TV for 45 days.


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LSUBoo
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Member since Mar 2006
61235 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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It shook me up pretty bad knowing that he could have died and been buried before I would have even known about it.


Life would have gone on.


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DaBeerz
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Billsburg, VA
Member since Sep 2004
10470 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Probably


Oopskie
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Member since Apr 2007
1989 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
not a chance


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Hammertime
UNO Fan
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Member since Jan 2012
18344 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
When I got kicked off of TD, I thought I was gonna die for the first week. Locked myself in my room and creepily lurked all day. After the first week though, I was able to work through it.

I have also gone without a cell phone for months at a time with no problems.


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El Josey Wales
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Member since Nov 2007
22710 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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Could not unplug. There's no way.

My ADD would kill me.


+1


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CarRamrod
USA Fan
Spurbury, VT
Member since Dec 2006
35860 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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Are you addicted to the internet?
yea
quote:

And could you unplug for the recommended 45 days?

no


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ILikeLSUToo
LSU Fan
Central, LA
Member since Jan 2008
13354 posts
Online

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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No, I can't afford to take a month and a half off work.


See, that's the thing. The general addiction survey seems like it's more relevant to '90s/early Y2K Internet for the average consumer, with AOL, chatrooms, newsgroups, IMs, and the novelty of being able to communicate with people from all over the world so easily --- as opposed to today's internet with vast information on every topic in the known universe and the exclusive source of most paid company researchers.

Online forums are my biggest vice, and even then I'm pretty normal. I post here more than any other forum, and look at my post count -- I've been here for 5 years.

I'd say the biggest detriment the Internet has had on my life is that I rarely read a book anymore. Now my reading is in the form of articles, wikipedia entries, blogs, and forum posts. I used to read upward of 50 books a year, and now I'm lucky if I read 3. And the last 3 were the Hunger Games trilogy.

This post was edited on 12/5 at 12:25 pm


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LikeABaussCat
LSU Fan
bad spelling deal with it
Member since Jul 2012
2127 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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depends on where I was for those 45 days


and who I was with and what I was doing....otherwise my unit ain't gunna fap itself


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Trace
Member since Dec 2012
265 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Yes.

Paul Miller is doing this 1yr "Offline" deal where he doesn't use the internet.. at all.

He says it helped him stop masturbating FWIW.


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ArRazElle
Alabama Fan
Member since Sep 2012
3862 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
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Are you addicted to the internet?

Probably
quote:

And could you unplug for the recommended 45 days?

Nope


Trace
Member since Dec 2012
265 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Cool reads about Paul Millers time offline.

LINK


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MrSmith
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2009
3113 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
I couldn't work without the Internet so no


ACT
USA Fan
Member since Sep 2010
1092 posts

re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Those of you that use the internet to work..there is no way you stay employed without it?


ACT
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re: Are you addicted to the internet?
Doubled
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