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I Am Addicted to My Computer

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    No Mouse In My House

    Up until a year ago I did not even own a computer much less know how to operate one. My daughter laughed at me because I was always caliing her and asking her how to do things like copy and paste etc. She said I was puter challenged and should not have one and I told her she was...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    Happy new year to all on ep may you all have

    peace and prosperity for 2014 . It's been a great experience with all of you :-)
    palerider002 palerider002 51-55, M Dec 31, 2013

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    Day And Night

               The computer just lures me to it from all the way across the room. I work with computers at work. When I get home from work, I head right to the computer. It is a routine now that is ingrained into my life...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Ha

    I am so addicted to my computer. It's the first thing I come to when I get home. Even if I have something other to do. I just have to come, to.. Type on the keyboard, I sit on here at night and during the day. Its got most the entertainment I need, Music..Games. Sites, ( such as...
    xScreamOfTheButterflyx xScreamOfTheButterflyx 22-25, F Aug 12, 2008

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    Can't Do Without

    I've been on the internet since 1994 and before that did the BBS thing. For a social reject like myself it has been wonderful to meet people like me.
    xdlove xdlove 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    Addiction Rears Its Ugly Head

    I have adored computers since I was in High School but when I discovered Ebay and EP I became addicted. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 24 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    Getting Better

    I'm trying but not intentionally... I'm so worn out lately and getting worse that I just can't get close to it. I love and miss my computer and it misses me too...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    In Front of the Tv

    I sit here, on the sofa in front of the TV and coffee table with my laptop every day surfing the Internet.  I visit my parents, half the time bringing my laptop to work on my pictures in case I get bored during my visit.  Yup, I'm addicted.
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2008

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    Indeed I Am.

    Why? Maybe because I can't talk to people or have any contact with anyone in the real world because i'm too akward and shy to try. When I get online I can be me 100% and not have to be afraid of being called names, being put down or being judged for who I am. I am on my laptop...
    JessiieKriieg JessiieKriieg 16-17, F Jul 19, 2012

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    We're getting married

    and you're invited.
    lawree lawree 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Addicted To My Computer And Loving It

    Truth,, I love all the time I spend on the net its allows me to travel the world without heavy spending.
    gypa gypa 26-30, M Oct 11, 2012

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    The Oxygen Of My Life

    I can reach my power button from lying in bed. My tower stands proud next to me and i feel great when i press that power button. I'd say on average i spend 16 hours a day on my computer, but thats only because of "real life" constraints, such as having a job. I could very easily...
    koll koll 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    I Became Merely Virtual. I Was No Longer Human.

    March 28th we reconnected after almost a year after virtual me went flatline, disappeared off the radar. The reason for disconnection... Roomie had enough. She pulled the plug because I became a computer addict. I sought escape and distraction from real world matters...
    TheButterflyMind TheButterflyMind 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Yep. I Have Got It Bad

    So I work on a computer for 8 hours a day and I am almost always on the computer at home, I have one desktop, two older machines that work but are not hooked up and two laptops that I use on a regular basis.
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M Dec 17, 2012

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    I'm The Limit

    One of my favorite things about my computer is how open it is. I've got a pc that I've built and modified over the time i've had it. I can control what parts it uses, what stuff goes on it (software), and how that all looks. If I didn't I have the choice of replacing it or...
    QueenGotheek QueenGotheek 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    I'm Here Aren't I?

    If I wasn't an addict to the computer, I'd be doing something else.  Maybe playing a game on a computer?
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 5 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Duke Nukem

    It's so fun playing some of the classic PC (and pre PC) games. Using Steam I discovered that the classic Duke Nukem games were avaliable for Mac, so now I'm reliving some of the oldschool fun.
    Prinsenpaadenskidehest Prinsenpaadenskidehest 46-50, M Jun 19, 2013

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    Internet Interrupted

    My dad used to own a comuter store when i was younger, and we used to play the computers at the store, we were his way of advertising that they were fun and easy to use. Anyway when i was diagnosed with depression 4 years ago and left work, my computer was my diversion and...
    RainMan RainMan 21-25, M 4 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    Its Making My Wife Totally Upset

    Ever since I started truck driving all 48 states I became more and more familiar with the computer. Driving can be pretty boring and getting online and interacting with strangers was quite amusing and entertaining. Ofcourse i drifted to women online flashing their sudductive...
    BrewBuck BrewBuck 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Waffleface!

    Yeah... Its not quite as bad as it used to be... My computer chair actually used to be a recliner, and there was more than one night that I fell asleep mid IM conversation and didn't wake up 'til the next morning. Thankfully, those days are gone... But... Now... I'm not sure...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Aug 9, 2008

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    What Do I Do When I'm Not "plugged In" ?

    My Dad owns a computer company and so we always had lots of computers around the house growing up. I am pretty shy, and so figuring out fun stuff to do on the computer was always favorable to me. Anybody remember Q-basic? I was writing Q-basic programs by the time I was in 3rd...
    intothesky intothesky 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Just Stuck

    My parents were both programmers at one point so I've always found them on the computer as a child. It's still their tool to find people to date. All the games and possibilities were what really lured me in. It was new to me and I loved what I could do with it. I ...
    Voxca Voxca 16-17, F May 24, 2009

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    Computer charger stolen,

    need to make be ats but can't :/ at least have phone
    shitfaced77 shitfaced77 18-21, M Sep 8

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    My Mum Tells Me All the Time..

    and It makes me scared.. I do believe it too..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    Im Addicted To My Computer

     well every day that i get up, my computer is just sat at the end of my bed waiting for me to go on it, i cant help it, its like my life, once im on it, i stay on it all day.
    hollieangel16 hollieangel16 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    13 And Addicted

    Im 13 and addicted to pc after coming from school I just turn it on and just keep gaming until I have to sleep Im in real trouble Im not doing my homework as well Im worried about it because I keep lying to mom about it :| but I cant resist online gaming :(
    mobi12 mobi12 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    AM Not...am Too

    bean bag computer LCD TV attached to computer, tv tuner attached to the computer. laptop to my right coffee to my left. and a few websites, the only thing that gets me away from computer is the XBOX 360 or a social event.
    7meditations 7meditations 36-40, M Apr 19, 2008

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    I received a phone call today from a freind

    and when I answered the the phone my freind said hi your looking well .I replied how do you know you can't see me and you haven't contacted me for months lol weird.
    palerider002 palerider002 51-55, M Jan 18

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    I Spend Lots Of Time On It

    I spend several hours a day on my computer. First because I have the music on, and I write and chat on my PC. Then because I read a lot on varied stuff, mostly scientific ones. But also paraormal ones, as I like to chat with Mulder too. I sometimes eat while I'm on it. It's crazy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Knowing

    When I was a child,Many years ago,I was not like other kids ,in one way,I read ,Alot.Every time i would go to the bathroom,I guess because it was Quite,and itrospectivly I believe I did not want my beothers to make fun of me trying to learn more,I got to a point where I think I...
    morganjefford morganjefford 51-55, M Jun 17, 2012

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    Wait! One More Hour...

    I used to be a really popular and outgoing person going out with my friends everday. I dont know what happened along the line all I know is that im depressed now and I'm on the computer all the time.
    brittanydelgado brittanydelgado 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2010

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    The Past Was Worse

    I am seriously addicted to my computer, but I must say it has been worse. Recently I have such little free time and am away from home so much that when I come home, I just crash on the couch to stay there most of the time. In the weekends though, I still spend a lot of time on my...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    On Line Addict

    There's no doubt about it, I'm addicted to the internet. Didn't take long, maybe a month before becoming addicted. I can't stand it, but I can't stop, how I wish I could. I'm on social sites and even dating sites and I don't even date. Lol. I just have to chat with somebody or I...
    piscesnan piscesnan 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    Jennnnla Jennnnla 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    I am so addicted to facebook. Instead of watching TV in the evenings in my spare time I go directly to facebook. I actually use it for two basic reasons: playing Gardens Of Time...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I am addicted to the internet. There I said it such a relief to get it off my chest. lol. I've been addicted to the internet ever since I was given my first internet connected...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel very bad about it. I know its normal this days but somehow i regret spending almost 10 years online every day. Before i started using many websites i wasnt at computer much...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Dec 2

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    Fortunately, advances in wireless technology, such as Bluetooth, has made such home and business computer networking a relatively simple matter; at the same time, dramatic drops in...
    game3personal game3personal 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Since the innovation of the computer systems, they have become a part of human life. The significance of having a pc and understanding how to use them has become very essential...
    bartalaron22 bartalaron22 22-25, F Nov 28

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    Well I am 27 so this is from my earliest memories, but than I was obsessed with computers from age 3. The first computer I had was a three year old Apple IIe the first thing I did...
    drsepheroth drsepheroth 26-30, M Nov 30

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    You can always tell which people have an addict and which people have never done drugs or never been addicted the people who say just say no and it's ok it's easy you can do it, or...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    My Mom calls me ranting about how her computer doesn't work. It keeps crashing. So since I don't know what I'm actually doing. I just know the computer here doesn't crash when it...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am sick of guys asking me over and over for pictures because they are on their phone and not computer. I posted them on my profile for a reason. If you want to see me, get on a...
    morganhale morganhale 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am always on the computer just about everyday. I am going into the IT field. I am going to school for Network Administrator. I love computers and video games.
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Okay ... well not a computer geek, I do know a thing or two about them but I'm not all that like other people are. I however, am very good at keeping older pcs running. I...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It is like 4 am in the morning where I live. I am still on experience project. I am so addicted.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Just this current year I got myself addicted to all sorts of different pills, and I have a lot of medical problems so I am prescribed some pills that some people would pay to have...
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I am 18 years old and I have recently became addicted to ***********. I am always happy and open to talking and sending dirty pics(;
    SirenofScarlet SirenofScarlet 18-21, F 25 Responses Nov 28

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    Im not addicted. I jus want 2 no more about it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29

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