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I Am Addicted to My Computer

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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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    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...
    QueenGotheek QueenGotheek 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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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...
    BrewBuck BrewBuck 36-40, M Nov 13, 2012

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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...
    mobi12 mobi12 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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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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    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...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F Aug 9, 2008

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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...
    7meditations 7meditations 36-40, M Apr 19, 2008

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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...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M Dec 17, 2012

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2012

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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...
    RainMan RainMan 21-25, M 4 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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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...
    koll koll 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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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...
    piscesnan piscesnan 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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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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    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...
    TheButterflyMind TheButterflyMind 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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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...
    Prinsenpaadenskidehest Prinsenpaadenskidehest 46-50, M Jun 19, 2013

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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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    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...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2008

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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...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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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...
    Voxca Voxca 16-17, F May 24, 2009

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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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    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...
    intothesky intothesky 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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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...
    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...
    xScreamOfTheButterflyx xScreamOfTheButterflyx 22-25, F Aug 12, 2008

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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...
    brittanydelgado brittanydelgado 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2010

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    On And On - I spend 16 Hours in front of my laptop per day. I do all sort of stuff with my laptop : school, work, entertainment and socialize (EP!). I don't really spend time in...
    ncode ncode 18-21, M Nov 16, 2013

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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...
    hollieangel16 hollieangel16 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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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...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 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...
    JessiieKriieg JessiieKriieg 16-17, F Jul 19, 2012

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    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Add me if you want to join my server! (Please have LogMeIn Hamachi on your computer)
    MinecraftedSteve MinecraftedSteve 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    ... and sometimes I hate it. It consumes time and maybe I should use some of my "Internet time" to be more productive. But on the other hand... I love it. Internet is a whole...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    wowmmogank wowmmogank 22-25, F Mar 20

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    lisen to all of those on this site, saying how they are addicted. You don't know addicted until you've gone through $500 worth of Starbucks in one day. Some people on this site who...
    Jward18 Jward18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Completely addicted and if the cure is to break that addiction there is no way I am taking it. Someday she will come be with me and the addiction will grow stronger but for now I...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Ok in October 2013 I purchased minecraft and became TOTALLY ADDICTED. I barely did anything else than play hunger games and skyblock and factions and survival. My parents hate that...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm reluctant to go ahead and name myself a computer geek because I know only a few things; however, I'm currently working on a computer science degree so I can expand my knowledge...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I used to be addicted to sex,now i manage to control it,anyway that's how i was born with high libido,this is going to end to my crave.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm addicted to sex with my boyfriend.. I love being around him and doing there's other time we just don't want sex and we just want each other company.. We recently got engaged...
    screamolover17 screamolover17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am 51 and mother of 2 that never thought I woulad become addicted to drugs, I was prescribed xanax 20 years ago, started out 2 . 5 a day and gradually was raised to 1ml 2xday...
    sheila5862 sheila5862 51-55, F Mar 18

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    I love to wear thongs under my dresses, skirts, shorts, and when semi nude. I just feel so addicted to them and I love to show off my backside to other nudists. And of course, i...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm so addicted to "Who's crying now" by Journey!! Oh my gosh I love it.
    PencioliaLuna PencioliaLuna 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I am addicted to coffee. I love coffee. I pretty much drink coffee from the time I wake up in the morning, till either I drank more than a pot of coffee, or till I feel like...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 21

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    Dude. I have no life and I'm addicted to all types of social media but I think that instagram is my #1 so follow me! @breannainreverse .. I promise I'm not a complete loser.. haha
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well, I don't know about addicted, but I do like wearing them. I like both the look and feel of them.
    massagechick85 massagechick85 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 23

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    Its only been an hour since i started using this app and i am already getting addicted to it.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I am totally addicted to Wicked Games by The Weeknd. https://soundcloud.com/devinnkeith/wicked-games-the-weeknd?in=maggystroes/sets/applebottom-let-you That is all :)
    SquishyIan SquishyIan 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's 6:30 in the morning and I'm on EP before I even get my morning coffee... That means I'm more addicted to this site than I am to coffee... Uh oh.
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I'm addicted to McDonalds. I eat triple cheeseburger meals at least once a day, sometimes more. But the problem is, I don't understand why I'm so skinny. I never gain weight, it's...
    Maddisonbrett Maddisonbrett 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So more on a light hearted note after all that's been happening in my life - I am addicted to zombies! I love zombie films, zombie books etc.... What would you do if you were...
    roxie1145 roxie1145 26-30, F Mar 26