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I Am Always On the Computer

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    Aside From Having Been a Techn...

    Aside from having been a techno-geek my whole life.......I'm a computer professional. I spend vast amounts of time doing something or another with computers.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M Jul 16, 2007

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    Recovering Computer Addict

    I used to sit on the computer all day and my family would give me a hard time about it. They kept saying that I was lazy and it wasn't healthy, they were right of course, but I couldn't control myself. I would spend 17 hours a day staring into a screen, until everything was...
    justlana justlana 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Laptop Power!

    I've always had a desktop computer but it was never in my room so as I got older, I would aviod using the computer because I would have to sit in the family room and listen to whatever drama was going on at the time. Now that I have my laptop, I am always online checking YouTube...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F May 14, 2012

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    We Don't Have Cable

    Video games, movies, TV, radio, books, audio books, hard to find comic books, music, something to write on, it's all on my computer. And that doesn't even go into the social aspects of the internet
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    A Downloading Paradise

    I was bored the other day, and I decided to browse the Internet for a while. I was googling for free games and applications, and I stumbled upon the website PCStuffs4U. http://www.pcstuffs4u.com/ First, I thought it was another one of those fake websites that promise free...
    mystyraine mystyraine 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I Feel Alone Without It.

            The computer allows me to communicate with different kinds of people and since I am an only child and there's only my mom at home. My mom and I seldom talk cause I have nothing to say. She will just flood me with stupid criticisms rather than laugh at the fun I am...
    mariadolce mariadolce 18-21, F Jul 14, 2011

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    Living In Denial?

    I use to always be on the computer, as it related to my Job. I have a degree in Computer Science and Electronics. I am also a Ham Operator. I use to program, was a system administrator for a development lab where I set up a networked computers to support Software development...
    MarkRomeo MarkRomeo 61-65, M 4 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    It Keeps Me Entertained

    If I am at home with nothing to do I can always be found online, be it on yahoo chatting with my friend, seeing what ebay has to offer, on my twitter account or whatever, I can always find something online to hold my attention. I have been some what of a computer nerd since I was...
    mzjen mzjen 26-30, F Oct 10, 2013

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    I Spend All Day On The Computer

    From the moment I wake up until I fall asleep on my keyboard I am in front of the computer.  My husband and I have tandem computers with a TV in between us.   That's our office, our hangout.  Our friends call it "The Control Room"  Incense burning, husband...
    hippiemama43 hippiemama43 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2010

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    A Little Advise

    There is spyware floating out there. If you ever recieve an email from even a trusted friend that contains 'no subject', tell them to run their anti spyware. *Do not open the email* Not sure how it hacks your computer but it does. It captures you email contacts and gets into...
    CarlaW CarlaW 61-65, F Jan 5, 2013

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    On The Computer

    im always on the computer because of this site . because it lets me write storys, post things iwant to post ,and question when i want to question .but i sometimes play minecraft but mostly im on ep thanks for reading enjoy your day THE END .
    wedgielock wedgielock 36-40, M Jun 28, 2012

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    I Almost Always On The Computer

    I spent more time on the computer than doing anything else. 
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 2 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    It's Sad

    I'm supposed to be young with some guys attracted to me.  Yet here I am in front of the computer being a loser kid.  I'm not even doing something productive like research or writing an essay. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    I Am Addicted To The Computer

    My average day consists of waking up, getting soda and updating my blogs and my facebook games. Then I get something to eat as I am replying to e-mail or chatting online. Then let my boyfriend get online for several hours as I waiting on my toes to get back online and look up the...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Jun 11, 2010

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    Online College

    That's my excuse-- that I go to school online.  Then again, I also spend an inordinate amount of time on Facebook and EP...
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2010

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    Always My Escape

    I'm thinking that it started with my dad. He was a programmer, also spending pretty much all day and night on the computer. Gaming, coding, checking emails, on social networking sites, etc. He introduced me to the computer at a very young age, two or three I'm thinking. After he...
    DelightfulRen DelightfulRen 13-15 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Damn You, Internet.

    Dear Internet, I don't think this relationship is going to work out for me anymore.  As much as I love you, you're sucking my soul and taking up way too much of my time.  They say that when your work and your personal life start to suffer because of a relationship, it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Might As Well Face It

    .... im addicted to youtube. Most of the stuff I watch isnt even that good but they have it set up where you are lured into their venus fly trap of useless videos. I mean you watch the JV's music video, then you see another video on that little box of video I call Satan's own...
    Cadeter Cadeter 16-18, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I Love My Computer

    I do a normal life. I have a normal work, I have a family. I have some friends. But everywhere I am, everything I do, My computer is always in my mind like a water in the desert . Not social network . I like digital art and every graphic editor. When I watch out of the windows I...
    ItalianParticle ItalianParticle 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2011

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    Can't You Tell?

    I'm only on this site an average of, oh I don't know, about 10-15 times a day!!! Seriously, I have no life.
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Feb 3, 2012

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    im always on my pc ,

    every single day , there is so much to do and even games to play . I talk to new people , some weird and some great . However im always on my computer so very late. Its my little window and its also my friend . If it was a person i could always depend . Its there when...
    Friendlyfacehere Friendlyfacehere 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    A Day In the Life of Me...........

    Up every morning @ 7:30AM, computer is turned on. Go downstairs, feed the cats & make coffee. Eat breakfast, drink first cup of java & talk to mom for about an hour. Come back upstairs, feed my rabbit, drink my 2nd cup of java in front of my computer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Bad Habits? Meh...

    I'm one of those people who are easier to get touch with via messenger or facebook than my phone. I usually fail to hear it ringing, even if it's in the same room with me and the volume is on full... I like my music loud, baby. When I'm not on my computer but still at home, I'm...
    Fearofsilence Fearofsilence 18-21, F Jul 11, 2011

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    Yeah..........so What Of It?!

    I have issues that make it extremely hard for me to be outgoing or a social butterfly. So yeah, I spend most of my time on the computer, either here at EP, checking Email, writing stories or doing research on my issues & finding quotes to make my life easier to deal with. It's my...
    WynsHeart WynsHeart 36-40, F 1 Response May 22, 2011

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    I am always on my computer,

    because I like to watch Youtube, listen to music, watch videos, and I am constantly looking for ways to find out what business opportunities there are on the internet. Ever since I lost my job, I have been looking for new ways to make money online, as I am not interested in...
    economysafe economysafe 36-40, F Jan 5

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    Test

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    makeblogs makeblogs 26-30, M Aug 29, 2012

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    My Get Away

    What can I say?  It's my only escape.  Period.
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2007

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    Can't Live Without My Pc!!!!!

    i cannot be seperated from my pc,it is my second soul.
    ankkur4u ankkur4u 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    It's becoming a real problem.

    I spend too much time alone on my computer. I even named it Baby G. Help!
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ode to My Lappie

    He's always on the bed; His battery never dead I keep him plugged in; Endlessly through the Internet we spin He shows me things I never knew; For this the minutes are too few He is my friend through it all; Keeping me linked after my fall Dial up, DSL or cable modem; It makes...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2007

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    I Love Pretending I Have No Physical Mass.

    Being on the computer is like floating in water for me, like being weightless. Its comforting! Seem in the physical world I live with a very self involved couple. my life is either boring or too intense, but rarely is it just fun. I like to pretend it isnt there. Besides, as a...
    causticstorm causticstorm 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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    Running A Super Computer In My Room.

    POST = 1 Well since I am talking to a bunch of nerds, I will tell you all this, I used to be a hacker, not malicious mind you, I would go around diffrent websites, emailing them, asking if they wanted a free security test, and then hack them, and give them a free security report...
    yojojo12 yojojo12 22-25 Jun 11, 2012

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    Internet Enabler

    Since the time we got a computer with a fast internet connection, I have LOVED the internet. First it was "fun" sites to play games, then it was an email, then it was facebook, then it was other sites, and now this. I think I will always have some site that I am addicted to...on...
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    Theory.

    I am on the computer so much, I have decided that it is quite a plausible hypothesis that I am the computer. 01011100 10011001 01001100 10010011 10010011 00111001 11110101 10100110 00111001 01111011 10001100 11100010 11000101 00100101 11101010 11000100 Don...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2007

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    No Life

    I have social phobia, anxiety, major depression, amongst other things. The doctors tell me to get out and socialize, but I'd rather not. I just don't fit in.. I'm not "normal". Online, no one can see my face or hear my voice; they cannot judge my person, but they can read my true...
    boxiebrown boxiebrown 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2010

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    Lacking Mental-maintenance: Loneliness

    My life would have been very colorful if I have all my mental-maintenance activities checked. But I don't. As a student near graduating, I filled my days with so many hectic activities. So many times it choked me up to the point that I would have anxiety problems, because of...
    rayray89 rayray89 22-25, F Feb 16, 2012

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    Top 30 Performance Boosting Tips For PC

    If your PC is acting slow these days then there are some ways of boosting performance of your PC. Try these top 30 tips to boost the performance of your PC. These tips were taken from the windows xp official magazine website: 1. Remove system restore Turn off System Restore...
    mystyraine mystyraine 16-17, F Jan 27, 2013

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    Duh!!

    Its the closest I get to leaving my house... I'm always stuck here... I think I'm in love with my computer... not really... but one would think so...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2007

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    On My Computer

          I'm on my computer pretty much all day. I like to look at facebook. I also am writing a story on my computer. I also liek to listen to music onmy computer. Whats nice is being able to catch up on some oof th eshows that I like to watch. So, that i...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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    Not On It

    While she may have a name, Charlotte, I do not climb on top of her for any reason. I do use her for her intended purpose and in that she serves me well. In return, I keep her happy and healthy!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    My Social Life..

    I always like to talk on the computer and the majority of my social life is on the computer. I am active on this site, Facebook, and a message board. Then, I chat with my friends online more than I talk to them on the phone. Sometimes I think it's bad that I spend so much time on...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    What The F*Uck Did I Just See!

    Well you see I have my iPhone on me all the damn time. So I want to edit something on the laptop with my phone using team viewer from 30 miles away. Why the **** is someone on the computer watching ****! What the hell. I don't know what to say because there are only 2 people in...
    Daghost1202 Daghost1202 22-25, M Nov 8, 2013

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    Can't Live Without It

    First thing I get up in the morning I hit a key and start it up! I am a bonifide computer junkie! I wasn't always ,but ever since I got a computer a year ago and learned how to use one it is my life it seems. Now that I have found Ep I am worse than ever. I had slowed down for a...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 19 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    I Just Am.

    Work from home, remote job, manager, and an "internet" job. And due to that whole management side of things, I have my "inner group" that have my gmail etc. sending me messages half the time almost till I'm in bed. Never off the computer, or smart phone, or tablet, or anything...
    anteye anteye 36-40, M Sep 23, 2013

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    It's Like..

    It's like a part of me.  It's the 3rd thing I do when I get up in the morning. It's a wonderful procrastination tool.  My computer chair is the most comfy chair. The list goes on and on..
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2007

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    Escaping From Reality

    In the computer your like god. You could do whatever you want whenever you want. Nobody will judge you and you could always change what is done. Unlike life you could undo your mistakes and move on without conflicts. It's just your escape pod from the real world.
    polo8907 polo8907 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2011

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    Voting For Who? Us Or You........

    I have been wriitng tidbits about things but maybe now i just do them in stories. One peeve i have is politicans saying this is what i will do, or im againist this and that. We didnt elect them or will elect them on how they feel, arent they suppose to be representing us? if...
    asianbeachgirl asianbeachgirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    I Don't Really Have Anything Better To Do

    It's kind of sad actually. It's sad how pretty much all my time is spent on the computer. I'm a teenager, so I should really be out living life with my friends.  But my friends never want anything to do with me, so I just stay home. I never really have anything else to do...
    WhiteSparrow WhiteSparrow 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2010

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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...
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    not at all, I always want to try and find out what is going on, though windows os has it's issues... I still prefer it over other OS's. I can customize my computer the way I like...
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    I have been having crushes since the 1st grade. Most of the time it doesn't take that much for me to gain a crush on someone. If they just give me a little nickname I immediately...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    and proud. Any fellow computer geek out there?
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    This connection was totally different. I haven't had this feeling in such a long time. Background: He isn't a complete stranger. He has come by here and there and I usually help...
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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
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